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The iconic rock singer was performing in Edmonton, Alberta when he collapsed mid-song, and was rushed to hospital.
American rock icon Meat Loaf has collapsed on stage while in the middle of a performance with his band.
Video footage shows the 68 year old singer falling to the floor during a rendition of ‘I Would Do Anything For Love (But I Won’t Do That)’, appearing to briefly lose consciousness and then being helped to his feet by his bandmates at a gig in Edmonton, Alberta on Thursday night (June 16th).
Local reports said that the Northern Jubilee Auditorium was evacuated shortly after the medical emergency, and that police officers were called to the scene as well as ambulances at 9:37pm local time.
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Brad and Janet are a young, innocent couple who find themselves stranded in a storm in the middle of nowhere. They come across an eerie castle where they decide to go and ask for a phone, but are instead greeted by some unusual looking staff, a large party of eccentrically dressed guests and a formidable host wearing women's lingerie named Dr. Frank N. Furter. He's not just any transvestite, however, Frank is a pioneering scientist who has created a human life named Rocky, but he's also the most dangerous and insane man they could've come across - prone to jealous rages and unwilling to treat anyone like anything other than his playthings. When the couple are forced to spend the night, it's all they can do to resist the seductive charms of their host, and avoid running into his sadistic servants.
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By mashing up so many genres, filmmaker Jerome Sable has made a thoroughly entertaining romp that's impossible to categorise. It may not work fully as a horror thriller, comedy, musical, coming-of-age drama or spoof, but it's hugely entertaining on all of those levels. Yes, this is a movie that scares us one minute, then has us laughing at some surprisingly sophisticated humour the next.
It's been 10 years since Kylie (Minnie Driver) was killed on the night her star-making show opened on Broadway. Now her children Camilla and Buddy (Allie MacDonald and Douglas Smith) are working at Center Stage performing arts camp, run by their guardian Roger (Meat Loaf). And this summer's big show will be a revival of their mother's fateful musical, The Haunting of the Opera, staged as Japanese kabuki by self-proclaimed genius director Artie (Brandon Uranovitz). Camilla is determined to get the lead role, sucking up to a cute crew member (Kent Nolan) who has a crush on her and then engaging in a battle with Liz (Melanie Leishman), her rival for the part. Meanwhile, a mysterious figure is creeping around the camp, and pretty much everyone has a motive for murder.
The film is skilfully shot and edited, with straight-faced performances heightening the subtle comedy that flows through every scene. Some moments are pure pastiche, while the songs merrily blur the lines between the movie we're watching and the stage musical these theatre brats are putting on. And the cast is terrific. MacDonald and Smith engagingly anchor the central plot, while Meat Loaf has a ball as the all-singing ex-producer who wants to get back to Broadway. The rest of the ensemble is like the cast of Glee, representing a variety of types who are willing to break into another bouncy song at the sound of a single note. The killer, by contrast, prefers death metal.
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Meat Loaf, Patti Russo and Marvin Lee Aday - Meat Loaf peforms live on the final night of his 'Last At Bat' tour held at Manchester Arena - Manchester, England, United Kingdom - Saturday 25th May 2013
Group have re-scheduled date on final ever Meat Loaf European tour
Meat Loaf has already insisted that this current European Tour will be his last, owing to age and health issues, but it was his band’s condition that was holding him back at the weekend after the veteran singer was forced to take to Facebook and announce that they were having to postpone Sunday night’s Nottingham show (April 14, 2013).
"NOTTINGHAM: We are very sorry to announce that tonight's performance has had to be postponed due to medical reasons afflicting several members of the band. (sic)” Meat wrote. He added: "WE WILL BE BACK THOUGH AND WILL BE BACK MONDAY MAY 20th 2013 (sic). Please retain your original tickets, If for any reason you cannot attend, please contact the point of sale from tomorrow morning Monday 15 April (sic). Meat and everyone in the band and crew send love and apologies and thanks you for understanding. MLH xxx (sic)."
