Bat Out of Hell

  1. Ne-Yo, Bob Seger, Bette Midler, Meat Loaf, Stevie Nicks Light Up Songwriters Hall of Fame Ceremony

    June 15, 2012 8:31 AM EDT Ne-Yo poses with Swizz Beatz after accepting his Hal David Starlight Award. (Photo: Getty/Larry Busacca) Now, incredibly, in its 43rd year, the Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony is roughly the publishing world's equivalent of the Grammys, but ...

  2. Bob Seger, Gordon Lightfoot To Be Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame

    February 21, 2012 12:17 PM EST WireImage The men behind "Against the Wind," "The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald" and "Paradise By the Dashboard Light" are heading into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Bob Seger, Gordon Lightfoot and Jim Steinman, as w ...

  3. Backbeat: David Lee Roth's Uncle, Cafe Wha? Founder Manny Roth, Calls Van Halen Gig 'Phenomenal'

    January 06, 2012 4:16 PM EST David Lee Roth rips it up on the mic at last night's (Jan. 5) intimate gig at Café Wha? in New York. (Photo: Kevin Mazur/WireImage) Van Halen kicked off what promises to be a busy 2012 with a fiery, hit-laden show at Cafe Wha? in New York on ...

  4. Sony Might No Longer Have Right To Distribute Meat Loaf Albums

    September 30, 2011 8:19 PM EDT Meat Loaf's "Bat Out Of Hell" was released in 1977 and has sold approximately 43 million copies, making it the fifth best selling album of all time. The album continues to sell well, but Sony Music's control over this album as ...

  5. Nashville Memorial Service for Steve Popovich Announced

    June 22, 2011 2:23 PM EDT A Tennessee memorial service for longtime CBS and Cleveland International executive Steve Popovich will be held on Thursday, June 30, in Murfreesboro. Popovich, who played a key role in Meat Loaf's "Bat Out of Hell" as well as the c ...

  6. Read: Clive Davis' Eulogy for CBS Records Exec Steve Popovich

    June 15, 2011 5:20 PM EDT Steve Popovich, a veteran music industry executive who played a key role in Meat Loaf's "Bat Out of Hell" as well as the careers of the Jackson 5, Cheap Trick, Boston and many others, died last week at his apartment in Murfreesboro, ...

  7. Steve Popovich: An Appreciation by Bob Sherwood

    June 09, 2011 3:57 PM EDT (Steve Popovich, a veteran music industry executive who played a key role in Meat Loaf's "Bat Out of Hell" as well as the careers of the Jackson 5, Cheap Trick, Boston and many others, died Wednesday morning at his apartment in Murf ...

  8. Steve Popovich, Cleveland International and CBS Records Exec, Dead at 68

    June 09, 2011 12:24 AM EDT Steve Popovich, a veteran music industry executive who played a key role in Meat Loaf's "Bat Out of Hell" as well as the careers of the Jackson 5, Cheap Trick, Boston and many others, died Wednesday morning at his apartment in Murfr ...

  9. Sony Ordered To Pay $5 Million In Meat Loaf Dispute

    November 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Sony Music must pay the founder of a small record company $5 million for failing to put his company's logo on reissues of Meat Loaf's iconic "Bat Out of Hell" album, a federal appeals court ruled. Steve Popovich, 65, who starte ...

  10. Meat Loaf Scraps Euro Tour, Vows To Return

    November 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Meat Loaf has cancelled his European tour after developing a cyst on his vocal cords, but he denied media reports he might be quitting the stage for good. A series of November concerts across Europe, including one at Wembley Arena in London tonigh ...

  11. Meat Loaf Taking 'Bat' Trilogy On Tour

    December 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST As expected, Meat Loaf will hit the road next spring to present highlights from his "Bat Out of Hell" trilogy. The trek begins Feb. 23 in Pala, Calif., and will wrap April 12 at New York's Theater at Madison Square Garden. The tour ...

  12. Meat Loaf Sues Songwriter, Manager

    June 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Suit over trademark rights to 'Bat Out of Hell.' Meat Loaf has sued songwriter Jim Steinman and manager David Sonenberg over trademark rights to "Bat Out of Hell," asking for more than $50 million. Michael Aday, who performs as ...

  13. Industry Exec Johnny Bienstock Dies

    January 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST He was 83. Long-time music industry executive Johnny Bienstock died today (Jan. 20) in Naples, Fla., due to complications from heart disease and a stroke. He was 83. During his 60-year career, Bienstock moved back and forth between the publishing ...

  14. Jury Awards $5 Million To Cleveland's Popovich

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Cleveland International Records owner Steve Popovich learned what his label's logo on a CD is worth. A federal jury on May 27 awarded him more than $5 million after the predecessor label of Sony BMG M NEW YORK -- Cleveland International Recor ...

  15. Jury Awards $5 Million To Cleveland's Popovich

    May 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Owner wins suit against Sony BMG. Cleveland International Records owner Steve Popovich learned what his label’s logo on a CD is worth. A federal jury today (May 27) awarded Cleveland International Records owner Steve Popovich more than $5 million ...