"My sister died in 1973 and then my mother died in 1976. In some ways, both events defined the kind of person I've become. My mother's death certainly catapulted me in the band's direction."
- Larry Mullen jr.
did you know
In U2's very early days, a guy called Eugene who played drums in a north Dublin rock outfit called Stryder occasionally filled in for Larry on the gigs he couldn't make.