Larry Mullen Jr.

Larry Mullen Jr.



Laurence Joseph Mullen Jr. (born 31 October 1961) is an Irish musician and actor, best known as the drummer of the Irish rock band U2.[1] Mullen's distinctive drumming style developed from his playing martial beats in a childhood marching band, the Artane Boys Band. Some of his most notable contributions to the U2 catalogue include "Sunday Bloody Sunday", "Pride (In the Name of Love)", "Where the Streets Have No Name", "Zoo Station," "Mysterious Ways", and "City of Blinding Lights".

Mullen was born and raised in Dublin, and attended Mount Temple Comprehensive School, where he co-founded U2 in 1976 after posting a message on the school's notice board. A member of the band since its inception, he has recorded 14 studio albums with U2. Mullen has worked on numerous side projects during his career. In 1990, he produced the Ireland national football team's song "Put 'Em Under Pressure" for the 1990 FIFA World Cup. In 1996, he worked with U2 bandmate Adam Clayton on a dance re-recording of the "Theme from Mission: Impossible".[2][3] Mullen has sporadically acted in films, most notably in Man on the Train (2011) and A Thousand Times Good Night (2013).

As a member of the band, he has been involved in philanthropic causes throughout his career, including Amnesty International. As a member of U2, Mullen has received 22 Grammy Awards[1] and has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In 2016, Rolling Stone ranked Mullen the 96th-greatest drummer of all time.



A Thousand Times Good Night
A Thousand Times Good Night is an Irish-Norwegian produced English language 2013 drama film directed by Erik Poppe, and starring Juliette Binoche, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Larry Mullen Jr.
Gold is an album by musical group The King's Singers, released on November 3, 2017.
Achtung Baby
Achtung Baby is the seventh studio album by Irish rock band U2.

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U2 Delivered A Passionate Rendition Of ‘Get Out Of Your Own Way’ In Front Of The Statue Of Liberty
  –  January 29, 2018
Backed by the might Statue of Liberty, Bono, The Edge, Larry Mullen Jr., and Adam Clayton turned out a rousing rendition of their Songs Of Experience single, “Get Out Of Your Own Way.” The reason for the canned performance came down to simple logistics.
Grammys 2018: Watch U2 Perform in Front of Statue of Liberty
  –  January 29, 2018
Adam Clayton's chugging bass line was the engine pushing the song forward, while the Edge played his usual uplifting riffs on guitar and Larry Mullen Jr. added emphatic punctuation on his cymbals. At the end of the performance, Bono picked up a megaphone ...
When and where to get U2 tickets for UK tour 2018 – eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE
  –  January 26, 2018
U2: Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr, at the MTV EMAs 2017 held at The SSE Arena, Wembley on November 12, 2017 in London, England (Picture: Kevin Mazur/WireImage) U2 tour tickets for their 2018 eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE show are on sale today.
Larry performs at Dublin Lions Club event to benefit the homeless
  –  January 20, 2018
Larry Mullen Jr. was an unexpected guest drummer Friday night in Dublin at Eric's Party, an annual event that the Dublin Lions Club puts on to benefit the homeless. With a couple hundred people gathered inside the General Post Office on O'Connell Street ...
U2 announce European tour kicking off in Madrid in September
  –  January 17, 2018
Adam Clayton, The Edge and Larry Mullen Jr. will be joined by Bruce Springsteen and Coldplay’s Chris Martin at a special gig to celebrate World AIDS Day in Times Square in New York - live from 12.20 am Irish Time. “This year is a World AIDS Day like no ...
U2 announce European U2 eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE TOUR dates
  –  January 16, 2018
This time Bono and his bandmates - The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr. - will be heading back indoors playing the biggest arenas. Noel Gallagher had the chance of supporting U2 on their tour in 2017, but the opening acts are for this run are yet to ...
Artist of the Week
  –  January 16, 2018 Irish rock band U2 began its tale when in autumn 1976, the 14-year-old Larry Mullen, Jr. posted a note on his secondary school, Mount Temple Comprehensive School in Dublin, bulletin board, seeking musicians for a new band. Four friends ...
U2 announce extra gigs in Manchester and London, here's how to get tickets
  –  January 16, 2018
The legendary Irish rock group – comprised of Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr – perform a number of shows as part of the eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE tour.
U2 confronts the dinosaur within on new album 'Songs of Experience'
  –  December 1, 2017
Bono, the Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr. have made some of their finest music when they act like they have nothing to lose. That was particularly true during the ’90s, which produced a mix of noisy, jumbled, occasionally confusing and confused ...
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