Bob Casale, original guitarist-keyboardist of the influential new wave band Devo, died Feb. 17. He was 61. According to a statement from his brother, Devo bassist Gerald Casale, the cause was "conditions that lead to heart failure." The Casales co-founded Devo with brothers Mark and Robert Mothersbaugh in Akron, Ohio, in the early 1970s. Bob Casale was nicknamed "Bob 2" in the group, to differentiate him from Robert Mothersbaugh.

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