New Guitar Hero 3 DLC Packs Deftones and Thrice; Free Dropkick Murphys Songs in Mid-March

Publisher Activision today announced the release of a downloadable Modern Metal Track Pack for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions of Neversoft's Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock.

Priced at 500 Microsoft Points ($6.25) and featuring master recordings of Deftones' "Hole in the Earth," Avenged Sevefold's "Almost Easy" and Thrice's "The Arsonist," the Modern Metal Pack is now available for purchase from the Xbox Live Marketplace. It should arrive in the online PlayStation Store later this afternoon. nope

The company also revealed its plans for a free trio of Dropkick Murphys tracks, slated for release in mid-March. Containing master recordings of "Famous for Nothing," "(F)lannigan's Ball" and "Johnny, I Hardly Knew Ya," the pack is intended to help celebrate of St. Patrick's Day.