The Edge Falls Off Edge Of Stage During U2 Tour Opening Concert (VIDEO)
The Edge walked too close to the, uh, edge at Thursday’s big U2 concert and fell right off the stage. See video and photo below.
The show at Vancouver’s Rodgers Arena marked not only the opening night of the band’s “Innocence + Experience Tour,” but also their big comeback after Bono was severely injured in a biking accident last year. As Gossip Cop reported at the time, the front man broke several bones and required surgery, forcing the group to cancel concerts and other plans. Bono revealed earlier this month that he still hasn’t been able to pick up a guitar since the incident, but U2 decided to soldier on anyway with their first arena tour since 2006.
The excitement was palpable at the first show, where Bono was in fine form and medical concerns instead surrounded The Edge. During a performance of “I Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For,” the musician walked as he played his guitar without looking where he was going. He got closer and closer to the edge of the stage until the next step sent him plummeting down and security guards running to his rescue.
The Edge suffered minor injuries, and took to Twitter and Instagram after the concert to share a picture of his scraped arm. “Didn’t see the edge, I’m ok!! #U2ieTour,” wrote the famed guitarist. Ironically, the mishap came less than a week after U2 filmed a bit for “The Tonight Show” in which the guys repeatedly hit Bono with a car. Karma? Watch the videos below!