August 14, 2009
FIGHTERS RETURN TO ROCK BAND WITH NEW THREE-SONG PACK
Plus tracks from Gorillaz and Red Hot Chili Peppers for
Wii and Pat Benatar and Coheed and Cambria for Rock Band Unplugged!
Harmonix and MTV Games today announced that a three-pack of songs
from Foo Fighters, as well as singles from Blind Melon, Blur, Dropkick Murphys,
Eve 6 and Kaiser Chiefs will be available in the Rock Band Music Store of
downloadable content next week for the Xbox 360 video game and
entertainment system from Microsoft and PLAYSTATION3 computer
tracks from Gorillaz and Red Hot Chili Peppers will be available in the Wii™
Rock Band Music Store, and tracks from Pat Benatar and Coheed and Cambria
will be available for Rock Band Unplugged.
DLC Additions for Xbox 360 and
PLAYSTATION 3 Systems
The Foo Fighters three-pack is the second pack available from the
American rockers for Rock Band fans and features "All My Life" and
"Lonely As You" from the band’s Grammy Award-winning fourth album One by One,
as well as "I’ll Stick Around," from the band’s self-titled 1995 debut album.
Founded by former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters have won three Grammy
Awards, with all six of their albums being nominated.
Among other songs available in the Rock Band Music Store
next week is Blind Melon’s breakthrough 1992 single "No Rain," as well as "I’m
Shipping Up to Boston" by Boston punk favorites Dropkick Murphys, which was
featured on the band’s album, The Warrior’s Code, and in the soundtrack
to Martin Scorcese’s Academy Award-winning film, The Departed. Songs from
British rock groups Blur and Kaiser Chiefs, as well as alternative rock band Eve
6, will also be available.
Tracks available on
Xbox 360 (Aug. 18) and
PLAYSTATION 3 system (Aug. 20):
Blind Melon –
"There’s No Other Way"
Dropkick Murphys –
"I’m Shipping Up to Boston"
Foo Fighters –
"All My Life"
Foo Fighters –
"I’ll Stick Around"
Foo Fighters – "Lonely as You"
Kaiser Chiefs –
"I Predict a Riot"
(All tracks are original
These tracks will be available for purchase as part of the "Foo
Fighters Pack 02" or as individual tracks on Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3
$1.99 USD, .99 UK, ç1.49 EU
(160 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) per track
ç3.99 EU (440 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) for "Foo Fighters Pack 02"
Wii Back-Catalog Additions
Additionally, tracks from Gorillaz, The Band, Janis Joplin,
Jefferson Airplane and The Who, as well as back-catalog tracks from Honest Bob,
Megasus and Red Hot Chili Peppers will be available Aug. 18 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 475 tracks in the Wii Rock
Band Music Store.
Additional tracks available for
Wii (Aug. 18):
"Feel Good Inc."
Joplin – "Piece of My Heart"
Airplane – "White Rabbit"
The Band –
"Chest Fever (Live)"
The Who –
"Magic Bus (Live at Leeds)"
Chili Peppers – "Apache Rose Peacock"
Chili Peppers – "Blood Sugar Sex Magik"
Chili Peppers – "Breaking The Girl"
Chili Peppers – "Funky Monks"
Chili Peppers – "I Could Have Lied"
Chili Peppers – "If You Have to Ask"
Chili Peppers – "Mellowship Slinky in B Major"
Chili Peppers – "My Lovely Man"
Chili Peppers – "Naked in the Rain"
Chili Peppers – "Sir Psycho Sexy"
Chili Peppers – "Suck My Kiss"
Chili Peppers – "The Greeting Song"
Chili Peppers – "The Power of Equality"
Chili Peppers – "The Righteous & the Wicked"
Chili Peppers – "They’re Red Hot"
Chili Peppers – "Under the Bridge"
and the Factory-to-Dealer Incentives – "Entangled" *
USD, (200 Wii Points) per track
Denotes $1.00 (100 Wii Points)
Rock Band Unplugged
Tracks for PSPSystem
Rock Band Unplugged
fans will enjoy the addition of Pat Benatar’s "Heart Breaker"
and Coheed and Cambria’s "A Favor House Atlantic" to the 31 tracks already
available via the Rock Band Unplugged in-game music store for the
Tracks available for Rock Band Unplugged (Aug. 20):
Benatar – "Heart Breaker"
Coheed and Cambria – "A Favor House Atlantic"
$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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Rock Band 2
is available for Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3 system, PlayStation2
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 Store using 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
There are now more than 820 tracks available to date via disc and download
purchase (complete list of tracks at
continues to satisfy music fans’
and gamers’ voracious appetite for rock with more than 50 million paid downloads
since its launch Nov. 20, 2007. The
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 o wn custom
and Rock Band 2 are rated "T" for Teen (lyrics, suggestive themes) by the
ESRB. Music downloads are not rated by the ESRB.
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