BOB CASALE, DEVO GUITARIST, HAS PASSED AWAY….

Bob Casale (photo Jules Bates)

Bob Casale (photo Jules Bates)

Sad news today….. sorry to have to post this one….

““We are shocked and saddened by Bob Casale’s passing. He not only was integral in DEVO’s sound, he worked over twenty years at Mutato, collaborating with me on sixty or seventy films and television shows, not to mention countless commercials and many video games. Bob was instrumental in creating the sound of projects as varied as Rugrats and Wes Anderson’s films. He was a great friend. I will miss him greatly. “

Mark Mothersbaugh

Devo guitarist Bob Casale, who played with the group alongside his brother Gerald from the original incarnation of the groundbreaking Akron new wave band in 1973 all the way through their recent tours, died suddenly on February 17th of heart failure. He was 61.

Read more via Rolling Stone
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