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Fred Turner (BACHMAN TURNER OVERDRIVE) - October 16, 1943
Tony Carey (RAINBOW, PLANET P) - October 16, 1953
Flea (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS) - October 16, 1962
Mat Sinner (SINNER/PRIMAL FEAR) - October 16, 1963
Chad Gray (HELLYEAH, MUDVAYNE) - October 16, 1971
Casey Grillo (KAMELOT) - October 16, 1976
Michael McKean (SPINAL TAP) - October 17, 1947
Allen West (OBITUARY, SIX FEET UNDER) - October 17, 1967
October 16, 1968: DEEP PURPLE perform for the first time in the U.S. at The Forum in L.A. and THE NEW YARDBIRDS play their first gig at a club in London. They later change their name to LED ZEPPELIN.
October 16, 1976: THIN LIZZY releases Johnny The Fox.
October 16, 2000: VIRGIN STEELE release The House Of Atreus Act II: The Wings Of Vengeance, KINGDOM COME release Too.
October 16, 2000: FLOTSAM AND JETSAM begin recording their new album, tentatively titled Obsessive Repulsive, with Bill Metoyer.
October 16, 2001: OZZY OSBOURNE releases Down To Earth.
October 16, 2009: BRAINSTORM release Memorial Roots and WINGER release Karma.
October 16, 2015: SAXON release Battering Ram.
October 17, 1969: LED ZEPPELIN begin their third U.S. tour at New York's Carnegie Hall.
October 17, 1973: MONTROSE release Montrose.
October 17, 1989: KISS release Hot In The Shade.
October 17, 1993: SAVATAGE guitarist Criss Oliva is killed by a drunk driver in Florida.
October 17, 1995: YNGWIE MALMSTEEN releases Magnum Opus.
October 17, 1998: AEROSMITH hold an interactive cybercast of their concert in Holmdel, NJ. Each member is equipped with a viewpoint microwave camera.
October 17, 2000: NEVERMORE release Dead Heart In A Dead World.
October 17, 2006: AEROSMITH release Devil's Got A New Disguise.
October 17, 2008: AC/DC release Black Ice.
October 17, 2011: ICED EARTH release Dystopia.
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