ROCK BAND presents six BONNAROO artists tracks
Harmonix and MTV Games announced that six tracks from artists performing at this yearâ€™s Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival will be added to the Rock BandÂ® Music Store of downloadable content next week for the Xbox 360Â® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PLAYSTATIONÂ®3 computer entertainment system.
Bonnaroo is a four-day annual festival in Tennessee. Named the â€œBest Festivalâ€ 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.
Ben Harper and Relentless7 â€œShimmer & Shineâ€
Coheed and Cambria â€œA Favor House Atlanticâ€
Coheed and Cambria â€œThe Running Freeâ€
Phish â€œWilson (live)â€
Shooter Jennings â€œSteady at the Wheelâ€
TV on the Radio â€œWolf Like Meâ€
(All tracks are original master recordings)
These tracks will be available for purchase as part of the â€œBonnaroo Packâ€ 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
** 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 â€œBonnaroo Packâ€
Locations: Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360
Rock Band 2 is available for Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3 system, PlayStation 2Â® 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 fansâ€™ 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.