Legendary Singer Meat Loaf Dies Aged 74

Famous singer Meat Loaf has passed away aged 74.

According to his official Facebook page, the singer whose real name is Marvin Lee Aday passed away yesterday (January 20). The cause of death has yet to be offically confirmed. 

“Our hearts are broken to announce that the incomparable Meat Loaf passed away tonight with his wife Deborah by his side", the Facebook post reads. “Daughters Pearl and Amanda and close friends have been with him throughout the last 24 hours".

“His amazing career spanned 6 decades that saw him sell over 100 Million albums worldwide and star in over 65 movies, including Fight Club, Focus, Rocky Horror Picture Show and Wayne’s World. ‘Bat Out of Hell’ remains one of the top 10 selling albums of all time". 

The message also added, “We know how much he meant to so many of you and we truly appreciate all of the love and support as we move through this time of grief in losing such an inspiring artist and beautiful man".

“We thank you for your understanding of our need for privacy at this time. From his heart to your souls…don’t ever stop rocking!”.


Several household names have paid special tributes to the late singer. Check them out below. 

Meatl Loaf enjoyed a successful singing career, releasing 12 studio albums, including his most famous record Bat Outta Hell, released in 1977. This album remains his most famous record to this day.

This album also served as part of a trilogy with ‘Bat Out Of Hell II: Back Into Hell’ arriving in 1993 and 2006 seeing the release of ‘Bat Out Of Hell III: The Monster Is Loose’. 

His 1993 track "I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)" also earned Meatloaf a Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance. 


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