Earlier this month, Meat Loaf told Reuters "This is really it ... I just don't want to travel anymore," going on to compare himself to fellow rock veteran Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones – just about to headline Glastonbury Festival on the 50th anniversary of their formation – and saying "I outweigh (Mick) Jagger by about 100 pounds (45 kgs) and that counts for something. He hasn't seen the wear and tear … "Over the years, a lot of stones and a lot of arrows have been flying my way. You expect that."
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Meat Loaf is in the UK leg of his 'Last At Bat' tour after announcing his retirement due to decades of health issues.
Meat Loaf commenced his final tour of the UK on Friday (April 5th 2013) during his Last At Bat tour after announcing his retirement.
The 'Bat Out of Hell' star, whose real name is Michael Lee Aday (formerly Marvin), has been suffering health problems for a number of years which may have been a key factor in his retirement plans. After all, 2012 saw him undergo the first of two knee operations which not only affected his gait, but also restricted his general on-stage movement. His vocal cords after also seen some strain over the years with the star having to cancel a tour in 2007 to recover from a cyst that developed on them. He told the Guardian, 'I've had 18 concussions. My balance is off. I've had a knee replacement. I've got to have the other one replaced. It's just the travel. It takes it out of you. I want to concentrate more on acting. That's where I started and that's where I'll finish. This time, they're not going to rope me back in.'
The tour concerts are split into two halves with the first half being dedicated to his biggest hits such as 'I'd Do Anything For Love' and the second half being dedicated to his 'Bat Out of Hell' record. 'It's the greatest love song ever written', he told the crowd during a Glasgow show according to the Telegraph.
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Veteran performer hasn't the health to travel anymore
His fans might not want to admit it, but Meat Loaf has insisted that his forthcoming tour will be his final one, after a catalogue of health issues that have seen the ageing singer realise that his time is on the wane.
Meat Loaf’s still very much active in the studio – he has a new album coming out, Brave And Crazy – but he said that he wasn’t in the shape to get out and tour anymore. "This is really it ... I just don't want to travel anymore," he told Reuters TV. Comparing himself to fellow rock veteran Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones – just about to headline Glastonbury Festival on the 50th anniversary of their formation – he said "I outweigh (Mick) Jagger by about 100 pounds (45 kgs) and that counts for something. He hasn't seen the wear and tear."
The performer did quell any serious doubts about his health, but said this was simply a matter of time catching up with him. "When your name is on the marque, you either get the glory or you get the hits," he commented. "Over the years, a lot of stones and a lot of arrows have been flying my way. You expect that." Meat’s European tour starts this Friday in Newcastle and continues until Dublin in the middle of May.
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On Thursday night (Oct 25) during a rally for Mitt Romney held in Defiance, Ohio, Meat Loaf came like a bat out of Hell to announce himself as the latest high profile star to show their support for Romney at the upcoming US presidential elections, Entertainment Weekly reports.
The singer/actor opened up his pro-Romney statement by stating: "There has storm clouds come over the United States. There is thunderstorms over Europe. There are hail storms -- and I mean major hail storms -- in the Middle East. There are storms brewing through China, through Asia, through everywhere."
He followed up his broken-English plagued weather report with a few big ups for the Presidential hopeful, before wailing out some bars of 'America the Beautiful.' It still doesn't top Clint Eastwood talking to an empty chair for an unprecedented amount of time though.
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With a career spanning nearly five decades and combined album sales well in excess of over 100 million worldwide, the artist known as Meat Loaf really does need no introductions. Born Marvin Lee Aday sixty-four years ago in the Dallas region of Texas, Meat Loaf's career has seen him embrace and outlive every genre from rock and roll's embryonic surge into heavier pastures and beyond. 'Bat Out Of Hell', 'Dead Ringer For Love', '2 Out Of 3 Ain't Bad', 'Not A Dry Eye In The House', 'Modern Girl' - the list of his most well known songs is almost endless. Of course the one song he's perhaps best associated with in this part of the world would be 'I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)', which topped the UK charts during the summer of 1992 for an incredible seven weeks.
