The Edge

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The Edge
The Edge 360 Tour Foxboro 2009.jpg
Performin at Gillette Stadium in 2009
Background information
Birth nameDavid Howell Evans
Born (1961-08-08) 8 August 1961 (age 59)
Barking, Essex, Ingland
OreiginCounty Dublin, Republic o Ireland
GenresRock, post-punk, alternative rock
ThriftMuisicker, sangster, sangwriter
Years active1976–present
LabelsIsland, Mercury
Associate actsU2, Passengers
Notable instruments
Gibson Explorer
Fender Stratocaster
Gibson Les Paul
Fender Telecaster
Gretsch Country Gentleman
Gretsch White Falcon
Rickenbacker 330/12
Epiphone Casino

David Howell Evans (born 8 August 1961), better kent bi his stage name The Edge (or juist Edge),[1] is a Breetish-born Erse muisicker an sangwriter best kent as the lead guitarist, keybuirdist an backin vocalist o the rock baund U2.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]


  1. McCormick (2006), p. 21


  • U2 (2006). McCormick, Neil (ed.). U2 by U2. London: HarperCollins. ISBN 0-00-719668-7.