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Bon Jovi


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Rock and roll band

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New Jersey, USA

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Album "Slippery When Wet" (1986)

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Bon Jovi Postpones Mexican and South American Concerts After Drummer Undergoes Surgery

September 12, 2013 08:47:59 GMT

was forced to postpone several dates of their Mexican and South American concerts after drummer Tico Torres underwent an emergency appendectomy. The band had to postpone their show in Mexico City on Tuesday, September 10 after Torres checked into a Mexican hospital on the same day.

Richie Sambora Fired From Bon Jovi World Tour Over Money Issues

August 23, 2013 02:50:43 GMT

After months of not playing with his band on their current "Because We Can" world tour, lead guitarist Richie Sambora has been fired by . After he first cited ambiguous "personal issues" reason for deciding not to perform on any of the legendary band's remaining tour dates, the 53-year-old rock musician's termination confirms previous reports it was actually due to a long-standing feud with frontman over money issues.

Bon Jovi Pulls Out of NY State Fair Over Gov. Cuomo Fundraiser

August 15, 2013 06:02:26 GMT

Veteran rock band was set to perform at the New York State Fair in Syracuse on August 28 in front of about 17,000 fans. That performance, however, has apparently been called off in favor of an August 25 private fundraiser for political aspirant Gov. Andrew Cuomo where they'll play instead to an intimate crowd of a hundred guests.

Richie Sambora Walks Out on Bon Jovi Tour Due to 'Personal Issues'

April 04, 2013 03:25:26 GMT

After first citing an ambiguous "personal issues" reason as to why Richie Sambora has decided not to continue playing in 's current tour, latest reports say it was actually a long-standing feud with frontman that has prompted the guitarist to walk out on their Wednesday night Edmonton show in Alberta, Canada and the rest of their tour dates. Thus, the 53-year-old rock musician will no longer be seen on any of the legendary band's remaining performances until their "Because We Can Tour" comes to an end.

Bon Jovi and David Bowie Lead Four Other Debuts in Billboard 200 Top 10

March 21, 2013 04:26:10 GMT

posts their fifth Billboard 200 chart-topper this week with their new album "", selling 101,000 copies based on sales results released by Nielsen SoundScan. It's also the rock band's third straight No. 1 album and 12th studio set to reach the top 10.

Bon Jovi Premieres New Music Video 'Because We Can'

January 30, 2013 06:00:50 GMT

Veteran rock band has unveiled the music video for "Because We Can", the first single off their upcoming "" album, released back in January 7. It is reported that frontman and his band mates will debut a video for each song on the forthcoming album until its eventual release on March 26.

Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, Kanye West and More Perform at 12-12-12 Sandy Benefit Concert

December 13, 2012 07:42:42 GMT

New York's Madison Square Garden was filled with music Wednesday night, December 12 as rock and roll legends led a veritable "who's who" in entertainment industry to raise funds to help victims of superstorm Sandy. The Boss, , opened the show with his hits "Land of Hope and Dreams", "Wrecking Ball", "My City of Ruins" and "Jersey Girl".

Chris Brown Dressed as Terrorist to Rihanna's Halloween Party

November 01, 2012 17:41:32 GMT

's choice of Halloween costume has drawn controversy online. The "With You" singer was dressed as an Arab terrorist to 's West Halloween party on Wednesday, October 31 night. Brown completed his look with beard, turban, a rifle above his head and bullet casings around his chest.

Christina Aguilera, Bon Jovi and More Join Hurricane Sandy Telethon

November 01, 2012 17:14:18 GMT

NBC is mulling a telethon for Hurricane Sandy relief effort. Joining the cause are , and the E Street Band, , and . These artists will perform in a charity concert that will benefit the victims of the storm that wrecked the Northeast.

Official: Demi Lovato to Host 2012 Teen Choice Awards

July 09, 2012 18:52:07 GMT

It was announced on Monday, July 9 that will be the host of 2012 Teen Choice Awards. "Yes. The rumors are true @ddlovato is hosting Teen Choice this year!!!! Will all you lovatics be watching?" the official Twitter for the awards event confirmed.

Taylor Swift, Rihanna, Bon Jovi Signed Up for 2012 iHeartRadio Music Fest

July 09, 2012 18:32:33 GMT

The iHeartRadio Music Festival has upped the ante with the list of artists gracing its stage this year. Confirmed to perform this fall in Las Vegas are , , , , , , , , , and others.

Bon Jovi, Foo Fighters and Blink-182 to Headline Bamboozle 2012

December 14, 2011 03:15:14 GMT

The headliners for the upcoming Bamboozle music festival, which will be held in spring 2012, have been officially announced. The organizers revealed on December 13 that they have recruited three established bands , and as the acts to do the honor in helping celebrate 10th anniversary of the annual music festivity.

Richie Sambora Passes Bon Jovi's Upcoming Gig to Enter Rehab

April 29, 2011 06:43:28 GMT

Rocker Richie Sambora is bowing out of upcoming dates so he can re-enter rehab. Sambora is checking into an undisclosed facility to seek treatment for alcohol addiction and exhaustion, according to TMZ.com.

Bon Jovi Plan Hiatus for 'a Couple of Years'

January 31, 2011 09:50:56 GMT

After touring non stop in 2010 to support their new album "" and latest compilation "Greatest Hits", decide it's time to take a hiatus. "Sometimes you need to get away so people can appreciate you better. The best thing I can tell you is we're gonna need a couple of years off for sure," drummer Tico Torres told Rolling Stone.

