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Legendary Singer Meat loaf Passes Away at Age 74


Grammy award winning rock superstar Meat Loaf has passed away at age 74.

Meat Loaf was born Marvin Lee Aday, and became a household name through his music and film career.

He sold over 100 million records worldwide.

His debut album “Bat Out of Hell” came out in 1977, and still sits as one of the best selling albums of all time, having sold more than 14 million.

He passed away with his wife Deborah by his side.

His cause of death has yet to be determined.

We offer our prayers to his family.

Rest in Peace Meat Loaf.

The Associated Press has the sad news:

Meat Loaf, the 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. He was 74.

The singer born Marvin Lee Aday died Thursday, according to a family statement provided by his longtime agent Michael Greene.

“Our hearts are broken to announce that the incomparable Meat Loaf passed away tonight,” the statement said. “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!”

No cause or other details were given, but Aday had numerous health scares over the years.

ABC News has the family’s statement following his death:

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.”

Friends and fans of the legendary rocker shared their love and sympathies:



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