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Rock Band (game only)
Game Description:Rock Band allows gamers to perform music from the world’s biggest rock artists with their friends as a virtual band using drum, bass/lead guitar and microphone peripherals, in addition to offering deep online connectivity. Built on deals with the world’s biggest record labels and music publishers, the music featured in Rock Band spans all genres of rock and include many of the master recordings from the biggest songs and artists of all time. This version of Rock Band includes just the game itself for buyers who already have the instrument equipment needed to play the game.
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Rock Band (game only) News

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  • 'Rock Band' Played on a Theremin!

    We ran across a video on CollegeHumor.com that combines a geeky musical instrument (theremin) with a geeky video game (Rock Band) and adds a geeky song selection ("Still Alive" from Portal) The result is purely awesome. Click it below, at once!

    Posted January 6, 2009| 5 Comments

    'Rock Band' Played on a Theremin!
  • ESRB Leaks 'Guitar Hero: Modern Hits' For DS

    As much as I hate the ESRB for rating and classifying who should be playing what games, I gotta love them for having no concern for sensitive information. Thanks to some Entertainment Software Rating Board documentation, there is now solid information about the next Guitar Hero game for the Nintendo DS. Read More?

    Posted December 29, 2008| 6 Comments

    ESRB Leaks 'Guitar Hero: Modern Hits' For DS
  • Roy Orbison Coming to 'Rock Band' as DLC, Details "Probably Next Week"

    After Country Music Television stated that Roy Orbison's music would be coming to Rock Band as DLC, Harmonix has confirmed the rumor on their official forums. This marks the second time the CMT has leaked DLC info, beginning with the recently released country music tracks. Responding to claims that this was a planted rumor by Harmonix and CMT,...

    Posted December 23, 2008| 12 Comments

    Roy Orbison Coming to 'Rock Band' as DLC, Details "Probably Next Week"
  • 'Rock Band' DLC Brings Classic Rock and Snow Patrol Next Week

    Next week, Rock Band will bring some more classic rock as DLC with tracks from Deep Purple, Jethro Tull, James Gang Rides Again, and a new song from Snow Patrol, which isn't classic rock, but definitely a nice band to have in the game. Here's the list: Deep Purple - Space Truckin' Jehtro Tull - Hymn 43 James Gang Rides Again - Funk...

    Posted December 23, 2008| 12 Comments

    'Rock Band' DLC Brings Classic Rock and Snow Patrol Next Week
  • Aerosmith, Chili Peppers, And Nirvana Get Huge Boost From Music Games

    The Associated Press has posted an interesting article discussing how the boom in music video games is helping the original artists. According to The AP: "Aerosmith made more money off the June release of 'Guitar Hero: Aerosmith' than either of its last two albums, according to RedOctane co-founder and president Kai Huang. Artists from...

    Posted December 22, 2008| 19 Comments

    Aerosmith, Chili Peppers, And Nirvana  Get Huge Boost From Music Games
  • 'Rock Band' Getting More Foo Fighters And A Special Holiday Pack

    MTV Games and Harmonix have announced a bunch of new download content for Rock Band that will be available on December 23, 2008. First up is a special selection of holiday songs, including "Hanukkah Blessings" by Barenaked Ladies, "Christmas Is The Time To Say I Love You" by Billy Squier, and The Pretenders’ version of...

    Posted December 19, 2008| 14 Comments

    'Rock Band' Getting More Foo Fighters And A Special Holiday Pack
  • Rock Band Debuts Reissue of Pearl Jam's 'Ten'

    Dust off your flannel shirts and get set to stage dive. Grunge is coming to Rock Band. Harmonix and MTV Games issued a press release stating that they are going to offer Pearl Jam's Ten, for download in the Rock Band Music store, when the debut album is re-issued in stores on March 24, 2009. You can already get the track "Alive" on...

