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Rock Band getting Bangles, AFI and more next week

Posted by: Dan at 11/13/2009 9:52 AM
The Beatles: Rock Band is getting the remainder of Sgt Pepper's next, while the rest of us who only have Rock Band are getting some AFI and Bangles. The AFI Pack 01 will contain five AFI songs, and the Bangles "Walk Like an Egyptian" will be available as a solo song on Rock Band and LEGO Rock Band. All the songs will be available on the Xbox 360 and Wii on Nov 17th, and the PS3 on Nov 19th. The AFI Pack costs $8.49/680 MS points, or $1.99/160 MS points/$2.00 for the songs individually including the Bangles.
  • AFI – “Beautiful Thieves”
  • AFI – “End Transmission”
  • AFI – “Love Like Winter”
  • AFI – “Medicate”
  • AFI – “The Leaving Song, Pt II”
  •  The Bangles – “Walk Like an Egyptian”+
Rock Band Unplugged on the PSP also gets two new tracks on Nov 19th, with some Dead Kenndys and Sleater-Kinney at $1.99 each.
  • Dead Kennedys – “California über Alles”
  • Sleater-Kinney – “You’re No Rock’n’Roll Fun”


Also, tracks from Dead Kennedys and Sleater-Kinney for Rock Band Unplugged!

Cambridge, Mass. – Nov. 13, 2009 - Harmonix and MTV Games today announced that a five pack of tracks from AFI and a single from The Bangles will be added next week to the Rock Band Music Store of downloadable content for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation® 3 computer entertainment system and Wii™. Tracks from Dead Kennedys and Sleater-Kinney will be available for download next week for Rock Band Unplugged on PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system.

Rock Band DLC Additions for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 System and Wii
Rock Band is delivering more tracks from punk outfit AFI with a five pack of songs to join “Girl’s Not Grey” and “Miss Murder,” which are already available on the Rock Band platform. “AFI Pack 01” features three songs from the group’s eighth studio album, Crash Love, released Sept. 29, including “Beautiful Thieves,” “End Transmission” and “Medicate;” as well as “Love Like Winter,” from Decemberunderground, and “The Leaving Song, Pt II,” from Sing the Sorrow.

“Walk Like an Egyptian,” the 80s staple from The Bangles, will also be available in the Rock Band Music Store next week.

Available on Xbox 360 and Wii (Nov. 17) and PlayStation 3 system (Nov. 19):

· AFI – “Beautiful Thieves”
· AFI – “End Transmission”
· AFI – “Love Like Winter”
· AFI – “Medicate”
· AFI – “The Leaving Song, Pt II”
· The Bangles – “Walk Like an Egyptian”+

(All tracks are original master recordings)

These tracks will be available for purchase as “AFI Pack 01” as well as individual tracks on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 system, and as individual tracks on Wii. Tracks marked with a “+” are also available in the family-friendly LEGO Rock Band Music Store.

Price: $1.99 USD, £.99 UK, €1.49 EU (160 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) per track
$8.49 £5.25 UK, €6.59 EU (680 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) for “AFI Pack 01”
$2.00 USD (200 Wii Points™) per track

Rock Band Unplugged Tracks for PSP®System
Rock Band Unplugged fans will enjoy the addition of Dead Kennedys’ “California über Alles”and Sleater-Kinney’s “You’re No Rock’n’Roll Fun” to the 57 tracks already available via the Rock Band Unplugged in-game music store for the PSP system.

Tracks available for Rock Band Unplugged (Nov. 19):

Dead Kennedys – “California über Alles”
Sleater-Kinney – “You’re No Rock’n’Roll Fun”

Price: $1.99, £.99 UK, €1.49 EU per track on the PSP system

** Dates for Rock Band game tracks are tentative and subject to change. **