Tel-Aviv, Israel - January 19th 2009– Corbomite Games announced today about their new formed relationships with several Israeli rock bands and record labels in joint efforts to produce and sell songs through the "Rock Band Network" which is included as part of the series of "Rock Band" games by Harmonix and MTV. Corbomite Games have opened up LehakatRock.com, a portal for their songs portfolio. Songs expected to be available later this year when the Rock Band Network opens up.
Corbomite games's first two released songs will be "Push Me" and "All Eyes On Me" by "The Carsitters" an Israeli rock band, one of several Israeli bands whose songs will be adapted into Rock Band.More songs from bands like Eatliz and Rockfour will be made through a partnership with "Anova Music", an Israeli Record Label. Other Israeli bands and artists to be included are Efrat Darky, a Tel Aviv based singer/songwriter and actress, and FeelAboutT, The first Israeli band to have ever take part in the prestigious "17th Los Angeles Music Awards" and to have won the title "Best Rock Band Of The Year".
"Making songs for Rock Band is so much fun," said Oded Sharon, CEO of Corbomite Games "especially since I'm a musician myself and an avid Rock Band player. Combining our skills and experience in creating and designed games and our musical talents gives us the best approach to creating the best arrangements adapting existing songs into Rock Band gameplay."
"We truly believe in new and creative distribution forms," Said members of The Carsitters, "and it is why this new posibility for international promotion under such a popular brand is so exciting."
"This could be a real breakthrough for all artists" said Udi Niv from Anova Music "as a new platform of exploring and selling music will soon be available for all."
Lehakat Rock, which literally means Rock Band in Hebrew will become the leading portal for Israeli Rock Bands and artists to announce and promote their bands and songs to the Rock Band gamer community and will include announcements and details about the bands and songs that are planned to be sold through the Rock Band Network.
For more information on Lehakat Rock please visit http://LehakatRock.com
About The Carsitters,
The Carsitters are an energetic pop-rock band. The group’s material is based on various artistic and musical influences, forming into hot and fresh pieces, leaving the clichés and saccharine out of the equation.
The‘Sitters new album“No Time” (Released 26.8.09 in the Major Israeli label“Helicon”), is a quality rhythmic pop album, filled with many musical layers along with sincere, everyday’s reality lyrics, taken from moments in life.
The band accumulated its mileage regarding live performances, both locally and internationally, by touring in Europe and Israel, they had gained local success and also professional contacts .
About Anova Music,
The Israeli music production company Anova Productions Ltd. was established in 2006 with the goal of representing and promoting top Israeli alternative/independent rock and folk music talent in the local and international music market.
Anova’s primary aim is to advance Israeli popular musical art by departing from mainstream commercially-oriented management/record company strategies and focusing on artistic development. Anova believes that through support of the artistic process, its artists will continue to create and record new material of the highest caliber.
FeelAbouT (Feel About) is a powerful, energetic and exciting Rock band who gets the crowd pumped up and captured by its unique and powerful vocals, tightness production and sound.
About Corbomite Games,
Founded in 2006, Corbomite Games is a game development studio that began by creating episodic adventure games. Corbomite employs an ace team of industry veterans, including Israeli comics creator and mini-celebrity Uri Fink. A team of talented writers, artists, musicians, and software engineers with years of experience in computer and role playing games, round out the team.
Corbomite Games currently has two episodic comedy adventure game series in production,“Pizza Morgana” and“Zbang”, an Action-adventure game called "Heavenly Hell" and now adding this third series "Knights in Shining Armor" into its games portfolio. The studio is led by Oded Sharon, an experienced game maker and musician with a passion for adventure games, Music based games, RPGs and MMOs.
For more information, on Corbomite Games, please visit: http://corbomitegames.com
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