Alec John Such, Founding Bon Jovi Member and Bassist Passes Away at 70

The founding member of the legendary US rock band Bon Jovi, Alec John Such passed away at the age of 70. The former bassist was part of the group from 1983 to 1994 and, was always credited for bringing the group back together. The artist filled our world with hits such as You Give Love a Bad Name, Livin’ on a Prayer and Bad Medicine.

The announcement of this sad news arrived on June 6, 2022, as the group posted on their social media handles about Alec’s death. No details were shared as to how or where the bassist passed away. The group paid their respects to their late member and fondly remembered his effect on bringing the group together and making it whole.

The post from the band’s social media handles read: “We are heartbroken to hear the news of the passing of our dear friend Alec John Such. He was an original. As a founding member of Bon Jovi, Alec was integral to the formation of the band. To be honest, we found our way to each other thru him — He was a childhood friend of Tico and brought Richie to see us perform. Alec was always wild and full of life. Today those special memories bring a smile to my face and a tear to my eye. We’ll miss him dearly.”

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Bon Jovi Announces Alec John Such Passing Away

Bon Jovi was formed in New Jersey in 1983. Alec John Such parted ways with the band in 1994 and was later replaced by bassist Hugh McDonald. However, the group was reunited when the band was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in the year 2018. During the induction ceremony, Alec spoke fondly about his former bandmates. You can visit the band’s website, here.

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