Meatloaf Retiring ‘Life On The Road Has Taken Its Toll’

Meat Loaf has confirmed his retirement tour. The American hard rockmusician and actor noted for his album Bat Out of Hell will be doing his last tour called the same name because he does not have the energy, feeling to old and unhealthy.  to travel anymore. The very well known opera-rock singer also said that he doesn’t have the stamina of other musicians his age, such as The Rolling Stones.

He told Reuters TV:

”This is really it … I just don’t want to travel anymore.

”I outweigh (Mick) Jagger by about 100 pounds and that counts for something. He hasn’t seen the wear and tear.”

The sixty five year old back in 2007 had to cancel his European when he had developed  a cyst on his vocal cords, and in 2011 he collapsed on stage, at this time he is recovering from a knee replacement operation and is due to have surgery on the other knee shortly.

Discussing his health problems, he added:

”When your name is on the marque, you either get the glory or you get the hits.

”Over the years, a lot of stones and a lot of arrows have been flying my way. You expect that.”

Meatloaf, after thirty five year of live shows was emotional and has also said that he will most likely sob while singing ‘Crying Out Loud’ because the track always makes him cry.

He said:

”Even in rehearsal when I go to sing it I start crying so it’s not like when you see me in the show and I am crying it’s like, ‘Oh I bet he … ‘

”I would do it in rehearsal, I can’t help myself.”

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