Synopses & Reviews
Bon Jovi first emerged at the height of the melodic heavy metal wave sweeping America, succeeding in the slipstream of bands such as Van Halen, Poison, and Guns and Roses. However, the movement was over by the mid-nineteen nineties. The most successful bands of the genre had imploded under their own internal pressures or had continued on becoming the much-mocked relics of a bygone era. Out of the handful that survived, only one has managed to keep up the same level of success: Bon Jovi. They had proved themselves a cut above the rest, and went on to achieve world-wide popularity.
These audio biographies chart the lives and work of some of rock's most memorable acts, from their early days to their rise to fame. Each CD includes comments and interview material by the artist and is accompanied by an eight-page illustrated booklet and foldout poster.
About the Author
Martin Harper writes regularly for The Guardian and The Evening Standard.