Bono pays tribute to the tour manager


Bono paid tribute to the late U2 Tour Director Dennis Sheehan.

The hitmaker “Ordinary Love” and his band mates – The Edge, Larry Mullen and Adam Clayton – struggle to come to terms with the death of their longtime friend and colleague, who suffered cardiac arrest in his bedroom at the Sunset Marquis Hotel in Los Angeles today (05.27.15), after the premiere of their five performances at the neighboring Forum last night.

In a touching post on the band’s website, the 55-year-old star wrote: “We lost a family member, we still take him. He wasn’t just a legend in the music world, he was was a legend in our group. He is irreplaceable. ”

Mr. Sheehan, 68, has worked with Irish rockers for more than 30 years after touring with Patti Smith and Led Zeppelin earlier in his career.

Paramedics were called to his room after going into cardiac arrest in the early hours of this morning and he was pronounced dead at the scene, according to local media ABC7.

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Live Nation’s World Tour President Arthur Fogel, who has worked closely with U2 and Sheehan over the years, also released the following statement: overnight. Our deepest condolences go out to his wonderful family. ”

This is the third bereavement for U2 this year as they lost their longtime spiritual mentor Pastor Jack Heaslip in February and drummer Larry’s father passed away in Vancouver earlier this month.


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