Bob Casale, a founding member of Devo, has died at age 61.

Casale's brother and bandmate, Gerald Casale, shared the news on the band's Facebook page.

Devo's classic lineup featured the Casale brothers along with another set of brothers, Mark and Bob Mothersbaugh.  The band was launched into stardom in 1980 with the success of their hit, Whip It.

Bob Casale served as the band's guitarist.