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Rock Band Metal Track Pack Now Available

September 22, 2009

MTV GAMES, HARMONIX AND EA SHIP ROCK BAND METAL TRACK PACK TO NORTH AMERICA RETAILERS  

Standalone Disc Begins Melting Faces Today and Features All-New Rock Band Tracks from Blue Oyster Cult, Motörhead, Rage Against the Machine and More  

Harmonix, the leading developer of music-based games, and MTV Games, a part of Viacom’s MTV Networks, along with distribution partner Electronic Arts Inc., today announced that Rock Band® Metal Track Pack, a standalone disc of 20 face-melting tracks hand-chosen by the gods of metal themselves, is shipping to retailers nationwide.  Available for the Xbox 360®, the PlayStation®3, the PlayStation®2 and the Wii, the suggested retail price for Rock Band Metal Track Pack is $29.99.  

This collection of explosive songs represents a great variety of what the metal genre has to offer – past and present – including tracks from Black Tide, Evile, Godsmack, Lamb of God, Queen of the Stone Age and more!  The Rock Band Metal Track Pack also includes six new songs brand new to the Rock Band platform from Blue Oyster Cult, Hawkwind, I Mother Earth, Motörhead, Nazareth and Rage Against the Machine.  These six songs will be exclusive to the Rock Band Metal Track Pack for a limited time before joining the Rock Band Music Store as downloadable content.  

Complete Track List:  

 

Artist

Song Title

1.     

All That Remains

Two Weeks

2.     

At the Gates

Blinded By Fear

3.     

Black Tide

ShockWave

4.     

Blue Oyster Cult

Transmaniacon MC*

5.     

Bullet For My Valentine

Waking the Demon

6.     

Children of Bodom

Are You Dead Yet

7.     

Evile

Thrasher

8.     

Godsmack

I Stand Alone

9.     

The Haunted

D.O.A.

10.   

Hawkwind

Master Of The Universe*

11.   

I Mother Earth

Levitate*

12.   

In This Moment

Forever

13.   

Judas Priest

Screaming for Vengeance

14.   

Lacuna Coil

Closer

15.   

Lamb of God

Laid to Rest

16.   

Motörhead

Killed by Death*

17.   

Nazareth

Hair of the Dog*

18.   

Queens of the Stone Age

3’s & 7’s

19.   

Rage Against The Machine

Bulls On Parade*

20.   

Yngwie Malmsteen

Red Devil

 * Denotes exclusive track  

Rock Band Metal Track Pack, like all Rock Band software, is compatible with all Rock Band controllers, as well as most Guitar Hero® and authorized third-party controllers and microphones. 

Fans who buy the Rock Band Metal Track Pack for Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 system can play directly from the disc or download the songs onto their consoles’ hard drives through a free offer with Xbox LIVE® online entertainment network or the PlayStation®Network. Once downloaded, the songs will automatically appear in the player’s custom Rock Band library and can be integrated into setlists and played in all game modes.  With more than 1,000 tracks expected to be available in the Rock Band music catalogue and regular releases of downloadable content every week by the end of 2009, Rock Band Metal Track Packis yet another way music-lovers can continue to expand and customize their music libraries.

The Rock Bandfranchise is the ultimate platform for music fans and gamers to interact with music like never before. The game challenges players to put together a band and tour for fame and fortune – all while learning to master lead/bass guitar, drums and vocals. Featuring the most master recordings of any music game ever by the world’s biggest rock artists, the Rock Band music catalogue includes tracks that span every genre of rock, ranging from heavy metal to alternative and classic rock and punk.

Rock BandMetal Track Pack is rated “T” for Teen with a descriptor of Mild Lyrics by the ESRB. Rock Band and Rock Band 2 are currently available for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2  and Wii.

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