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Music World loses legend Meat Loaf

We at Moshville Radio will be paying tribute to him today at 4pm and playing out Bat Out Of Hell 1 & 2 in full.

Grammy award winning singer Meat Loaf, real name Marvin Lee Aday, died on Thursday night. The news was confirmed in a statement on Friday by his longtime agent Micheal Greene.

In an official statement on Facebook, it was confirmed the singer and actor had died with his wife Deborah by his side. His family said: "Our hearts are broken to announce that the incomparable Meat Loaf passed away tonight with his wife Deborah by his side.

"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.

“From his heart to your souls…don’t ever stop rocking!”

His biggest hits came from his Bat Out Of Hell trilogy, Bat Out of Hell, Bat Out of Hell II: Back into Hell, and Bat Out of Hell III: The Monster Is Loose.

These albums have sold more than 65 million copies and have gone down as some of the best-selling albums in history.

Meat Loaf won a Grammy Award for his song I'd Do Anything for Love in the mid 1990s.

Other hit singles fans will remember include Two of Three Ain't Bad, Paradise by the Dashboard Light.

As well as his singing career, he was also an actor.

Some of his notable parts included playing Eddie in The Rocky Horror Picture Show and Bob in Fight Club.

Tributes have been pouring in for the star since the news was announced.

"A wondrously talented, flamboyant, funny, outrageous and rebellious chameleon. Sad news."

Stephen Fry wrote: "I hope paradise is as you remember it from the dashboard light, Meat Loaf.

"Had a fun time performing a sketch with him on Saturday Live way back in the last century… he had the quality of being simultaneously frightening and cuddly, which is rare and rather wonderful …"


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