U2 wrapped up its Innocene + Experience Tour on Tuesday night, closing out the tour in Berlin’s Mercedes-Benz Arena.
However, a cryptic comment from frontman Bono has left fans in a panic over fears the beloved Irish band will be taking an extended hiatus — or exiting altogether.
“We’ve been on the road for quite some time, just going on 40 years, and this last four years have been really something special for us,” Bono told the crowd at the show’s completion, reports The Independent. “We’re going away now.”
Could this be the end for the rockers who brought us such iconic albums as “The Joshua Tree” and “Achtung Baby”? That seems unlikely, although Bono, 58, did admit in a recent interview that he’s finding live performances to be “particularly demanding.”
“I can’t do as much as I used to,” he told The Times. “On previous tours, I could meet a hundred lawmakers in between shows and now I know I can’t do that.”
Some fans took Bono’s words to mean the band was done:
However, the same Twitter account that shared the quote cautioned panicky fans not to jump to conclusions.
The band has yet to elaborate on U2’s future plans.