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|Bon Jovi supports Cobain protest
Rocker Jon Bon Jovi says he understands why Nirvana's former members protested over the use of Kurt Cobain's image in video game Guitar Hero 5.
Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl said last week they were "very disappointed" that Cobain's avatar could be used to play songs by other acts in the game.
"I don't know that I would have wanted it either," Jon Bon Jovi told the BBC.
"To hear someone else's voice coming out of a cartoon version of me? I don't know. It sounds a little forced."
Guitar Hero 5 entered the UK games charts at number one last weekend, beating its heavily-promoted rival, The Beatles: Rock Band.
The late Nirvana frontman features as an unlockable character, allowing players to see his image performing a multitude of other tracks, including Bon Jovi's You Give Love A Bad Name.
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