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Category Archives: DEVO-LATEST-NEWS

Jerry Casale w/ Bootsy & DJ Lance Rock

Jerry Casale of DEVO hosted a tasting event for his 50 by 50 wine at The Record Parlour in Hollywood, CA recently (June 30th, 2015). DJ Lance Rock of Yo Gabba Gabba sent us this photo of himself, Bootsy Collins of Parliament/Funkadelic, and Jerry Casale at the event. For more info on 50 by 50 wine, please visit: http://www.thefiftybyfifty.com/.

DEVOtional 2015 Fan Gathering: Aug. 14/15!

DEVOtional 2015: A Gathering of Beautiful Mutants, DEVOtees, and Spuds.

AUGUST 14th & 15th (Friday Night & Saturday All Day & Night)
Beachland Ballroom – Cleveland, Ohio

Special Guests:

Gerald V. Casale of DEVO
“Josh 2” Hager of DEVO
David Kendrick formerly of DEVO
Evie Nagy: Author 33 1/3 Freedom Of Choice

A very special event is scheduled for this year’s DEVOtional:

Sat. Aug. 15th events start Noon-1pm in AKRON for a SPECIAL UNVEILING OF A PERMANENT DEVO STREET ART INSTALLATION based on the classic “Chili Dog Mac” photo by Janet Macoska (snapped on the streets of Akron in 1978). Presented as a tribute to DEVO and the City Of Akron by the Akron Civic Committee.

GERALD V. CASALE of DEVO will be a guest in Akron!

FREE CHILI DOGS & TACOS

At: 182 S. Main St. Akron, OH 44308.

Afterwards we will all meet at The Beachland Ballroom for the DEVOtional 2015 in Cleveland at 2pm for the rest of the day & night (featuring Guest Speakers, Live Bands, a never-before-seen DEVO concert movie, and much more!).

Pre-Order DEVOtional 2015 Tickets!

The first 100 Ticket Pre-Orders will receive this limited edition DEVO: Nutty Buddy live at the Eagle Street Saloon 1977 cassette tape! A gift from DEVO and Futurismo.
Pre-Order DEVOtional 2015 T-Shirts!

CLICK HERE FOR DEVOTIONAL 2015 INFO!

An Intro To DEVO In 10 Records

NOW FOR THE FUTURE: AN INTRODUCTION TO ART POP PIONEERS DEVO IN 10 RECORDS

An indispensable introduction to the music of oft misunderstood art rock synth poppers Devo through 10 essential records (well, 9 and one DVD). Deconstructing the De-volution is Del Jae Williams of Futurismo, the label responsible for the brilliant release of Devo’s 1977 live show Miracle Witness Hour.

READ IT HERE

DEVO featured on Akron Themed Compilation

Two of DEVO’s earliest songs will be included on an Akron, Ohio themed compilation from Soul Jazz Records in the UK. “Mechanical Man” and “Auto Modown”.

Buy it at SOULJAZZRECORDS WEBSITE: http://www.souljazzrecords.co.uk/index.php

PUNK 45: Burn, Rubber City Burn!

Also featuring The Bizarros, Waitresses, Rubber City Rebels, Tin Huey and more this album comes complete with extensive text as well as exclusive photos and original record artwork. CD comes with large booklet and thick slipcase. Vinyl edition is on deluxe gatefold double-vinyl complete with with free download code.

Bob1 Signature La Baye 2×4 Guitar Reissue!

Eastwood Customs to Re-Issue Bob 1’s 2×4 Guitar!

Bob “Bob 1” Mothersbaugh’s infamous 2×4 styled La Baye Guitar will be reissued in 2015.

Eastwood Customs will create two models:

1) Standard Version: Street price of $399 with stop tail.

2) “Bob 1 Signature” edition with Bigsby and upgraded pickups @ $599. This will also include a DEVO gigbag and a signed Certificate of Authenticity. Available in Red or Black. Specs: Alder body, maple neck. 24 3/4″ scale. Dual mini-humbuckers, 2 vol 2 tone controls, 3-way switch.

We expect them to ship by April 2015!

More Info at Eastwood Customs Web Site:
http://eastwoodcustoms.com/projects/la-baye-2×4/

HARDCORE DEVO LIVE! Movie Screening Jan. 17th!

