Zombies coming to Rock Band...White ones...

by: Dan -
 Gotta hand it to Harmonix, as they will be adding one of my favorite songs to Rock Band next week with the addition of White Zombie's "More Human Than Human" off Astro Creep 2000. In addition, the White Zombie tune "Black Sunshine" and the Turbonegro's track "Wasted Again" will be joining it. These are debut tracks for both bands on Rock Band. Each will cost $1.99 (160 MS points) and will be available on XBLM on Tuesday, Feb 17th and PSN on Thursday Feb 19th.

**ROCK BAND MEDIA ALERT**

ROCK BAND® ADDS PUNK AND SOME SERIOUS HEAVY METAL TO THE ROCK BAND MUSIC STORE

Cambridge, Mass. - February 13, 2009 - Harmonix and MTV Games today announced the addition of two bands that are set to make their first Rock Band® appearance next week. The three track lineup coming to the Rock Band Music Store catalogue of downloadable content includes two songs from heavy metal band White Zombie and a track from punk band Turbonegro. 
 
White Zombie offers Rock Band fans access to the hit single "More Human than Human" from its 1995 album Astro-Creep: 2000, as well as "Black Sunshine" which was initially featured on the band's La Sexorcisto: Devil Music album (1992).  White Zombie's lead singer, Rob Zombie, released his solo offering "War Zone" on the Rock Band Music Store last month.
 
In addition, Rock Band goes International again with "Wasted Again" from Norwegian punk band Turbonegro, which was featured on the band's 2005 album Party Animals.
 
 
Release Date:                        Tuesday, February 17, 2009   (Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360®)
                                                Thursday, February 19, 2009 (PlayStation®Store)
 
** Dates for Rock Band game tracks are tentative and subject to change **
 
Tracks:                 
                                      Turbonegro                      "Wasted Again" 
                                      White Zombie                   "Black Sunshine"
                                      White Zombie                   "More Human than Human"
 
                             (All tracks are original master recordings)
 
Price:                      $1.99 (160 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) per track                              
                                               
Locations:               Xbox LIVE Marketplace for the Xbox 360
                                PlayStation®Network
 
Music Videos:
Click on the track below to view the song's corresponding music video. Videos can be embedded on your site. 
White Zombie            "Black Sunshine"
White Zombie             "More Human than Human"
                                   
Website Links:
For more information, please visit:
Rock Band Website
Rob Zombie Official Website
Turbonegro Official Website
 
Rock Band 2 is available for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION®3 and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment systems and Wii™ home videogame console from Nintendo.
There are now more than 560 tracks available to date via disc and download purchase (complete list of tracks at www.rockband.com/music). Rock Band continues to satisfy music fans' and gamers' voracious appetite for rock with more than 36 million paid downloads since its launch on November 20, 2007.  The Rock Band Music Store allows players to preview and purchase downloadable individual music tracks and packs from the vast selection of offerings available to date without ever leaving the game as they build their own custom Rock Band library.
Rock Band and Rock Band 2 are rated "T" for Teen (lyrics, suggestive themes) by the ESRB.
For more information on Rock Band 2 and Harmonix Music Systems please visit www.rockband.com  and www.harmonixmusic.com.
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