Michael Lee Aday, known as Meat Loaf, was reported dead earlier this week.

Meat Loaf sold over 100 million albums during his music career.

He got his name from his father and his high school football coach.

Meat Loaf died after canceling a business dinner earlier in the week.

His family posted a statement thanking his fans for their support.

Several stars paid tributes to the actor when his death became public.

Lorraine Crosby described him as someone larger than life.

Months before he died, Meat Loaf revealed that he was afraid of Covid but would rather die than go through another lockdown.

The rockstar said face masks were a nuisance.