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Soundgarden Rock Band DLC next week? Yes Please!

by: Dan -
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Another week, more MS Point out of my account as Harmonix is bringing six of Soundgarden’s greatest songs into the Rock Band fold next week in celebration of the band’s 2011 tour.  I have been hoping for more Soundgarden tracks since Rock band 2, and it looks like we will get a pick two from each of their albums Badmotorfinger, Superunknown and Down on the Upside.  We will also get a legacy upgrade to “Pretty Noose”, which was DLC way back in 2008.  Pricing will be the standard $0.99/80 MS Pts/100 Wii for eligible Pro Guitar/Pro Bass upgrades, $1.99/160 MS Pts/200 Wii Pts per song and $9.99/800 MS Pts/1000 Wii Pts for “Celebrating Soundgarden On Tour 2011” pack.

The full 6-Pack DLC:
Soundgarden – “Blow Up the Outside World
Soundgarden – “Burden in My Hand”X
Soundgarden – “Fell on Black Days
Soundgarden – “Outshined”X
Soundgarden – “Rusty Cage
Soundgarden – “The Day I Tried to Live”X
Soundgarden – “Pretty Noose”  (Eligible for Pro Guitar upgrade on July 19th)

Tracks marked with “X” will include Pro Guitar and Pro Bass expansions for $0.99 per song.

Cambridge, Mass. – July 15th, 2011– Harmonix today announced that a 6 pack from Soundgarden will be available beginning July 19th in the Rock Band 3 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 900 artists and more than 2900* 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 Nov. 20, 2007.
Rock Band DLC Additions for Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 system and Wii

This Tuesday, the seminal grunge masters make their way back to the Rock Band platform with a celebratory 6-pack of hits from across the band’s legendary career.  “Outshined” and “Rusty Cage” kick off the pack, both hailing from the band’s 1991 record Badmotorfinger. From Superunknown, the band’s influential 1994 classic, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200, Rock Band fans will be able to rock out to “Fell on Black Days” and “The Day I Tried to Live”. Rounding out the pack are two standout tracks from the band’s 1996 record Down on the Upside, “Blow Up the Outside World” and “Burden in My Hand”.

The band is currently on tour and recording a new album. For details and dates, head to www.soundgardenworld.com

As always, songs available as downloadable content for Rock Band 3 feature five-button guitar and bass parts, drums, Pro Drums, and keys, Pro Keys and harmonies, where applicable. Some songs also feature Pro Guitar and Pro Bass upgrades available for an additional $0.99 upgrade download.

Additionally, a Pro Guitar upgrade for the previously released Soundgarden single “Pretty Noose” also arrives to the Rock Band store this week!

Available on Xbox 360, Wii and PlayStation®3 system (July 19th, 2011):
Soundgarden – “Blow Up the Outside World”
Soundgarden – “Burden in My Hand”X
Soundgarden – “Fell on Black Days”
Soundgarden – “Outshined”X
Soundgarden – “Rusty Cage”
Soundgarden – “The Day I Tried to Live”X
Pro Guitar Additions for Legacy Songs:   Soundgarden – “Pretty Noose”

(These tracks will be available in Europe on PlayStation®3 system July 20th)
These tracks will be available for purchase as “Celebrating Soundgarden On Tour 2011” pack and as individual tracks on Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 system and Wii. Tracks marked with “X” will include Pro Guitar and Pro Bass expansions for $0.99 per song.

$9.99, £4.99 UK, €7.99 EU (800 Microsoft Points, 1000 Wii Points™) for “Celebrating Soundgarden On Tour 2011” pack
$1.99 USD, £.99 UK, €1.49 EU (160 Microsoft Points) per song
$2.00USD (200 Wii Points) per song
$0.99 USD (100 Wii Points/80 Microsoft Points), £0.59 UK, €0.79 EU per song for eligible Pro Guitar/Pro Bass upgrade