Bat Out Of Hell Singer Meat Loaf Has Passed At Age 74

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Meat Loaf, best known for his Bat Out of Hell album, has sadly passed at the age of 74.

The rock superstar, born Marvin Lee Aday, passed on Thursday, according to a family statement posted on his official Facebook page. A cause of passing is not being released, but Aday has had multiple health scares over the years.

“Our hearts are broken to announce that the incomparable Meat Loaf passed away tonight surrounded by his wife Deborah, daughters Pearl and Amanda and close friends,” the statement said. 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.'”

“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!”

Meat Loaf is best known for his mega-selling collaboration Bat Out of Hell with songwriter Jim Steinman and producer Todd Rundgren. The album was released in 1977 and is known to have made him one of the most recognizable performers in rock. A few notable tracks include You Took The Words Right Out of My MouthTwo Out of Three Ain’t Bad and Paradise By the Dashboard Light.

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