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Harmonix Announces Steve Miller DLC for Rock Band

January 16, 2009

Harmonix Announces Steve Miller DLC for Rock Band

Tracks from Godsmack, Belly, Ghost Hounds, Mute Math and Rob Zombie also added

Harmonix and MTV Games announced today the addition of eight new tracks to the Rock Band Music Store catalog of downloadable content including music from the Steve Miller Band, Godsmack, Belly, Ghost Hounds, Mute Math and Rob Zombie.

The Rock Band 2 disc features the Steve Miller Band’s classic track “Rock ‘n Me” and now fans of this classic American blues band can expand their collection of SMB music with a three pack of tracks including “The Joker’’ from their album The Joker (1973), “Take the Money and Run" featured on the Fly Like An Eagle (1976) album, and “Space Cowboy” from Brave New World (1969).

Alternative metal group Godsmack debuts in the Rock Band Music Library with “I Stand Alone” from their album Faceless (2003).

The update also features Mute Math’s 2008 Grammy-nominated “Typical", alternative rock group Belly’s pop hit “Feed the Tree” (Star, 1993) and Ghost Hounds’ “Wind Me Up” joins “Ashes to Fire” as their second track in the Rock Band Music Store.

Rounding out this week’s additions to the Rock Band Music Store is Rob Zombie’s “War Zone”, the lead single from the soundtrack Punisher: War Zone (2008) from Marvel Comics’ latest film adaptation of urban vigilante Frank Castle, a.k.a. the Punisher.

Release Date:

  • Tuesday, January 20, 2009 (Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360)

  • Thursday, January 22, 2009 (PlayStation Store)

Tracks:

  • Steve Miller Band “Space Cowboy”

  • Steve Miller Band “Take the Money and Run”

  • Steve Miller Band “The Joker”

  • Godsmack “I Stand Alone”

  • Belly “Feed the Tree”

  • Ghost Hounds “Wind Me Up”

  • Mute Math “Typical”

  • Rob Zombie “War Zone”

(All tracks are original master recordings)

Price:

$1.99 (160 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) per track

$5.49 (440 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) for the Steve Miller Band 3-pack

Locations:

Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360 and PlayStation Network

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

Rock Band 2 is available now for Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3 and PlayStation 2 systems and the Wii system. The Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3 and Wii versions support downloadable content. The Rock Band Music Store for Wii is now live with 50 tracks available for download including 20 free Rock Band 2 songs. More downloadable tracks for Wii will be announced shortly.

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