Cape Town - 130507 - lead singer Jon Bon Jovi of Bon Jovi tearing up the stage at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of their International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer -  Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - lead singer Jon Bon Jovi of Bon Jovi tearing up the stage at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of their International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer - Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - lead singer Jon Bon Jovi of Bon Jovi tearing up the stage at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of their International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer -  Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - lead singer Jon Bon Jovi of Bon Jovi tearing up the stage at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of their International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer - Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - lead singer Jon Bon Jovi of Bon Jovi tearing up the stage at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of their International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer -  Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - lead singer Jon Bon Jovi of Bon Jovi tearing up the stage at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of their International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer - Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - lead singer Jon Bon Jovi and guitarist Bobby Bandiera and keyboardist David Bryan of Bon Jovi tearing up the stage at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of their International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer -  Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - lead singer Jon Bon Jovi and guitarist Bobby Bandiera and keyboardist David Bryan of Bon Jovi tearing up the stage at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of their International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer - Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - Bon Jovi fans at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of the Bon Jovi International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer -  Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - Bon Jovi fans at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of the Bon Jovi International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer - Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - Bon Jovi fans at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of the Bon Jovi International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer -  Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - Bon Jovi fans at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of the Bon Jovi International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer - Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - Fans clap for supporting act Elvis Blue -  Bon Jovi fans at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of the Bon Jovi International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer -  Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - Fans clap for supporting act Elvis Blue - Bon Jovi fans at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of the Bon Jovi International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer - Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - Bon Jovi fans at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of the Bon Jovi International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer -  Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - Bon Jovi fans at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of the Bon Jovi International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer - Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - Bon Jovi fans at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of the Bon Jovi International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer -  Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - Bon Jovi fans at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of the Bon Jovi International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer - Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - Bon Jovi fans at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of the Bon Jovi International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer -  Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - Bon Jovi fans at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of the Bon Jovi International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer - Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - Yumna Mayet watches Mark Haze (on of the supporting acts) Bon Jovi fans at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of the Bon Jovi International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer -  Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - Yumna Mayet watches Mark Haze (on of the supporting acts) Bon Jovi fans at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of the Bon Jovi International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer - Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - lead singer Jon Bon Jovi of Bon Jovi tearing up the stage at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of their International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer -  Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - lead singer Jon Bon Jovi of Bon Jovi tearing up the stage at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of their International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer - Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - lead singer Jon Bon Jovi of Bon Jovi tearing up the stage at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of their International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer -  Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - lead singer Jon Bon Jovi of Bon Jovi tearing up the stage at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of their International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer - Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - lead singer Jon Bon Jovi of Bon Jovi tearing up the stage at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of their International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer -  Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - lead singer Jon Bon Jovi of Bon Jovi tearing up the stage at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of their International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer - Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - lead singer Jon Bon Jovi of Bon Jovi tearing up the stage at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of their International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer -  Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - lead singer Jon Bon Jovi of Bon Jovi tearing up the stage at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of their International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer - Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - lead singer Jon Bon Jovi of Bon Jovi tearing up the stage at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of their International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer -  Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - lead singer Jon Bon Jovi of Bon Jovi tearing up the stage at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of their International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer - Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - lead singer Jon Bon Jovi of Bon Jovi tearing up the stage at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of their International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer -  Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - lead singer Jon Bon Jovi of Bon Jovi tearing up the stage at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of their International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer - Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - lead singer Jon Bon Jovi of Bon Jovi tearing up the stage at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of their International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer -  Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - lead singer Jon Bon Jovi of Bon Jovi tearing up the stage at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of their International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer - Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - lead singer Jon Bon Jovi and guitarist Bobby Bandiera and keyboardist David Bryan of Bon Jovi tearing up the stage at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of their International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer -  Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - lead singer Jon Bon Jovi and guitarist Bobby Bandiera and keyboardist David Bryan of Bon Jovi tearing up the stage at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of their International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer - Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - lead singer Jon Bon Jovi and guitarist Bobby Bandiera and keyboardist David Bryan of Bon Jovi tearing up the stage at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of their International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer -  Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - lead singer Jon Bon Jovi and guitarist Bobby Bandiera and keyboardist David Bryan of Bon Jovi tearing up the stage at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of their International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer - Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - keyboardist David Bryan of Bon Jovi tearing up the stage at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of their International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer -  Photo: Matthew Jordaan
Cape Town - 130507 - keyboardist David Bryan of Bon Jovi tearing up the stage at Cape Town Stadium during the Cape Town leg of their International "Because We Can" tour. Roughly 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a cold autumn night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can, Its my Life and Living on a Prayer - Photo: Matthew Jordaan

Cape Town Stadium was rocked to the core on Tuesday, May 7 as US rockers Bon Jovi played their first show in SA since 1995.

More than 45 000 fans crammed into the stadium on a chilly night to party to some of Bon Jovi's biggest hits including Because We Can and It's my life.

PICTURES: Matthew Jordaan