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Blink-182, Weezer, KISS Kick off Summer Tours with Rock Band Three Packs

July 24, 2009

Blink-182, Weezer, KISS Kick off Summer Tours with Rock Band Three Packs

Plus tracks from Kings of Leon, Rancid, Rise Against, Mötley Cre and more for Wii and songs from James Gang and Alien Ant Farm for Rock Band Unplugged!

Harmonix and MTV Games today announced that summer tour mates Weezer and Blink-182, as well as also-touring KISS, will have three packs of songs added to the Rock Band Music Store of downloadable content next week, along with a single from Damone, for the Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3.

Additionally, tracks from Kings of Leon, Rancid, Rise Against, Mötley Cre and more will be available in the Wii Rock Band Music Store, and tracks from James Gang and Alien Ant Farm will be available for Rock Band Unplugged.

New Rock Band DLC Additions for Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 Systems

Weezer and Blink-182 kick off a tour today that runs through October. Next week, three packs from the two bands will join already released fan favorites like “El Scorcho,” “Say It Ain’t So” and “Buddy Holly” from Weezer; and “All the Small Things” and “Dammit” from Blink-182. Available next week in the Rock Band Music Store will be “Down” and “Feeling This,” from Blink-182’s 2003 self-titled album; and “The Rock Show,” from the band’s 2001 release, Take Off Your Pants and Jacket; as well as “My Name Is Jonas” and “Undone – The Sweater Song,” from Weezer’s debut 1994 album, and “Pork and Beans,” from the band’s 2008 album. Three live songs – “100,000 Years,” “Deuce” and “Parasite” – from KISS, who are on their Alive/35 tour to commemorate the band’s 35th anniversary, will also be released in the Rock Band Music Store next week, as will “Out Here All Night” from Damone.

Tracks available on Xbox 360 (July 28) and PLAYSTATION 3 system (July 30):

  • Blink-182 “Down”

  • Blink-182 “Feeling This”

  • Blink-182 “The Rock Show”

  • Damone “Out Here All Night”

  • KISS “100,000 Years (Live)”

  • KISS “Deuce (Live)”

  • KISS “Parasite (Live)”

  • Weezer “My Name is Jonas”

  • Weezer “Pork and Beans”

  • Weezer “Undone – The Sweater Song”

(All tracks are original master recordings)

These tracks will be available for purchase as part of the “Blink-182 Pack 01,” “Weezer Pack 02,” “KISS Pack 01” or as individual tracks on Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 systems.

Price:

  • $1.99 USD, .99 UK, ç1.49 EU (160 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) per track

  • $5.49, 2.49 UK, ç3.99 EU (440 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) for “Blink-182 Pack 01,” “Weezer Pack 02” or “KISS Pack 01”

Wii Additions
Additionally, tracks from Kings of Leon, Rancid, Rise Against and Lush, as well as back-catalog tracks from Children of Bodom, Finley, Mötley Cre, Platero y T, Squeeze and Tokio Hotel will be available July 28 in the Wii Rock Band Music Store. These tracks come from the catalog of Rock Band music already released to owners of Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 system. With the addition of these tracks, there are now more than 425 tracks in the Wii Rock Band Music Store.

Additional tracks available for Wii (July 28):

  • Kings of Leon “Crawl”

  • Kings of Leon “Molly’s Chambers”

  • Kings of Leon “Sex on Fire”

  • Rancid “Last One to Die”

  • Rancid “Ruby Soho”

  • Rancid “Time Bomb”

  • Rise Against “Prayer of the Refugee”

  • Rise Against “Re-Education (Through Labor)”

  • Rise Against “Savior”

  • Lush “Sweetness & Light”

  • Children of Bodom “Are You Dead Yet”

  • Finley “Tutto Possibile"

  • Mötley Cre “Don’t Go Away Mad (Just Go Away)”

  • Mötley Cre “Dr. Feelgood”

  • Mötley Cre “Kickstart My Heart”

  • Mötley Cre “Rattlesnake Shake”

  • Mötley Cre “Same Ol’ Situation (S.O.S)”

  • Mötley Cre “She Goes Down”

  • Mötley Cre “Slice Of Your Pie”

  • Mötley Cre “Sticky Sweet”

  • Mötley Cre “Time For Change”

  • Mötley Cre “Without You”

  • Platero y T “Hay Poco Rock & Roll”

  • Squeeze “Tempted”

  • Tokio Hotel “Ready, Set, Go!”

(All tracks are original master recordings)

Price:

  • $2.00 USD, (200 Wii Points) per track

Rock Band Unplugged Tracks for PSP System
Rock Band Unplugged fans will enjoy the addition of James Gang’s “Funk #49” and Alien Ant Farm’s “Smooth Criminal” to the 23 tracks already available via the Rock Band Unplugged in-game music store for the PSP.

Tracks available for Rock Band Unplugged (July 30):

  • James Gang “Funk #49”

  • Alien Ant Farm “Smooth Criminal”

Price: $1.99, .99 UK, ç1.49 EU per track on the PSP system

** Dates for Rock Band game tracks are tentative and subject to change. **

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