RICHIE SAMBORA On His Decision To Leave BON JOVI


Sambora, who joinedBON JOVIin 1983 and co-wrote most of the group's iconic hits over the following three decades, hasn't performed a full show with the band since he left the"Because We Can"tour seven years ago. He later said he thoughtBON JOVI"should have made more strides to become a band" and not turn into "Jonbeing the front guy and nothing else."Jon, in turn, claimedSambora's "choices" had "led him astray."

SamborarejoinedBON JOVIon stage in April 2018 at theRock And Roll Hall Of Fameinduction ceremony in Cleveland, marking his first performance with the band in five years.