THE OFFICIAL DVD RELEASES
Here you find my collection of the official dvd releases. As with my cd releases I don't just buy everything. So maybe you have offiicial releases not mentioned here. To make my list as complete as possible I also added my collection of official video releases. Most of them haven't got a dvd release (yet) which is a bloody shame. If you like the dvd's I can tell you that they are all for sale on Amazon or other internet stores and on Ebay.
Year Cover Info
1982

(VHS)MEAT LOAF LIVE

Recorded live at the Wembley Arena, London on April 29th, 1982. This is the first Live performance that I ever saw of Meat. It's notperfect but yet enjoyable to watch. With mostly Bat Out of Hell songs you can't go wrong.

Run Time: 58 minutes.- Release 1991

1984

(VHS)HITS OUT OF HELL (CBS/FOX)

The video contains the videos of different Meat songs. Songs are from the Albums 'Bat Out of Hell', 'Dead Ringer For Love' and 'Midnight at the Lost and Found'. This is not the video that later got a dvd release

Run Time: 53 minutes.- Release: 1984

1984

(VHS)HITS OUT OF HELL (SONY)

Almost the same video as above. Except videos are in a different order and "Dead Ringer For Love" is replaced by "More Than You Deserve". This VHS was later transferred to an official DVD release.

Run Time: 52 minutes.- Release: 1984

1985

(VHS)BAD ATTITUDE (BMG)

Recorded Live at Birmingham, UK in 1985. Great live concert from the Bad Attitude Tour. Meat sounds fantastic and it's a great set. This is the UK VHS of the concert which is also known as Brixton Academy by bootleggers.

Run Time: 70 minutes. -Release: 1994

1985

 

(VHS)BAD ATTITUDE (VIRGIN)

Same as the video above. Only this is NTSC so I guess it's the US edition.

Run Time: 70 minutes.- Release: 1994

1994

(VHS)BAT OUT OF HELL II: PICTURE SHOW

This video contains Live performances, the original video clips of Bat 2 directed by Michael Bay and never-before-seen interviews with Meat Loaf and Jim Steinman. Great promo material for the hit album

Run Time: 65 minutes.- Release: 1994

2000 (VHS)TO HELL AND BACK

VH1 Video about the life of Meat Loaf. His big success with Bat out of Hell, his relationship with Jim Steinman and the downside of the success. The movie ends with Meat's big comeback with the 2nd Bat Out of Hell album

Run Time: 86 minutes. - Release: 2000

1977

CLASSIC ALBUMS: BAT OUT OF HELL

This dvd of Classic Albums recounts the making of the monumental work on the Bat album through interviews, archival footage and with footage of  live performances of the album tracks.

Run Time: 60 minutes.- Release 1999

1978

BAT OUT OF HELL- THE ORIGINAL TOUR

Recorded live for Rockpalast at Stadthalle Offenbach, Germany on June 11th, 1978. Great show and a treat to see a tour from that time. The concert is 90 minutes but included is a 14 minute interview with Meat and Jim Steinman.

Run Time: 104 minutes. - Release 2009

 

1984

HITS OUT OF HELL

Official dvd release of the video mentioned above. The video clips of tracks from the albums 'Bat out of Hell', 'Dead Ringer' and 'Midnight at the Lost and Found' are digitally mastered for this dvd.

Run Time: 58 minutes.- Release 2000

1999

 

VH1 STORYTELLERS

In this Live VH1 Storytellers show, recorded on October 5th 1998 at the Metropolis Studios in NYC, Meat Loaf treats fans to new insights by answering the questions of the audience coupled with a relaxed and intimate setting.

Run Time: 99 minutes.- Release 2003

2004

MEAT LOAF LIVE WITH THE MELBOURNE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Basically from the 'Couldn't Have Said it Better' Tour this is a great concert! Recorded live in Melbourne, Australia on February 20th and 22nd, 2004. Meat's bombastic songs suit a symphonic orchestra and this dvd shows you why!

Run Time: 158 minutes.- Release 2004

2007

3 BATS LIVE

The Seize the Night Tour to promote his 3rd Bat out of Hell album. Recorded live in Ontario, London in Canada on March 18th, 2007. For me the real treasure of this DVD was the bonus disc.

Run Time: 154 minutes.- Release 2007

 

2007

3 BATS LIVE (BONUS DISC)

Meat Loaf: In Search of Paradise is an independent theatrical documentary film that captures Meat Loaf and his life in rehearsals and on the road during his 2007 World Tour.

Run Time: 88 minutes.- Release 2007

2007

3 BATS LIVE BLU-RAY

The HD version of the concert from Ontario, Canada. Sound and picture are superior to the DVD. The Blu-Ray disc also contains the documentary 'In Search of Paradise' plus the other bonus footage from the double DVD set.

Run Time: 154 minutes.- Release 2007

2011

GUILTY PLEASURE TOUR

Live from Sydney, Australia. The Guilty Pleasure Tour was the follow up of Meat's successful Hang Cool Tour. The show contains several songs from his two latest CD's. The show is 118 minutes long and also contains a 37 minute documentary .

Run Time: 155 minutes.- Release 2012

2011

GUILTY PLEASURE TOUR BLU-RAY

This (poor) HD version of the Sydney, Australia concert, contains the same content as the DVD. The documentary included, misses the 'Patti Russo' part. A typical Concert One screw up. Picture Quality is poor with much noise, Audio is superior over DVD.

Run Time: 155 minutes.- Release 2012