Hardcore Bon Jovi fans will devour the band's first boxed set. But casual listeners beware: "100,000,000" does not cater to those looking for the familiar.

Hardcore Bon Jovi fans will devour the band's first boxed set. But casual listeners beware: "100,000,000" does not cater to those looking for the familiar. Instead, the set contains 38 previously unreleased tracks and 12 rarities spanning from 1985 to 2003. Aside from a few demos ("Always," "Livin' on a Prayer") and one-offs that appeared on soundtracks ("Edge of a Broken Heart," "Real Life"), most of these songs were originally left on the cutting-room floor. And a few truly belong there, including "Only in My Dreams," which features drummer Tico Torres on vocals. But overall, most are diamonds in the rough ("Why Aren't You Dead?," "Last Chance Train"). In addition to four discs of music, the set comes with a bonus DVD of exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes footage.—KK

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