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Devo And The 16 Other Best Bands In Uniform

Devo hits Warehouse Live on March 25, the band's first Houston date since a 2006 appearance with the Psychedelic Furs - who, coincidentally enough, are also coming to Warehouse (April 23) to do all of 1981's Talk Talk Talk ("Pretty In Pink," "Into You Like a Train"), plus "Love My Way" and all the other favorites - and When In Rome at Reliant Arena.

The closest Devo has gotten to Houston since then was at SXSW in 2009 (above); the group canceled its scheduled performance at Fun Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin last November after Bob Mothersbaugh cut his hand days before the show.

The extremely influential band had a run of LPs in the late '70s to early '80s of albums that are still adored and revered for helping usher in a previously unheard-of pop sensibility. Devo's expert mix of punk rock, electronics, and wry social commentary would taint millions of teens for years to come.

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Craig Hlavaty
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