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Bon Jovi is a hard rock band from Sayreville, New Jersey. Fronted by lead singer and namesake Jon Bon Jovi (born John Francis Bongiovi, Jr.), the group originally achieved large-scale success in the 80s. Over the past 25 years, the band has sold over 120 million albums worldwide, 34 million of those sales being in the U.S. alone, making them one of the most successful modern groups of all time. They continue to have widely popular tours.

Bon Jovi formed in 1983.

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Live: The Bamboozle Festival @ Asbury Park, NJ – 18-20 May 2012

May 23rd, 2012

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It’s nice having a genuine fist-pumping, bridge and tunnel New Jersey boy in our ranks. That Dan Pelic is one of our writers means that we can review things like The Bamboozle Festival with ease. Foo Fighters, Bon Jovi and… Skrillex headline the three-day event and it’s on A BEACH. Cool.

WARNING: Dan’s in a bad mood.

Six things we noticed at the “scene-est” of all music festivals in Asbury Park, NJ

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Bon Jovi to play 20-night residency at the O2 Arena?

September 21st, 2009

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When Michael Jackson kicked the bucket and moonwalked off to the big Neverland Ranch in the sky, there was much wringing of hands and furrowing of brows at the O2 Arena as to what to do with the bazillion or so open dates now Jacko’s shows were were cancelled. Well, we heard a very interesting rumour today that a fair old chunk of them are about to be claimed by Bon Jovi.

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Behind The Hits 002: Neil Daniels – Bon Jovi Encylopaedia

April 21st, 2009

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With over 120 Million album sales, it’s kind of surprising that Bon Jovi have never had a comprehensive A-Z out until now. Putting that one right was the job of prolific metal and rock author Neil Daniels, whose previous books have included biographies of Judas Priest, Robert Plant and Al Atkins.

The writer’s attention to detail is one of his greatest strengths and so it proves with The Bon Jovi Encyclopedia. The author pulls together hundreds of pages of trivia and factoids about the songs, people, merchandise and occasional oddities associated with Jon-boy and his cohorts.

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In Photos: Bon Jovi @ Twickenham – 27 June 2008

June 30th, 2008

When Jon Bon Jovi comes to town, there’s no way that Thrash Hits .com is going to miss it. We were down there singing our hearts out to the full array of JBJ’s wedding songs.

Even better, however, Charley Staniforth was there to take some photos of the stadium rock legends. Check them out and tell us what you think.

Bon Jovi @ Twickenham photo gallery

Bon Jovi @ Twickenham setlist:
‘Livin’ On A Prayer’
‘You Give Love A Bad Name’
‘Lost Highway’
‘Born To Be My Baby’
‘Captain Crash & The Beauty Queen From Mars’
‘Sleep’ (+ ‘Twist & Shout’ + ‘Start Me Up’)
‘Blaze Of Glory’
‘Whole Lot Of Leavin”
‘Diamond Ring’
‘In These Arms’
‘We Got It Going On’
‘It’s My Life’
‘I’ll Be There For You’
‘Dry County’
‘Have A Nice Day’
‘Who Says You Can’t Go Home’
‘Bad Medicine’ (+ ‘Shout’)
‘Wanted Dead Or Alive’

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