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Halloween Legends That Are Actually True (Sort Of)

Especially around Halloween, most of us enjoy a good old-fashioned “it happened to a friend of a friend” urban legend that gives us a bit of a fright. Some of these tales may have even really happened. Well, kind of.

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Keith Moon Plays His Last Who Concert

The end of the Who's 1976 tour, at Toronto's Maple Leaf Gardens on Oct. 21, 1976, marked the last concert for their drummer, Keith Moon.

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Social Media Outrage Over Pepsi’s “Early” Release of Pepsi Perfect

Well the internet is up in arms once again. This time over a bottle of soda. No kidding.

Apparently, from what I can gather, Pepsi was to release around 6500 special edition bottles of "Pepsi Perfect"...

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The History of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Tragic Plane Crash

Lynyrd Skynyrd had established themselves as one of the most successful rock bands of the '70s by the time they released 'Street Survivors' in October 1977.

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Lynyrd Skynyrd’s ‘Street Survivors’ Arrives Shortly Before Tragedy

Lynyrd Skynyrd's 'Street Survivors' was released on Oct. 17, 1977, only three days before their fatal plane crash.

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images
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The Ugly Breakup of Creedence Clearwater Revival

Creedence Clearwater Revival announced their split on Oct. 16, 1972.

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How AC/DC Elevated Their Career With the Live ‘If You Want Blood You’ve Got It’

By 1978, AC/DC had packed their relatively short, half-decade career with five albums and hundreds of concerts.

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40 Years Ago: Kiss Join a Michigan High School’s Homecoming Celebration

Maybe you had a cool homecoming dance. But you were never Kiss-played-my-homecoming-dance cool.

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37 Years Ago: Judas Priest Release Their Fifth Album … With Two Different Names

In 1978, Judas Priest released their fifth album as 'Hell Bent for Leather' or 'Killing Machine,' depending on where you lived.

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49 Years Ago: The Jimi Hendrix Experience Form

On Oct. 6, 1966, the Jimi Hendrix Experience were born.

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53 Years Ago: The Beatles Release Their First Single, ‘Love Me Do’

Not all cultural revolutions take place overnight. Some begin with little fanfare and take a while to gather steam. That's exactly what happened on Oct. 5, 1962, when the Beatles released their first single, 'Love Me Do,' in the U.K.

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22 Years Ago: Def Leppard Clean Out Their Closet on ‘Retro-Active’

By the start of the '90s, Def Leppard had established themselves, not only as one of the world’s premier hard rock rock bands, but also one of its most unfortunate...

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