Posts Tagged: Meat Loaf

Seen Live: Like a Bat Out of Hell

Vorig jaar vierde Meat Loafs Bat Out of Hell zijn 40e verjaardag. Om dat te vieren stelde Menno Gootjes (de gitarist van Focus) een band samen (met muzikanten die bij onder andere We Will Rock You, Jesus Christ Superstar, Ayreon, Anouk, Kane, Trijntje Oosterhuis, Stevie Ann, VOF De Kunst, Charlie Dée, Toontje Lager, Idols/The Voice… Read more »

Bat Out of Hell Is 40

Yesterday it was exactly forty years ago that Bat Out of Hell, one of my all time favorite albums, was released. A day late, I still have a few thoughts I want to share. Bat came out three years before I was born. I am sure I have shared the story before, but I have… Read more »

Fifteen Seconds of Internet Fame

Last week, on his 66th birthday, mr. Loaf started a two-month engagement in Las Vegas. The Guardian wrote about it on their website, and heck, they even mentioned me: To capture the true beauty of the Steinloaf collaboration, you have to visit the corners of the internet where intense musical nerds dwell. And so, their… Read more »

First Lines: Endlessly Horny for Wonder and Magic

If your name is Tim Quirk and you wrote an essay called Endlessly Horny for Wonder and Magic: How Bat Out of Hell Perfectly Captured the Pre-Pubescent American Id (and Nearly Ruined Me for Life) about one of my favorite albums (12 copies and counting, eventhough I prefer the sequel), well, you earned yourself 99… Read more »