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What Your Favorite Musicians Wore For Halloween

on November 01, 2013, 1:02pm

Despite the throngs of admiration they receive daily, rock stars are just like us. Case in point, they celebrate Halloween by dressing up as their favorite ghoulish creature or cultural icon. In the haze of one too many Black Devil Martinis and mini Baby Ruths, we’ve compiled the costumes of some of your favorite musicians. Some are scary, some are weird, and some are funny, but all of them prove that no one’s ever too famous to play pretend.

Drake as Kanye West:

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The Blow as Brian Eno (circa Roxy Music) and a fern: 

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Miley Cyrus as Lil Kim at the 1999 MTV Video Music Awards:

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Neko Case as a gorilla (with bearded drummer and undead farmer keyboardist):

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Surfer Blood’s Kevin Williams as Owl Boy:

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Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino as a Budweiser can:

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Anthrax’s Scott Ian as Lucio Fulci’s Zombie:

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Deap Vally as a pumpkin and a tiger:

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No Age’s Randy Randall as Bat Skeleton:

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Snoop Lion as an actual lion:

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Deer Tick’s John McCauley as Sporty Spice: 

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Fabolous as Michael Jackson in the “Thriller” video:

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Icona Pop as Dia de Los Muertos skeletons:

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Portugal. The Man as “hip hop kids”:

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Jessie Ware and Mikky Ekko as Erik and Christine Daaé from a Gothic interpretation of The Phantom of the Opera:

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Okkervil River as cops:

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Blitzen Trapper’s Michael Van Pelt as Indiana Jones (with adorable Elmo):

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Coheed and Cambria as the Ghostbusters:

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Nicki Minaj as Officer Nicki Minaj:

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Azealia Banks and Adam Lambert as masked princess and sparkle demon, respectively:

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Coolest kid ever as Drake’s Nothing Was The Same cover:

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Beyoncé as an angel (who fell from Heaven):

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Rihanna as “Shy Girl, the zombie chola”:

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