Vale Meatloaf

Rebecca Varidel
25th Jan 2022

Michael Lee Aday, known professionally as Meat Loaf is one of the best-selling music artists of all time. His Bat Out of Hell trilogy — Bat Out of Hell (1977), Bat Out of Hell II: Back into Hell (1993), and Bat Out of Hell III: The Monster Is Loose (2006) — has sold more than 65 million albums worldwide. The first album stayed on the charts for over nine years, still sells an estimated 200,000 copies annually,and is on the list of best-selling albums. He sold more than 100 million albums worldwide and starred in over 65 films.

This week, Michael Lee Aday passed away, reportedly to covid-19. Vale Michael Lee Aday. Thank you for the music.

As Sydney prepares for the arrival of the Bat Out Of Hell Musical in Australia in 2023, Producer Paul Dainty, together with Global Producer Michael Cohl and the company of Meat Loaf’s Bat Out of Hell the Rock Musical, are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of their friend and producer, Meat Loaf.

Michael Cohl said, “He was with us when the show first launched in London at the Coliseum and in Manchester at the Opera House back in 2016 and then came to the show at the Dominion Theatre in London on 25 July 2018”.

Australian fans can pay tribute to one of the greatest showmen of all time and celebrate his music when the Bat Out of Hell the Rock Musical tours Sydney, 27 January 2023.