Meat Loaf, ‘Bat Out of Hell’ rock superstar, dies at 74

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Rock superstar Meat Loaf – loved by millions for his "Bat Out of Hell" album and theatrical, dark-hearted anthems – has died. He was 74.

Known for tracks like, "Paradise By the Dashboard Light" and "Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad," – it was "Bat Out of a Hell" that cemented his fame.

A family statement provided by his longtime agent says the singer born Marvin Lee Aday died Thursday night.

The mega-selling collaboration with songwriter Jim Steinman, came out in 1977 and became one of the bestselling records in history and more recently, a musical.

The singer – was also known for his roles in "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" "Fight Club" and 1993 hit single "I’d Do Anything for Love."