The latest DEVO related news.
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!
05 August 2014 19:46 by : Michael/Devo-Obsesso
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.
Click this link to pre-order & be part of the experience:
(and to see a PREVIEW VIDEO TRAILER!!)
It's amazing & true! DEVO have announced more 2014 concerts!
July 30: Shoreline Amp - Mountain View, CA*
Get ticket links and more info
We had a great time on this summer's HARDCORE DEVO TOUR, and we hope a lot of you DEVOtees were able to see this truly special event. Now you can enjoy tons of photos & videos from all 10 concerts by visiting the PHOTOS and VIDEOS pages at ClubDevo.com. You can also post your own! See links below.
Photo of Bob1 above is from the NYC show by Mark Wernham.
Spuds - Here's Part 4 of a 4 part video series in which our pal Booji Boy promotes DEVO's upcoming tour which starts in June. We gave him a microphone and some video toys and this is what happened! Links to the other 3 videos are also posted here. ENJOY!
04 May 2014 00:00 by :
GERALD V. CASALE'S SPEECH at KENT STATE UNIVERSITY (From May 4th, 2010) on the 40th Anniversary of the shootings:
Hello. I'm Gerald Casale, Honors College class of 1970, Kent State Alumni and founder and co-songwriter of the music group, DEVO. I'm honored to be here today to address old friends and acquaintances as well as young people who were not alive when the killing and wounding of students at Kent State occurred 40 years ago.
DEVO 3 - release blitz on Record Store Day 2014! You'll want to do your best to hunt these down on April 19th at your favorite local record store.
No1: DEVO Live at Max's Kansas City (by Jackpot Records)
No2: DEVO / Flaming Lips Split 7" Vinyl (by Warner Bros)
No3: Butch DEVO & The Sundance Gig Pic Disc Vinyl + The Men Who Make The Music DVD (By MVD)
Happy hunting, Spud
HARDCORE DEVO LIVE!
Tickets for all shows are on sale NOW!
June 18- Baltimore, MD - Ramshead
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13 March 2014 17:20
A heartfelt message to the Casale family from Pearl Jam regarding the passing of Devo's Robert "Bob 2" Casale:by : Michael/Devo-Obsesso
At some point many years ago, before I was in a band from Seattle, I worked for free during the days pushing cases and being a crew guy at a place called "the Bachanal" in San Diego.
Devo had never played that club and thankfully would never play that club again. I want to say the year was 1989. I was there for load in and sound check, and was WAY more enthusiastic than usual... This was DEVO… up close. Amazed to watch them work. Life changing.
Everyone was great. Show went good. They used some projection that I was able to assist with. It was legendary to see them in a place so small. By the end of the night it was a full on Devo show, one that everyone in SD would talk about for some time. Seemed the whole music community was there.
There was no way to not see them as heroes. It was great being in their midst, and one gentleman in particular was extremely kind to me. Here I was, some punk kid working crew who looked up to and said hello to 'Bob 2' from Devo. And he was so cool and friendly, and kept referring to me all through the night. He asked if I could look out for a couple of his VIP type friends/family, and they were wonderful as well.
It ended up being a night that was memorable for many great reasons, but the top of the list was his being so respectful to a stranger. And quite seriously, nowadays, when I end up being nice to someone I don't know, it has everything to do with that man Bob I met, all those years ago.
We all send our love to you.
- Ed/Pearl Jam