Jon Bon Jovi is en route from the airport to the hotel in Melbourne, Australia, having just spent his day off on an 11-hour flight from Japan. Despite its massive success, his band's current Because We Can tour has been a "complicated" outing, with the joy of packed arenas and stadiums offset by the "speed bumps" of snowstorms, band personnel issues and moving more than 2.6 million tickets in a still sour global economy.

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