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BloodRayne is the story of a red-headed half-vampire vixen (Kristanna Loken), a dhampir, on a mission to take revenge against her vampire father (inexplicably portrayed here by a wooden and probably somewhat disoriented Ben Kingsley) and the kingdom of night stalkers over which he rules. There are some motivations behind all this, and from time to time Kingsley and Loken utter lines apparently intended to illustrate these motivations, but mostly it doesn't make sense at all and it doesn't really matter. What does matter is that Rayne comes equipped with a pair of awkward-looking sword-type things and she knows how to use them. Well, she doesn't really, but a series of quick edits make that a moot point.
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Anna (Michelle Williams) is the vacuous, borderline-underage girlfriend of mobster Billy (Meat Loaf), and the deleterious effect of watching her criminal lover murder a restaurateur (Louis Zorich) - coupled with the recent death of her G.I. brother Dan (Wendell Pierce), who perished after post-WWII electro-shock treatments administered at the request of their nasty parents - has left the girl a psychological mess. Fortunately, frightening Dr. Harold Ashton (Bill Raymond) has just arrived in town promoting a newfangled cure-all that strikes Anna's easily swayed fancy: the transorbital lobotomy, which the neurologist claims will eradicate everything from anxiety and insomnia to alcoholism. The "ice-pick lobotomy" - a popular procedure apparently based on historical fact, and so nicknamed because of the primary instrument used - is immediately appealing to Anna, who sees it as the easiest method of coping with her traumatic life. Will she go through with the dangerous operation, thus choosing to forget, rather than confront, her painful memories? Will the town's new resident Tom (Tim Guinee), an honest Korean War vet being blackmailed by Billy, succeed in convincing Anna that lobotomies are a less-than-reasonable therapeutic solution to one's problems? Will Ledes create something coherent out of his symbolism-saturated story?
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Date of birth
27th September, 1947
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CALGARY! It was great to finally see you!! Told you we'd be back!!! https://t.co/4n4AZSLuvb
ABBOTSFORD! Thank you for being such a great audience! We had an awesome time with you guys! https://t.co/5YKL0c5m8t
Texas born & bred! This amazing State is still my home, that's why I'm supporting the Don't Mess with Texas Program! https://t.co/25e5QUui3m
We had a great time with you last night VICTORIA!!!! https://t.co/axx8Q0DDjB
A message from Jim Steinman https://t.co/LBQsdXsxXH
A Message from Jim Stienman https://t.co/klahE7Cd2h
Going All The Way... https://t.co/1DFzFAm1bL
Lethbridge was a great way to get return to the stage on Tuesday! Tonight we'll be in Penticton ! Who's coming?? https://t.co/uNKb6T5nPC
NEW ALBUM “Braver Than We Are” out Sept 16! Hear the first single “Going All The Way”, penned by Jim Steinman,... https://t.co/dNWeKt1Vze
Cold Lake, AB - an event update/announcement for you - Meat Loaf will not be performing in Cold Lake on June 18... https://t.co/5LjiX9RSQG
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Meat Loaf collapsed Thursday night due to severe dehydration near the end of his concert... https://t.co/D8Wgz07oLP
HEY EDMONTON!!! We're here.......!!! https://t.co/fOyTZscF09
The Meat Loaf show originally postponed from June 11 has been rescheduled for Saturday, July 02 at the Mosaic... https://t.co/9AnBg8UZP1
Due to illness, tonight's Meat Loaf show at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Calgary has been... https://t.co/y2spmyHuNi
WINNIPEG!! We love you!! https://t.co/eE6njwDBZO
OTTAWA! Thank you for a great show. And in particular this beautiful moment in 2 Out Of 3. https://t.co/7bs3yFAQa6
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