"That title made the personal and the geopolitical come together. It was the right title for that reason. People were worried it would look grandiose. What is rock 'n' roll if it doesn't dare to have big ideas?'
- Bono on How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb
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.