Michael Greene, Meat Loaf’s singer manager, confirmed that the rockstar passed away Thursday night. Marvin Lee Aday was supposed to attend a business dinner earlier this week but had to cancel because he became seriously ill with COVID. Sources told TMZ that his condition quickly became critical.
TMZ sources say Meat Loaf has been outspoken about COVID. He railed with people in Australia recently about vaccine mandates. It is not clear yet if he was vaccinated.
Greene added that Marvin’s wife and two daughters were by his side when he passed away.
Meat Loaf was one of the greatest rock singers of all time. His 1977 “Bat Out of Hell” album sold an astounding 65 million copies. That album produced several hits, including “Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad,” which charted at #11 on Billboard.
Meat Loaf also appeared in a ton of movies and TV shows, including “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” “Spice World: The Movie,” and “Fight Club” He also performed in the musical “Hair,” both on and off-Broadway.