[Jerry is one of the founders of DEVO][link], and Kent State was a catalyst in changing his worldview:
>All I can tell you is that it completely and utterly changed my life. I was white hippie boy and than I saw exit wounds from M1 rifles out of the backs of two people I knew. Two of the four people who were killed, Jeffrey Miller and Allison Krause, were my friends. We were all running our asses off from these motherf&*$#ers. It was total utter bullshit.
[link]: http://vermontreview.tripod.com/Interviews/devo.htm “Oh Yes, It’s Devo: An Interview with Jerry Casale”