Singer Meat Loaf is planning to record a big comeback album with Rob Cavallo, the producer to Green Day’s 2004 smash American Idiot album and My Chemical Romance’s Welcome to the Black Parade. On April 15th, the pair will start work on recording the 28 songs Meat Loaf, née Michael Aday, has written for the sessions.
“I was waiting for [Cavallo] to finish one project, then I went on tour, and then he was gonna start Dave Matthews, and Dave Matthews was slow. But that’s OK,” Meat Loaf told Spinner. “It’s a more personal record actually. Still, it’s gonna be big — I’m dramatic and I can’t help but be. It’ll be the rock record I always wanted.”
If the sessions go well, Meat Loaf plans to release his forthcoming follow-up to Bat out of Hell III: The Monster Is Loose in 2010. Green Day did not work with Cavallo for their upcoming album, 21st Century Breakdown, instead opting for Butch Vig, of Nirvana’s Nevermind fame, to produce.