Rock Band DLC Brings Breaking Benjamin and Alice In Chains
September 25, 2009
ROCK BAND CELEBRATES THE RELEASE OF NEW ALBUMS BY BREAKING BENJAMIN AND ALICE IN CHAINS
Plus two tracks from Foo Fighters for Rock Band Unplugged!
Harmonix and MTV Games today announced that Breaking Benjamin will make their Rock Band debut next week with a three pack of songs available for download in the Rock Band Music Store. A five pack of songs from Alice in Chains, as well as songs from Kula Shaker and Just Kait will also be added next week to the Rock Band Music Store of downloadable content for the Xbox 360®, PlayStation® 3 and Wii™. Tracks from Foo Fighters will also be available for download next week for Rock Band Unplugged on PSP®.
Rock Band DLC Additions for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 System and Wii
alternative metal outfit Breaking Benjamin will release three songs for Rock
Band Sept. 29, day-and-date with the band’s fourth album release, Dear
Agony. The three pack of songs features the single from Dear Agony,
“I Will Not Bow,” as well as “So Cold,” from the band’s second album, We Are
Not Alone, and “The Diary of Jane,” from the band’s third album, Phobia.
A five pack
of songs from alternative rockers Alice in Chains joins “Man in the Box,”
available on-disc on Rock Band 2. The five pack features the band’s new
single, “A Looking in View” from the band’s first album in 14 years, titled
Black Gives Way to Blue, which will be released day-and-date with the DLC
pack. Alice in Chains has sold more than 17 million albums worldwide and has
received six Grammy nominations since their inception in Seattle in 1987. The
five pack also includes “Would?”, which was featured in the soundtrack to the
film Singles and won the award for Best Video from a Film at the 1993
MTV Video Music Awards.
Additionally, multi-platinum selling English psychedelic rockers Kula Shaker
make their Rock Band debut with “Hey Dude” and “Knight on the Town,”
and Just Kait makes her Rock Band debut as well, with “U Suck.”
Available on Xbox 360 and Wii (Sept. 29) and PlayStation 3 system (Oct. 1):
Alice in Chains – “A Looking in View”
Alice in Chains – “Check My Brain”
Alice in Chains – “No Excuses”
Alice in Chains – “Rooster”
Alice in Chains – “Would?”
Breaking Benjamin – “I Will Not Bow”
Breaking Benjamin – “So Cold”
Breaking Benjamin – “The Diary of Jane”
Just Kait – “U Suck” *
Kula Shaker – “Hey Dude”
Kula Shaker – “Knight on
(All tracks are original master recordings)
tracks will be available for purchase as “Alice in Chains Pack 01” and as
individual tracks on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 system and as individual tracks
Price: $1.99 USD, .99 UK, ç1.49 EU (160 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) per track
$8.49 USD, 5.25 and ç6.59 (680 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) for “Alice in Chains Pack 01”
$2.00 USD (200 Wii Points™) per track
*Denotes $.99 (80 Microsoft Points for
Xbox 360) or $1.00 (100 Wii Points) per track
Rock Band Unplugged Tracks for PSP®System
Band Unplugged fans will enjoy
the addition of Foo Fighters “Monkey Wrench” and “Lonely as You” to the 43
tracks already available via the Rock Band Unplugged in-game music
store for the
Tracks available for Rock Band Unplugged (Oct. 1):
- Foo Fighters – “Monkey Wrench”
- Foo Fighters – “Lonely As You”
$1.99, .99 UK, ç1.49 EU per
track on the PSP system
for Rock Band game tracks are tentative and subject to change. **
Rock Band 2 is available for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 system, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and Wii system. Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 system and Wii versions support downloadable content.
Downloadable content for Wii is purchased via the in-game Rock Band Music Storeusing Wii Points™ purchased through the Wii™ Shop Channel and can be downloaded to the system memory or to an SD card for additional storage. The tracks stream directly from the SD card for seamless play.
There are now 877 tracks available to date via disc and download purchase (complete list of tracks at www.rockband.com/music). Rock Band continues to satisfy music fans’ and gamers' voracious appetite for rock with more than 60 million paid downloads since its launch Nov. 20, 2007. The Rock Band Music Store allows players to preview and purchase downloadable individual music tracks and packs from the vast selection of offerings available to date without ever leaving the game as they build their own custom Rock Band library.
Rock Band and Rock Band 2 are rated "T" for Teen (lyrics, suggestive themes) by the ESRB. Music downloads are not rated by the ESRB.