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Rock Band 2 Latest News - Xbox 360

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.Rock Band writes another chapter in gaming and music history with this follow-up to its mega-popular opening act. Rock Band 2 cranks the volume even higher with new features and five decades of killer music. Challenge friends and play the world's most prestigious venues in new Battle of the Bands Mode. Complete Tour Challenges to unlock new sets, and come back to tricky songs, thanks to a nonlinear structure. An improved World Tour Mode lets you play any instrument while managing every aspect of your career. Then a new Rock Shop lets you find the perfect look. Plus, the game is fully compatible with any Rock Band tracks you've already downloaded.
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  • Spinal Tap Heads To Rock Band... With The Wrong Songs

    Famous fake rock band Spinal Tap is heading to famous fake rock music games Rock Band and Rock Band 2. But if you're excited at the prospect of busting out "Big Bottom," "Tonight I'm Gonna Rock You, Tonight" or "Stonehenge," you're going to be disappointed: All the Spinal Tap DLC is from the band's new album, Back...

    Posted June 12, 2009

    Spinal Tap Heads To Rock Band... With The Wrong Songs
  • Green Day Exclusively Coming To Rock Band

    Rock Band has secured one band away from Guitar Hero: Green Day. The punk band accidentally spilled the beans on their collaboration with Harmonix and MTV Games earlier this week, while the public relations departments scrambled to get the official announcement in order. Today, it's real: Green Day is exclusively coming to Rock Band in the form...

    Posted June 11, 2009

    Green Day Exclusively Coming To Rock Band
  • Harmonix Pretty Much Confirms Green Day For Rock Band

    Green Day broke their own embargo earlier this week, revealing the band was working with Harmonix on MTV Games on something Rock Band-related. Whether it's something as extensive as the Pearl Jam live collection or simply a download pack remains unknown, but my former blog, MTV Multiplayer tracked down Harmonix for...

    Posted June 10, 2009

    Harmonix Pretty Much Confirms Green Day For Rock Band
  • Green Day Coming To Rock Band By Year's End?

    It looks as though Green Day will soon be joining the ranks of bands whose music has appeared in Harmonix’s phenomenon Rock Band. The news came during the nationally syndicated Kevin and Bean Show on KROQ in Los Angeles today, after an audience member asked the band about possibly appearing in Rock Band sometime soon. Billy Joe, the...

    Posted June 8, 2009

    Green Day Coming To Rock Band By Year's End?
  • '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!
  • Next Week's 'Rock Band' DLC: Elvis Costello, Social D, Replacements, Steely Dan

    Next week's Rock Band tracks have made my aging-hipster dreams come true. It is as if Harmonix and MTV were paging through my collection of vinyl and picking and choosing top tracks, personally suited to me. Here's what's coming, in order of my personal preference: Elvis Costello: As long-time readers of this site know, I've been calling...

    Posted May 8, 2009| 15 Comments

    Next Week's 'Rock Band' DLC: Elvis Costello, Social D, Replacements, Steely Dan
  • 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?
  • Music Game DLC Round-Up

    Music games get new downloadable content every week and it's easy to lose track of what songs are available. Here is your weekly wrap-up for the new tracks available across your favorite music games. Rock Band & Rock Band 2 (Xbox 360 / PlayStation 3) - 160 MS Points / $1.99 each Journey - "Don't Stop Believing" Pat...

    Posted April 3, 2009| 13 Comments

    Music Game DLC Round-Up
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