13 Facts About Bon Jovi

1. In 1997, Jon Bon Jovi landed lead roles in several movies.

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2. In November 2014, Jon Bon Jovi told a reporter that Richie Sambora had officially left the band, saying "He's quit.

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3. On March 14, 2013, Bon Jovi appeared on the results show of American Idol and played one song, "Because We Can", from their new album What About Now.

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4. On November 27, 2012, Bon Jovi released a new live video album, called Inside Out, made up of content from shows at the O2 Arena, MetLife Stadium, and Madison Square Garden.

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5. In October 2012, Bon Jovi announced Because We Can, a new world tour for 2013, in support of their new album, What About Now, which was released on March 12, 2013.

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6. In June 2007, Bon Jovi released their tenth studio album, Lost Highway.

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7. In November 2004, Bon Jovi was honored with the Award for Merit at the American Music Awards.

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8. The members of Bon Jovi agreed to a self-imposed two-year sabbatical from the band.

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9. In June 1995, Bon Jovi sold out three-nights at London's historical Wembley Stadium.

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10. In October 1994, Bon Jovi released a greatest hits album titled Cross Road, with two new tracks: "Always" and "Someday I'll Be Saturday Night".

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11. In May 1985, Bon Jovi headlined venues in Japan and Europe.

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12. In March 1983, Bon Jovi called David Bryan, who in turn called bassist Alec John Such and an experienced drummer named Tico Torres, both formerly of the band Phantom's Opera.

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13. In 1984 and 1985, Bon Jovi released their first two albums and their debut single "Runaway" managed to crack the Top 40.

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