There were many moments in U2's long history where medical conditions or sudden accidents raised concerns whether the band could continue to exist in its formation. Some conditions or accidents were minor, others major and potentially destructive for the band. In this timeline we look back on all health problems and accidents of U2's band members, and their impact on the band's career and existence.
"It's PopMart that stands the test of time to a much greater degree than Zoo TV."
- Willie Williams, 2002
did you know
On tour in Australia in the autumn of '89 Larry had told Bono that if this is what it meant for U2 to be superstars, he didn't like it. It was one of the reasons for the musical and artistic revolution in the nineties.