Origins and characteristicsEdit
The term was coined by writer and producer Jim Steinman (to describe Meat Loaf's Bat Out of Hell trilogy of albums) and is sometimes used ambiguously in rock writing, referring to a bombastic Teutonic style, or fantasy lyrics.
- Crawford, Jeff (March 3, 2004). "'Old Ham' using his loaf". Messenger - Guardian.
- Brearley, David; Waldren, Murray; Butler, Mark; Shedden, Iain (August 9, 2003). "25 classic albums that never get played...and the 25 good reasons why not - ROCK monuments". Weekend Australian.
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