From the birth of U2 rocker Larry Mullen to the release of Nirvana’s celebrated MTV Unplugged in New York, Halloween through the first week of November brings many memorable moments in rock music history. Read on for some major events, historic record releases and notable births and deaths happening October 31 through November 6. Rockin’!

Events

1961 - Bob Dylan performed at Carnegie Chapter Hall in New York City for the first time.

1987 - U2 surprised fans by opening for itself by posing as a country-rock band named the Dalton Brothers at a show in Indianapolis.

1998 – Kiss kicks off their Psycho Circus tour with a Halloween concert in Los Angeles.

2005 - Black Sabbath gets inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame by Queen’s Brian May.

2005 - The iTunes Music Store hits 1 million videos sold.

Births

Tom Paxton, October 31, 1937

Larry Mullen (U2), October 31, 1961

Johnny Marr (The Smiths), October 31, 1963

Adam Horovitz (Beastie Boys), October 31, 1966

Adam Schlesinger (Fountains of Wayne), October 31, 1967

Vanilla Ice, October 31, 1968

Linn Berggren (Ace of Base), October 31, 1970

Ronald Bell (Kool and the Gang), November 1, 1951

Lyle Lovett, November 1, 1957

Anthony Kiedis (Red Hot Chili Peppers), November 1, 1962

Rick Allen (Def Leppard), November 1, 1963

Alex James (Blur), November 1, 1968

Dave Pegg (Jethro Tull, Fairport Convention), November 2, 1947

Carter Beauford (The Dave Matthews Band), November 2, 1957

Bobby Dall (Poison), November 2, 1963

Reginald Arvizu (KoRn), November 2, 1969

Nick Simper (Johnny Kidd and the Pirates, Deep Purple), November 3, 1946

Adam Ant, November 3, 1954

Scherrie Payne (of The Supremes), November 4, 1944

Van Stephenson (Blackhawk) November 4, 1953

James Honeyman-Scott (The Pretenders) November 4, 1956

Jeff Scott Soto (Journey, Yngwie Malmsteen band) November 4, 1965

Puff Daddy November 4, 1969

Gram Parsons (The Byrds, The Flying Burrito Brothers), November 5, 1946

Don McDougall (The Guess Who), November 5, 1948

David Moyse (Air Supply), November 5, 1957

David Bryson (Counting Crows), November 5, 1961

Mike Score (A Flock Of Seagulls), November 5, 1967

Jonny Greenwood (Radiohead), November 5, 1971

Ryan Adams, November 5, 1974

Kevin Jonas (The Jonas Brothers), November 5, 1987

Guy Clark, November 6, 1941

John Wilson (Them), November 6, 1947

Glenn Frey (Eagles), November 6, 1948

Corey Glover (Living Colour), November 6, 1964

Greg Graffin (Bad Religion), November 6, 1964

Deaths

Bobby Parker, October 31, 2013

Mississippi John Hurt, November 2, 1966

Fred "Sonic" Smith (The Sonics, MC5), November 4, 1994

Johnny Horton, November 5, 1960

Bobby Nunn (The Coasters) November 5, 1986

Fred 'Sonic' Smith (MC5) November 5, 1994

Billy Guy (The Coasters) November 5, 2002

Bobby Hatfield (The Righteous Brothers) November 5, 2003

Billy Murcia (original New York Dolls drummer), November 6, 1972

Dickie Goodman (Buchanan and Goodman), November 6, 1989

Releases

The Monkees, Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd., 1967

Led Zeppelin, Immigrant Song, 1970

Hall & Oates, Abandoned Luncheonette, 1973

Ringo Starr, Ringo, 1973

The Who, Quadrophenia, 1973 (U.S. release)

The Who

Queen, Bohemian Rhapsody, 1975

The Police, Outlandos d'Amour, 1978

George Harrison, Wonderwall Music, 1968

Bad Religion, No Control, 1989

Bon Jovi, Keep the Faith, 1992

Nirvana, MTV Unplugged in New York, 1994

Queen, Made in Heaven, 1995

Queen

The Beach Boys, The Pet Sounds Sessions, 1997

Beck, Mutations, 1998

John Lennon, John Lennon Anthology, 1998

U2, The Best of 1980–1990, 1998

U2

The Rolling Stones, Live Licks, 2004