Iconic singer and actor Meat Loaf dies aged 74
The 'Bat Out Of Hell' singer passed away Thursday night with his wife Deborah by his side.
Grammy award winning singer and actor Meat Loaf (Michael Lee Aday), has died aged 74.
The news was confirmed on Friday by his longtime agent Micheal Greene.
A statement posted to Facebook read: "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.
"His amazing career spanned six decades that saw him sell over 100 Million albums worldwide and star in over 65 movies, including Fight Club, Focus, Rocky Horror Picture Show and Wayne’s World. Bat Out of Hell remains one of the top 10 selling albums of all time.
"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.
"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!"