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Famous Bands’ Awful Original Names

U2

Formerly Known As: Feedback, The Hype

The band changed its name from The Hype to U2 in the middle of a concert after the departure of guitarist Dik Evans, the older brother of The Edge. —Jeff Royer

(Photo: Dave Hogan, Hulton Archive, Getty Images)



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