Alec John Such

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Alec John Such
Birth name Alexander John Such
Born (1951-11-14) November 14, 1951 (age 63)
Yonkers, New York
Genres Hard rock, glam metal, heavy metal
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Vocals, guitar, bass, double bass
Years active 1983–2001
Associated acts Bon Jovi

Alexander "Alec" John Such (born November 14, 1951) is a retired American musician, who is of Hungarian descent (his surname is Szűcs in Hungarian).[1]

He is the former bassist for the rock band Bon Jovi. He was dismissed from the band in 1994 shortly after the release of Cross Road. The remaining band members agreed that they would not officially replace Such, and he has since been replaced unofficially by Hugh McDonald, who had already played bass on "Runaway" on Bon Jovi's debut. Due to his unofficial status, McDonald does not appear on album artwork or publicity shots, with the exception of the 1999 single Real Life

After being fired from Bon Jovi, Such has managed a couple of local New Jersey bands, and also owns a motorcycle shop in New York City. Such managed the Chicago-based rock band 7th Heaven in 1998 along with James Young of the band Styx.


  1. ^ "KultúrPart – Zene – Még ma is csúszik, ha nedves". Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-17.  (in Hungarian)