"A band in its primary colours of guitar, bass, drums, voice and a lot of vitality and energy… so far anyway. By the time it comes out it could be a country and western album."
- The Edge on How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb, 2003
did you know
In September 1976, Larry Mullen, Jr. posted a notice on Mount Temple Comprehensive School's bulletin board to form a band. With seven responses to Larry's note, the band which were known at the time as The Hype, The Larry Mullen Band, Feedback and later U2 is whittled down to four as seen from 1980's debut Boy to the current day.