Alec John Such

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Alec John Such
Birth name Alexander John Such
Born (1951-11-14) November 14, 1951 (age 64)
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.

He is the former bass guitarist for the rock band Bon Jovi, who was dismissed from the band in 1994. 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.

Post 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.

Such joined Bon Jovi at Giants Stadium at the end of their One Wild Night Tour in July 2001. Afterwards he retired from the music business.