Legendary singer Meat Loaf dies at 74

Born Marvin Lee Aday in 1947, the musician better known by his stage name Meat Loaf became a legendary voice in rock music with a career that spanned six decades.

1/21/2022 12:08:00 PM

“From his heart to your souls … don’t ever stop rocking!” Statement on Meat Loaf’s official Facebook page pays tribute to “an inspiring artist and beautiful man” as rock superstar dies at age 74.

Born Marvin Lee Aday in 1947, the musician better known by his stage name Meat Loaf became a legendary voice in rock music with a career that spanned six decades.

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.Ferdy Damman/ANP/AFP via Getty Images, FileAmerican singer and actor Meat Loaf has died. He was 74.His death was announced in a statement posted on his official Facebook page late Thursday."Our hearts are broken to announce that the incomparable Meat Loaf passed away tonight with his wife Deborah by his side," the statement read."Daughters Pearl and Amanda and close friends have been with him throughout the last 24 hours."

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“loved by millions” and hated by just as many. Don’t make someone into an Angel who was far from it Vacinate 😳 RIP Meatloaf, saw a couple of his shows at the Hammersmith O and Wembley Arena back in the day, incredible singer and performer that knew how to put on a rock show, still sing along to his music, rock legend 🤘🙏

Wow I can’t believe another legend has passed RIP Meatloaf. He's the father in The Pick Of Destiny. Did he say what he won’t do for love before he died? His name is Robert Paulson

'Bat Out of Hell' singer Meat Loaf dies aged 74Meat Loaf, the U.S. rock star who rose to global fame with his debut 'Bat Out of Hell' album, has died at the age of 74. Legend❤️️ ️ Wow His name is Robert Paulson

Big guy with such a gentle voice, RIPMeatLoaf Rest in peace Meatloaf.... 🎹🎹🎹🙏🏽🙏🏽 His name was actually meat loaf ? I am so sad. Dec an January suck. What a guy. Makes you cry. Unt I did Man oh man 😭 What a helluva guy tho! My father played golf with him. Meat bit a bomb off the first tee, and Dad says, “Nice shot, Meat Ball.” Meat replied, “Ahhh, it’s Meat LOAF”. To which my Dad said, “Whatever.” You had to know my cantankerous father. 😂😂😂😂😂

I was just thinking it was time for him to release something. This is not what I had in mind. How ironic and Sad MEATLOAF Died from because a so called Covid Chinese Bat out of Hell ! Dam this Covid Virus and Dam The Chinese 🇨🇳 communist Government ! Man, that's terrible to hear. A great actor, happened to be in one my favorite movies. RIP

‘Bat Out Of Hell’ Singer And Actor Meat Loaf Dies At 74Meat Loaf’s “Bat out of Hell” remains one of the bestselling albums of all time. 😱👀🤯😥😥😥

You forgot to mention the death part 🤐 eddierobbins RIP legend Wow, an icon of his generation, shocked. RIP 🌹 So very sorry for the loss of a great artist His name was Robert Paulson. Listening to this all day then. RIP King 🙏🏼 wow nooooossss... he was such a great actor too, look into his roles. and great in his band.. RIP and keep rockin xo

We will miss you… I heard it’s better up there.

Meat Loaf, popular singer behind ‘Bat Out of Hell,’ dies at age 74The singer's family announced early Friday morning that he had died. 😳 ☹️

so sad Damn it. RIP to a great entertainer. Sad to hear this...wow, had a lot of good times with his music! Condolences to his family and friends... May the memories you've shared with him get you through this difficult time and bring you comfort for years to come! Meatloaf may the road to heaven be filled with the red roses of the many wolves you leave behind with their throats offering prayers to your family and you rest in piece and sing for the heavenly choir

I just found his music in 2021 so sad 😢 Oh what a sad day. His songs are timeless. I loved his incredible voice. He was an amazing artist. May he Rest In Peace Meatloaf Rest in peace ❤️🙏💔 Never liked his music and he was in movies? 'his name is Robert Paulson' So sad i can hardly believe it,what a loss

Meat Loaf, 'Bat out of Hell' rock superstar, dies at 74NEW YORK (AP) — Meat Loaf, the heavyweight rock superstar loved by millions for his “Bat Out of Hell” album and for such theatrical, dark-hearted anthems as “Paradise by the Dashboard Light,' “Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad,” and “I’d Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That),' has died. BlueMeanieBWO 😢 RIP 🙏 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼

Rip Rest in peace. Thank you for your music. x Meat Loaf, Rockin at Heaven's door. Praying for his family and all his fans around the world. See you in Paradise!!! RIP 💔🎶🙏🎵❤️ Betty White , Meatloaf,can we throw Joe Biden into this mix please Can't believe this. Another massive star gone. Sunday morning! RIP,sir.

I am DEVASTATED!!!! 😪😪😪💔🙏🙏🙏 An icon has left us!!!! I graduated in the 70's. That album.....omg...that album...'Bat Out of Hell'......!!!! Prayers for his family and friends!!! !!! 🙏🙏🙏 Give me all of your prayers to sing, and I'll turn the night into the skylight of day HeavenCanWait Meatloaf RIPMeatLoaf

Meat Loaf, 'Bat out of Hell' rock superstar, dies at 74Meat Loaf, the rock superstar loved by millions for his 'Bat Out of Hell' album and for such theatrical, dark-hearted anthems such as 'Paradise by the Dashboard Light' and 'I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That),' has died. DO ANYTHING FOR LOVE His name was Robert Paulson… RIPMeatLoaf 🙏🕯️💐

Such sad news to wake up to - some Laddie who certainly made our “rock and roll dreams come true”…💔🦇🌈 Thinking of dear Meat Loaf & his loved ones💌 This is a shock definitely one of the all time great singers who really deserved all the success as anyone who likes a song heard how great it could be sung!

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Rock legend Meat Loaf dead at 74Legendary rock singer Meat Loaf has died, according to an announcement posted on his official Facebook page. He was 74. 😢😢😢😢 Derp. RIP KING.

On Location: January 20, 2022 Catch up on the developing stories making headlines. Ferdy Damman/ANP/AFP via Getty Images, File American singer and actor Meat Loaf has died. He was 74. His death was announced in a statement posted on his official Facebook page late Thursday. "Our hearts are broken to announce that the incomparable Meat Loaf passed away tonight with his wife Deborah by his side," the statement read."Daughters Pearl and Amanda and close friends have been with him throughout the last 24 hours." Born Marvin Lee Aday in Dallas in 1947, the musician better known by his stage name Meat Loaf became a legendary voice in rock music with a career that spanned six decades. He sold more than 100 albums worldwide and appeared in over 65 movies, including iconic roles in"The Rocky Horror Picture Show" and"Fight Club." Meat Loaf's 1977 debut album"Bat Out of Hell" remains one of the top-selling albums of all time. He also won a 1994 Grammy Award for the song"I'd Do Anything For Love." "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," the statement on Meat Loaf's official Facebook page read."From his heart to your souls…don’t ever stop rocking!"