Coldplay to debut new single on Guitar Hero III

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Activision announced today that Coldplay will debut their newest single “Violent Hill” as part of a three-track pack for Guitar Hero III to be released June 19th on Xbox Live Marketplace and the Playstation Store. The other two songs in the pack are “Yellow” and “God Put a Smile Upon Your Face.” No pricing was given in the release. The new Coldplay album, Viva la Vida, is due out on June 17th.
Multi-Platinum Alternative Rockers Coldplay Debut New Single as Part of Downloadable Songpack for Guitar Hero(R) III: Legends of Rock

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jun 13, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The reflective and emotional chords of multi-award winning band Coldplay are making their debut on Activision, Inc.'s (Nasdaq:ATVI) Guitar Hero(R) III: Legends of Rock with the release of a three-track downloadable song pack.

Included in the song pack is the hit single "Violet Hill," from the band's highly anticipated new album, Viva la Vida, which is set for release on June 17, 2008. The pack also features Coldplay's first smash hit "Yellow" that earned them a legion of fans worldwide, as well as the upbeat and melodic tune "God Put a Smile Upon Your Face" from the Grammy(R) Award-winning album, A Rush of Blood to the Head. The Coldplay track pack will be available on June 19, 2008 for download on Xbox LIVE(R) Marketplace for Xbox 360(R) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and in the PLAYSTATION(R)Store for the PLAYSTATION(R)3 computer entertainment system.

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
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