Rock Band Series News


Report: Rock Band for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in development

By Daniel Perez, Feb 20, 2015 7:42am PST

A new Rock Band for a new generation of game consoles is reportedly in development.


"The last few parties I have been to, people have begged me to bring Rock Band."

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Rock Band DLC 'Rizes' again with new Tenacious D and Weezer tracks

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 16, 2015 9:15am PST

Last month's sudden re-emergence of Rock Band DLC was not a fluke, as Harmonix has come back with another pair of DLC tracks for Rock Band 3 and Rock Band Blitz.


Harmonix releases first Rock Band DLC since 2013

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 12, 2015 9:30am PST

Have you saved your plastic instruments? Because it looks like Rock Band DLC is making a comeback!


"The rumor is that it'll come earlier than that. Announcement could come from PAX East, which is ..."

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Rock Band Network will no longer accept new entries

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 18, 2014 5:00am PDT

The last outlet for new Rock Band content is officially closed.


"I responded to myself!!! I use the lower-case stuff generally when I'm being (self-)deprecating. ..."

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Rock Band and Dance Central will be back this generation, Harmonix says [Update]

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 11, 2014 10:00am PDT

"We have grand plans to bring back both of them with guns blazing at some point in the coming console cycle."


"I'm imagining John Drake shouting, "ALEEEEEEX!!!!" a la William Shatner's "KHAAAAAN!!!""

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Metallica songs being pulled from Rock Band DLC library

By John Keefer, Apr 09, 2013 5:00pm PDT

Harmonix will no longer be releasing DLC songs for its Rock Band series, and a few songs will soon be disappearing from the existing library because of licensing issues.


"I doubt Lars has anything to do with this. The contract has an expiration date, and the parties ..."

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130 million Rock Band songs downloaded, as DLC ends

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 03, 2013 2:15pm PDT

Not only did millions of people join in on the Rock Band craze, they bought DLC. Lots of it.


'American Pie' is Rock Band's final DLC song

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 22, 2013 4:00pm PDT

April 2nd will be the day the music died.


"My rebuttal is Bohemian Rhapsody and London Calling in its entirety."

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Rock Band DLC releases to end in April

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 18, 2013 9:33am PST

On April 2nd, Harmonix will no longer release DLC for its Rock Band games.


"In a year they should do a sale where they sell every song for like 50 quid. I would totally buy."

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Rock Band DLC sale knocks 50% off 1,100 tracks

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 17, 2012 11:00am PDT

If you fancy some new tunes to play in Rock Band Blitz or to twang on some old favourites in Rock Band 3, a fine opportunity is coming up. To celebrate the rhythm series' fifth anniversary in November and the launch of Blitz, developer Harmonix is planning to make over 1,100...


Rock Band Blitz review: still standing

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 27, 2012 1:00pm PDT

While putting together stellar performances isn't as easy in Blitz as it is in Rock Band, it quickly proves to be just as fun.


"I'm guessing that once you get into the devil's-head songs, you'll be suffering."

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Rock Band Blitz full track list detailed

By Steve Watts, Aug 13, 2012 8:45am PDT

Harmonix has revealed the full track list for Rock Band Blitz, set to release later this month.


"And only RB3. And any song that can be played in RB3 should be playable in Blitz."

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Rock Band Blitz twangs out in August

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 18, 2012 8:15am PDT

Rock Band Blitz, Harmonix's downloadable ryhthm 'em up spin-off, is arriving on August 28, when it hits PS3, then will come to XBLA on August 29.


Rock Band Blitz preview

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 01, 2012 8:00am PDT

Rock Band Blitz is not only a great value for fans that have amassed a significant Rock Band library, it's a fun return to Harmonix's roots.


"Online while-playing score tracking ala Trials is going to be AWESOME."

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Rock Band Blitz setlist partially revealed

By Andrew Yoon, May 28, 2012 9:00am PDT

Rock Band Blitz will include 25 songs which are also playable in Rock Band 3. What's made the cut so far?


"My wife and I play once in a while. Not much lately, though, her working, me doing either ..."

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