Tag Archives: Rock Band

Shocking: Music Games Not A Perfect Sales Behemoth, Savior Of The Industry

Posted by on December 15, 2009

Two years ago, many proclaimed the Guitar Hero and Rock Band video game franchises as some sort of long-lasting alternative to declining traditional media following the games’ significant impact on artist profiles and spiking digital sales. While music simulation games are far from a pet rock-ish fad, sales are finally starting to taper off and […]

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Rock Band To Release Slipknot Download Pack

Posted by on December 7, 2009

Rock Band will release a Slipknot Download Pack that features the tracks “Sulfer”, “Duality” and “Psychosocial” on December 8 for Xbox 360 and Wii and on December 10 for Playstation 3.

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More Rock Band Network Details Emerge

Posted by on August 28, 2009

More details have leaked on the upcoming Rock Band Network, which will allow independent bands to submit their own music to the game a la iTunes, which should expand the amount of downloadable content by, like, a bajillion. The menu seems to be very helpful in cutting through the mess if there is a massive […]

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Rock Band Announces “Metal” Track Pack

Posted by on August 13, 2009

The Rock Band and Guitar Hero franchises have arguably done more to expose people to new music than radio has in the past few years. So it’s pretty cool to see that Rock Band has announced a $29.99 “Rock Band Metal Track Pack” featuring 20 songs, some exclusive to the game. I’m not sure that […]

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Rock Band To Open DLC Submissions To Independent Artists, Programmers

Posted by on July 20, 2009

Many often wonder about the mysterious process of getting a song featured in Rock Band or Guitar Hero. That’s about to become much easier as MTV and Rock Band developer Harmonix have announced a straightforward new submission system dubbed the Rock Band Network. Currently in closed beta with a projected August launch date, Rock Band […]

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Mayhem Fest Comes To Rock Band

Posted by on July 6, 2009

Looking for something to do in the comfort of your own air-conditioned home after spending a sweltering day at the Rockstar Mayhem Fest this year? Well now you can relive the magic by dressing up like Kerry King and wailing on your favorite plastic guitar thanks to Rock Band. A Mayhem-themed track pack for the […]

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Iron Maiden Track Pack Coming to Rock Band

Posted by on May 29, 2009

Iron Maiden will release a track pack for Rock Band on June 9, featuring classics and live songs from their film Flight 666.

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