Bob Casale – Devo Guitarist Dead at 61 – RIP

by Tony Shea on February 18, 2014



Devo were one of a kind – an oddball, art house, new wave band that didn’t so much make songs as deconstruct them with their highbrow mix of surrealistic humor and social commentary. Bob Casale, one of Devo’s founding members and guitarist,  died today from heart failure at the age of 61. RIP.

Above, Devo plays their first show back in 1977.

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Tony Shea is based in New York, having recently moved from Los Angeles after more than a decade on the sunny coast. His short films have won numerous awards and screened at major festivals around the world including Comic-Con. As a musician, he is the lead singer for Los Angeles rock n’ roll band Candygram For Mongo (C4M) who has been a featured artist on Clear Channel Radio’s Discover New Music Program and whose songs have been heard on Battlestar Gallactica (Syfy Channel) and Unhitched (Fox) among other shows and films.

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