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Rock Band Latest News - PS2

  • Publisher: Electronic Arts
  • Genre:Music
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  • Release Date:Dec 12, 2007
  • # of Players:1 player
  • ESRB:T - Teen (Titles rated "Teen (T)" may be suitable for ages 13 and older, and may contain violent content, mild, or strong language, and/or suggestive themes.)
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Game Description:NOTE: Gameplay requires a drum, microphone, or guitar controller. Rock Band is compatible with most music game controllers. Game does not include drum, microphone, or guitar controller with rental or purchase.There's more to a band than the singer or the guitarist. Finally, find out what it's like to master all the parts of the band, with four different music games in one package! Master the guitar, the bass guitar, drums, and vocals. Form your own band, create and customize your rocker, and get ready to go for the top as you rise to international fame. Some levels are based around entire albums, including classics like The Who's Who's Next. Classic rock and modern rock are included on the soundtrack, which includes Back Sabbath's Paranoid, The Ramones' Rockaway Beach, Bon Jovi's Wanted Dead or Alive, Nirvana's In Bloom, Metallica's Enter Sandman, The Strokes' Reptilia, and Queens of the Stone Age's Go With the Flow.
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Rock Band News

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  • 'Rock Band' And 'Guitar Hero' Keep Fighting Over Who's Releasing New Game First

    Last year, it was Rock Band, then Guitar Hero. Before that, it was Guitar Hero, then Rock Band. Activision Blizzard and MTV Games have been playing cat and mouse with one another when it comes to releasing their new music games, sometimes even making deals with console manufacturers to ensure complete secrecy. In 2009, the release pendulum has...

    Posted May 27, 2009| 14 Comments

    'Rock Band' And 'Guitar Hero' Keep Fighting Over Who's Releasing New Game First
  • Ministry, Zombies Come To 'Rock Band'

    Good show on the DLC this week, Harmonix: Industrial pioneers Ministry are making their debut in Rock Band and Rock Band 2. The Ministry pack contains: "The Great Satan" "LiesLiesLies" "Cuz U R Next," But that's not all. Nineties hit-makers The Cranberries and classic rock outfit The Zombies both...

    Posted May 22, 2009| 16 Comments

    Ministry, Zombies Come To 'Rock Band'
  • Nugget From The Net: Coolest Wii Ever On eBay

    Okay, I know the Wii isn't regarded as the coolest game system in the world, but what if I told you that you could bid on a complete Wii Rock Band 2 setup that includes a plastic guitar signed by many top musicians including Dave Grohl, Neil Diamond and the freakin' Jonas Brothers?! (Cue sound of 'tween girls wildly screaming.) You'd think the...

    Posted May 19, 2009| 11 Comments

    Nugget From The Net: Coolest Wii Ever On eBay
  • Harmonix Working On 'Rock Band' Project With Pearl Jam

    Rock Band users were recently given the chance to download classic Pearl Jam album "Ten," but that's not the end of their collaboration with Harmonix and MTV Games. Harmonix developer HMXHenry (that's his message board handle -- working on his "real name" now) posted a request on the official Rock Band boards for music fans...

    Posted May 11, 2009| 20 Comments

    Harmonix Working On 'Rock Band' Project With Pearl Jam
  • TheFeed's Weekend Play List: 'Rock Band 2', 'Chinatown Wars', 'ExciteBots', 'Wolverine' And More!

    We're gearing up for the weekend here at TheFeed. While we usually spend the weekends kite-surfing with super-models clinging to our backs and/or performing Kabuki theater productions at local retirement homes, we'll probably manage to squeeze in a few hours of video games too. Below, in no particular order, is what the editorial team plans to...

    Posted May 8, 2009| 23 Comments

    TheFeed's Weekend Play List: 'Rock Band 2', 'Chinatown Wars', 'ExciteBots', 'Wolverine' And More!
  • Jane's Addiction's 'Nothing's Shocking' Available on 'Rock Band'

    Rock Band and Rock Band 2 owners, get ready to rock and/or roll: The entirety of Jane’s Addiction’s seminal alternative/metal album Nothing’s Shocking is headed to Rock Band. Wii owners can expect a little Rock Band 2 love this week too. A batch of 20 new songs is on the way, including Nothing’s Shocking, as well as...

