Meat Loaf is the stage name of Michael Lee Aday (born Marvin Lee Aday on September 27, 1947(1947-09-27)). He is an American rock singer and actor of stage and screen. He is noted for his albums Bat Out Of Hell I, II, and III and several famous songs from movies. The Neverland Express is the name of the band he fronts, as its lead singer. In 2001, he changed his first name to Michael.