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The Edge

David Howell Evans (born 8 August 1961), better known by his stage name the Edge (or just Edge), is an Irish musician and songwriter best known as the lead guitarist, keyboardist, and backing vocalist of the rock band U2. A member of the group since its inception, he has recorded 14 studio albums with the band and one solo record. As a guitarist, the Edge has crafted a minimalistic and textural style of playing. His use of a rhythmic delay effect yields a distinctive sound that has become a signature of U2's music. Description above from the Wikipedia article The Edge licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Aug 8, 1961 In Barking, London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Saturday Night Live 1975-10-11
Latest Project:
Movie U2: eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE - Live in Berlin 2022
Known For
Poster of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Poster of The Graham Norton Show
Poster of Off The Record
Poster of Saturday Night Live
Movie U2: eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE - Live in Berlin Guitars 2022
Movie U2: The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 Unknown 2022
Movie What Drives Us 2021-04-30
Movie U2: Live from Abbey Road 2018-10-24
Movie U2: eXPERIENCE - Live in Berlin himself 2018-11-13
Movie Eagles of Death Metal: Nos Amis (Our Friends) Himself 2017-01-14
Series The Defiant Ones Self (archive footage) 2017-07-09
Movie Linkin Park & Friends - LIVE From The Hollywood Bowl 2017 Himself (archive footage) 2017-10-27
Movie U2 at The BBC U2 2017-12-19
Movie The Irish Rock Story: A Tale of Two Cities Self 2015-03-13
Movie U2: iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Live in Paris - Dec. 07, 2015 Himself 2015-12-07
Movie U2: iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Live in Paris Himself 2015-12-07
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Self 2014-02-17
Series Off Camera with Sam Jones Himself 2014-02-06
Movie Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me Himself 2014-04-24
Movie U2: Achtung Baby, the Videos, the Cameos and a Whole Lot of Interference from ZOO-TV Unknown 2012-10-01
Movie U2: Unbroken Toys 2012-10-03
Movie U2: War - The Ultimate Critical Review himself 2012-12-01
Movie U2: Live at Glastonbury 2011 Himself 2011-06-23
Movie From The Sky Down Himself 2011-10-29
Movie U2 - Live from Moncton 2011 Unknown 2011-07-30
Movie U2360° At the Rose Bowl Lead Guitar and Vocals 2010-06-03
Movie Hope for Haiti Now Self 2010-01-02
Movie U2: 360° at the Rose Bowl Guitar 2010-06-04
Movie U2360° Tour: Squaring The Circle Unknown 2010-07-05
Movie u2 360 tour - under the rainy belgium sky 2010-09-23
Movie Ghost Blues: The Story of Rory Gallagher self 2010-09-14
Movie Keep on Running: 50 Years of Island Records Unknown 2009-06-05
Movie U2 Live Tour 360° - Paris 11 et 12 Juillet 2009 Guitare 2009-07-10
Movie It Might Get Loud Himself 2008-09-05
Series The Graham Norton Show Himself 2007-02-22
Movie U2 3D Himself 2007-05-19
Movie Amazing Journey - The Story of The Who 2007-09-14
Movie U2: The Joshua Tree (Bonus DVD) Guitars 2007-11-20
Movie U2 Phenomenon - The Independent Review Himself 2006-03-14
Movie U2: City of blinding lights - Live in Buenos Aires Unknown 2006-03-03
Movie U2: Achtung Baby: A Classic Album Under Review Unknown 2006-01-01
Movie U2 : Live from Buenos Aires 2006 Unknown 2006-03-02
Movie Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man Self 2006-09-11
Movie U2: 18 Videos 2006-11-17
Movie Make Poverty History - Music Concert Unknown 2006-12-09
Series Off The Record Unknown 2006-11-24
Movie U2: Vertigo 05 - Live from Milan The Edge 2005-07-21
Movie Vertigo 2005 // U2 Live from Chicago Guitar 2005-11-14
Movie The Work of Director Anton Corbijn Unknown 2005-09-13
Movie U2 - Live Under the Brooklyn Bridge Unknown 2004-11-22
Movie U2 and 3 songs 2004-11-19
Movie U2 - How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb Himself 2004-11-22
Movie U2: An Unforgettable Journey Himself 2003-05-20
Movie U2: Go Home - Live from Slane Castle Guitar 2003-11-17
Movie U2: The Best of 1990-2000 Himself 2002-12-02
Movie U2: Elevation 2001 - Live from Boston Guitar 2001-06-03
Movie U2 - Live from Irving Plaza 2000 Unknown 2000-12-05
Movie William Gibson: No Maps for These Territories Himself 2000-01-01
Movie Classic Albums: U2 - The Joshua Tree 1999-02-05
Movie Entropy Himself 1999-11-27
Movie U2: Live from Santiago 1998 Unknown 1998-02-11
Movie U2: Popmart - Live from Mexico City Himself 1997-12-03
Series Classic Albums Unknown 1997-04-14
Movie Pavarotti & Friends 3 - Together for the Children of Bosnia Himself 1995-09-12
Movie U2: Zoo TV - Live from Sydney Unknown 1994-04-17
Movie U2 - Live from Stockholm 1992 Unknown 1992-06-11
Movie Red Hot + Blue: A Tribute to Cole Porter Himself 1990-12-01
Movie U2: Rattle and Hum The Edge 1988-11-04
Movie U2 - Live From The Hippodrome Paris Guitare Electrique, piano, voix 1987-07-12
Movie U2 Live from Paris Himself 1987-07-04
Movie U2: Live from Syracuse 1987 1987-10-09
Movie U2 - Live from Los Angeles 1987 Unknown 1987-11-18
Movie U2 & The Police: A Conspiracy of Hope 1986-06-15
Movie Live Aid Self 1985-07-13
Movie U2: Unforgettable Fire Unknown 1985-11-04
Movie U2: The Unforgettable Fire Collection The Edge 1984-10-01
Movie U2: A Fire in Dortmund 1984-11-21
Movie U2: Live at Red Rocks (Under a Blood Red Sky) Guitar 1983-06-05
Series Saturday Night Live Himself - Musical Guest 1975-10-11