Special screening of Hardcore DEVO Live!
JAN. 17th in Los Angeles

Hardcore DEVO Live! is coming soon on DVD, Blu-ray, CD, and Vinyl coming – (Release date is February 10th).
LA screening event w/ Mark Mothersbaugh, Gerald Casale & Bob Mothersbaugh, Director Keirda Bahruth & Producer Rick Ballard

 

Saturday, Jan. 17 – 7:30 PM

Egyptian Theatre

6712 Hollywood Boulevard

Hollywood, CA 90028
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Photos from DEVO’s Shows in Chile!

NOW AT THE PHOTO GALLERY at CLUBDEVO.COM

Photos from DEVO’s two recent concerts in Santiago, Chile!
Images & info from their shows on Dec. 4th at Cariola Theatre & Dec. 6th at Rockout Festival. Pictured above: Audience after DEVO’s performance at ROCKOUT FESTIVAL.

We had a GREAT time in Chile and hope we can return soon.

DEVO Miracle Witness Hour LP/CD

EXCITING NEWS, COMRADES!

FUTURISMO has announced a new DEVO LP/CD release!

In 1977 DEVO played an intimate show to an eager handful at biker bar turned total dive The Eagle Street Saloon in Cleveland, Ohio. Unbeknown to those canny onlookers, they were to testify to the healing power of DEVO! But what of us now? Beautiful mutants fear not, FUTURISMO are here to rectify your late party syndrome. Televised through the antennas of time we give you DEVO’s most intimate unreleased live record ever – Miracle Witness Hour!

Released for the first time on any format, this remastered document of de-evolution is finally given the attention it truly deserves. A rare glimpse into the embryonic stages of the groundbreaking band way before the masses knew how to ‘whip-it good’, the Miracle Witness Hour boasts primal versions of the bands most recalled avant-pop songs such as ‘Jocko Homo’ and ‘Mongoloid’ moments before Brian Eno got his hands on them, juxtaposed against some of their rarer experimental gems.

To be released on three different Vinyl colours and CD format with exciting artwork and Die-cut packaging, enforcing the bands forward thinking approach to the aesthetics that shaped the following decade. Containing rare images and new liner notes by DEVO founding member Gerald Casale.

Available online and at local record stores worldwide from November 17th.

Check FUTURISMO’s Official Web Site for Full Info!

DEVO Meets Arcade Fire in Chicago

We enjoyed ourselves during the last two nights with Arcade Fire in Chicago. After sharing tour stories backstage, everyone got together to pose for this photo before showtime. A friendly bunch, those AF folks!

Photo by Michael Pilmer/Devo-Obsesso – United Center/Chicago, IL – Aug. 27th, 2014.

HARDCORE DEVO LIVE! DVD / Blu-Ray / LP / CD via PledgeMusic!

Attention Spuds, DEVOtees, and Beautiful Mutants!

 

As many of you know we recently played 10 shows during our Hardcore Devo Tour playing the seminal, experimental songs we created in basements and garages in Akron Ohio between 1974 and 1977. We have not played most of these songs that pre-dated any fame or record contracts since that time. In order to honor our fallen comrade, Bob “Bob 2” Casale we decided to follow through on his idea to resurrect the initial creative efforts that brought us all together as a band in time where we came of age and prevailed against all odds.

To document this once-in-a-lifetime Devo tour we brought in award-winning filmmaker, Keirda Bahruth to capture the mind-blowing event so that we might share it with all of you. “DEVO – Hardcore Live” (filmed June 28th at the Fox Theater in Oakland California) will be available on DVD, CD and Vinyl as well being made available on Blu-Ray with deluxe package choices chock full of devolved extras!

Pre-order on PledgeMusic to become one of the select group who gain exclusive access to “the making of” including photos, video, audio tracks, tour artifacts and more! Use your Freedom of Choice and select from a range of well-priced options designed to fit your tastes and budgets.

Click this link to pre-order & be part of the experience:
http://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/devo

(and to see a PREVIEW VIDEO TRAILER!!)

DEVO Announces More 2014 Shows!

DEVO Confirms MORE SHOWS in 2014!

It’s amazing & true! DEVO have announced more 2014 concerts!
This time we’ll be guests with ARCADE FIRE in July/August.

July 30: Shoreline Amp – Mountain View, CA*
*It’s with great regret that DEVO will miss the opportunity to perform with Arcade Fire in Mountain View, CA at Shoreline Amphitheater on July 30th. Frontman Mark Mothersbaugh is currently recovering from a Kayaking accident and is not stage worthy at this time. That’s Devo! (Gerald V. Casale – 7/25/14)

Aug. 26: United Center – Chicago, IL
Aug. 27: United Center – Chicago, IL

Get ticket links and more info
at Ticketmaster!