Rock Legend Meat Loaf Dead at 74

Rock Legend Meat Loaf Dead at 74

Marvin Lee Aday, known to the world as , has died.

His 1977 debut album “Bat Out of Hell” became one of the best-selling of all time.

In 1993, his power ballad “I’d Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That)” topped the charts in 28 countries.

Over his decades-long career, the late rocker appeared in many films, including “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” and “Fight Club.”

Watch him reflect on his career in one of his final public appearances:

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A rep said on his Facebook page: “Our hearts are broken to announce that the incomparable Meat Loaf passed away tonight with his wife Deborah by his side. Daughters Pearl and Amanda and close friends have been with him throughout the last 24 hours.”

“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 said. “We thank you for your understanding of our need for privacy at this time. From his heart to your souls…don’t ever stop rocking!”

The singer grew up in Dallas, Texas and was still a teenager when his mother died. He acquired the nickname Meat Loaf around the same time and has varied origin stories from being his favorite meal to his weight.

Other hits by the singer include “Paradise by the Dashboard Light,” “You Took The Words Right Out of My Mouth” and “Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad.” He has sold more than 100 million albums worldwide, according to Deadline.

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