Original Bon Jovi bassist, Alec John Such, has died at age 70 according to Variety. The cause of death for Such, who left the group in 1994, remains unknown. Such was on hand in 2018 when Bon Jovi was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and reunited to play with the band.
Jon Bon Jovi said in a statement on Instagram: “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 (Torres) and brought Richie (Sambora) to see us perform. Alec was always wild and full of life. Today these special memories bring a smile to my face and a tear to my eye. We will miss him dearly.”
Bon Jovi keyboardist David Bryan tweeted: “RIP my soul brother…. It was an honor and pleasure to share the stage and to share life with you…..”