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Meatloaf to sue Meatloaf tribute act (because the tribute is better?)

by | 20th, July 2012

MEATLOAF is one of pop’s more peculiar superstars, treading the line between ‘awful rock’ and ‘awful opera’ with a variety of awful concept albums and a tremendous waistline. He’s sold a gazillion albums and appeared in numerous films, but that doesn’t mean he can sit around, resting on his laurels.

He’s got Meatloaf tribute acts to sue!

Despite the fact all Meatloaf tribute acts generate interest in Meatloaf and invariably makes his songs more accessible in the live arena, Meatloaf is not happy about them, suing a chap from Lancashire for being a “cybersquatter and online imposter.”

Dean Torkington has been performing as To Hell and Back: A Tribute to Meat Loaf for 16 years, and the dispute surrounds his website,, which he’s owned since the year 2000.

Strangely, Torkington is being delightfully cocky about it all, accusing Mr Loaf of being jealous that his own album didn’t do as well as the tribute’s, saying: “Could the reason be be it got a better review

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