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Meat Loaf Dead - 'Bat Out of Hell' Singer Dies at 74, Family Confirms in Statement

Meat Loaf Dead - 'Bat Out of Hell' Singer Dies at 74, Family Confirms in Statement

Legendary rock singer Meat Loaf has died at the age of 74.

The “Bat Out of Hell” singer died on Thursday night (January 20), his agent confirmed.

Meat Loaf, whose real name was Michael Lee Aday, had his wife Deborah by his side when he passed and he spent time with his daughters and close friends in the hours leading up to his death.

Click inside to read the statement from the agent…

“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 (via Deadline). “From his heart to your souls…don’t ever stop rocking!”

A cause of death will not be released publicly by the family.

Meat Loaf sold more than 100 million albums worldwide with Bat Out of Hell being one of the most successful albums of all time. He also starred in the film version of The Rocky Horror Picture Show.

We’re sending our thoughts and condolences to Meat Loaf‘s loved ones during this difficult time.

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