Members of rock band U2 pay tribute to Ram van den Berg after first shows with the Dutchman as replacement drummer. Guitarist Adam Clayton told Irish media that the drummer has a “great attitude”.
U2 opened their new ball-shaped concert hall, The Sphere, in Las Vegas on Friday with the first performance of The Sphere. Attention baby lifeConcert series. During all performances, Van den Berg plays drums in place of Larry Mullen Jr., who cannot perform due to his health.
“It was very scary in a lot of ways,” Clayton says of the first show without Mullen Jr. But U2 has been preparing well lately with Van den Berg. “He adapts to whatever I or the band need and is a very nice guy,” says the guitarist. “He was probably the least nervous.”
The Edge guitarist adds that Van den Berg is a big fan of Mullen Jr. “He hasn’t reinvented the wheel. He stays true to the songs and arrangements,” he says.
The first showings at The Sphere received positive feedback from the global media last weekend. In addition to U2, the hall with huge LED screens was also praised. Reviewers described it as stunning and stunning.