Twitter was aflutter with tweets about a free Radiohead concert at the center of the Occupy Wall Street protest. One problem: It never happened.

Who wouldn’t want to attend a free Radiohead concert?

That is what Occupy Wall Street protestors thought they were going to get today, at 4 p.m. ET. Sadly, it was just a rumor.

The rumor might have started on Twitter, but once it was picked up by Gawker, numerous other publications subsequently picked up the story. And Twitter went wild about it for a couple hours until Radiohead confirmed they would NOT be playing for the protestors.  

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