Manchester show postponed

Meat Loaf’s performance tonight (17th April) at the Manchester Arena has had to be postponed due to medical reasons afflicting several members of the band.

The rescheduled show will take place on Saturday 25th May 2013

Ticketholders are advised to retain their tickets as they will remain valid for the rescheduled date. If for any reason you cannot attend, please contact the point of sale for a refund.

The team at The Iconic Meat Loaf would like to wish those band members affected by the medical reasons, our warmest wishes for a speedy recovery.

Nottingham show postponed

Meat Loaf’s performance tonight (14th April) at the Captial FM Arena in Nottingham has had to be postponed due to medical reasons afflicting several members of the band.

The rescheduled show will take place on Monday 20th May 2013

Ticketholders are advised to retain their tickets as they will remain valid for the rescheduled date. If for any reason you cannot attend, please contact the point of sale from Monday 15 April.

The team at The Iconic Meat Loaf would like to wish those band members affected by the medical reasons, our warmest wishes for a speedy recovery.

Meat Loaf announces final tour

Meat Loaf has announced that he will be returning to the UK next April with his “Last At Bat” tour to bid a fond farewell to his fans. The tour will begin in Newcastle on 5th April before visiting Glasgow, London, Birmingham, Nottingham, Sheffield and Cardiff before moving over to Germany and Europe.

Dates in the USA and Canada are being worked on and will be announced in due course.

Although the tour is billed as a farewell and will be his last tour, Meat still has plenty of work in the pipleine for his fans to look forward to including a new album that he has already begun work on.

European Tour Dates Announced

Meat Loaf has announced the dates for his European tour which will take place in the spring of 2013.
The dates are as follows:

UK

5th April 2013 – Newcastle Arena
7th April 2013 – Glasgow SECC
10th April 2013 – London O2
12th April 2013 – Birmingham LG Arena
14th April 2013 – Nottingham Capital FM Arena
17th April 2013 – Manchester Arena
19th April 2013 – Sheffield Motorpoint Arena
21st April 2013 – Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

Tickets are available from livenation.co.uk

Germany

25th April 2013: Frankfurt, Festhalle
28th April 2013: Berlin, O2 World
30th April: Munchen, Olympiahalle
3rd May 2013: Stuttgart, Schleyerhalle
5th May 2013: Hamburg, O2 World
8th May 2013: Oberhausen, Konig-Pilsner Arena

Tickets are available from: ticketmaster.de

The Netherlands

11th May 2013: Zwolle, IJsselhallen

Tickets are available from: livenation.nl

Ireland

14th May 2013: Odyssey Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland
17th May 2013; The 02, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Tickets are available from: ticketmaster.ie

Meat designs medical I.D bracelet for charity

Meat Loaf has teamed up with medical ID site HopePaige to create a medical ID bracelet.

The profits from the sale of his design will go to help The Painted Turtle, a charity that Meat is a well known supporter of. The Painted Turtle is a camp which enables children with chronic health conditions, experience the joy of going to camp.

Meat Loaf's Bracelet

Click on the image above to be taken to HopePaige where you can order his design or browse the other designs on offer.

Meat Loaf undergoes surgery

Meat Loaf underwent knee replacement surgery on Monday (19th November).

A photo was posted to his Facebook page with a message thanking fans for all their support and get well   messages. The message said  that whilst Meat himself wouldn’t be posting for two weeks whilst he begins the recovery process, helpers would post to keep fans updated on his progress.

A few days after his operation, someone referring to themselves as ‘Meat’s Little Helper’ posted that the surgery had gone well and Meat would be starting the rehabilitation process imminantely.

The Iconic Meat Loaf would like to send him our warmest wishes for his recovery.

If any fans would like to send him their well wishes, then head over to his Facebook page to leave your message.

Meat Loaf Announces UK Shows

Meat Loaf has announced his plans to tour the UK in April with a very special show that will include all the songs on his Bat Out Of Hell album in the second act.

He announced his plans on his Facebook page and said that tickets should be on sale before Christmas.

Bat Out of Hell Celebrates 35th Anniversary

The Album Bat Out Of Hell celebrates its 35th Anniversary on 21st October 2012.

Since its release in 1977, the album has sold approximately 43 million copies and is one of the best selling albums of all time.

The Iconic Meat Loaf would like to congratulate Meat Loaf and the album’s composer Jim Stienman for this success and hope that it will continue to bring them success for years to come.

East Coast Shows Postponed

Due to the weather in the East Coast of the USA, Meat Loaf has had to cancel the four shows that he had scheduled for the region. Fans are being urged to hold on to their tickets at present and to check Meat Loaf’s Facebook Page for further news on rescheduled dates.

Here is Meat Loaf’s statement from his Facebook page to his fans:

Unfortunately, due to the weather on the East Coast, we are going to have to postpone our 4 dates in the New York State area until further notice. Please check back for more details soon. We’ll let you know as soon as we have them. Huge apologies to all of you with tickets. Myself and the band are all saddened to not be able to see you guys and our prayers and thoughts remain with everyone affected by the storm. Stay safe out there. From our souls to yours. ML

Fans are being urged to hold on to their tickets at present as rescheduled dates are worked out.