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Meat Loaf – ‘Bat Out Of Hell’

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Cleveland International/Epic Records
Hard Rock/Pop Rock

This morning in the Metal Digest we’re turning up the volume on ‘Bat Out of Hell’, the 1977 album from Meat Loaf. This is an album which often divides rock fans, it is the Marmite album that manages to pontoon the bridges between rock and pop which made ‘Bat Out of Hell’ massively accessible. Outside of this, the orchestrations and theatrics laid down by Jim Steinman was later picked up by various progressive, power and symphonic metal bands who all cite that many of influences stretch back to ‘Bat Out of Hell’. So this morning, dig out one of the best selling albums of all time, crank it up loud and climb aboard that silver black phantom bike.

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