Desert Daze 2019 Lineup: Wu-Tang Clan, Devo, Ween, the Flaming Lips, and More

The final lineup for this year's Desert Daze festival have been announced. Art rock pioneers Devo are among the new additions, and they'll be using…
Maggie Serota / August 6, 2019

XTC: Our 1989 Interview

This article originally appeared in the April 1989 issue of SPIN. XTC are sitting around the butcher block in Andy Partridge's eat-in kitchen,…
Rosemary Passantino / August 3, 2019

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2019 Nominees Include Radiohead, Rage Against the Machine, Janet Jackson, Stevie Nicks

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has announced the nominees for their 2019 class. The acts being nominated for the first time this year are Devo, Roxy…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 9, 2018

Fred Armisen Performs with Devo at Burger Boogaloo 2018: Watch

Devo hit the stage as the headlining act at last night's Burger Boogaloo in Oakland, CA, and the during their performance, the band was joined…
Rob Arcand / July 1, 2018

The 30 Weirdest Christmas Songs

Christmas songs are pretty fucking weird by definition. Whether praising the infant Jesus or celebrating the sounds, smells, and/or meteorological trends of late December in…
Richard Gehr / December 9, 2017

Devo Co-Founder Jerry Casale Had a 9/11-Themed Wedding

It's been 14 years since the horrific events of September 11, 2001, and while the United States has made a lot of progress in healing and…
James Grebey / September 14, 2015

Dan Deacon Covers Brian Eno’s ‘1/1′ on Moogfest EP

The long-running electronic music festival Moogfest has released a new EP featuring some of today's most innovative electronic artists covering their favorite predecessors' material. The five-song EP, Translational…
James Grebey / July 14, 2015

CBGB Festival Brings Jane’s Addiction, Devo, and Billy Idol to New York

Following the announcement of the 2014 CBGB Music and Film Festival, organizers have revealed that performers will include such big-name acts as Jane's Addiction, Devo,…
Dan Reilly / September 4, 2014

Watch Devo Twitch and Jerk in Vintage ‘Praying Hands’ Performance

Back in 1979, Devo took some well-earned shots at their chosen industry with a home video dubbed The Men Who Make the Music. The movie…
Chris Martins / July 25, 2014

Family of Devo’s Departed ‘Bob 2′ Needs Help

When Devo member Robert "Bob 2" Casale's heart gave out unexpectedly on February 17, he left behind no will or insurance, said his brother Gerald…
Chris Martins / March 3, 2014

Bob Casale, Devo Founding Member, Dead at 61

Bob Casale, a founding guitarist for Devo who was a member of the band during its best-known period, has died at age 61. His brother…
Marc Hogan / February 18, 2014

Watch Arcade Fire Salute Devo’s Urgent ‘Uncontrollable Urge’

Arcade Fire played Los Angeles' Hollywood Palladium on October 31, and in the spirit of Halloween, the Reflektor crew pretended to be Devo — well,…
Kyle McGovern / November 1, 2013

Alan Myers, Devo Drummer, Dead Following Cancer

Alan Myers, the drummer for Devo during its best-known period, has died, the group confirmed on its website. Myers, whose age was not immediately available,…
Marc Hogan / June 26, 2013

Blame the Knack: 8 Essentials of the Fake New Wave Feeding Frenzy

So, you know how all those left-field undie rock bands got signed to major labels in the '90s alt-goldrush wake of "Smells Like Teen Spirit,"
Chuck Eddy / April 26, 2013

Devo Bare Their (Foam) Breasts for ‘Hardcore’ Reissues

More than 20 years ago, Devo collected a vast slew of mid-1970s demos and released them as the two-volume Hardcore series. Now the Are We…
Kyle McGovern / April 4, 2013
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