Music Gear News

At we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Bon Jovi wanted fans to flock

Bon Jovi drummer Tico Torres has revealed the band decided to play a residency at London's 02 Arena so their fans could come to them for a change.
Great deals on musical instruments

Bon Jovi decided to play a residency in London so their fans would come to them.

The 'You Give Love A Bad Name' rockers - who kicked off their 12-date concert run at The O2 Arena on Monday (07.06.10) - wanted to stay in the UK capital for several shows because they wanted to play live without the difficulties of touring.

Bon Jovi drummer Tico Torres told BANG Showbiz: "A lot of it was because we'd never played indoors and we thought wouldn't it be a nice idea for people to come and see us for a change without us moving.

"So I've made a point of saying hello to all of the security people because we'll be getting to know each other quite well.

Guitarist Richie Sambora - who was inducted into the Songwriters' Hall of Fame in 2009 alongside bandmate Jon Bon Jovi - revealed Tico was particularly keen to set up residency in The O2.

He joked: "Tico made a decree - we will not move for a month!"

Despite achieving superstardom with hits such as 'Livin' On A Prayer', 'Bad Medicine' and 'It's My Life', the band - who formed in 1983 - insist they are still as hardworking as they have always been.

Richie said: "Our work ethic has always been the same - you make a record and you work really hard and then we do the promotional tour behind it. We've never stopped doing that.

"For every one person who is coming along to see your show, you have to try to put on the best show possible."

Posted on 9 Jun 2010 07:00 to category : Band / Celebrity News

Related Music News


Verified by the guitarist himself, Slash's B.C Rich played a pivotal role in Guns N' Roses rise to fame

10 Oct 2016 16:17

Featuring a number of tracks by their favourite artists, the Stone's latest effort is set for release December 2nd

6 Oct 2016 15:31

Speaking to friend and radio host Eddie Trunk Frehley stated that he would rejoin the band if the offer came his way

30 Sep 2016 15:54

In aid of The Children Hospital Charity, Arctic Monkeys have signed a statue of an elephant to be auctioned off for charity

28 Sep 2016 17:21

Following a tweet on Wednesday, the band revealed a typo error in their previous announcement and have revealed that they will be returning in 2017

28 Sep 2016 11:15

A plaque marking where David Bowie resided whilst he created his revered Berlin album trilogy has been destroyed

21 Sep 2016 16:06

Recent Music News


Builiding on their reputation for developing cutting edge music gear and accessories, Samsons new Z series bring professional audio quality and transparency to the table

20 Oct 2016 17:06

With Pearl Jam, Tupac, , Depeche Mode, Janet Jackson and many more being nominated, this years event shaping up to be huge.

20 Oct 2016 10:57

His first album in over 38 years, Chuck's new album is to feature his family and his own original material

19 Oct 2016 14:37

Toontrack have released Big Rock, a vintage based rock pack that brings classic flavours in a modern package

18 Oct 2016 15:07

A promotional offer from Akai running until the 31st December allows the user to explore a vast array of professional sounds on the renowned MPD218

18 Oct 2016 09:11

Opening a public forum on Facebook, Behringer are looking to make the dream product, catering to their customers every need.

17 Oct 2016 15:36