Drummer of new wave band , Alan Myers, passed away on Monday, June 24, after losing a battle with cancer. Jazz musician Ralph Carney, who is also the uncle of 's member Patrick Carney, announced the death of the drummer via his Facebook. "I just got some bad news. Alan Myers passed... from cancer. He was Devo's best drummer and one of the first people to teach me about jazz. I cry... Alan taught me so much about music. He gave me my first sax lesson," Ralph wrote.