What RocknRoll Killed

A great honor for Jon Bon Jovi, 56, and his band: Bon Jovi was inducted into the "Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame" at a festive event. And unlike the Dire Straits, this time there was even no embarrassing zero appearance.

Reunion with ex-members

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Howard Stern hosted the evening and gave several entertaining speeches. For example, he joked that he had "a date with Richie Sambora" in 1987: "We met the hottest bride and had a threesome". But Richie Sambora was not only considered in the speech, together with Alec John the former band member and the current line-up of Bon Jovi were on stage. Together they performed "You Give Love A Bad Name", "It's My Life", "When We Were Us" and "Livin‘ On A Prayer ".

Bon Jovi have sold over 130 million records over the course of their career. Howard Stern also used this record to make fun of it again at the band's expense with his black humor:

“Let me give you an idea of ​​what the number 130 million means because it means a lot. Well, the plague only killed 50 million people. The atomic bomb only killed 225,000 people. Six-hundred-and-twenty-five thousand people died in the American Civil War. That's all peanuts compared to 130 million. "

Videos from the evening

In the USA, Bon Jovi's celebratory inclusion in the “Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame” will be broadcast on May 5th as part of a TV special on the HBO broadcaster. Fan recordings of the event are already available on YouTube.

Bon Jovi: "Livin‘ On A Prayer "- Live:


Backstage speech:

In 2016, Bon Jovi's still current album, “This House Is Not For Sale” was released. In her review, however, ROLLING STONE editor Birgit Fuß gave the record only 2.5 stars. Her conclusion: "Painting by numbers, but still pretty good mainstream rock"