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2012-09-21 10:23:28

LONDON, Sept. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Concert One Ltd, the innovative UK-based production company has announced it will release Meat Loaf - The Guilty Pleasure Tour DVD, which was captured during the singer's recent sold-out Australian Tour. Featuring a blend of classic Meat Loaf hits and material from his last few albums, The Guilty Pleasure Tour DVD will give fans the definitive bird's eye view of the legendary singer during one of his most memorable performances....

2012-01-17 11:01:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Legacy Recordings is proud to announce the stateside release of Hell In A Handbasket, the new full-length studio album from Meat Loaf, the iconic frontman whose 1977 breakout album, Bat Out Of Hell, defined the arena rock genre and remains as one of the world's five top-selling albums of all-time, with more than 43 million copies sold to date. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060130/LEGACYLOGO ) Meat Loaf's new album, Hell In A...

2010-12-01 07:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Gigatone Entertainment, a next-generation entertainment company has announced details of its latest album and myRecordFantasy project with Rock superstar Todd Rundgren. Rundgren, whose innovation as a producer and recording artist has spawned one of pop music's most devout followings, will return to the studio January 17-19, 2011 for Gigatone's myRecordFantasy event for his album project, "(re)Production." myRecordFantasy, held at...

2010-07-20 07:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif. and NEW YORK, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Gigatone Entertainment, a next generation entertainment company based in Sacramento and Hollywood announced the signing of famed artist, producer, composer, and digital pioneer Todd Rundgren to its label. Rundgren will be recording a new 15-track album and will invite fans into the studio to participate in the project via Gigatone's myRecordFantasy three-day fantasy camp. A Wizard, A True Star, the title of Todd Rundgren's 1973 solo...

2006-07-31 20:47:38

By Claudia Parsons NEW YORK, July 31 Reuters - Veteran rocker Meat Loaf has resolved a dispute with songwriter Jim Steinman over trademark rights to "Bat Out of Hell," dropping a multimillion-dollar lawsuit over the title of the best-selling 1977 album. "It resolved itself very quickly because neither one of us wanted to argue," Meat Loaf told Reuters in an interview on Monday at an event to promote "Bat out of Hell III: The Monster is Loose," set for release on October 31. "There's...

2006-07-31 19:22:41

NEW YORK, July 31 Reuters - Veteran rocker Meat Loaf has resolved a dispute with songwriter Jim Steinman over trademark rights to "Bat Out of Hell," dropping a multimillion-dollar lawsuit over the title of the best-selling 1977 album. "The two came to an amicable agreement that ensured that Jim Steinman's music would be a continuing part of the 'Bat out of Hell' legacy," Virgin Records said in a statement on Monday at an event to promote "Bat out of Hell III: The Monster is Loose,"...

2006-06-06 19:58:34

By Bob Tourtellotte LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rock singer Meat Loaf has sued a former collaborator for $50 million, claiming he wrongly trademarked the name of their 1977 hit album "Bat Out of Hell" and is using it as "blackmail" to hold up a new album. But Jim Steinman, who wrote songs for the classic rock album with hits like "Paradise by the Dashboard Lights," told Reuters the lawsuit was "transparently foolish," and he called Meat Loaf "a one-hit wonder." "Bat Out of Hell" was a...

2006-06-06 19:55:00

By Bob Tourtellotte LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rock singer Meat Loaf has sued a former collaborator for $50 million, claiming he wrongly trademarked the name of their 1977 hit album "Bat Out of Hell" and is using it as "blackmail" to hold up a new album. But Jim Steinman, who wrote songs for the classic rock album with hits like "Paradise by the Dashboard Lights," told Reuters the lawsuit was "transparently foolish," and he called Meat Loaf "a one-hit wonder." "Bat Out of Hell" was a huge hit...

2006-06-05 23:53:30

By Susan Butler NEW YORK (Billboard) - Veteran rocker Meat Loaf has sued songwriter Jim Steinman and manager David Sonenberg over trademark rights to "Bat Out of Hell," asking for more than $50 million. Meat Loaf, whose real name is Michael Aday, claims that Steinman wrongfully registered the phrase as his trademark in 1995. Steinman wrote the title song and other compositions on Meat Loaf's 1977 "Bat Out of Hell" and 1993 "Bat Out of Hell II: Back Into Hell" albums, which have...

2006-03-14 17:21:38

By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two former members of the defunct new wave rock band the Cars have refueled the group, installing singer-songwriter Todd Rundgren in the driver's seat and will hit the road as the New Cars, they said on Tuesday. The new model, featuring Cars lead guitarist Elliot Easton and keyboardist Greg Hawkes, will be accompanied on tour by fellow classic pop refugees Blondie, who were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Monday amid a tense...