Rock Band: Anthrax song pack on the way
Anthrax five-pack, plus The Doobie Brothers, My Chemical Romance, 30 Seconds to Mars, Atreyu and Buckcherry come to Rock Band next week
Harmonix and MTV Games announced that a five pack of Anthrax songs, plus tracks from The Doobie Brothers, My Chemical Romance, 30 Seconds to Mars, Atreyu and Buckcherry will be added this eek to the Rock Band Music Store of downloadable content for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii.
With more than 400 artists and more than 1,800 songs available through the Rock Band platform, as well as more than 73 million songs sold through its download store alone, Rock Band is the undisputed sales and content leader in the interactive music space, providing the deepest and best selection of artists, songs and albums. Rock Band 3 will be available Oct. 26 in North America and Oct. 29 in the rest of the world, giving players immediate access to a music library approaching 2,000 songs playable in Rock Band 3 at launch with new content added weekly to the Rock Band Music Store. Rock Bandâ€™s gigantic music library dwarfs that of any other music game on the market. Find more information on how to pre-order Rock Band 3 today here.
Rock Band DLC additions for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 system and Wii
Itâ€™s already been announced that the Anthrax fan-favorite, â€œCaught in a Moshâ€ will be featured on the Rock Band 3 soundtrack, but next week, fans can get an early taste of Anthrax with a five-pack of the bandâ€™s songs, spanning their career. Anthrax, one of the most popular thrash metal bands of the 1980s, will make their Rock Band debut next week with â€œAmong the Livingâ€ and â€œIndians,â€ both from the bandâ€™s 1987 breakthrough Gold-certified album, Among the Living; as well as â€œIâ€™m the Manâ€ from the EP of the same name, and live versions of â€œMadhouse (Live)â€ and â€œMetal Thrashing Mad (Live).â€ Anthrax is touring the United States this fall. Check out www.anthrax.com for more information and tickets.
The Doobie Brothers will make their Rock Band debut next week as well. Fans can play their song, â€œChina Grove,â€ on the Rock Band 3 disc but will get an early taste of the band with two tracks next week. â€œListen to the Music,â€ from the bandâ€™s second album, Toulouse Street, as well as â€œLong Train Runninâ€™â€ from the bandâ€™s two-time Platinum third album, The Captain and Me, will be both available in the Rock Band Music Store next week. The Doobie Brothers will release their new album, World Gone Crazy, the same date that these songs are available in Rock Band. The band is offering a limited edition bundle featuring an autographed copy of the World Gone Crazy Deluxe CD/DVD plus the new World Tour T-Shirt. For more information and to purchase tickets to the bandâ€™s concerts, please visit www.doobiebros.com.
Be sure to check out Anthrax and The Doobie Brothers when Rock Band 3 launches Oct. 26 in North America and Oct. 29 in Europe, Australia, New Zealand and other territories for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, the Wii and Nintendo DS.
New Jersey-formed American rockers My Chemical Romance will make their Rock Band debut next week as well with â€œIâ€™m Not Okay (I Promise)â€ from the bandâ€™s second album, Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge, and the bandâ€™s first UK No. 1 single, â€œWelcome to the Black Paradeâ€ from the bandâ€™s third album, The Black Parade.
And to keep the debut theme going, Atreyu will make their Rock Band debut next week as well with â€œCoffin Nails,â€ from the American metalcore bandâ€™s fifth album, Congregation of the Damned. Weâ€™re also adding more 30 Seconds to Mars, with â€œCloser to the Edgeâ€ and Buckcherry, with â€œOut of Line.â€
Available on Xbox 360, Wii and PlayStation 3 system (Sept. 28):
- Anthrax â€“ â€œAmong the Livingâ€
- Anthrax â€“ â€œIâ€™m the Manâ€
- Anthrax â€“ â€œIndiansâ€ +
- Anthrax â€“ â€œMadhouse (Live)â€ +
- Anthrax â€“ â€œMetal Thrashing Mad (Live)â€ +
- My Chemical Romance â€“ â€œIâ€™m Not Okay (I Promise)â€
- My Chemical Romance â€“ â€œWelcome to the Black Paradeâ€
- 30 Seconds to Mars â€“ â€œCloser to the Edgeâ€ +
- Atreyu â€“ â€œCoffin Nailsâ€
- Buckcherry â€“ â€œOut of Lineâ€
- The Doobie Brothers â€“ â€œListen to the Musicâ€ +
- The Doobie Brothers â€“ â€œLong Train Runninâ€™â€ +
(All tracks are original master recordings)
(These tracks will be available in Europe on PlayStation 3 system Sept. 29)
These tracks will be available for purchase as individual tracks, as well as â€œAnthrax Pack 01â€on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 system and as individual tracks on Wii. Tracks marked with â€œ+â€ will also be available for download in the family-friendly LEGOÂ® Rock Band Music Store.
Price: $1.99 USD, Â£.99 UK, â‚¬1.49 EU (160 Microsoft Points) per song
$2.00 USD (200 Wii PointsTM) per song
$8.49, Â£4.39 UK, â‚¬6.59 EU (680 Microsoft Points) for Anthrax Pack 01
** Dates for Rock Band game tracks are tentative and subject to change. **