Rock Band new releases

by: Dan -
Over the last two weeks, Harmonix has been bringing some older classics to Rock Band via DLC.  During the week of 4/24, singles by Eddie Money, rain and Yellowcard (all with full keyboard support) were available for the usual $1.99/160 MS Pts/200 Wii Pts per song.   In addition, yesterday, a three pack of Rage Against the Machine also became available, priced at $5.49/440 MS Pts/550 Wii Pts for the “Rage Against the Machine Pack 01” as well as the usual individual pricing.  Also, three of the six songs have Pro Bass/Guitar upgrade for $0.99/80 MS Pts/100 Wii Pts per song.  Here is the complete list for the last two weeks:

Available on April 24th, 2012:
• Eddie Money – “Two Tickets to Paradise” O X
• Train – “Drops of Jupiter (Tell Me)” O X
• Yellowcard – “Only One” O

Available on May 8th, 2012:
• Rage Against the Machine – “Bombtrack” X
• Rage Against the Machine – “Killing in the Name”
• Rage Against the Machine – “Sleep Now in the Fire”

Tracks marked with “O” feature support for keyboards; tracks marked with “X” will offer Pro Guitar and Pro Bass expansions for $0.99 per song.
HARD-HITTING SINGLES FROM RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE COMING TO ROCK BAND!

Cambridge, Mass. – May  4th, 2012– Harmonix today announced that three tracks from Rage Against the Machine are headed 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™.

Rock Band provides the deepest and best selection of artists, songs and albums through the Rock Band music platform, which features more than 1,400 artists and more than 3,500* tracks via disc and download purchase (complete list of tracks at www.rockband.com/songs). Rock Band’s gigantic music library dwarfs that of any other rhythm video game on the market. More than 100 million songs have been sold through the Rock Band Music Store since its launch on Nov. 20, 2007.

Tracks downloaded from the Rock Band Music Store are compatible with the award-winning full-band Rock Band 3 experience, as well as the upcoming controller-based Rock Band Blitz, coming summer of 2012 for Xbox LIVE® Arcade and PlayStation®Network!

Rock Band DLC Additions for Xbox 360 and PlayStation®3 system

In the 1990s, Rage Against the Machine took mainstream music by storm, with a heavy punk/metal/funk sound backed by vocalist Zack de la Rocha’s fiery political rhymes. The group has sold more than 16 million records worldwide and has garnered numerous music industry nominations and awards during their career.

“Rage Against the Machine Pack 01,” coming to the Rock Band Music Store on May 8, features three of the group’s most popular tracks. “Bombtrack” and “Killing in the Name,” from the band’s 1992 triple platinum self-titled debut record, kick things off. The three-pack of songs is rounded out by the aggressive “Sleep Now in the Fire,” from 1999’s The Battle of Los Angeles.

Available on Xbox 360, Wii and PlayStation®3 system (May 8th, 2012):
• Rage Against the Machine – “Bombtrack” X
• Rage Against the Machine – “Killing in the Name”
• Rage Against the Machine – “Sleep Now in the Fire”
Tracks marked with “X” will offer Pro Guitar and Pro Bass expansions for $0.99 per song.

(These tracks will be available in Europe on PlayStation®3 system May 9th)

Price:
$5.49, £2.49 UK, €3.99 (440 Microsoft Points™, 550 Wii Points™) for “Rage Against the Machine Pack 01”
$1.99 USD, £.99 UK, €1.49 EU (160 Microsoft Points™,200 Wii Points™) per song
$0.99 USD, £0.59 UK, €0.79 EU (80 Microsoft Points™,100 Wii Points™) per song for eligible Pro Guitar/Pro Bass upgrade



SINGLES FROM EDDIE MONEY, TRAIN, AND YELLOWCARD COMING TO THE ROCK BAND MUSIC STORE!

Cambridge, Mass. – April 27th, 2012– Harmonix today announced that tracks from Eddie Money, Train, and Yellowcard are headed 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™.

Rock Band provides the deepest and best selection of artists, songs and albums through the Rock Band music platform, which features more than 1,400 artists and more than 3,500* tracks via disc and download purchase (complete list of tracks at www.rockband.com/songs). Rock Band’s gigantic music library dwarfs that of any other rhythm video game on the market. More than 100 million songs have been sold through the Rock Band Music Store since its launch on Nov. 20, 2007.

Tracks downloaded from the Rock Band Music Store are compatible with the award-winning full-band Rock Band 3 experience, as well as the upcoming controller-based Rock Band Blitz, coming summer of 2012 for Xbox LIVE® Arcade and PlayStation®Network!

Rock Band DLC Additions for Xbox 360 and PlayStation®3 system

On May 1st, Harmonix releases single tracks from three different artists, spanning over 30-years of chart-topping music!

First up is Eddie Money’s well-known hit “Two Tickets to Paradise,” from the singer/songwriter’s self-titled 1977 debut record. Train’s Grammy-winning single “Drops of Jupiter,” from the band’s 2001 album of the same name, will also be available. Rounding out this broad musical selection is pop-punk band Yellowcard’s infectious “Only One,” the third single off of 2003’s Ocean Avenue!

Pro Guitar and Pro Bass upgrades will be available for “Two Tickets to Paradise” and “Drops of Jupiter (Tell Me).”

Available on Xbox 360, Wii and PlayStation®3 system (April 24th, 2012):
• Eddie Money – “Two Tickets to Paradise” O X
• Train – “Drops of Jupiter (Tell Me)” O X
• Yellowcard – “Only One” O
Tracks marked with “O” feature support for keyboards; tracks marked with “X” will offer Pro Guitar and Pro Bass expansions for $0.99 per song.

Price:
$1.99 USD (160 Microsoft Points™,200 Wii Points™) per song
$0.99 USD (80 Microsoft Points™, 100  Wii Points™) per song for eligible Pro Guitar/Pro Bass upgrade
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