Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock aficionados
will see Avenged Sevenfold's "Almost Easy," Deftones' "Hole in the Earth," and Thrice's "The Arsonist" added to that list of downloadable legendary rock in March. Additionally, before you tilt one back with your laddies on St. Patty's, download the free track-pack from Dropkick Murphys
-- right off The Meanest of Times, in stores March 11 -- "Famous for Nothing," "(F)lannigan's Ball," and "Johnny, I hardly Knew Ya." All of the above will be available via Xbox Live Marketplace and the PlayStation Store.
ACTIVISION UNVEILS NEW DOWNLOADABLE CONTENT IN MARCH FOR GUITAR HERO® III: LEGENDS OF ROCK
Modern Metal Pack to Feature Chart-Toppers from
Avenged Sevenfold, Deftones and Thrice
Dropkick Murphys On Tap for Free Download Available in Time for
St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations
SANTA MONICA, CA – March 6, 2008 – New downloadable songs for Activision Inc.’s Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock are set to storm living rooms across the globe with the release of two new track packs.
Available today is the Modern Metal pack which let's players jam to master recordings of Deftones’ “Hole in the Earth,” Avenged Sevenfold’s “Almost Easy” and Thrice’s “The Arsonist.” The track pack is now on Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and will be available later today on PLAYSTATION®Store for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system.
Additionally, Activision will be kicking off the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations with a special free track pack from the popular Celtic punk band Dropkick Murphys that will be available mid March. Straight from the band’s sixth album, The Meanest of Times, the Dropkick Murphys pack will include master recordings of “Famous for Nothing,” “(F)lannigan’s Ball” and “Johnny, I Hardly Knew Ya.” The track pack will be available for free to download on Xbox LIVE Marketplace and PLAYSTATION®Store.
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock offers the ultimate rock experience with new wireless guitars, freshly added content and features including a multiplayer action-inspired battle mode, grueling boss battles, a host of exclusive unlockable content and visually stunning rock venues. Expanded online multiplayer modes allow axe-shredders worldwide to compete head-to-head for true rock status as they riff through a star-studded soundtrack including master tracks by legendary artists such as Aerosmith, Guns 'N' Roses, The Rolling Stones, Beastie Boys, Rage Against the Machine and Pearl Jam, as well as original songs by guitar icons Slash and Tom Morello. Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock is now available and is rated "T" for Teen by the ESRB. For more information visit www.guitarhero.com.
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