Meat Loaf lets the “bat out of hell” with upcoming 'Seize the Night Tour'
By Patrick Luce Dec 19, 2006, 19:54 GMT
The long-awaited third record in the Bat Out of Hell trilogy, The Monster Is Loose, wears bombast, pretension, and pyrotechnics proudly on its album sleeve and across the bulging disc\'s 14 tracks. More a pop orchestral mishmash than a well-defined rock opus, Bat III is dark, seemingly hopeless at times, and über dramatic. Oddly enough, that\'s also its saving grace. Meat Loaf and company create a great escape into the realm of grand theatricality, with ...more
Following the release of his third “Bat Out of Hell” album, singer Meat Loaf is back with “Bat Out of Hell III – Seize The Night Tour” – which will see the singer taking the epic trilogy on tour beginning Friday, February 23 in Pala, California.
Thirteen years in the making, ‘Bat Out of Hell III: The Monster is Loose’ was unleashed to a hungry public on October 31st with a debut at #8 on the Billboard charts and a top 5 debut in more than 10 countries.
The three act performance includes smash hits from each of the “Bat Out Of Hell” installments, including “Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad,” “You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth,” and the show-stopping “Paradise by the Dashboard Lights.” Act II features more favorites you know by heart including the classic international chart-topper “I’d Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That),” which earned Meat Loaf a Grammy for Best Rock Vocal Solo Performance. Finally, Act III brings the franchise full circle with the powerful, “It’s All Coming Back to Me Now, ” “Blind as a Bat” and a finale spanning the entire “Bat” series.
'Bat Out of Hell III - The Monster is Loose' is now available at Amazon. Visit the music database for more information, a complete track listing and a link to M&C's review of the album. Meat Loaf Tickets are now available at M&C’s Ticket Database. “Bat Out Of Hell III” Tour Dates include:
FRI 23 Pala, CA Pala Casino
WED 28 Victoria, BC Save-On Food Centre
FRI 2 Vancouver, BC Pacific Coliseum
SUN 4 Edmonton, AB Rexall Place
TUE 6 Kelowna, BC Prospera Place
THU 8 Calgary, AB Pengrowth Saddledome
SUN 11 Winnipeg, AB MTS Centre
WED 14 Toronto, ONT Hummingbird Centre
FRI 16 Ottowa, ONT Scotiabank Place
SUN 18 London, ONT John Labatt Centre
TUE 20 Hamilton, ONT Copps Coliseum
THU 22 Syracuse, NY On Center
SAT 24 Upper Darby, PA Tower Theater
MON 26 Poughkeepsie, NY Mid Hudson Civic Ctr.
WED 28 Binghamton, NY Broome County Arena
FRI 30 Hershey, PA Giant Center
SUN 1 Washington, DC DAR Constitution Hall
TUE 3 Clearwater, FL Ruth Eckerd Hall
THU 5 Boca Raton, FL Mizner Amphitheater
SAT 7 Orlando, FL Hard Rock
TUE 10 Wallingford, CT Chevrolet Theatre
THU 12 New York, NY Theater @ MSG