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Band, 1986-1987
Electronic, Pop and Rock

Device was a short-lived American pop-rock trio, formed by keyboardist, bassist and vocalist Holly Knight, vocalist Paul Engemann and guitarist Gene Black.Device's only album, 22B3, was released in the spring of 1986. It produced a Top 40 single in the U.S. with "Hanging on a Heart Attack," which peaked at No. 35 on the Billboard Hot 100. The band's second single, "Who Says," peaked at No. 79. Both of these songs were promoted by music videos which garnered MTV rotation, and both were released as 12" singles with remix and dub versions which received club play. A third single, "Pieces on the Ground" was released as a promo 12" single, while the album peaked at No. 73 on the Billboard 200 chart. The bands fourth and final single was titled "Who's on the Line". It was a remixed version diffe

PortraitPaul Engemann
voc *1957 US
PortraitGene Black
g US
PortraitHolly Knight
key, voc US
Popular Tracks   
Out of Line (feat. Serj Tankian & Terry "Geezer" Butler) on Device by Device
Vilify on Device by Device
Close My Eyes Forever (feat. Lzzy Hale) on Device by Device
You Think You Know on Device by Device
Haze (feat. M. Shadows) on Device by Device
Penance on Device by Device
Opinion (feat. Tom Morello) on Device by Device
Hunted on Device by Device
Through It All (feat. Glenn Hughes) on Device by Device
War of Lies on Device by Device

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Title Artist Year Type
Hanging On A Heart AttackDevice2019Compil.
Pieces On The GroundDevice1986Single
Who's On The LineDevice1986Single
Hanging On A Heart AttackDevice1986Single
Who SaysDevice1986Single
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