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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 1' Songs Will Not be Available as DLC

    If you somehow managed to get into Rock Band 2 without getting the first game at all, well you'll be saddened to learn that the songs from the first game will not be available for download any time soon, which means those who missed the first Rock Boat will not be able to play songs from disc one. Harmonix has instead decided to keep 1 on the...

    Posted September 29, 2008| 4 Comments

    'Rock Band 1' Songs Will Not be Available as DLC
  • Colbert Rocks 'Rock Band'

    Ace comedian and raconteur Stephen Colbert is coming to Rock Band. Sadly, not as a playable character or a boss battle, but you can download and play Stephen and The Colbert's "Charlene (I'm Right Behind You)," an awesome tribute to 1980s pop and the joy of stalking, right now. Go, do! It's free to Xbox LIVE Gold members, but we would...

    Posted September 11, 2008| 18 Comments

    Colbert Rocks 'Rock Band'
  • 'Rock Band: AC/DC' On The Way?

    Rumor patrol: Kotaku reports that they've heard that developers are at work on Rock Band: AC/DC, which might be a game and might be a huge downloadable song pack. Also reportedly coming: T-shirts, branded guitar controllers and branded pickguards. We have no idea if this is true or not, but we know one thing: If it's true, it's AWESOME. Hell's...

    Posted September 11, 2008| 8 Comments

    'Rock Band: AC/DC' On The Way?
  • 'Rock Band 2' PS3 Getting Exports

    Similar to the song export feature in the Xbox 360 version of Rock Band 2, game developer Harmonix announced in title's official forum that the Playstation 3 version will also be utilzing the same capabilty. As we have detailed last week, exporting your Rock Band 1 songs to part two will cost $4.99, with the exception of "Paranoid" as...

    Posted September 9, 2008| 9 Comments

    'Rock Band 2' PS3 Getting Exports
  • 'All That Remains' Comes To 'Rock Band'

    It's that time again: Time to reveal next week's Rock Band downloadable content. Ready? Melodic death metal band All that Remains will honor the game world with three downloadable tracks. They are as follows: This Calling Chiron Two Weeks There you have it. Melodic metal-heads, next week is your week. The pack will run you $2.99...

    Posted September 5, 2008| 14 Comments

    'All That Remains' Comes To 'Rock Band'
  • 'Rock Band' Drops Ultimate Nerd Pack

    Good news, geeks and gamers: In honor of the Penny Arcade Expo, Harmonix is dropping a three-pack of the greatest nerd rock on earth on Rock Band! It's truly a historic collection: Jonathan Coulton: "Skullcrusher Mountain". Coulton is the singer/songwriter behind Portal's end-credit song "Still Alive" and the theme to...

    Posted September 2, 2008| 2 Comments

    'Rock Band' Drops Ultimate Nerd Pack
  • ION Drum Rocker: In Our House

    Perhaps you've heard of the ION Drum Rocker, the Lamborghini of fake plastic instruments? Although the multi-headed input device for music games like Rock Band, Rock Band 2 and Guitar Hero World Tour isn't out yet, we got our hands on a review model, and we've got a whole mess of pictures to prove it. We'll be bringing you a review of the...

    Posted August 26, 2008| 8 Comments

    ION Drum Rocker: In Our House
  • Wooden 'Rock Band' Drum Mod

    Check out this sweet drum mod for your Rock Band set. The guy repeatedly says it's DIY but we're thinking this might only refer to those DIY fans with PhDs in engineering and a garage full of power tools. Nonetheless, follow yonder link for many pages of tutorial regarding getting yourself some of these badass skins. Source

    Posted August 22, 2008

    Wooden 'Rock Band' Drum Mod
  • 'Braid', 'Halo 3' Tops Xbox Live Charts

    August's first full week has fueled the Xbox Live charts with some familiar names and new titles. Master Chief still sits on Call of Duty 4 as the top played game online, while our new favorite puzzle platformer, Braid, has become the top downloaded arcade title - even beating out the popular Geometry Wars Evolved! Xbox 360 Top Live titles: ...

    Posted August 18, 2008| 14 Comments

    'Braid', 'Halo 3' Tops Xbox Live Charts
  • Activision Fires Back At Music Industry

    In response to Warner Music's unsatisfactory performance, Activision CEO Bobby Kotick said that the company is not "respectful of how much we've done to bring new audiences into the market." Warner Music chief exec Edgar Bronfman Jr. said that music titles such as Guitar Hero and Rock Band have a "very paltry licensing fee",...

    Posted August 15, 2008

    Activision Fires Back At Music Industry
  • G-Phoria Winners Are Announced!

    G-Phoria is over and we've got the winners! The past twelve months have been unprecedented in terms of quality games coming out for home consoles. Halo 3 narrowly topped the competition and won Game of the Year in the closest vote in G-Phoria history. Check under the cut for the full list of winners from G-Phoria 2008. Read More?

    Posted August 7, 2008| 625 Comments

    G-Phoria Winners Are Announced!
  • Suspected Killer Caught Playing 'Guitar Hero'

    Song failed, along with life. Raymundo Castaneda, a 30-year-old suspected killer, was caught by officials while playing Activision's Guitar Hero at a Wal-Mart in Jacksonville, Florida. Castaneda is a wanted man in Charlotte, N.C. after detectives said that he killed a friend over a soccer match. After receiving several tips from locals,...

    Posted August 4, 2008| 15 Comments

    Suspected Killer Caught Playing 'Guitar Hero'
  • Many Bands Getting Music Games?

    Guitar Hero: Aerosmith is already out and Guitar Hero: Metallica is coming but are these the only bands getting the full-game, plastic guitar treatment? Not according to Aerosmith Guitarist Brad Whitford. "We were all pretty aware of how popular the game was, and being the first band to have our own version of it seemed pretty exciting....

    Posted July 31, 2008| 22 Comments

    Many Bands Getting Music Games?
  • Rock Band Live Tour This Fall

    Panic At The Disco, Dashboard Confessional, Plain White T’s, and The Cab will be the acts at the first annual Rock Band Live Tour. Tickets go on sale Friday, August 8 for the trek, which “will let Rock Band bands rock their way onto the main stage with a truly interactive experience that allows fans to compete in head-to-head...

    Posted July 30, 2008| 9 Comments

    Rock Band Live Tour This Fall
  • 'Rock Band' Numbers Huge

    If there was any doubt as to the tremendous success of EA's juggernaut music game Rock Band, yesterday's quarterly conference call from EA parent Viacom should remove it: The title has sold 4.8 million copies, led to 18 million paid song downloads and books another 1 million paid downloads every nine days. Although the game has yet to turn a...

    Posted July 30, 2008| 5 Comments

    'Rock Band' Numbers Huge
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