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Category Archives: DEVO-LATEST-NEWS

5KDEVO Draws Hundreds of Spuds to Downtown Akron

Thanks to everyone who attended our DEVOtional 2017 weekend in Ohio! The fan gathering & 5KDEVO Race were both a huge success, and we plan on doing it all again next year. Full report with photos & video coming to Devo-Obsesso.com in the coming weeks. For now, here’s a post-event article at Ohio.com.

Are We Not Men? Plush Pillows

“Oooh! It SO SOFF. Now I lay me down to rest, head to head with Devo’s best! Mutant Chi Chi – plush pleasure in these painful times.” – Booji Boy

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RECOMBO DNA Pre-Order NOW + Ltd Deluxe!

ATTN: Futurismo & Booji Boy Records bring you: DEVO ‘Recombo DNA’ – A limited edition set FOR PRE-ORDER NOW! Contains 4xLP plus a Mini 3” CD, previously unreleased bonus tracks, huge poster, liner notes and the choice of three different vinyl colours. Only 100Ltd Ed Deluxe versions also include a super-limited DEVO Lab Coat! Pre-order now at store.futurismoinc.com!

DEVOtional 2017 Tix – 1st 100 Get Free Pin/Patch Set!

DEVOtional 2017 & 5KDEVO coming soon to Ohio. The largest gathering DEVOtees, Spuds, and Beautiful Mutants is happening NEXT MONTH! July 28/29 at Beachland Ballroom in Cleveland. Then our encore event, the 5KDEVO Race in Akron on July 30. DEVO band members as special guests! Live bands! Devolved fun!

1st 100 ticket buyers receive this free DEVO Pin/Patch set. Only 100 sets will be made available to the public, and there are still a few left, so GET YOUR TIX NOW!

New Batch of RECOMBO DNA Test Pressings!

A new batch of Recombo DNA Test Pressings are in! We upgraded to a 4 LP set from 3. With so much material on this comp, the 3 LP version didn’t have the sound quality we thought it deserved plus we were able to add more bonus tracks, which makes 6 total. This dutifully rounds out this compilation to include rare tracks from DEVO’s entire studio recording history to date. Due to licensing, this set will ONLY be available on vinyl – No CD package. Available in various vinyl colors, along with a very limited edition deluxe package, all to be up for preorder in June. TO BE RELEASED THIS SUMMER!

Mark Mothersbaugh Performance NYU May 4th!

Mark Mothersbaugh performing at Skirball Center for the Performing Arts – May 4, 2017 – Get your tickets!

Thursday, May 4, following an onstage conversation with Carlo McCormick, Senior Editor, Paper Magazine, Mark Mothersbaugh – creative polymath and co-founder of the band DEVO – conducts orchestral renditions of his original music and film compositions on a six-sided keyboard of his invention. He will be joined by local musicians.

Offered in conjunction with “Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia,” exhibition on view at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery, April 26-July 15, 2017.

Tickets for the Six Sided Keyboard performance can be purchased via Skirball’s online box office.

5K DEVO Race in Akron July 30th!

Our DEVOtional 2017 event in Ohio is scheduled at The Beachland Ballroom in Cleveland on Friday July 28th & Saturday July 29th, and we are happy to announce an Akron-based ENCORE event in conjunction with DEVOtional 2017.

In honor of DEVO:
The first annual 5KDEVO Race – Sun. July 30th in Akron, Ohio!

A three mile race through the streets of DEVO’s hometown as a tribute to Akron’s own devolution band. Participants can run or walk the course, which will be peppered with DEVO historical facts & music. Each participant receives a DEVO tech running shirt, 3D glasses, and the opportunity to receive a highly devloved 5KDEVO finisher medal upon completing course. Additionally, overall & age group awards will be presented at end of race. (Custom 5KDEVO trophies!). Band members will be waiting at the finish line to congratulate the first few finishers. Limited edition DEVO merchandise will be available on site. Proceeds go to a charity of the band’s choosing (TBA).


Register for the Race:

runsignup.com

Vermont Marching Band Is De-VO!

Thanks to Aaron Audet for sending in this photo of his Rutland Town Elementary School Marching Band in VT (5th-8th grade), who performed DEVO’s “Whip It” in fully devolved gear at the Rutland Annual Halloween Parade last week.
LOOKIN’ GOOD, SPUDS!

DEVOtional 2016 Report Online Now!

The Official DEVOtional 2016 report is online at Devo-Obsesso.com!


See photos & videos from the August 19th/20th event in Cleveland, OH.

Special guests included Jerry Casale & Robert “Bob 1” Mothersbaugh of DEVO. Lots of bands & devolved attendees, too.

Thanks to everyone who assisted in making our annual mutants gathering possible. See you next year.

New DEVO Enamel Pins!

Now in stock at ClubDevo.com – Four DEVO enamel lapel pins. Available individually or in a set. Each measure approximately 1/25″-1.5″ tall.


Energy Dome Logo: Iconic Red Energy Dome image with DEVO logo.
Devo Salute: Classic image of hazmat suited DEVO from an early Club DEVO album sleeve merchandise catalog.
Science Boy (Basic Model)Duty Now For The Future era Science Boy logo w/ horizontal “DEVO” in no nonsense shiny metallic silver.
Science Boy (Student Model)Student model two color version of the Science Boy logo w/ vertical “DEVO”.

‘Long Live Bob2’ by Gerald Casale

A message from Gerald Casale of DEVO:

JULY 14TH 2016 (on this day)…

– 227 YEARS AGO THE FRENCH REVOLUTION EXPLODES AUTHORITARIAN RULE

– 100 YEARS AGO HUGO BALL PROCLAIMS THE DADA MANIFESTO AT CABARET VOLTAIRE IN PARIS

– 64 YEARS AGO ROBERT CASALE IS BORN TO FULFILL HIS DEVO DESTINY

Long live “Bob #2”, looking sharp in his cubist/dadaist influenced Red Energy Dome.



Sydney Australia, 1982. Photo by ROSS PENKLIS.