Devo announce first album in 19 years

They will also perform at SXSW next week

DEVO have announced the release of their first studio album since 1990, scheduled to come out next fall.

The as-yet untitled record will be the band’s first since ‘Smooth Noodle Maps’, and follows the 2007 single ‘Watch Us Work It’, their first new song in 18 years.

The five-piece are also due to appear at SXSW this year, including a one-night-only concert at the Austin Music Hall on March 20.


On May 6 they will perform their 1978 debut album ‘Q: Are We Not Men, We Are Devo!’ in its entirety at London‘s Kentish Town Forum.

The tour dates are as follows:

Dallas, TX Palladium Ballroom (March 18)

Austin, TX Austin Music Hall (20)

London, UK Kentish Town Forum (May 6)


Somerset, UK Butlins Holiday Centre (8)

–By our New York staff.

Find out more about NME.