Rock Band Series News


Rock Out With Rock Band 4: Rivals, Out Now

By Brittany Vincent, Oct 19, 2016 12:40pm PDT

The band's back together, so whip out your mics, dust off your guitars, and get your drums out of storage. 


E3 2016: Harmonix reveals Rock Band Rivals expansion

By John Keefer, Jun 14, 2016 3:30pm PDT

Coming later this fall with new accessories.


"The ION Drum Rocker thing is intriguing. Might be too little too late, though. "

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Rock Band 4 turns Mad Catz earnings into $11.6 million loss

By John Keefer, Jun 03, 2016 8:05am PDT

Co-publishing deal with Harmonix was 'incredibly disappointing.'


"It's a bummer but man that type of rhythm game died HARD. I wonder what'll happen with that ..."

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Harmonix enters new partnership with PDP; announces 'major' Rock Band 4 feature update for Fall 2016

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 07, 2016 12:28pm PST

Harmonix appears to be switching publishing dance partners, as it goes from Mad Catz to Performance Designed Products. Meanwhile, Rock Band 4 is in line to get a major feature update this fall.


"I think it's adorable how Harmonix is trying to stay afloat and bring yet another company to the ..."

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Rock Band 4 shreds with March update tomorrow

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 29, 2016 10:32am PST

Those looking to bring their Career mode scores to the Rock Band 4 leaderboards will finally be able to do so with tomorrow's free update.


Rock Band 4 DLC for February 16: Five Finger Death Punch, Royal Blood, and Motorhead

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 15, 2016 2:15pm PST

Another three new tracks are hitting Rock Band 4 tomorrow, including one from the great Motorhead and its dearly departed lead singer, Lemmy Kilmister.


Guitar Hero Live also sold poorly

By Daniel Perez, Feb 12, 2016 7:46am PST

We guess gamers just don't want to rock out anymore.


Rock Band 4 DLC for February 9: Bruno Mars, Joan Jett, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 09, 2016 11:51am PST

It's Valentine's Day week, so it's time to celebrate with some Bruno Mars and a few other love tracks!


Mad Catz makes drastic executive changes prior to release of third quarter results

By Daniel Perez, Feb 08, 2016 1:46pm PST

We have a feeling tomorrow's results won't be good.


"Knowing that console's track record, you'll out live that thing for sure!"

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Rock Band 4 February update will arrive tomorrow

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 01, 2016 11:49am PST

In addition to announcing this week's DLC tracks, Harmonix has announced that Rock Band 4's February update will be ready to drop tomorrow.


Rock Band 4 DLC for January 19: Soundgarden, Stone Temple Pilots, and Temple of the Dog

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 15, 2016 1:05pm PST

Harmonix is getting into some classic grunge for next week's Rock Band 4 DLC, while also offering a sneak peek at one of the free offerings coming with the upcoming January update.


"I don't give a shit. They still have problems releasing in Poland, all the shops took down ..."

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Rock Band 4 has opened Rock Band 1 exports

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 14, 2016 1:23pm PST

Rock Band 4 owners on PlayStation 4 can now import songs from the original Rock Band disc, while Xbox One owners wait in the wings.


Rock Band 4 DLC for January 12: RB4 gets 'Disturbed'

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 11, 2016 9:55am PST

Disturbed makes its return to Rock Band, as the band gets its fourth bundle of songs tomorrow.


Rock Band 4 DLC for December 22: Eight more U2 tracks for the holidays

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 21, 2015 10:02am PST

U2 is returning to Rock Band 4 later this week with eight more tracks from across the band's storied career.


"Sorry, that totally didn't make sense lol. Obviously there are more tracks in rb3 than 4 but ..."

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Rock Band 4 closes the door on keyboard; holds out hope for ION drums on Xbox One

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 15, 2015 4:30pm PST

During a Reddit AMA this morning, Harmonix answered questions about Rock Band 4, discusing the discarded Freeform Melodies feature, the keyboard controller, and why even the developers hope to see the ION drum kit ride on Xbox One again.