|Origin||Ohio, United States|
|Genres||New wave, post-punk, synthpop, art punk|
|Labels||Warner Bros., Enigma,|
Bob Mothersbaugh ("Bob 1")
Josh Freese ("Josh 1")
Josh Hager ("Josh 2")
|Past member(s)||Bob Casale ("Bob 2")|
Bob Lewis ("Bob 3")
Devo is an American new wave pop music band formed in Ohio. Their best-known lineup consisted of Gerald Casale, Mark Mothersbaugh, Bob Mothersbaugh, Robert Casale, and Alan Myers. They had popular songs in the 1970s and 1980s. Devo had a big influence on the new wave music movement.
Their most famous song was called "Whip It". That song was released in 1980.
Devo occasionally performs concerts for the public.
Discography[change | change source]
- Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are DEVO! (1978)
- Duty Now for the Future (1979)
- Freedom of Choice (1980)
- New Traditionalists (1981)
- oh, no! it's DEVO (1982)
- SHOUT (1984)
- Total DEVO (1988)
- smoothnoodlemaps (1990)
- Something for Everybody (2010)
Line up[change | change source]
The Sextet Devo performed only once in 1973 at the Kent State Performing Arts festival
Classic Line Up
|Devo (1996-2003, 2004-2014)||
Neil Taylor, Devo's drum technician also performs when Freese is unavailable, and performed on the 2008 Australian Tour.
|"Hardcore Devo" (2014)||
Bob Casale died in February 2014
Josh Hager replaced the late Bob Casale. Jeff Friedl and David Kendrick filled in for Freese during a tour in Chile, due to Freese performing with The Vandals.
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