Bon Jovi, AC/DC, U2 and Lady GaGa Have Biggest-Selling World Tours

December 30, 2010 04:59:31 GMT

have the most successful world tour this year. Although their latest record "" did not sell strongly, and his bandmates managed to rake in a whopping $201.1 million worth of tickets for at least their 80 concerts around the world in a traveling show to promote the album.

Bon Jovi Snub Wembley Due to Distance

December 23, 2010 02:56:35 GMT

snubbed the chance to play at London's iconic Wembley Stadium next year in favor of a show in the U.K. capital's Hyde Park - because the green venue is just a short walk from the star's favorite hotel. Bon Jovi is set to play a gig at the venue in June as part of the Hard Rock Calling series of shows.

Oprah's 'Ultimate Australian Adventure' Sneak Peek

December 14, 2010 08:40:40 GMT

Audience of "" will get a clue of how big her "Ultimate Australian Adventure" show will be. Several photos from the taped episode have revealed the guests that she brings over to a massive outdoor stage. They include Australia's iconic family, the Irwins.

Bon Jovi Give Personal Donation to Children In Need

November 04, 2010 09:16:04 GMT

Rockers have personally matched fan donations of $15,000 to support the annual British fundraiser Children In Need. The band played a show in London earlier this week for 100 lucky fans who had won tickets in a BBC contest ahead of this month's telethon, which raises cash for underprivileged kids.

2010 AMAs Noms: Eminem, Justin Bieber and Katy Perry Dominating the List

October 13, 2010 02:35:34 GMT

scores the most nods when 2010 American Music Awards nominations were announced on Tuesday, October 12. Along with , the rapper receives a total of five nods. The Slim Shady is up for Favorite Album in pop/rock and rap/hip-hop music fields, and Antebellum are up for Favorite Album in country music.

Bon Jovi Nominated as Recipient of Hall of Fame Honor

September 29, 2010 05:03:49 GMT

, and have landed nominations to be inducted into the prestigious Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as the class of 2010. The stars join fellow first-time nominees Dr. John and Donovan, while Donna Summer, and rap acts and the will be keeping their fingers crossed once more to be recognized as music royalty with the industry's highest honor.

Mark Wahlberg Retracts Decision to Retire at 40

August 14, 2010 04:34:28 GMT

Actor regrets promising to quit Hollywood at 40, insisting he only made the retirement vow because he was feeling overworked. The "" star became known for his wild lifestyle after making the transition from rapping as Marky Mark to acting, and once declared he'd turn his back on his career when he reached the age milestone.

Justin Bieber Is First in Bizarre Concert Cancellations Poll

August 14, 2010 03:52:56 GMT

Teen sensation has received an unlikely honor - he has topped a list of the most bizarre concert cancellations. The "Baby" hitmaker's show in Sydney, Australia in April was axed by police over safety fears when thousands of young fans descended on the area and hundreds became "distressed" amid frenzied scenes.

Nominees of Classic Rock Roll of Honor Awards Announced

August 14, 2010 03:37:20 GMT

, , and are leading the nominations for the Classic Rock Roll of Honor awards, with two nods each. Rock legends KISS and former guitarist Slash are both nominated in the prestigious Album of the Year and Band of the Year categories.

Bon Jovi Deny Complaining About Forbes Rich List Omission

July 27, 2010 03:04:17 GMT

A representative for has dismissed reports the singer was unhappy with the band's omission from Forbes' recent music rich list - insisting the rockers never "expected" to be included. The band failed to make it onto the 2010 Musicians' Rich List earlier this month, when the poll was topped by Irish rockers and also included , and .

Bon Jovi's Tour Is Most Profitable in North America

July 13, 2010 04:41:35 GMT

Rockers are raking in the cash on their current tour after grossing $52.8 million in the first half of the year to top a poll for the most profitable North American roadshows. The "Livin' on a Prayer" hitmakers have been delighting fans across the U.S. and Canada with "" trek, selling out dates.

Video: Jon Bon Jovi Struggled to Finish Concert With Injured Leg

July 12, 2010 09:27:31 GMT

recently suffered a torn calf muscle on stage. The frontman limped during a final set of the band's concert at New Jersey's New Meadowlands Stadium. The rocker, who often jumps up and down during his concerts, injured himself reportedly when singing "Glad All Over".

Bon Jovi Rock London's O2 Arena

June 08, 2010 04:33:31 GMT

Rockers brought east London to a standstill on Monday afternoon, June 7 by playing the first ever gig on top of the O2 center's famous dome roof. The band begins a month-long residency at the O2 Arena on Monday, and they kicked off the dates with a dizzying open-air concert on top of the massive structure.

Bon Jovi Defends Expensive Tour Tickets

June 08, 2010 03:35:00 GMT

Rockers have defended their ticket-pricing system ahead of the band's upcoming London residency after they were accused of overcharging fans - insisting the huge costs are only for special packages. The "Livin' on a Prayer" hitmakers are making the British capital their home while they play several gigs at the O2 arena, starting from Monday, June 7.

Bon Jovi Looking for Aspiring Bands as Opening Act

May 18, 2010 04:26:51 GMT

are offering aspiring musicians a once-in-a-lifetime shot at fame - they're giving up-and-coming bands the chance to open for the rock icons when they take to the stage in London this summer. The "Livin' on a Prayer" hitmakers will perform a 12-date residency at the O2 Arena next month and they want new talent to warm up for them on their five opening dates.

Daughter of Bon Jovi's Richie Sambora Made Catwalk Debut

March 22, 2010 09:45:15 GMT

's star Richie Sambora's daughter made her catwalk debut in Los Angeles on Friday, March 19 - at the age of 12. Ava Sambora was part of the White Trash Beautiful show, which kicked off Los Angeles Fashion Week. The fashion line is the result of a collaboration between her father and designer Nikki Lund.

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