BON CHIC BON JOVI

And they'll be following that up with a retrospective box set...

BON JOVI are planning to release a new studio album next year, followed by a retrospective box set to mark the band’s 20th anniversary.

Speaking to billboard.com in the US, the band’s mainman Jon Bon Jovi said that he currently doesn’t “have anything to say as a solo artist”.

As a consequence, the band will enter the studio in January to work on a new album, due for release later in 2002.

He said: “I’ve already started writing a little bit. Right now, I don’t have anything to say as a solo artist. I know what I want to say as a band voice.”

Bon Jovi have just released a live album, titled ‘One Wild Night’.