Bon Jovi is an American rock band from Sayreville, New Jersey
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Where was Bon Jovi founded?
Sayreville, New Jersey, USA
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Formed in 1983, Bon Jovi consists of lead singer and namesake Jon Bon Jovi (born John Francis Bongiovi, Jr
), pianist and keyboardist David Bryan, drummer Tico Torres, lead guitarist Phil X, and bassist Hugh McDonald
The band's lineup has remained mostly static during its history, with the only exceptions being the 1994 dismissal of bass player Alec John Such, who was unofficially replaced by Hugh McDonald, and the departure of longtime guitarist and co-songwriter Richie Sambora in 2013
Phil X and McDonald would later both become official members in 2016
In 1986, Bon Jovi achieved widespread global recognition with their third album, Slippery When Wet
The band's fourth album, New Jersey was equally successful in 1988
After touring and recording non-stop during the late 1980s, the band went on hiatus following the New Jersey Tour in 1990, during which time Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora both released successful solo albums
In 1992, the band returned with the album Keep the Faith
Their 2000 single "It's My Life", which followed a second hiatus, successfully introduced the band to a younger audience
Bon Jovi have been known to use different styles in their music, which has included country for their 2007 album Lost Highway