The last album wasn't great it felt half cooked, I dunno if they are that committed to the cause anymore you have Brandon off doing his solo stuff on the side and 2 of them have stopped touring, didn't they lose someone tragically that worked and was very close to them a few years ago around the time of Battle Born, they seemed to take their foot off the accelerator after that however their appearance at Glastonbury was excellent so hopefully they've regained their appetite.
"Our music is not something to lie down to, to get out of to, to die to, to commit suicide to. It's not a soundtrack to a nervous breakdown."
did you know
During the ZooTV Tour U2 introduced a new stage concept called the B-stage. It allows for more intimate and stripped-down performances of songs, later used by Aerosmith, Bon Jovi and Coldplay amongst others.