    Posted December 15, 2008| 15 Comments

    Rock Band Debuts Reissue of Pearl Jam's 'Ten'
  • No Doubt Hits 'Rock Band' Next Week: 13 Tracks

    As rumored, tracks from No Doubt will be hitting Rock Band as downloadable content next week. From Harmonix: No Doubt’s: ‘The Singles 1992-2003’ pack will include 13 master tracks from the band’s 2003 album The Singles 1992-2003, which featured a compilation of hits from No Doubt’s previous albums Tragic Kingdom,...

    Posted December 5, 2008| 16 Comments

    No Doubt Hits 'Rock Band' Next Week: 13 Tracks
  • Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Speaks On 'Rock Band'

    Megadeth's Dave Mustaine had some interesting things to say about Rock Band (which he thinks is a great game) on the band's video message boards. The stylish shredder also touches on the Internet and takes a jab at artists that do not make their music available in digital form. "We don't have any intention right now to put Rust in Peace...

    Posted December 2, 2008| 23 Comments

    Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Speaks On 'Rock Band'
  • Next Week's Rock Band DLC Revealed To Be Naked Rejects In Tokio Hotels

    Next week's Rock Band DLC has been revealed, ranging from the German rockers Tokio Hotel (pictured above) to the Nickelodeon-branded pop rockers the Naked Brothers Band. Hit up XBLA next tuesdays and PSN on thursday to grab any of these tracks. 80 Microsoft Points ($1) Per Song Until 1/2/09, 160 Microsoft Points ($2) After ...

    Posted November 27, 2008| 21 Comments

    Next Week's Rock Band DLC Revealed To Be Naked Rejects In Tokio Hotels
  • Guitar Center Claims 'Rock Band' And 'Guitar Hero' Lead To Instrument Purchases

    1Up has posted an interesting story that covers the correlation between music games and instrument purchases. It turns out that playing a lot of Guitar Hero makes people want to buy an actual guitar. The story states some interesting findings from a survey conducted by Guitar Center, a leading retailer of musical instruments: "67 percent...

    Posted November 25, 2008| 19 Comments

    Guitar Center Claims 'Rock Band' And 'Guitar Hero' Lead To Instrument Purchases
  • Harmonix Responds To Drum Pedal Lawsuit

    Over the weekend, Raymond brought you the story about a class action lawsuit filed against Harmonix over the drum pedals included with Rock Band. The suit claimed, in essence, that Harmonix conspired to sell faulty drum pedals with Rock Band 1 to force people to buy Rock Band 2 kits. Yeah. Harmonix's response: "Harmonix and MTV Games are...

    Posted November 24, 2008| 20 Comments

    Harmonix Responds To Drum Pedal Lawsuit
  • Harmonix Founders Split $300 Million Bonus

    Alex Rigopulos and Eran Egozy, the founders of Harmonix, must be feeling super extra-awesome right about now because they've just received a $300 million bonus to split from MTV Games and Viacom. The duo, which founded Harmonix in 1995 while they were at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, "received $150 million last quarter for...

    Posted November 11, 2008| 11 Comments

    Harmonix Founders Split $300 Million Bonus
  • 'Rock Band Track Pack Vol. 2' Detailed & Dated For Nov. 17

    For those about the rock, we suggest you look into Harmonix and MTV Games' new Rock Band Track Pack Vol. 2 if you've got something against downloadable content (or have a console that doesn't support DLC). The pack will release on November 17th and feature 20 songs that were released as DLC for Rock Band and will retail for $29.99. The pack can...

    Posted November 6, 2008| 14 Comments

    'Rock Band Track Pack Vol. 2' Detailed & Dated For Nov. 17
  • Report: Beatles Not Coming to 'Rock Band' As DLC

    We all know that MTV and Harmonix have snagged exclusive rights to the legendary music of The Beatles for a new game, but it's unclear if the music will ever show up in Rock Band as downloadable content. Reuters is reporting, sadly, that the music will be exclusive to the new game and not appear in Rock Band or Rock Band 2. "None of the Fab...

    Posted November 3, 2008| 18 Comments

    Report: Beatles Not Coming to 'Rock Band' As DLC
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