In celebration of the release of the brand new Bon Jovi album, THIS HOUSE IS NOT FOR SALE, out today, Pandora is pleased to present their latest MixTape with Jon Bon Jovi, Runaway Radio. The station is now live and features new Bon Jovi songs, some favorite classics as well as songs from artists such as Kings Of Leon, The Black Keys, The White Stripes and more along with Jon’s personal commentary. Click here to check it out.
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 American rock bands of their time — selling over 120 million albums worldwide and sustaining their popularity well into the new millennium. As the times changed, so did the band’s sound. They slowly peeled away the arena rock guitars of the ’80s, occasionally scoring on the adult contemporary charts and sometimes singing country music without ever rejecting hard rock, a move that illustrated how they never abandoned their roots and became second only to Bruce Springsteen in defining the sound and spirit of New Jersey rock & roll.