Bono: I may never play guitar again after NYC crash

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  1. Shithead

    Shithead Well-Known Member

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    Who knew he was known for playing a guitar?


    Bono: I may never play guitar again after NYC crash

    Updated January 2, 2015 9:57 AM
    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


    [​IMG] U2's Adam Clayton, left, and Bono, perform in concert as part of the band's 360 Tour at the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., on July 20, 2011. Bono wrote on the band's website Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, he may never play guitar again due to injuries suffered in a Manhattan cycling accident in November. Photo Credit: AP / Charles Sykes

    LONDON - Bono says he now has a titanium elbow and may never play guitar again due to injuries suffered in a New York City cycling accident.

    The 54-year-old U2 frontman suffered multiple injuries, including fractures to his left eye socket, shoulder blade and left elbow, when he crashed his bike in Central Park in November. He required hours of surgery after what doctors called a "high-energy bicycle accident."

    On the band's website Thursday, Bono said the "recovery has been more difficult than I thought. As I write this, it is not clear that I will ever play guitar again."

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    He added that his bandmates — The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen — "have reminded me that neither they nor Western civilization are depending on this."

    "I personally would very much miss fingering the frets of my green Irish falcon or my ... Gretsch," Bono wrote. "Just for the pleasure, aside from writing tunes. But then does the Edge, or Jimmy Page, or any guitarist you know have a titanium elbow, as I do now?"

    The Edge is U2's principal guitarist.

    Bono said he hadn't "been able to move around physically" since the accident, and would "have to concentrate hard" to be ready for a U2 tour due to start in May.
     
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  2. Omen

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    54?
    I thought he was older
     
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  3. R.P. McMurphy

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    ...he should have fallen on his head.
     
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    Is this a tragedy, or a gift?
     
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    TallTyrion Triggered like a mofo

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    they haven't done anything good since 1988
     
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    Good. Fuck off, Bono.
     
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    This story is BS . I wonder what really happened to him . It's probably a stunt to get people to beg him to play again .
     
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    Bono, the early years...

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  9. StRyDeRxX

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    Bono will never play music again!?!! :eek:


    Woohoo!! :cheer2:
     
  10. Honkey Donkey

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    We used to go over jumps and shit as kids and no one ever had a hi energy bike crash LOL
     
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    Maybe he got beat up in the brambles where George used to go . The bike gimmick might be a cover .
     
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    He can still sing
    Not like U2 can't get a backing guitarist
     
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    so what do we need to do to ensure that he never sings again?
     
  14. StRyDeRxX

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    :bigcry:
     
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    I actualy don't mind U2 but I think there is more to this story .
     
  16. Shithead

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    Sickboy Latverian Monarch

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    Story's totally fishy. Everyone has a cell phone, how is there no picture?
     
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    I agree , I have been saying that from the start
     
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    Achtung was ok
     
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    Oh, Bono, you cad. Just fess up to the real reason for the titanium platinum whatever elbow:

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