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Bon Jovi

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Formed: 1983 in New Jersey
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora, David Bryan, Hugh McDonald, Alec John Such, Tico Torres, Dave "The Snake" ...
Biography: After ushering in the era of pop-metal with their 1986 blockbuster Slippery When Wet and its hit singles “You Give Love a Bad Name,” “Wanted Dead or Alive,” and “Living on a Prayer,” Bon Jovi wound up transcending the big-haired ‘80s, withstanding changes in style and sound to become one of the biggest ...Read full biography
Slippery When Wet [Remastered]
Released: 1986
Label: Island Def Jam
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Slippery When Wet wasn't just a breakthrough album for Bon Jovi; it was a breakthrough for hair metal in general, marking the point where the genre officially entered the mainstream. Released in 1986, ...Read full review
New Jersey [Remastered]
Released: 1988
Label: Island Def Jam
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Bon Jovi had perfected a formula for hard pop/rock by the time of New Jersey, concentrating on singalong choruses sung over and over again, frequently by a rough, extensively overdubbed chorus, producing ...Read full review