Skip to main content
  1. News
  2. Top News

Bob Casale, founding member of Devo, dies at 61

See also

"Whip It" was an international smash for the band Devo back in 1980. One of the founding members, guitarist Bob Casale, died Monday at the age of 61.

Casale's brother Gerald, also a member of the band, posted about the loss on the band's Facebook page.

Other members of Devo were brothers Mark and Bob Mothersbaugh and Alan Myers.

Their music was often classified as New Wave and Robotic Rock.

Fans often refer to Bob Casale as Bob 2 because he played by the side of the other Bob(Mothersbaugh) in the group.

Advertisement

Related Videos:

  • John Karpee, 24, lies in an observation room at a government clinic on August 24, 2014, in Dolo Town, Liberia.
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518338911" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?sid=1304&width=480&height=401&playList=518338911&autoStart=true"></div>
  • Man sentenced to life in prison in murder, rape of 9-year-old
    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/TH9CNARb_sE?VQ=HD720&amp;allowfullscreen=true&amp;autoplay=1"></iframe>
  • Man arraigned in death of 9-year-old found in dumpster
    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/AzXd0VDn8MU?VQ=HD720&amp;allowfullscreen=true&amp;autoplay=1"></iframe>