Rock Band serving up Coheed and Cambria and more next week

by: Dan -
Harmonix and MTV Games are bringing out an interesting mix of songs for next week’s Rock Band DLC. Included will be a three-pack of songs from Coheed and Cambria and singles from The Violent Femmes, Supergrass and Siouxsie & The Banshees. Standard rates apply ($1.99/160 MS Pts/$2.00 Wii) for each track and the Coheed and Cambria three-pack will be $5.49/440 MS Pts. Here is the song list, with full details after the jump.
  • Coheed and Cambria – “Guns of Summer” +
  • Coheed and Cambria – “Here We Are Juggernaut”
  • Coheed and Cambria – “The Broken” +
  • Siouxsie & The Banshees – “Peek-a-Boo”
  • Supergrass – “Sun Hits the Sky” +
  • The Violent Femmes – “American Music”
Tracks marked with “+” are also available for download in the family-friendly LEGO® Rock Band Music Store.
**ROCK BAND MEDIA ALERT**

COHEED AND CAMBRIA THREE PACK PLUS SINGLES FROM SUPERGRASS, THE VIOLENT FEMMES AND SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES COME TO ROCK BAND

Cambridge, Mass. – April 16, 2010 – Harmonix and MTV Games today announced that a three pack of songs from Coheed and Cambria, as well as singles form Supergrass, Siouxsie & The Banshees and The Violent Femmes 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™.

With more than 400 artists, including Jimi Hendrix, The Who, AC/DC and Green Day, who are exclusive to Rock Band, as well as more than 1,100 songs available through the Rock Band platform and 65 million songs sold through its download store alone, Rock Band is the undisputed sales and content leader in the interactive music space, providing the deepest and best selection of artists, songs and albums.

Rock Band DLC additions for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 system and Wii
Rock Band favorites Coheed and Cambria are adding more tracks to the Rock Band Music Store next week with three songs from the band’s new album, Year of the Black Rainbow – “Guns of Summer,” “Here We Are Juggernaut” and “The Broken.” Year of the Black Rainbow is the fifth studio album from Coheed and Cambria and was released April 13 as a standard album, as well as a deluxe edition, featuring a 352-page novel of the same name, written by the band’s lead singer, Claudio Sanchez, and New York Times bestselling author Peter David. The band is currently touring the United States during April and May, which includes a performance at this year’s Coachella festival, during April and May.

Rounding out next week’s Rock Band Music Store additions are three pop singles. British rockers Siouxsie & The Banshees are upping their Rock Band presence with “Peek-a-Boo” from the band’s ninth studio album, Peepshow. Britpop outfit Supergrass is adding “Sun Hits the Sky,” the third single from the band’s second studio album, In It For the Money, and American alternative rockers The Violent Femmes make their Rock Band debut with “American Music” from the band’s fifth studio album, Why Do Birds Sing?

Available on Xbox 360 and Wii (April 20) and PlayStation 3 system (April 22):
• Coheed and Cambria – “Guns of Summer” +
• Coheed and Cambria – “Here We Are Juggernaut”
• Coheed and Cambria – “The Broken” +
• Siouxsie & The Banshees – “Peek-a-Boo”
• Supergrass – “Sun Hits the Sky” +
• The Violent Femmes – “American Music”

(All tracks are original master recordings)

These tracks will be available for purchase as “Coheed and Cambria Pack 01,”as well as individual tracks on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 system, and as individual tracks only on Wii. Tracks marked with “+” are also available for download 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
$5.49, £2.49 UK, €3.99 EU (440 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) for “Coheed and Cambria Pack 01”
$2.00 USD (200 Wii Points™) per track

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