One of the founders and bassist of the group ‘Bon Jovi’, Alec John Such, lost his life, according to a post by the group on Sunday afternoon. He was 70 years old. Founded in 1983, John Such stayed with Bon Jovi until 1994 when he later left the group for personal reasons. He was replaced by bassist Hugh McDonald, who became an official member of the band in 2016. During the collaboration with Alec John Such from 1983 to 1994, they brought hits like You Give Love a Bad Name, Livin ‘on a Prayer, Bad Medicine and It’s my life.
Bon Jovi has released 16 studio albums and three live albums. They have sold more than 130 million records worldwide, making them one of the most successful and best-selling American rock bands, and have performed more than 2700 concerts in over 50 countries worldwide. more than 34 million fans. Bon Jovi was inducted into the UK Hall of Fame in 2006, and the US Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2018. The band received the American Music Awards of Merit in 2004 as well as Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora joined the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2009.
His friends and other members of the group were the ones who gave the sad news through an announcement on social networks where they write:
“Injured, we share with you the news of the death of our dear friend Alec John Such. He was original. As a founding member of ‘Bon Jovi’, Alec was an integral part of forming the group. To be honest, we found our way to each other through him. He was a childhood friend of Tico and brought Richie to see us perform. Alek was always full of life. Today those special memories bring a smile to our face and tears to our eyes. “We will miss him a lot.”