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    Wed, 28 Apr 2010 09:42:41

    Meat Loaf to Tour This Summer -

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    Large 'n in charge vocalist Meat Loaf – arguably the possessor of the biggest voice in rock music- will embark on a summer North American tour beginning July 3 in support of his star-studded forthcoming album Hang Cool Teddy Bear. The record's guest list is more impressive than a hip-hop album, featuring an assortment of A-listers ranging from Jack Black, Hugh Laurie, Kara DioGuardi, Queen’s Brian May and Steve Vai. Meat has friends in high places, that's for sure. The album bows on May 11.

    The CD's theme was inspired by screenwriter/director Kilian Kerwin's story. A soldier who has been wounded in battle thinks he is going to die. Instead of his life flashing backward at the prospect, his life flashes forward into what could have been. The inter-related songs are the different scenarios he finds himself in. It's not always the same time or place, but it is always the same woman. The first video, "Los Angeloser" tells a tale of a bad significant other who takes advantage of a generous lover, in a scenario that almost every human being has experienced. Meat is bring it to the people with Hang Cool Teddy Bear, for sure.

    "I wanted it big, I wanted it dramatic, I wanted a rock record," Mr. Loaf said in a statement. "Yes, it sounds like a Meat Loaf record. But it sounds different, too; it sounds new, it sounds fresh. It speaks to you in a different way." That's some words that are as big as the man himself. Guess we'll have to wait till May 11 to find out!

    The first leg of the summer 2010 North American tour begins on July 3 in Gilford, NH at the Meadowbrook U.S. Cellular Pavilion. More dates will be announced shortly.

    July 3 Gilford, NH Meadowbrook U. S. Cellular
    July 8 Boston, MA Bank of America Pavilion
    July 10 Atlantic City, NJ Atlantic City Hilton
    July 12 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun
    July 14 Wantagh, NY Nikon at Jones Beach
    July 16 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts
    July 18 Hershey, PA Giant Center
    July 22 Detroit, MI MotorCity Casino Hotel
    July 24 Sault Sainte Marie, MI Kewadin Casino 25 Anniversary Festival

    Have you ever seen paradise…by the dashboard light?

    —Amy Sciarretto
    04.28.10




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