ROCK BAND presents six BONNAROO artists tracks

Harmonix and MTV Games announced that six tracks from artists performing at this year’s Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival will be added to the Rock Band® Music Store of downloadable content next week for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system.

Bonnaroo is a four-day annual festival in Tennessee. Named the “Best Festival” by Rolling Stone Magazine in 2008, Bonnaroo is well known for its extensive and diverse musical line-up. Now, music lovers and gamers can experience part of that line-up with Rock Band. Master recordings from Ben Harper and Relentless7, Phish, Coheed and Cambria, Shooter Jennings and TV on the Radio will be made available June 2, in the Rock Band Music Store.

Tracks:
Ben Harper and Relentless7 “Shimmer & Shine”
Coheed and Cambria “A Favor House Atlantic”
Coheed and Cambria “The Running Free”
Phish “Wilson (live)”
Shooter Jennings “Steady at the Wheel”
TV on the Radio “Wolf Like Me”

(All tracks are original master recordings)

These tracks will be available for purchase as part of the “Bonnaroo Pack” or as individual tracks for Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 systems.

Release Date: Tuesday, June 2, 2009
(Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360)
Thursday, June 4, 2009
(PlayStation®Store)

** Dates for Rock Band game tracks are tentative and subject to change **

Price: $1.99 (160 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) per track
$9.99 (800 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) for “Bonnaroo Pack”

Locations: Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360
PlayStation®Network

Rock Band 2 is available for Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3 system, PlayStation 2® system and Wii.

There are now more than 690 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 40 million paid downloads since its launch on 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.

For more information on Rock Band 2 and Harmonix Music Systems please visit www.rockband.com and www.harmonixmusic.com.

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