An Album a Day: Bat Out of Hell

January 13, Bat Out of Hell by Meat Loaf Genre: Theatric hard rock. Year: 1977 Runtime: 46:33 Total Number of Tracks: 7, including two epic “suites” that are over 8 minutes long. Number of tracks I had heard before: 7 Why I picked it: I felt like it would be fun to do this the same week as Bat Out of Hell II to compare. (Read my Bat Out … Continue reading An Album a Day: Bat Out of Hell

An Album a Day: 5150

January 12, 5150 by Van Halen Genre: Classic rock Year: 1986 Runtime: 43:14 Total Number of Tracks: 9 Number of tracks I had heard before: All of them. Why I picked it: I had stayed up watching football and needed an album that was barely over the half hour limit so I could get it in before midnight. Songs you might know: – “Why Can’t This Be Love” … Continue reading An Album a Day: 5150

An Album a Day: Bat Out of Hell II: Back Into Hell

January 11, Bat Out of Hell II: Back Into Hell by Meat Loaf Genre: Theatric hard rock Year: 1993 Runtime: 75:38 Total Number of Tracks: 11, including a 2:41 spoken word piece and a 2:46 instrumental interlude. Number of tracks I had heard before:  All of them. Why I picked it: Again, I needed an album I was familiar with and I had a long enough car … Continue reading An Album a Day: Bat Out of Hell II: Back Into Hell