Judas Priest, The Dead Weather, Big Dipper offer three packs for Rock Band
Plus tracks from The Pixies, Foreigner, The Killers and more for Wii and songs from Radiohead and Killswitch Engage for Rock Band Unplugged!
Harmonix and MTV Games announced that three packs from new power group The Dead Weather, metal legends Judas Priest and indie rockers Big Dipper will be added to the Rock Band Music Store of downloadable content next week for the Xbox 360Â® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PLAYSTATIONÂ®3 computer entertainment system.
Additionally, back-catalog tracks from The Pixies, Foreigner, The Killers, Spinal Tap and more will be available in the Wiiâ„¢ Rock Band Music Store, and tracks from Radiohead and Killswitch Engage will be available for Rock Band Unplugged.
New Rock Band DLC Additions for Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3
The Dead Weather pack, available next week, will include â€œHang You From the Heavens,â€ â€œNo Hassle Nightâ€ and â€œTreat Me Like Your Motherâ€ from the bandâ€™s debut album, Horehound. The three pack will be available July 14, coinciding with the album release from the super group, composed of Jack White of The White Stripes and The Raconteurs, Alison Mosshart of The Kills, Dean Fertita of Queens of the Stone Age and Jack Lawrence of The Raconteurs and The Greenhornes. In addition, three live songs from Judas Priest and three songs from Big Dipper will also be available July 14 for Rock Band fans.
Tracks available for Xbox 360 (July 14) and PLAYSTATION 3 (July 16):
Big Dipper â€œAll Going Out Togetherâ€
Big Dipper â€œSheâ€™s Fetchingâ€
Big Dipper â€œYounger Bumsâ€
Judas Priest â€œDissident Aggressor (Live)â€
Judas Priest â€œEat Me Alive (Live)â€
Judas Priest â€œProphecy (Live)â€
The Dead Weather â€œHang You From the Heavensâ€
The Dead Weather â€œNo Hassle Nightâ€
The Dead Weather â€œTreat Me Like Your Motherâ€
(All tracks are original master recordings)
These tracks will be available for purchase as part of the â€œBig Dipper Pack,â€ â€œJudas Priest Pack,â€ â€œThe Dead Weather Pack 01â€ or as individual tracks for Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 systems.
Wii Back-Catalog Additions
Additionally, back-catalog tracks from The Killers, The Pixies, Spinal Tap, Maroon 5, Evanescence, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Foreigner, Thrice, The Devil Wears Prada and Dear in the Headlights will be available July 14 in the Wii Rock Band Music Store. These tracks come from the back catalog of Rock Band music already released to owners of Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 system. With the addition of these tracks, there are now more than 380 tracks in the Wii Rock Band Music Store.
Additional tracks available for Wii (July 14):
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club â€œWeapon of Choiceâ€
Dear and the Headlights â€œSweet Talkâ€
The Devil Wears Prada â€œHey John, Whatâ€™s Your Name Again?â€
Evanescence â€œBring Me to Lifeâ€
Evanescence â€œCall Me When Youâ€™re Soberâ€
Foreigner â€œBlue Morning, Blue Dayâ€
Foreigner â€œFeels Like the First Timeâ€
The Killers â€œMr. Brightsideâ€
The Killers â€œSmile Like You Mean Itâ€
The Killers â€œSpacemanâ€
Maroon 5 â€œLittle of Your Timeâ€
Maroon 5 â€œMakes Me Wonderâ€
Maroon 5 â€œWake Up Callâ€
The Pixies â€œCrackity Jonesâ€
The Pixies â€œDeadâ€
The Pixies â€œDebaserâ€
The Pixies â€œGouge Awayâ€
The Pixies â€œHere Comes Your Manâ€
The Pixies â€œHeyâ€
The Pixies â€œI Bleedâ€
The Pixies â€œLa La Love Youâ€
The Pixies â€œMonkey Gone to Heavenâ€
The Pixies â€œMr. Grievesâ€
The Pixies â€œNo 13 Babyâ€
The Pixies â€œSilverâ€
The Pixies â€œTameâ€
The Pixies â€œThere Goes My Gunâ€
Spinal Tap â€œBack From the Deadâ€
Spinal Tap â€œRock â€˜nâ€™ Roll Nightmareâ€
Spinal Tap â€œSaucy Jackâ€
Spinal Tap â€œWarmer Than Hellâ€
Thrice â€œImage of the Invisibleâ€
(All tracks are original master recordings)
Rock Band Unplugged Tracks for PSPÂ®
Rock Band Unplugged fans will enjoy the addition of Killswitch Engageâ€™s â€œMy Curseâ€ and Radioheadâ€™s â€œMy Iron Lungâ€ to the 19 tracks already available via the Rock Band Unplugged in-game music store for the PSPÂ® (PlayStationÂ®Portable) system.
Tracks available for Rock Band Unplugged (July 9):
Radiohead “My Iron Lung”
Killswitch Engage “My Curse”
** Dates for Rock Band game tracks are tentative and subject to change. **
Rock Band 2 is available for Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3 system, PlayStationÂ®2 computer entertainment system and Wii. The 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 more than 725 tracks available to date via disc and download purchase (complete list of tracks at www.rockband.com/music). Rock Band continues to satisfy music fansâ€™ and gamers’ voracious appetite for rock with more than 45 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.