XB360, PS3, PC, PS2 / Sports / Release: Oct 7, 2008 / ESRB: E


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Rock Band DLC Bringing Classic Ministry Tracks

Bad news--there are only three tracks in next week's batch of Rock Band downloadable content. Great news--they're three hard-rockin' tracks by industrial rock cowboys Ministry.

"Man if I wasn't so busy. I'd have no problem dropping the three hundred or so dollars for this."
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Rock Band DLC: Blondie, KMFDM, Eels and More

Next week's batch of Rock Band downloadable content will be an eclectic affair, developer Harmonix has announced, with eight singles from eight very different artists.

"Uh, what the hell Harmonix? Only one Eagles of Death Metal song?"
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Rock Band DLC: Juanes, Avenged Sevenfold

[Update: 9:41] Harmonix has now announced there'll also be three tracks from Avenged Sevenfold, costing $1.99 a pop or $5.49 (440 MS Points) together in a pack. Thanks, 'masem.'

Rock Band will pick up its first spanish-language tracks next week when six songs by "Latin music superstar" Juanes arrive as downloadable content, Harmonix has announced. Read more »

"Shakira would have been better but I love me some A Dios le Pido"
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Rock Band DLC: Bad Religion, The Stooges

Harmonix is bringing some "old school punk" to Rock Band, Rock Band 2, and LEGO Rock Band with tracks from Bad Religion and The Stooges.

On the PS3 and Xbox 360, single tracks can be purchased individually for $1.99 or 160 MS Points. The Stooges tracks can be purchased in a bundle for $5.50 or 440 MS Points. All tracks must be purchased as singles on the Wii for $2.00 each.

Songs with the '+' next to them can also be downloaded in LEGO Rock Band. Read more »

"Calling shit I grew up listening to "old school" makes me feel like a geezer :("
- AgentPothead    See all 8 comments

Rock Band DLC: The Vines and Sweet Billy Pilgrim

Australian alt-rockers The Vines will be headlining next weeks batch of Rock Band downloadable content with a pack of five tracks, Harmonix has announced, supported by a solitary song from the wacky English band Sweet Billy Pilgrim.

"You know, after Creedence-geddon last week, everything else seems tame in comparison."
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Rock Band DLC: Creedence Clearwater Revival

Next week's batch of Rock Band downloadable content will be a monster twelve-pack of tracks from southern rockers Creedence Clearwater Revival, Harmonix has announced.

The tracks are headed to Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii on July 11, costing $1.99 (160 Microsoft Points, 200 Wii Points) a pop. PS3 and Xbox 360 rockers will also be able to buy the lot in the $19.99 (1600 Microsoft Points) Credence Clearwater Revival Pack 1. Read more »

"After a couple weeks of trash we are BLESSED with some CCR. Thankyou Harmonix. Thankyou for ..."
- GigiLeCheshire    See all 12 comments

Rock Band DLC: Nickelback Six-Pack

Facing the near-impossible task of finding an act that can follow Miley Cyrus for next week's batch of Rock Band downloadable tunes, Harmonix has turned to... Nickelback.

Six tracks from the radio-friendly Canadian rockers will be released as downloadable content next week, which is possibly equivalent to two or three unique songs.

"Good move on their part. I'm sure they'll get far more revenue off these two packs then ..."
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Rock Band DLC: Miley Cyrus!

Teen pop princess Miley Cyrus--who is really Hannah Montana but shhh please do keep that quiet, she doesn't want the whole world knowing that--will be making her Rock Band debut next week with five downloadable content tracks released to celebrate the launch of her edgy new album 'Can't Be Tamed.'

"and her new hit "A flaming homosexual posted a picture me in my undies""
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Rock Band DLC: Ozzy!

Rock legend Ozzy Osbourne, formerly of Black Sabbath and fabled biter of small animal heads, is getting six of his songs added to the Rock Band music library next week. Three of the new ditties are from the upcoming 'Scream,' Osbourne's first studio album in three years, while the other three songs showcase a few samples of earlier studio efforts.

Hitting Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii on June 15, tracks will each cost $1.99 (160 Microsoft Points, 200 Wii Points). The six tracks by rock and roll's 'Prince of Darkness' will also be available via the slightly-cheaper 'Ozzy Osbourne Pack 01' on Xbox 360 and PS3, priced at $9.99 (800 MS Points). The tracks will be available to European PS3 owners on June 16. Read more »

"WIsh it was some of the old Ozzy stuff, but Don't wanna Stop is a great song. I suppose RB3 ..."
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Boys Like Girls, Deftones in Latest Rock Band DLC

Over two and a half years after Rock Band's debut, developer Harmonix is still releasing weekly downloadable add-ons for the music game series, with next week bringing:

    Deftones Pack 01
    • Deftones - "Cherry Waves"

    • Deftones - "Hole in the Earth" Read more »

"Looks like I'm going to buy Minerva. That song sounds like nothing else I've got in my RB ..."
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Rock Band DLC Brings Spoon and P.O.D.

Next week's batch of downloadable content for Rock Band will bring tunes from indie sensation Spoon and Christian metal group P.O.D. into the ever-expanding library of songs for the music game series, developer Harmonix announced today.

  • Spoon Track Pack 01

"+1 million for the Tick reference. I once met the creator of the comic at a party back in the ..."
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Rock Band DLC: Pantera's Great Southern Trendkill

Metalhead-favourite Pantera's 1996 album 'The Great Southern Trendkill' will be released as Rock Band downloadable content next week, Harmonix has announced, complete except for the cheery track 'Suicide Note Pt. I.'

The tracks will hit Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii on May 25, costing $2 (160 Microsoft Points, 200 Wii Points) each or available in a $16 (1280 MS Point) pack on PS3 and 360. Read more »

"Sweet, now if I wasn't going to get assraped by MS for a hard drive so I had room for this..."
- Freon    See all 12 comments

Rock Band DLC: Grateful Dead and The Smithereens

Stoner favourites the Grateful Dead will headline next week's Rock Band with a six-pack of hard-jamming tracks, Harmonix has announced, supported by The Smithereens.

Hitting Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii on May 18, tracks will cost $1.99 (160 Microsoft Points, 200 Wii Points) a pop. The six Dead tracks will also be available in the mildly discounted Grateful Dead Track Pack on 360 and PS3, priced at $9.99 (800 MS Point). Read more »

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Rock Band DLC: Judas Priest 'British Steel' Live

Next week's batch of Rock Band downloadable content is dedicated to those British heavy metal gods of leather, Judas Priest, with nine live tracks from their recent tour performances of the classic album British Steel.

The nine tracks, including the sublime Breaking the Law, will arrive for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii on May 11, sold individually for $1.99 (200 Wii Points, 160 Microsoft Points) a pop or, on Xbox 360 and PS3 only, in a $14.99 (1200 MS Points) track pack. Read more »

"This must be one of the last drops they can milk from that cow - I mean Judas Priest ! Next ..."
- Moog69    See all 11 comments

Next Week's Rock Band DLC Brings More No Doubt, Plus Orianthi and Picture Me Broken

As it's Friday, Rock Band series developer Harmonix has detailed the batch of downloadable tunes coming to its multi-peripheral rhythm franchise next week.

Thanks to the PlayStation Store shifting its updates to Tuesdays, all three platforms--PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii--will get the following content on May 4 in North America, though PlayStation 3 owners in Europe will have to wait until Wednesday, May 5. Read more »

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