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"I think it's, for us, a real triumph of trying to get to grips with what it to be a rock 'n' roll band playing in a stadium in the turn of the millennium." — Edge, on PopMart


U2 Concerts with Opening Act: Institute

Institute has opened at 13 U2 concerts.

Institute Website

Gavin Rossdale, Chris Traynor, Cahe Tolman, Charlie Walker

Gavin Rossdale formed Institute during his break from band Bush. The band's album "Distort Yourself" was released in 2005 and sold 12,000 copies in its first week. The single "Bulletproof Skin" gained some airplay popularity and the band was known for playing Bush songs during their live shows. Institute opened for U2 during the Vertigo tour in 2005.