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Bon Jovi

Bon Jovi to play free for fans living on a prayer

US singer Jon Bon Jovi. Photo: AP

US rock supergroup Bon Jovi will waive their fee for playing a concert in recession-hit Spain next month, reports said yesterday, with special low-price tickets for Spaniards struggling in the crisis.

Friday, 31 May, 2013, 4:33am

Rock concert for Sandy victims raises US$23m

New Jersey native Jon Bon Jovi performs at the Hurricane Sandy benefit concert. Photo: AP

The US network NBC said its benefit concert for superstorm Sandy victims drew nearly US$23 million in donations to the American Red Cross.

Friday's hour-long telethon included performances by artists native to the areas hardest-hit by Sandy, including New Jersey natives Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi and Billy Joel, of New York's Long Island.

6 Nov 2012 - 3:27am

Who said it?

Michael DeGolyer

So the government spent whatever they spent - no doubt registered post plus time to write the letters and so on - then my cost, all over two cents!

Michael DeGolyer, who officials required to correct a two-cent error in election expenses, which cost more than HK$700

 

It's gone. The entire Jersey shore that I knew is gone

5 Nov 2012 - 2:32am

The Circle Bon Jovi (CD)

Bon Jovi travel back in time on their new album The Circle. This is the band's 11th studio album and heralds a return to their roots of straight-up rock. The band takes a leaf out of Bruce Springsteen's playbook with a number of songs about the hard times and trials of the working man.

15 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Return to rock 'n' roll roots

Bon Jovi travels back in time on their new album The Circle. This is the band's 11th studio album and heralds a return to its roots of straight-up rock 'n' roll.

22 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Lost Highway

Lost Highway

by Bon Jovi

Despite being inspired by the country music sounds of Nashville, Tennessee - Lost Highway, Bon Jovi's 10th studio album, will still appeal to long-time fans.

7 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Bon Jovi

Bon Jovi

Lost Highway

(Island)

It might pay to ignore the hype surrounding Bon Jovi's first studio release since 2005. The PR machine has been informing the world that the one-time pop-metal gods have 'gone country'. They haven't. All they've really done is turn the volume down.

15 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Bon Jovi back with a country twang

Despite being inspired by Nashville, Lost Highway, Bon Jovi's 10th studio album, will still appeal to long-time fans.

It's been 25 years since the New Jersey rock band blasted onto the 80's music scene and made a name for themselves with head-banging favourites such as You Give Love a Bad Name and Livin' on a Prayer.

1 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

What's hot on YPWeb

- Competitions: Win some hot new CDs for your collection - Faith Hill's Cry and Leann Rimes' Twisted Angel - Activity Zone - PLUS last days for chance to win tickets to Japanese movie Ping Pong, now showing.

- What university course would you like to study? Are rock bands like Bon Jovi still popular? - Have your say, Communication Zone

25 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

Gil

Gil - The Album (BMG) You know where you stand with this record: it doesn't waste your time making statements about artistic achievement or pretending it's anything other than a distilled version of a Def Leppard album, but without the sophistication.

18 Feb 2000 - 12:00am

Bon Jovi hits new highway

Jon Bon Jovi has veered off in a new direction with his second solo album, Destination Anywhere.

'I think a lot of people are going to be surprised at what they hear,' Bon Jovi has said.

He said he no longer wanted to rely on his illustrious past and was aiming to find out more about who he was.

28 Dec 1997 - 12:00am

Bon Jovi dream on

JON BON JOVI once dreamed that his New Jersey-based band would become the next Rolling Stones.

The fact that Bon Jovi survived the early nineties - when grunge rock bands like Nirvana and Pearl Jam overshadowed pop metal - shows they certainly have what it takes for international stardom.

9 Jul 1995 - 12:00am

Rock star looks to a rosy future

WHEN Beijing-based rocker Rose Lo Ji lost an eye during a wild birthday party in 1993, it changed her life in more ways than she could have imagined.

'I used to be very desolate, living day by day without any purpose. But the accident changed all that.

28 Mar 1995 - 12:00am

Stones may roll into HK

THE Rolling Stones look set to play in Hong Kong this spring.

The group has agreed in principle to play in late April or early May.

All that stands in the way is a final decision from the Hong Kong Stadium.

25 Feb 1995 - 12:00am

Stars pop message in their videos

JACKY Cheung and Leon Lai, let's face it, carry more weight in this town than just about anyone, excluding Emily Lau.

So when they give the nod to putting their faces to a series of public awareness campaigns, we're talking impact.

The stars have said they are all for taking part in a series of videos which will range from the perils of substance abuse to AIDS.

30 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

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