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Richie Sambora Drops Out Of North American Bon Jovi Tour

Richie Sambora, lead guitarist for Bon Jovi, has dropped out of the current North America tour until further notice, according to a notice posted on the band’s website. “Due to personal issues, Richie Sambora will not be performing on this …
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10 Great ‘80s Rock Ballads for Valentine’s Day

Sure, ‘80s rock ballads can be hilarious and nonsensical at times. But there’s something to be said for a big-sounding, from-the-heart arena ballad with cheesy lyrics and grandiose guitars. In other words, there’s nothing quite like a ‘80s rock ballad to see you through Valentine’s Day, whether you’re alone or newly in love. Check out 10 Rock Ballads for Valentine’s Day below (in alphabetical order), and keep that loving feeling alive! Valentine’s Day brings out images of cherubs and angels, so Aerosmith’s “Angel” seems a good…
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Musicians Turn Out For 12-12-12 Sandy Benefit Concert Last Night

Call the “12-12-12″ benefit show “The Concert for New York City” 2.0. Eleven years after the benefit concert in response to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks was held at Madison Square Garden, many of the same top musicians came together …
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Bon Jovi and David Grohl Added To Sandy Benefit Concert

Jon Bon Jovi, Dave Grohl and Eddie Vedder are adding to the star power at next month’s Superstorm Sandy benefit concert at Madison Square Garden. A news release says the three rock stars will join Bruce Springsteen & The E …
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Bon Jovi ‘Because We Can – The Tour’ Announces U.S. Dates From Coast To Coast

As Bon Jovi gears up for a monumental year, the all-American rock icons have announced the first set of U.S. dates, taking them from coast to coast on their “BON JOVI Because We Can – The Tour.” The tour will …
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Bon Jovi Slash Ticket Prices

Bon Jovi continue to add new dates to their forthcoming 2013 world tour, dubbed, fittingly, “Because We Can – The Tour.” The rapidly expanding trek is set to coincide with the spring 2013 release of the band’s latest album, What About Now. …
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Richie Sambora on His Friendship with Les Paul

Twenty-three years ago, a feature article in Guitar World began with these words: “On a humid New Jersey night in early July, Bon Jovi’s Richie Sambora sat on an empty dock on the Manasquan River chatting with guitar legend Les Paul. It was well after midnight, and while a party was in full swing just a hundred yards away, Sambora and Paul were left to themselves as they talked about music, the industry and guitars.” That night marked the beginning of an extraordinary friendship, a near father-son relationship between Paul and Sambora that …
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