Anthrax’s Scott Ian pays tribute to his father-in-law Meat Loaf: ‘there are so many stories to tell’

Author Jad - 24.1.2022

Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian has paid tribute to his father-in-law, iconic rock singer Meat Loaf, who died on Thursday (January 20) at the age of 74.

There are so many stories to tell, and I know they will all be told over time. For now, what I know is that Meat‘s legacy will live on through his family – Pearl, Amanda and Revel. Their forever love for their father/grandfather (Papa Meat) outweighs the heaviness of their hearts.

Thank you to everyone for the outpouring of love, we feel it.

I love you MeatScott Ian via social media


Ian and his wife, Meat‘s daughter Pearl Aday, celebrated their eleventh wedding anniversary on January 15.

Scott and Pearl met in 1999 when Anthrax embarked on the Maximum Rock tour with Mötley Crüe, which featured Pearl as one of its back-up singers. Their son Revel Young Ian was born in June 2011.

When asked what it was like having the iconic Meat Loaf as his father-in-law, Ian said in an interview:

It’s like having anyone as your father-in-law. It’s not like he’s on stage when you’re hanging out with the guy. We actually had dinner with him last night, and all we talked about was fantasy football. He’s just a regular guy who happens to be a legendary rock star.