"Adam became our manager and had cards printed up. For a while, Adam and Bono were certainly the two most vocal characters in the group, myself and Larry being a big younger. Adam's understanding of such exotic terms as gig and riff gave him a certain authority. I think we were using the word "rift" until Adam put us right. We were suitably impressed"
- Edge on Adam
U2 were first called Feedback when they started out in 1976, in 1977 they changed their name to The Hype and in 1978 they became U2.