The iconic Americanband remains a touring force in Australia.

Bon Jovi has been good to Australia -- and its people have been particularly good in return. The veteran rock band's profile Down Under has proved unbreakable since "Slippery When Wet" climbed to the peak of the country's albums chart in 1986. It's now six-times platinum (420,000 units) and one of the group's nine albums to hit the chart summit -- a tally that includes the band's most recent album, "What About Now," which opened at No. 1 upon its release in March.

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