Happy Birthday today (Sept. 27) to Meat Loaf. The rocker is 69. Also celebrating is guitarist Randy Bachman (The Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive) who turns 73.

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Meat Loaf is known for his powerful, theatrical live performances over the course of his 40 year career.

Meat Loaf released one of the greatest rock albums of all time in 1977 with Bat Out of Hell. The classic album has sold over 43 million copies worldwide making it one of the best selling albums in the history of recorded music. The Bat Out of Hell trilogy includes Bat Out of Hell, Bat Out of Hell 2: Back into Hell, and Bat Out of Hell 3: The Monster is Loose. A new studio album called Braver Than We Are (his thirteenth studio album) was released on Sept. 16, 2016.

For more on Meat Loaf, check out his official website here.