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Meat Loaf calls off another show
Meat Loaf
Meat Loaf sold 48 million copies of his two Bat Out of Hell albums
Rock singer Meat Loaf postponed his concert at Manchester's MEN Arena on Sunday evening as he is still suffering from acute laryngitis.

A statement said he had been "ordered by his doctor not to perform".

The MEN Arena said tickets would be valid for the rescheduled show, which will be held on Tuesday, 27 November.

On Friday he called off a gig in Birmingham at the last minute, and two nights earlier, he had curtailed a show in Newcastle when he fell ill.

He was about an hour into Wednesday's performance at the Metro Radio Arena when he halted the show and left the stage.

Several fans who were in the audience told the BBC that Meat Loaf had called the gig "the last show I may ever do in my life".

But his promoters played down the 60-year-old's remarks, saying he was suffering from "exhaustion and stress".

The star is currently on his Three Bats Tour, which is scheduled to reach London's Wembley Arena on Tuesday.

He is then due to play at the Nottingham Arena on Thursday and Cardiff Arena on Sunday, 11 November, before going on to Horsens in Denmark, the Norwegian city of Bergen and the Swedish capital, Stockholm.

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