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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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  • Nas Rocks Rush On Colbert 'Rock Band'

    What can compare with Rush trying (and failing) to play their own hit “Tom Sawyer” on Rock Band backstage at The Colbert Report? Well, how about hip hop legend Nas playing the same Rush classic backstage at his Colbert stop? Watch the clip above.Read More?

    Posted July 30, 2008| 21 Comments

    Nas Rocks Rush On Colbert 'Rock Band'
  • New 'Rock Band' DLC For Next Week

    Don't let up just yet with the musical-multiplayer-arms-race heating up you've got to toughen up for the coming months. With Rock Band 2's weekly dose of DLC you'll be ready for the musical onslaught that is yet to come... here's the low-down on next week's Rock Band DLC. TRACKS: Scars on Broadway - They Say $1.99 (160 MS points) Staind -...

    Posted July 25, 2008| 10 Comments

    New 'Rock Band' DLC For Next Week
  • Rush Fail 'Rock Band'

    Awesome prog-rock band (and G4 favorites) Rush sat down with Rock Band backstage at the Colbert Report, and proved, once an for all, that people look like dorks when they play music games. Even real rock stars. Having never played the game before, Rush got through 31% of Tom Sawyer on expert, which is not too shabby.

    Posted July 23, 2008| 17 Comments

    Rush Fail 'Rock Band'
  • Hardest Music-Game Track Ever?

    We used to think DragonForce's "Through The Fire and Flames" on expert guitar in Guitar Hero III was about as difficult as a music game could get, but there's a new contender: "Young Man Blues" by the Who on expert drums. This youtube drummer is fantastic; he five-stars it, but we doubt anyone will hit 100%.

    Posted July 21, 2008| 22 Comments

    Hardest Music-Game Track Ever?
  • Nine Inch Nails Pack Hits 'Rock Band'

    Next week's Rock Band downloadable content features three tracks from alternative-music legends Nine Inch Nails as well as a couple tracks from Florida-based hard-rockers Shinedown. Here's what's on tap: Read More?

    Posted July 18, 2008| 7 Comments

    Nine Inch Nails Pack Hits 'Rock Band'
  • Led Zep Says 'No' To Music Games

    We've been wanting to impersonate Led Zeppelin in a videogame since the release of Guitar Hero. But it looks like it's never going to happen. According to The Wall Street Journal, Jimmy Page, and his bandmates have repeatedly turned down offers from both Activision and MTV to use their tunes in either Rock Band or Guitar Hero music games. The...

    Posted July 5, 2008| 52 Comments

    Led Zep Says 'No' To Music Games
  • 'Rock Band' DLC For Next Week: Rush, Chili Peppers

    While you wait for the 12 tracks from The Who, you'll be happy to know that next week's Rock Band DLC is amazing. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Snow (Hey Oh) Red Hot Chili Peppers - Tell Me Baby Rush - Closer to the Heart Rush - Working Man (alternate-take master) All songs are master-tracks. Each song will run you 160 Microsoft...

    Posted July 3, 2008| 13 Comments

    'Rock Band' DLC For Next Week: Rush, Chili Peppers
  • Motley Crue Fest To Host Rock Band

    Motley Crue’s upcoming Crue Fest tour will host a Rock Band championship on every date. Every gig will feature a "Rock Band Second Stage Experience" that will let fans try out the popular game as a bassist, guitarist, drummer or vocalist. The top scoring players will win a chance to play Rock Band onstage as opening acts for the...

    Posted June 25, 2008| 4 Comments

    Motley Crue Fest To Host Rock Band
  • EA Sports to Use More Peripherals

    Electronic Arts' David McCarthy said during a speech at the Paris GDC that EA was getting interested in using more peripherals for their games saying, "I think you'll see games using that Rock Band peripheral strategy from EA Sports, even within the next 12 months." He added that he wanted to make sure the new peripherals didn't mean...

    Posted June 25, 2008| 2 Comments

    EA Sports to Use More Peripherals
  • Peter Moore: Rock Band Changing Gaming

    When asked about casual gaming being “the way forward” in an interview with Computerandvideogames.com, EA’s Peter Moore, said that games like Rock Band will “change the way we think about games.” “It really came home for me when we were in Munich for our global marketing meeting and we took over the Hard Rock...

    Posted June 20, 2008| 8 Comments

    Peter Moore: Rock Band Changing Gaming
  • 'Rock Band' 3rd Party Controllers Kick Ass

    Finally, we're getting some 3rd party instruments for our Rock Band. A while back, Mad Catz was given the official thumbs up from Harmonix to become a licensed manufacturer of 3rd party Rock Band accessories. Up first is the Fender Bass controller with a recommended list price at $69.99. This beauty comes with a split strum bar so you can...

    Posted June 19, 2008| 17 Comments

    'Rock Band' 3rd Party Controllers Kick Ass
  • ?Rock Band' Offspring Tune Leaked

    We know that punk-rockers Offspring's “Hammerhead,” is available for download in Activision's music game Rock Band, but that's not all... Just cruise over to the band’s website where six previously unannounced Offspring Rock Band tracks are leaked: The post says: Coming soon for Rock Band: “Come Out And Play [Keep...

    Posted June 18, 2008| 12 Comments

    ?Rock Band' Offspring Tune Leaked
  • Avenged Sevenfold, Offspring Come To 'Rock Band'

    Rock Band rockers are in for a treat next week: Avenged Sevenfold, Offspring and Crooked X tracks are coming! Offspring are debuting their newest single--"Hammerhead"-- on MTV's music game where Avenged Sevenfold's two tracks are from their newest, self-titled, album, and you might not have heard of Crooked X, but that's because...

    Posted June 13, 2008| 11 Comments

    Avenged Sevenfold, Offspring Come To 'Rock Band'
  • Pixies' 'Doolittle' On 'Rock Band'

    Whether or not you're a Rock Band fan, you have to admit it's pretty awesome that Harmonix is reaching into the ether to come up with awesome downloads on a weekly basis. The full albums have been very interesting so far, what with Judas Priest's Screaming For Vengeance and The Cars' The Cars making the list. Now, those Boston homers will...

    Posted June 13, 2008| 11 Comments

    Pixies' 'Doolittle' On 'Rock Band'
  • MTV 2 DLC Coming To 'Rock Band'

    This week's Rock Band DLC occasions a rare glimpse into the inner workings at the G4Tv.com compound. Here's how it went down: I recieved the press release announcing next week's DLC and told my cubicle mates, "Next week's Rock Band tracks are: The Material "Moving to Seattle" The Myriad "A Clean Shot" Them...

    Posted June 6, 2008| 10 Comments

    MTV 2 DLC Coming To 'Rock Band'
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