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Bon Jovi
Bon Jovi


Background information
Origin Sayreville, New Jersey, United States
Genre(s) Hard Rock
Heavy Metal
Years active 1983—present
Label(s) Island Records
Mercury Records
Mercury Nashville Records
Associated acts Skid Row
Website Website
Members
Jon Bon Jovi
Richie Sambora
David Bryan
Tico Torres
Hugh McDonald
Former members
Alec John Such



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Bon Jovi is an American hard rock band from Sayreville, New Jersey. Formed in 1983, Bon Jovi consists of lead singer and namesake 'Jon Bon Jovi' (John Francis Bongiovi, Jr.), guitarist Richie Sambora, keyboardist David Bryan, drummer Tico Torres as well as current bassist Hugh McDonald. The band's line-up has remained mostly static during their history, the only exception being the departure of Alec John Such in 1994, who was unofficially replaced by Hugh McDonald. The band became known for writing several rock anthems, and achieved widespread recognition with their third album "Slippery When Wet", released in 1986.


Albums
Greatest Hits (2010) The Circle (2009) Lost Highway (2007) Have A Nice Day (2005) 100,000,000 Bon Jovi Fans Can't Be Wrong (2004) This Left Feels Right: Greatest Hits With A Twist (2003) Bounce (2002) One Wild Night-Live 1985-2001 (2001) Crush (2000) These Days (1995)


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News

Bon Jovi's Richie Sambora 'To Check Into Rehab'

April 28, 2011
Bon Jovi star Richie Sambora is expected to check into rehab, according to reports. US gossip website TMX said Sambora, who has battle substance abuse, had made the decision to seek help after falling off the wagon.   Read more 

Bon Jovi: Apple's Steve Jobs 'Killing The Music Business'

March 15, 2011
Bon Jovi frontman Jon Bon Jovi has accused Apple's Steve Jobs of “killing the music business”. In an interview with The Sunday Times magazine, Bon Jovisaid download platforms like iTunes meant children were no longer allowed to enjoy the “magical” experience of buying albums.  Read more 

Bon Jovi To Broadcast Penn State Gig Live Online Tomorrow (February 9)

February 8, 2011
Bon Jovi will broadcast their gig at Penn State University live online tomorrow (February 9). The gig at the Bryce Jordan Centre kicks off at 7.30pm EST (12.30am GMT).  Read more 

Jon Bon Jovi To Star In Film With Robert De Niro And Zack Efron

January 27, 2011
Jon Bon Jovi is set to star alongside Robert De Nero and Zak Efron in a new film, it has been reported. The Bon Jovi frontman will join Robert De Niro and a star studded cast including Halle Berry, Jessica Alba, Ashton Kutcher, Michelle Pfeiffer and Hilary Swank, reports Hollywood Reporter.  Read more 

Bon Jovi Score Highest-Earning Tour Of 2010

December 29, 2010
Bon Jovi have scored the highest-earning tour of 2010 with their Circle jaunt. The tour, which included a huge run of gigs in London, took $201.1m worldwide.  Read more 

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