08/28/2014 12:17 EDT | Updated 08/28/2014 12:59 EDT

Myth-Busting Music's Greatest Urban Legends

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Rod Stewart performs in concert at Jones Beach Theatre on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in Wantagh, New York. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP)

For generations the music industry has been chalk full of some pretty crazy urban legends. Stories have been passed around about music's most popular artists that sound preposterous or insanely far-fetched, yet are still believed and spread around as the truth. Some of them even are.

This game of music broken-telephone has lead fans to wonder what exactly is fact or fiction with these stories. So here's a look at the truth behind some of music's biggest urban legends, from Marilyn Manson's rib removal, Rod Stewart's stomach-pumping and Keith Richard's blood transfusion to "The Dark Side of Oz" and Ozzy's onstage bat snack.

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