After 6 decades of successful career span, the legendary “Meat Loaf” singer has finally left for his ultimate journey!

American singer Michael Lee Aday, famously known as “Meat Loaf” took his last breath at 74, confirmed the mourning family on Facebook.

“Our hearts are broken to announce that the incomparable Meat Loaf passed away tonight with his wife Deborah by his side. Daughters Pearl and Amanda and close friends have been with him throughout the last 24 hours” wrote the singer’s representative on social media.

The actor and singer’s successful career that lasted for almost six decades saw him selling 100 million music albums globally and staring in 65 hits including, Focus, Wayne’s World, Fight Club, and Rocky Horror Picture Show. However, “Bat Out of Hell” secured its position in the top ten.

“We know how much he meant to so many of you and we truly appreciate all of the love and support as we move through this time of grief in losing such an inspiring artist and beautiful man. We thank you for your understanding of our need for privacy at this time. From his heart to your souls…don’t ever stop rocking!” wrote the grieving representative.

The death news of the legendary actor came as a shock to his fans as one wrote, “How sad to hear this news. Such a massive part of my life, right from childhood. God bless you and your family beautiful man, you are loved. Keep rocking.”

While the second added, “The world has lost an amazing man. I am so very glad I got to see him perform live in Newcastle, a truly memorable night. My heart goes out to his family and friends and he has left a legacy that will continue forever!”

 “Another great addition to Rock’n’Roll heaven. A true legend of music. RIP Meatloaf, you have earned it”, wrote the third one

Not just that, the Dallas-born singer got tributes from many known personalities of the entertainment industry.

“I hope paradise is as you remember it from the dashboard light, Meat Loaf. Had a fun time performing a sketch with him on Saturday Live way back in the last century”, wrote Stephen Fry on his Twitter. “He had the quality of being simultaneously frightening and cuddly, which is rare and rather wonderful …” he added.