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.
"Rock 'n' roll is ridiculous. It's absurd. In the past U2 was trying to duck that. Now we're wrapping our arms around it and giving it a great big kiss. It's like onstage, Some of this bullshit is pretty cool."
- Bono, 1992
did you know
The song Stranger In A Strange Land is about U2 being a rock band but not living like a rock band.