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Sambora to sit out leg of Bon Jovi tour

Guitarist Richie Sambora will not be performing with Bon Jovi during the current leg of the band's "Because We Can" tour, The Associated Press reports. The band, on its website, cited "personal issues." The band says all shows will go on as scheduled. No other information was given. Sambora, 53, has struggled with substance abuse. He has done several stints in rehab. Bon Jovi was slated to perform in Edmonton, Canada Wednesday night. The band's 12th album, "What About Now," debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart last month.

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