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.
"You didn't want anything to happen to him. You didn't really need him to take that risk for the band, but there was absolutely no talking to him."
- Adam on Bono climbing to the top of the stage during the early tours
did you know
The introduction to "Zoo Station" was meant to make listeners think "This record is broken" or "This can't be the new U2 record".