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Bon Jovi: Metal's mettle

Profile and Interview by Adam Sweeting, The Guardian, 2 December 1988

Adam Sweeting meets Bon Jovi, the hard-rockers turned chart phenomenc ...

Bon Jovi

Report and Interview by Adrian Deevoy, Q, January 1989

"BON JOVI... Back To Kick Ass" declare the T-shirts outside the Royal Dublin Society Arena. Below this raunchy statement of intent is the list of ...

12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief: Madison Square Garden, New York

Live Review by Alan Light,, December 2012

IT MIGHT HAVE been the single greatest gathering of talent for a rock show – or it might just have been, as Mick Jagger put ...

Jon Bon Jovi on the Beach

Report and Interview by Barney Hoskyns, New Woman, 1997

THE ROCKAWAY BEACH housewives can’t quite believe their eyes. Leaning moodily against a lamp-post on this faded seaside street is the drop-dead-handsome rock star they ...

Jon Bon Jovi: Destination Anywhere

Review by Carol Clerk, Uncut, July 1997

THE ONLY living American to get the hang of TFI Friday. The hardest-working man in, oh, several industries. The pin-up pop star who dared to ...

Bon Jovi: Search for a New Faith

Interview by Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 6 November 1992

Jon Bon Jovi jumped off rock's roller-coaster and started to look around. What he saw has changed what he is ...

Alan McGee meets Jon Bon Jovi

Interview by Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 5 November 2009

When Creation boss and Oasis mentor Alan McGee confessed his admiration for veteran rocker Jon Bon Jovi on a Guardian blog, we just had to ...

ZZ Top/Marillion/Bon Jovi/Metallica/Ratt/Magnum: Donington Park, Leicestershire

Live Review by Chris Roberts, Sounds, 24 August 1985

KINGS AND RATTS OF THE CASTLE Yes, it's that time of year when the Metal Mob gather at the shrine of Donington to pay homage to ...

Bon Jovi: Bon Vivant

Report and Interview by Glenn O'Brien, Spin, April 1987

They came, they made videos, they conquered: Five nice guys from New Jersey find a place in the sun. Article by Glenn O'Brien. ...

Bon Jovi: No Slip Till Hammersmith

Interview by Howard Johnson, Kerrang!, 30 October 1986

HOWARD JOHNSON talks to JON BON JOVI on the eve of the band's UK tour ...

Bon Jovi: The Worcester Centrum

Live Review by Jim Sullivan, The Boston Globe, 20 February 1993

WORCESTER – During the mid-part of the decade just past, Bon Jovi set the standard for American arena rock: middlebrow, confection-like, pop /hard rock with ...

Bon Jovi: New Jersey (Polygram)***; Metallica: ...And Justice for All (Elektra)***½

Review by Michael Azerrad, Rolling Stone, 3 November 1988

When things get heavy ...

Doc McGhee: Top rock manager pleads guilty to drug charges

Report by Michael Goldberg, Rolling Stone, 10 March 1988

Bon Jovi and Mötley Crüe boss tied to international smuggling ring ...

Kiss and Cher: the minder reveals all

Interview by Mick Brown, Daily Telegraph, 3 September 2003

For 30 years, Michael Francis has been a bodyguard and fixer to some of rocks least controllable artists. He tells Mick Brown what it takes ...

Bon Jovi: God, I'm Beautiful

Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, Q, August 1996

And rich. And famous. And in films. Bon Jovi have been to the brink, cocked a manly Noo Joisey snook at it, and bounded back, ...

Jon Bon Jovi Has a Nice Day

Interview by Precious Williams, Daily Telegraph, 16 September 2005

GONE is the once fearsome mane of highlighted hair and without it Jon Bon Jovi is almost unrecognizable. Strolling into Beverly Hills' Four Seasons ...

Jon Bon Jovi: "I feel I've found my niche"

Interview by Precious Williams, Daily Telegraph, 16 September 2005

Jon Bon Jovi expected nothing less than to be a rock star. But, he tells Precious Williams, he's never counted celebrity for the sake of ...

Bon Jovi: Livin' On A Bus

Report and Interview by Richard Cook, Sounds, 22 August 1987

BON JOVI give RICHARD COOK the key to their kingdom (well, a laminated ID card actually) where minders are built like trees, young girls wear ...

Bon Jovi

Report and Interview by Rob Tannenbaum, Rolling Stone, 9 February 1989


Bon Jovi/Dio/Metallica/Anthrax/W.A.S.P.: Monsters Of Rock, Castle Donington

Live Review by Simon Reynolds, Melody Maker, 29 August 1987


Yankee Noodle Dandies: Bon Jovi

Interview by Simon Witter, New Musical Express, 24 December 1988

HE'S ONLY NINE months older than me, but last year Jon Bongiovi - a 26-year-old American of Sicilian extraction - made more money than you ...

Bon Jovi: Dominion Theatre, London

Live Review by Steffan Chirazi, Sounds, 8 June 1985

By Jovi! ...

Bon Jovi: These Days (Mercury 5282482)

Review by Stephen Dalton, Vox, August 1995

RETURNING FROM their minor flirtation with funky modernity and relatively short hair on Keep The Faith, Jon and the boys swing back into classic Jovi ...

Small really is beautiful: Bon Jovi, Europe, Vixen: Milton Keynes Bowl; Wolfsbane: Marquee, London

Live Review by Stephen Dalton, New Musical Express, 2 September 1989

BON JOVI's backstage booze fountain runs dry halfway through the evening. A metaphor for their coming performance? An omen for the career of Noo Joisey's ...

Motley Crüe : Moscow Festival – Crüe Still Peace-d off with Bon Jovi

Report and Interview by Steve Mascord, Kerrang!, 13 January 1990

The feud goes on: Nikki Sixx brands JBJ a 'lying asshole' and challenges him to a fist-fight! ...

Jon Bon Jovi: Cosa Glasnostra

Interview by Steve Mascord, Kerrang!, 11 November 1989

After all the dirt dished out by Mötley Crüe about Moscow, Doc McGhee and the New Jersey Syndicate Jon Bon Jovi has at last decided ...

Bon Jovi: Don't Mention The Hair!

Interview by Steven Wells, New Musical Express, 17 June 2000

Tousled, crimped and teased to perfection, how can NME not mention poodle rock's most celebrated barnet? So Bon Jovi, hair we go! ...

Bon Jovi, Dio, Metallica, Anthrax, W.A.S.P., Cinderella: Monsters Of Rock, Castle Donington

Live Review by Steven Wells, Simon Witter, New Musical Express, 29 August 1987


Bon Jovi

Retrospective and Interview by Sylvie Simmons, Request, 1996

Bon Jovi release a retrospective Best Of album this Autumn. Jon Bon Jovi looks back at the band's past and their ten years of music. ...

Bon Jovi: 100,000,000 Bon Jovi Fans Can't Be Wrong

Review by Terry Staunton, Record Collector, February 2005

Ooh, they can be, you know ...

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