Meat Loaf's final post was about his comeback on new dating show named after his greatest hit
Meat Loaf, rock music singer who shook the 1980s with his back-to-back hit albums, died on Thursday at the age of 74, surrounded by his family. The 'Bat Out Of Hell' star who has sold millions of albums worldwide is survived by his family and friends. The cause of his death has not yet been revealed. The news of his demise was confirmed by his long-time agent after a Facebook post was made announcing the musical legend's passing.
Fans recollected his last Facebook post made on November 29 where he declared that he was soon going to make his comeback with a new TV show. The rock legend was about to begin filming a new dating series that was due to air on ITV. "YES KIDS IT'S TRUE.... I am back on Cameo for all of December and till January the 3rd. We start recording on the 5th. Hoping the TV show will start up in March. Love You, God Bless, Be Well, and most of all Stay Safe. Meat," the Facebook post read.
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The announcement was a caption to a photo of him wearing a leather jacket in a studio. Meat Loaf had made more posts on Facebook where he revealed that he was suffering from severe body ache from his four back operations and that he was barely able to walk. The icon also posted about how excited he was to start recording his new tracks which would be released along with live recordings from his archive. "It will be amazing. Well, if you like music with great singing, challenge Games, and a little 'Fear Factor' thrown in. You will Love it!!" he said about his upcoming releases.
Meat Loaf was the executive producer as well as host on the dating show 'I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)', which had been signed by ABC in the US and ITV in Britain and Australia. The show will witness participating couples compete in a variety of comedic physical games designed to reveal how well they can work together – all to a soundtrack of classic hits performed live in the studio.
The classic rock icon had also told Ultimate Classic Rock that he was planning to go on tour soon again the next year.