Today Larry Mullen Junior (a.k.a.Lawrence Joseph Mullen) is 47! The youngest member of the band and the one that "started it all" with his now infamous notice in Mount Temple School in 1976..."drummer seeks musicians to form band". The auditions were in his kitchen in Artane, Dublin on 25th september, 1976.
Known for his love of Harley Davidson motorcycles, he has driven his Harley from gig to gig in the past, clocking over 10,000 miles on the Zoo TV tour alone. He is also recognized for his fandom for Elvis Presley, following the Irish National Football team, playing pranks on people, as well as stealing the spotlight with a karaoke machine.
Several physical health problems followed Larry Mullen over the years. During the recording of the album "Pop" in 1996, he was forced to take a back seat while he underwent surgery for his severe back problems. Another ailment that bothered Larry, was his tendonitis, which has been curbed by specially-designed drumsticks from Pro-Mark . He also performs with special Yamaha drums and Paiste cymbals.
He´s known as the silent, shy member of U2 but also the most handsome according to female fans.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, CREATOR OF THE BEST ROCK BAND EVER!! WE´LL BE FOREVER THANKFUL!!
HAVE THE BEST OF DAYS WITH YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS!