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4/20/21-Jim Steinman Dead

Source: NPR.org Jim Steinman, co-creator of power ballads and orchestral-style rock by such artists as Meat Loaf and Bonnie Tyler, has died. Steinman was a composer, lyricist and record producer whose work with Meat Loaf on the 1977 album Bat Out of Hell catapulted the motorcycle-loving singer to stardom. The Connecticut State Medical Examiner's office confirmed Steinman's death to NPR. He was 73. Steinman's brother told the Associated Press he […]

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5/9/17-Meat Loaf angry at Sony

Meat Loaf’s classic ‘Bat Out Of Hell’ is about to be reissued and Meat Loaf and Jim Steinman are furious about it. Meat Loaf has taken to his social media pages to slag off Sony for not paying him or Jim Steinman royalties on the record for decades. He says that while Sony admits to selling over 44 million copies of ‘Bat Out Of Hell’, he has earned “pennies” from […]

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5/7/15-Meat Loaf cancels tour

Meat Loaf has been forced to cancel his entire 2015 Summer Tour due to an unspecified medical condition. There has been no formal announcement from the singer's management but many of the venues on the tour have been informed of the cancellation including the Illinois State Fair in Springfield, IL (August 19) and River Edge Park in Aurora, IL (August 23). All tour dates have been removed from Meat Loaf's […]

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