American blues-rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter born and raised in Holmdel, New Jersey. O'Ree is best known as the founder and front man for the Matt O'Ree Band which he formed in 1994. In 2015, Matt joined Bon Jovi as their touring rhythm guitar player next to Phil X. He joined just before the Bon Jovi Live! tour which began on September 11, 2015, in Jakarta, Indonesia at the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium and continued throughout Asia with the final show on October 3, 2015 in Tel Aviv, Israel at Hayarkon Park. This tour was in support of Bon Jovi's 2015 album Burning Bridges.