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Name(s): Devo
Scope/Focus: Music
Date(s): 1973-
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Devo are a New Wave rock band from Akron, OH known for their philosophy of "devolution," that humanity is regressing. They were pioneers of music videos and were regularly featured on MTV in the network's early years.

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Big Name Fan

Weird Al Yankovic's "Dare To Be Stupid" was a style parody of Devo.

Fan Works

two stories on AO3

Other Links

Official site
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Devo at TV Tropes