**ROCK BAND MEDIA ALERT**
Cambridge, Mass.– Jan. 8, 2009– Harmonix and MTV Games today announced that a five pack of songs from Alice In Chains will be added next week to the 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™.
Alice In Chains is among the more than 390 bands currently available through the Rock Band platform. With more than 1,000 songs available, Rock Band is, without question, the industry leader in providing the best selection of interactive musical content, songs and artists.
Rock Band DLC Additions for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 System and Wii
Alice In Chains formed in Seattle in 1987 and has since released four studio albums and sold more than 17 million albums worldwide. The band released Black Gives Way to Blue on Virgin Records Sept. 29, 2009, their first album in 14 years. Black Gives Way to Blue debuted at No. 5 on the Billboard 200, and“Alice In Chains Pack 02” features two songs from this album,“Last of My Kind” and“Your Decision,” the latest single from the band’s new album. The pack also includes“Grind” and“Heaven Beside You,” from the band’s double-platinum, self-titled 1995 album; as well as“We Die Young” from their 1990 debut, Facelift.
Available on Xbox 360 and Wii (Jan. 12) and PlayStation 3 system (Jan. 14):
• Alice In Chains–“Grind”
• Alice In Chains–“Heaven Beside You”
• Alice In Chains–“Last of My Kind”
• Alice In Chains–“We Die Young”
• Alice In Chains–“Your Decision”
(All tracks are original master recordings)
These tracks will be available for purchase as“Alice In Chains Pack 02,” as well as individual tracks on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 system, and as individual tracks on Wii.
Price: $1.99 USD,£.99 UK,€1.49 EU (160 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) per track
$8.49 USD,£4.39 UK,€6.59 EU (680 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) for“Alice In Chains Pack 02”
$2.00 USD (200 Wii Points™) per track
** Dates for Rock Band game tracks are tentative and subject to change. **
For more information, please visit:
Rock Band Website
Alice In Chains 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 Storeusing 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.
With these additions, there are now 1,046 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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