Joey Alves, American guitarist, Died at 63


Joey Alves died on March 12, 2017.

He was an American rhythm and lead guitarist, backing vocals.

He was active in the band during 1974–1989; 2004, and 2016 as a touring guest.

He was a member of Y&T , they were originally known as Yesterday & Today.

They were an American hard rock/heavy metal band formed in 1974.

Originally, the band hail from Oakland, California.

They released two studio albums on London Records as Yesterday & Today in the 1970s, before shortening their name to Y&T and releasing several albums on A&M Records beginning in 1981, as well as albums on Geffen Records, Avex Records, and others.

Y&T was originally co-managed by Herbie Herbert (who also managed Journey) and Louis “Lou” Bramy.

They have sold over 4 million albums worldwide to date.

Joey Alves passed away at 63 years old.