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Meat Loaf

Born: Sep 27, 1947 in Dallas, TX
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Genre: Pop/Rock, Classical
Biography: Marvin Lee Aday is a singer and occasional actor who, for reasons never definitively answered, has recorded under the name Meat Loaf. In all likelihood a childhood nickname, the tag stuck, and many puns followed as the performer -- who tipped the scales at well over 300 pounds -- became one of the biggest ...Read full biography
Bat Out Of Hell
Released: 1977
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There is no other album like Bat Out of Hell, unless you want to count the sequel. This is Grand Guignol pop -- epic, gothic, operatic, and silly, and it's appealing because of all of this. Jim Steinman ...Read full review
Live Around the World
Released: 1996
Label: Tommy Boy
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Deliberately theatrical, over the top and overblown, Meat Loaf's unapologetically '70s-sounding arena rock is exactly the type of music rock critics love to loathe. But what separates Meat Loaf's music ...Read full review