Spinner -- After decades on the road, Meat Loaf has announced he will conclude his touring career next spring with a string of arena dates featuring his landmark 1977 Bat Out of Hell album played in its entirety in correct running order.

According to the singer's Facebook page the tour begins in Newcastle on April 5th...There's no word how long the farewell tour will last or if other territories will be visited.

"I know the fans will enjoy the show as much as I enjoyed putting it together," the singer, 65, said, adding it was his chance to "bid a final goodbye to his fans."

Source: Spinner.com