Meat Loaf Dies: ‘Bat Out Of Hell’ Singer & ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ Actor Was 74

Meat Loaf, the hardworking singer and actor whose Bat Out of Hell is one of the best-selling albums ever and who played Eddie in The Rocky Horror Picture Show, has died. He was 74. The Grammy winne…

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“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,” Meat Loaf ’s family said in a statement. “From his heart to your souls…don’t ever stop rocking!”

Meat Loaf , the hardworking singer and actor whose Bat Out of Hell is one of the best-selling albums ever and who played Eddie in The Rocky Horror Picture Show , has died. He was 74. The Grammy winne…

has died. He was 74.The Grammy winner born Marvin Lee Aday died Thursday night surrounded by his wife Deborah, daughters Pearl and Amanda and close friends, Meat Loaf’s longtime agent Michael Greene told Deadline on behalf of the family. A cause of death is not being released.

“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,” Meat Loaf’s family said in a statement. “From his heart to your souls…don’t ever stop rocking!”

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Acyn R. I. P. Sir Rest in Peace Acyn 😢😢I love Meatloaf. I think I know the words to most of his songs. RIP 💔🙏🏾 Eddie! Why? For love? ❤️🔥😢😂 Acyn I feel so sad! Meatloaf provided the soundtrack to my youth. Rest in peace, rock legend. Michael Bay directed two major music videos for Meat Loaf that were absolutely epic and classic and like mini movies. What a start to as early film career. Worth checking out as we celebrate MEAT LOAF… RIP!

😔I hope the last he saw was his heart…. Still beating, breaking out of his body and flying away- like a Bat out of Hell- RIP Marvin

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 🙏 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼

Well crap… AdrianaOzoresCF RIP - his name was Robert Paulson Acyn If you liked Faith No More, you had Meatloaf to thank. Acyn Jesus. Meatl Loaf seemed immortal. RIP 💔 Acyn Meatloaf’s were those rare FM radio songs that you could hear start, then go outside and ride your bike for a while, come home, and they would still be playing.

Today, it’s common to see performers break the mold of what a pop star/celebrity is “supposed to look like.” Meat Loaf broke that mold during a time when talent didn’t always come first. “His other screen credits include the features Roadie, Motorama, Leap of Faith and Americathon.” Because, you know, nobody but nobody knows him as Bob from Fight Club.

Meatloaf always kept it real with his girls. “I’d do anything for love…” 🎶🚫❤️‍🔥😂 😭 🎧 Acyn RIP rock legend

‘Bat Out Of Hell’ Rocker And Actor Meat Loaf DiesMarvin Lee Aday sold more than 100 million albums worldwide and acted in more than 50 movies and TV shows. Michael The inimitable Meat Loaf. RIP Rest in Paradise Cousin 😢😢😢😢 ripmeatloaf

Acyn RIP Marvin Lee Aday (Meatloaf) Meat Loaf RIP. Voice of several generations. Bat out of hell defined itself as a balls out screaming motorbike soap opera that had it all. Acyn Omfg Life is fine cling surreal right now. 💔 SpiderMan3news Does anyone know why he would do anything for love but he wont do that? What is that? RIP Meatloaf.

Oh no! Acyn 74. Wow. Paradise Under The Dashboard Lights was a great song. “We were barely 17 and we were barely dressed.” Meat Loaf overleden, wat een herinneringen... RIP Meatloaf Thanks for one of the greatest songs ...a timeless classic

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

R.I.P MEAT........💔 After seeing Rock Horror Picture show with some friends in high school, one complained about the dinner scene. I said, 'what's wrong...they were just eating Meat Loaf.' The girl didn't get it.

'Bat Out of Hell' singer Meat Loaf dies aged 74 Meat 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

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

Meat Loaf, 'Bat out of Hell' rock superstar, dies at 74 Meat 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 🙏🕯️💐

,  has died. He was 74. The Grammy winner born Marvin Lee Aday died Thursday night surrounded by his wife Deborah, daughters Pearl and Amanda and close friends, Meat Loaf’s longtime agent Michael Greene told Deadline on behalf of the family. A cause of death is not being released. “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,” Meat Loaf’s family said in a statement. “From his heart to your souls…don’t ever stop rocking!” Related Story Meat Loaf onstage in 2005 Mega Agency Written and produced by Jim Steinman, Meat Loaf’s Bat Out of Hell is among the best-selling albums in history, racking up 14 million units sold in the U.S. alone. Worldwide sales estimates go as high as 30 million. Its U.S. singles “Two of Three Ain’t Bad” and “Paradise by the Dashboard Light” peaked at No. 11 and No. 39, respectively, but both were certified platinum four decades later in 2018. “Paradise by the Dashboard Light” — a duet with Ellen Foley, who went on to star in Season 1 of  Night Court —  famously features longtime New York Yankees announcer “calling the action” as the teenage narrator makes a move on his girlfriend. Watch the video for the song below, with Karla DeVito lip-synching the “Stop right there!” role. She then went on tour with Meat Loaf to support the album. Bat Out of Hell  also was a smash overseas, spending more than 10 years on the UK album chart despite peaking at No. 9. It remains among the 20 best-sellers of all time there. Meat Loaf and Steinman also collaborated on the 1993 album Bat  Out of Hell II: Back Into Hell, which has sold more than 5 million units in the U.S. alone. Its platinum lead single “I’d Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That)” spent five weeks at No. 1 in the U.S. and UK to become by far Meat Loaf’s biggest hit. Meat Loaf the Grammy for Best Rock Performance, Solo. Steinman, last year, also teamed with Meat Loaf for 1981’s Dead Ringer