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Guitarist Bob Casale of new wave band Devo dies of heart failure at 61

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bob Casale, the guitarist and original member of the U.S. New Wave band Devo best known for the 1980 hit "Whip It," died on Monday from heart failure at the age of 61, his brother and bandmate said.

"His sudden death from conditions that led to heart failure came as a total shock to us all," Gerald Casale said on the group's website on Tuesday.

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