By Lindsay Kimble and JohnnyDodd
Original Source: people.com
Meat Loaf, who died at age 74 on Thursday, found rebirth and happiness ahead of the release of his chart-topping 1993 album, with the inimitable singer and actor embracing life as a family man and conquering his demons.
At 42, Meat Loaf (born Marvin Lee Aday) was experiencing an incredible career resurgence with the success of his follow-up to 1977's hit Bat Out of Hell. Bat Out of Hell II: Back into Hell, released in Sept. 1993, hit No. 1 in the U.S., and single "I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)" earned him a Grammy award for best rock solo vocal performance the next year.
He spoke with PEOPLE's Johnny Dodd, Steve Dougherty and Andiee Paviour in December 1993 about the album, and the personal...click here to continue reading