Tag Archives: Devo

Mark Mothersbaugh Talks To Google Play

Stereogum recaps: Mark Mothersbaugh was born legally blind. It wasn’t until he was in second grade that he was finally diagnosed with myopia and got his first pair of glasses. In a new animated video made for Google Play, the DEVO member narrates how his discovery of the world led him to want to become an artist. Then, he recounts ...

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Devo’s Bob Casale Dies At 61

Devo’s Bob “Bob 2” Casale has died of heart failure at the age of 61. Via Billboard Magazine: The Casale brothers formed Devo in Akron, Ohio in 1972 with Mark Motherbaugh and Robert Mothersbaugh (Bob Casale was known as “Bob 2” in the group, with Robert Mothersbaugh called “Bob 1”). The group’s spastic post-punk earned a cult following in the ...

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Devo – Don’t Roof Rack Me, Bro!

Devo has teamed up with Dogs Against Romney for a new song ripping the GOP candidate for his infamous Seamus incident. Band member Jerry Casale: “It’s disconcerting,” he said. “I could even say that I’m pissed off. I am an animal lover. This story is not about being from a red or blue state, being a Democrat or Republican. There ...

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Headline Of The Day

Love the tour name, but sadly no NYC date so far. (Tipped by JMG reader Fritz)

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Devo To McDonald’s: Whip It (Out)

Devo wants McDonald’s to whip it out and pay them for appropriating their iconic flowerpot hat costume for a Happy Meal toy. The U.S. rock band Devo is suing McDonald’s over the New Wave Nigel toy the restaurant chain is including in its Happy Meals. The New York Post said the new wave band, whose song “Whip It” was one ...

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