Meat Loaf

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Bat out of Hell: The Musical review – incoherent Meat Loaf extravaganza saved by spectacular music and confetti cannons
With a barely-there script of stereotypes and shortcuts, the story is no longer the point. Everyone is there for the music – and it is glorious

Cassie Tongue

28, Jan, 2023 @1:47 AM

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The 100 greatest BBC music performances – ranked!
As the Beeb celebrates its centenary, we take a look at its most memorable pop moments, from the birth of grime to the first sightings of Bob Dylan and Bob Marley, plus TOTP goes Madchester and countless classic Peel sessions

Guardian music

06, Oct, 2022 @12:12 PM

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Driven to distraction: the best film, music, games and more to prepare for a road trip
From a coming-of-age tale in rural Mexico to zen thoughts on London’s streets, our critics get their cultural motors running

Michael Cragg, Sam Jordison, Alex Mistlin, Hollie Richardson and Keith Stuart

25, Jul, 2022 @9:00 AM

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‘His passing has left a huge hole in my life’: readers remember Meat Loaf
From London to North Carolina, Guardian readers share their tributes to and memories of the singer and actor

Guardian readers

25, Jan, 2022 @1:00 PM

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‘Warm, loving, generous – but he had demons’: inside the life of Meat Loaf
Steve Buslowe played bass for the rock star for 20 years, witnessing his brilliance and his violent moods at first hand. He recalls a musician determined to always evolve

David Batty

24, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Meat Loaf: Bat Out of Hell singer dead at 74
Rock’n’roll superstar died at home with his family by his side, his agent confirmed

Laura Snapes

21, Jan, 2022 @4:17 PM

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Bikes, fights and debauchery: Meat Loaf at the movies
The singer appeared in dozens of films without ever finding a landmark role – but his turns in Fight Club and The Rocky Horror Picture Show are hard to forget

Ryan Gilbey

21, Jan, 2022 @1:57 PM

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Meat Loaf obituary
Bat Out of Hell singer known for his powerful maelstrom of sound and spectacular live shows

Adam Sweeting

21, Jan, 2022 @1:37 PM

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Meat Loaf was a spellbinding performer who fused sincerity with showmanship
The hard-rock icon injected even the most absurd songs with deeply felt emotion and formed the perfect musical partnership with Jim Steinman

Alexis Petridis

21, Jan, 2022 @12:25 PM

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The Guide #18: livestreamed gigs have changed music – for the better
In this week’s newsletter: streamed events were once only for global stars at the top of the tree. Now they’re proving accessible for smaller artists too

Gwilym Mumford

21, Jan, 2022 @11:45 AM

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Share your tributes and memories of Meat Loaf
The US singer and actor has died at the age of 74. Share your tributes here

Guardian community team

21, Jan, 2022 @10:36 AM

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If Carrie Symonds wants to master the grand gesture, she should listen to Meat Loaf | Hadley Freeman
Spending money you don’t actually have is a classic sign of someone not being honest about who they are

Hadley Freeman

08, May, 2021 @8:00 AM

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