(HorizonPost.com) – Michael Lee Aday was born in September 1947, introduced himself to the world as Meat Loaf in 1977, and took the world by storm with his legendary music. Sadly, on January 20, his family announced his death, and rock fans from all over the globe began to mourn the loss of the talented and “gentle-hearted powerhouse.”
Although his album, “Bat Out of Hell,” was slow to catch on, it ended up selling over 40 million copies and contained songs people everywhere sing with gusto to this very day. He used his music to make his mark on his fans, often appearing for live shows, TV, film, and radio over the years.
In 1993, he reunited with songwriter Jim Steinman to release “Bat Out of Hell II: Back into Hell” as a sequel to his 70s album.
BREAKING: The singer Meat Loaf, whose hits included Bat Out of Hell, has died aged 74.
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Many of his admirers and friends took to social media to pay their respects to the talented musician and actor. In addition to performing his music, Meat Loaf often played Eddie in “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” in the mid-1970s. Producer Lou Adler decided to use his famous song “Paradise By the Dashboard Light” in the movie trailer.
He had many health issues more recently, and TMZ reported that he was sick with COVID-19 in the days before his death. However, there has been no official confirmation of this so far. Meat Loaf had a wife and two daughters grieving with broken hearts joined by millions of fans who will remember his music and won’t “ever stop rocking.”
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