    Posted April 27, 2009| 7 Comments

    Jane's Addiction's 'Nothing's Shocking' Available on 'Rock Band'
  • 'Rock Band' DLC: Anvil, REO Speedwagon, Styx

    Keep your grandma's hands off the PS3, everybody. Next week's Rock Band DLC is going to have the old goat grabbing for a plastic controller to rock the hell out like they used to back in the days. Classic rockers Styx and REO Speedwagon rule this week's lineup, but Hautewerks is on the rockin' docket as well. Here's the lineup: Styx...

    Posted April 17, 2009| 16 Comments

    'Rock Band' DLC: Anvil, REO Speedwagon, Styx
  • 'Chinese Democracy' Comes To 'Rock Band'

    For well over a decade, fans of Guns N Roses waited for Axl's masterpiece(?) Chinese Democracy. Luckily, fans of Rock Band won't have to wait more than a week for the tracks to show up in their favorite music game. That's right, folks, MTV and Harmonix are releasing the entire Chinese Democracy album as DLC next week. Here's the track list: ...

    Posted April 10, 2009| 16 Comments

    'Chinese Democracy' Comes To 'Rock Band'
  • Rumor: 'Lego Rock Band' Coming in 2009?

    Internet-leak time, folks: According to Harmonix senior designer Dan Teasdale's blog, Think Services, the company behind the Game Developers Conference, may have inadvertently revealed the existence of Lego Rock Band. Teasdale says Think posted the wrong slides from his GDC presentation "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap: Design Lessons Learned...

    Posted April 6, 2009| 39 Comments

    Rumor: 'Lego Rock Band' Coming in 2009?
  • 'Rock Band' Hits $1B Mark

    Rock Band, the mammoth rhythm/music gaming franchise from Harmonix/MTV Games/EA, has topped the billion dollar mark in sales, according to the people who make the game. This number includes the hardware, software, and downloadable content that you can purchase for Rock Band, and comes at the 15 month mark in the game's life cycle. With over 600...

    Posted March 26, 2009| 49 Comments

    'Rock Band' Hits $1B Mark
  • 'PaRappa' Creator Masaya Matsuura Concerned About Environmental Impact Of Music Games

    Masaya Matsuura, the creator of PaRappa the Rapper, wants music games to use traditional controllers. While he acknowledges that guitar and drum controllers -- like those found in the Guitar Hero and Rock Band games -- are unique, he believes that great software is enough to immerse players. One of the reasons he's concerned about the...

    Posted March 6, 2009| 18 Comments

    'PaRappa' Creator Masaya Matsuura Concerned About Environmental Impact Of Music Games
  • Offspring, REM Come To 'Rock Band'

    The variety and scope of Rock Band's downloadable content continues to impress me. Next week's odd trio of hit-makers: The Offspring, R.E.M and Richard Thompson(!?) Sure, R.E.M and Offspring make sense, but who would have ever thought of including a track from mannered, critically lauded folk (kind of) guitarist Richard Thompson? Nice work,...

    Posted March 6, 2009| 13 Comments

    Offspring, REM Come To 'Rock Band'
  • 'Rock Band' Won't Boycott Warner Bros.

    In spite of what was written in a recent article in Wired Magazine, MTV, creators of Rock Band, will not boycott bands from Warner Brothers Music. The real situation, according to Billboard, is more of a standoff -- an impasse or a staring contest. MTV requested several new licenses from Warner Bros. over the last few months, under the same...

    Posted March 3, 2009| 10 Comments

    'Rock Band' Won't Boycott Warner Bros.
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan Coming To 'Rock Band'

    A metric crap-ton of tracks from legendary blues guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble is coming to Rock Band next week so I hope you have been practicing your fake plastic guitar. On tap, the entire Texas Flood album! Oh, sweet! Not only that, alternative queens No Doubt will have a new track dropping, too. Click the cut for the full...

    Posted February 27, 2009| 20 Comments

    Stevie Ray Vaughan Coming To 'Rock Band'
  • More Country Tracks Come To 'Rock Band'

    Hey, y'all. Break open the Skoal Bandits and Coors Light! It's time for some new Rock Band tracks. Yee-haw! Next week, they got both kinds of music coming out: Country and Western! Here's what you can download onto your vidja-game doo-whackey: Neko Case ”People Got A Lotta Nerve” Steve...

    Posted February 20, 2009| 31 Comments

    More Country Tracks Come To 'Rock Band'
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