Guildford, UK.– Oct. 30, 2009 - Harmonix and MTV Games today announced that a three pack of tracks from Nirvana, a four pack of tracks from Foo Fighters and a single from Joan Jett&The Blackhearts will be added next week to the Rock Band Music Store and the LEGO Rock Band Music Store of downloadable content for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation® 3 computer entertainment system and Wii™. Tracks from Bullet for My Valentine and System of a Down will be available for download next week for Rock Band Unplugged on PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system.
Rock Band DLC Additions for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 System and Wii
Nirvana released their debut album, Bleach, in 1989 on Sub Pop Records, and to celebrate the 20th anniversary of this platinum-selling album, Sub Pop will release a special edition of the album, featuring a complete and previously unreleased live concert recorded in 1990 in Portland, Oregon. The anniversary edition of Bleach will be released the same day and date as“Nirvana Bleach Pack,” which includes“About a Girl,”“Blew” and“School.”
American rockers Foo Fighters, will release Greatest Hits Nov. 3, the same day the third DLC pack from the band will be available in the Rock Band Music Store. Greatest Hits will feature 14 of the three-time Grammy Award-winning band’s most-loved songs, as well as two new songs,“Wheels” and“Word Forward,” both of which are featured in“Foo Fighters Pack 03,” along with“Best of You” and“The Pretender.”
American rockers Joan Jett&The Blackhearts’“Fake Friends” from the 1984 album, Glorious Results of a Misspent Youth, will also be added to the Rock Band Music Store and LEGO Rock Band Music Store Nov. 3.
Available on Xbox 360 and Wii (Nov. 3) and PlayStation 3 system (Nov. 5):
• Foo Fighters–“Best of You”
• Foo Fighters–“The Pretender”
• Foo Fighters–“Wheels”
• Foo Fighters–“Word Forward”
• Nirvana–“About a Girl”
• Joan Jett&The Blackhearts–“Fake Friends”
(All tracks are original master recordings)
These tracks will be available for purchase as“Nirvana Bleach Pack,”“Foo Fighters Pack 03” and as individual tracks on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 system and as individual tracks on Wii.
Price:£.99 UK,€1.49 EU (160 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) per track
£2.49 UK,€3.99 EU (440 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) for“Nirvana Bleach Pack”
£3.49 UK,€5.29 EU (560 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) for“Foo Fighters Pack 03”
$2.00 USD (200 Wii Points™) per track
Rock Band Unplugged Tracks for PSP®System
Rock Band Unplugged fans will enjoy the addition of Bullet for My Valentine’s“Waking the Demon” and System of a Down’s“Toxicity” to the 53 tracks already available via the Rock Band Unplugged in-game music store for the PSP system.
Tracks available for Rock Band Unplugged (Nov. 5):
• Bullet For My Valentine–“Waking the Demon”
• System of a Down–“Toxicity”
Price:£.99 UK, per track on the PSP system
** Dates for Rock Band game tracks are tentative and subject to change. **
For more information, please visit:
Rock Band Website
Foo Fighters Website
Joan Jett&The Blackhearts Website
Rock Band 2 is available for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 system, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and Wii system. Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 system and Wii versions support downloadable content.
Downloadable content for Wii is purchased via the in-game Rock Band Music Store using Wii Points™ purchased through the Wii™ Shop Channel and can be downloaded to the system memory or to an SD card for additional storage. The tracks stream directly from the SD card for seamless play.
There are now 930 tracks available to date via disc and download purchase (complete list of tracks at www.rockband.com/music). Rock Band continues to satisfy music fans’ and gamers' voracious appetite for rock with more than 60 million paid downloads since its launch Nov. 20, 2007. The Rock Band Music Store allows players to preview and purchase downloadable individual music tracks and packs from the vast selection of offerings available to date without ever leaving the game as they build their own custom Rock Band library.
Rock Band and Rock Band 2 are rated "T" for Teen (lyrics, suggestive themes) by the ESRB. Music downloads are not rated by the ESRB.
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