Meat Loaf confirms summer return after illness

'Bat Out Of Hell' man announces new UK date

Meat Loaf will play in the UK for the first time since cancelling a tour in late 2007.

The ‘Bat Out Of Hell’ star will play a date at London’s Excel Convention Centre as part of this year’s British International Motor Show on August 2.

Other bands set to play the festival include UB40 (July 23), Alice Cooper (July 24), Status Quo (July 25) and Deep Purple (July 30).

As previously reported on NME.COM Meatloaf postponed tour dates at the end of last year suffering with an “inter-vocal cord cyst”.

UB40 (July 23)

Alice Cooper (24)

Status Quo (25)

Squeeze (26)

Here And Now 80’s show (27)

TBC (28)

TBC (29)

Deep Purple (30)

Chicago (31)

Jools Holland featuring Marc Almond (August 1)

Meat Loaf (2)

To check the availability of British International Motor Show tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS now, or call 0871 230 1094.