Rock Band DLC Alert: Foo Fighters Return

August 14, 2009

 

FOO
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
entertainment system.

Additional
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.


Rock Band

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
):

 


(All tracks are original
master recordings)


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
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 "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)
:
 

      • Gorillaz –
        "Clint Eastwood"

      • Gorillaz –
        "Feel Good Inc."

      • Gorillaz –
        "Re-Hash"

      • Janis
        Joplin – "Piece of My Heart"

      • Jefferson
        Airplane – "White Rabbit" 

      • The Band –
        "Chest Fever (Live)"

      • The Who –
        "Magic Bus (Live at Leeds)"

      • Red Hot
        Chili Peppers – "Apache Rose Peacock"

      • Red Hot
        Chili Peppers – "Blood Sugar Sex Magik"

      • Red Hot
        Chili Peppers – "Breaking The Girl"

      • Red Hot
        Chili Peppers – "Funky Monks"

      • Red Hot
        Chili Peppers – "I Could Have Lied"

      • Red Hot
        Chili Peppers – "If You Have to Ask"

      • Red Hot
        Chili Peppers – "Mellowship Slinky in B Major"

      • Red Hot
        Chili Peppers – "My Lovely Man"

      • Red Hot
        Chili Peppers – "Naked in the Rain"  

      • Red Hot
        Chili Peppers – "Sir Psycho Sexy"

      • Red Hot
        Chili Peppers – "Suck My Kiss"  

      • Red Hot
        Chili Peppers – "The Greeting Song"  

      • Red Hot
        Chili Peppers – "The Power of Equality"

      • Red Hot
        Chili Peppers – "The Righteous & the Wicked"  

      • Red Hot
        Chili Peppers – "They’re Red Hot"  

      • Red Hot
        Chili Peppers – "Under the Bridge"  

      • Megasus –
        "Megasus" *  

      • Honest Bob
        and the Factory-to-Dealer Incentives – "Entangled" * 


Price:                        

$2.00

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


PSP
(PlayStationPortable)
system.

 


Tracks available for Rock Band Unplugged (Aug. 20):

 


      • Pat
        Benatar – "Heart Breaker"



      • Coheed and Cambria – "A Favor House Atlantic"

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. **


 


Website Links:


For more information, please visit:  

 Rock
Band Website
 

 Foo
Fighters Website
 


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
play. 


There are now more than 820 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 50 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 o wn 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.

For
more information on


Rock Band

2 and Harmonix Music Systems please visit

www.rockband.com
  and

www.harmonixmusic.com
.


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