Rock Band

XB360, PS3, WII / Other / Release: Nov 20, 2007 / ESRB: T

Rock Band Getting Jimi Hendrix in 'New Edition'

By Chris Faylor, Feb 17, 2010 7:54am PST

[UPDATE] Speaking to Shacknews, a Harmonix spokesperson referred to reports of a standalone Hendrix-themed Rock Band game as incorrect and...

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"YES!!!! Finally an artist worthy of a title like this! It's not that The Beatles were ..."

- panbient see all 16 comments

Left 4 Dead 2's Midnight Riders May Hit Rock Band, Upcoming RB DLC Detailed

By Chris Faylor, Feb 11, 2010 10:20am PST

It's a triple-header of Rock Band news today, so brace yourself for some rocking. First up, Rolling Stone has revealed that Otis Redding will be...

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"Anyone else remember The State skit about easy listening songs like Sittin on the dock of the ..."

- rosewood see all 9 comments

Rock Band DLC: More 'The Who' on Sunday, Megadeth's Complete 'Rust In Peace' Tuesday

By Chris Faylor, Feb 04, 2010 12:40pm PST

To commemorate The Who's upcoming Super Bowl XLIV Halftime Show performance, a specially-recorded version of the "S-mashup" the band plans to play...

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"Two counts of sweet ass dlc. (though one of them is an entire album)"

- matrixneo42 see all 22 comments

Rock Band DLC: Willie Nelson and Other Country Folk

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 29, 2010 7:16am PST

Next week's batch of Rock Band downloadable content will bring "some of the hottest artists in the country music genre" to the rhythm game,...

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"Yet another DLC I couldn't care less for. No offense, but the game is "Rock Band" not "Country ..."

- Tripps see all 5 comments

iPhone Gets Free Call of Duty, Rock Band Demos

By Chris Faylor, Jan 26, 2010 8:20am PST

Curious as to how some of gaming's biggest franchises translated to the iPhone and iPod touch, but unwilling to pay before you actually have a...

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"Well, thank God for free demos! (As opposed to all those pay-to-play demos that rule the scene.) ..."

- ECMIM see all 6 comments

Rock Band DLC: Blue Oyster Cult, Motorhead, Hawkwind

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 22, 2010 8:10am PST

Harmonix has announced that next week Rock Band will be shaken to its core by what will surely go down in history as one of the greatest...

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"OMFUCKiNGG Blue Oyster Cult YESSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Godzilla, one of my all time favorite BOC ..."

- Blazer1982 see all 14 comments

Green Day Not 2010's Only Rock Band Game

By Chris Faylor, Jan 21, 2010 12:30pm PST

Following criticism that Green Day: Rock Band's main act isn't of the same caliber as that of last year's The Beatles: Rock Band, series publisher...

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"NOFX or The Vandals would be awesome. Pity they could never do it; hell, there's not even much ..."

- Memitim see all 50 comments

Rock Band Network Enters Open Beta on Xbox 360, Store Coming in Weeks

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 20, 2010 8:54am PST

Rock Band Network has entered the first stage of open beta on Xbox 360, allowing XNA Creators Club subscribers to create and test their own Rock...

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"Do any of these game let you use the drum kit as a drum machine (per se) ... basically use it as ..."

- Ballisticon see all 6 comments

Rock Band DLC: Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 15, 2010 7:20am PST

Veteran rockers Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers will headline next week's Rock Band downloadable content release with a second six-pack of tracks...

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"Does anyone get excited about these weekly releases anymore? OR play RB2 for that matter..."

- jimvolk see all 5 comments

Rock Band DLC: Alice in Chains Five-Pack

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 08, 2010 8:10am PST

Next week's Rock Band downloadable content release will be devoted to grungers Alice in Chains, Harmonix has announced, with a five-pack of tracks...

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"Always up for some more AiC tracks in my Rock Band. Now where's "Down in a Hole"?"

- Tech T see all 7 comments

Rock Band DLC: The Psychedelic Furs, The Ramones, Paul McCartney Live, Blink-182

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 30, 2009 8:00am PST

Next week's Rock Band downloadable content will bring goodies from across the wide and wonderful world of rock, from The Psychedelic Furs and The...

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"Darn, I was hoping for Paul McCartney's "Fine Line" to be on Rock Band."

- Sailor of Fortune see all 4 comments

Rock Band DLC: Gambling with Country

By Chris Faylor, Dec 24, 2009 7:45am PST

"You gotta know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em." That's why Rock Band developer Harmonix is bringing a second downloadble bundle of "Going...

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"playing with plastic toys, downloading songs on the internet, playing games online, you know, ..."

- jarek99 see all 8 comments

Rock Band DLC 'Gives You Hell' as The Beatles: RB Completes Rubber Soul Next Week

By Chris Faylor, Dec 11, 2009 7:50am PST

Next week's lineup of downloadable tunes coming to Rock Band, LEGO Rock Band and The Beatles: Rock Band has been unveiled by series developer...

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"I really want to see Them Crooked Vultures show up in this game :("

- zerog83 see all 7 comments

Rock Band DLC: Slipknot, Simon & Garfunkel Debut Next Week, More Green Day Coming Soon

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 04, 2009 7:44am PST

Kindly folk duo Sim & Garfunkel and the teenage pain-understanding Slipknot will make their Rock Band downloadable content debuts next week,...

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"Very Nice: Slipknot - "Duality" Slipknot - "Psychosocial" Slipknot - "Sulfur" I am so ..."

- valcan_s see all 6 comments

Rock Band DLC Brings Nirvana and Night Ranger; Franchise Surpasses 1,000 Songs

By Chris Faylor, Nov 25, 2009 9:10am PST

With the United States celebrating Thanksgiving tomorrow, developer Harmonix has announced next week's batch of Rock Band, Rock Band 2 and LEGO...

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"I'm going to buy Smells like Teen Spirit for Rock Band even though I have GH5. Why? Because ..."

- matrixneo42 see all 14 comments