Mon, Oct 26, 2009 | 09:19 GMT
Wolfmother, Rob Zombie coming to Rock Band this week
EA’s announced that your dosage of Rock Band this week will come in the form of track packs Wolfmother and Rob Zombie.
Liz Phair and Morningwood make up for the rest of the Rock Band pack. While over on Rock Band: Unplugged for the PSP, you get Sonic Youth and Steely Dan.
PR is after the break.
Guildford, UK. – Oct. 23, 2009 – Harmonix and MTV Games today announced the spookiest DLC packs yet, with three tracks from Rob Zombie and five from Wolfmother, as well as tracks from Liz Phair and Morningwood, that will be added next week to the Rock Band Music Store of downloadable content for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation® 3 computer entertainment system and Wii™. Tracks from Sonic Youth and Steely Dan will also be available for download next week for Rock Band Unplugged on PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system.
Rock Band DLC Additions for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 System and Wii
Grammy Award-nominated American metal rocker and former White Zombie frontman Rob Zombie adds to his Rock Band DLC catalog (currently “War Zone”) with three new tracks for the Rock Band platform, including “Dragula” and “Superbeast,” from his debut solo album, Hellbilly Deluxe, as well as “Burn,” from his new album, Hellbilly Deluxe 2, to be released Nov. 17. Zombie also has a film currently playing in theaters – Halloween 2, which he wrote, directed and produced.
Australian rock trio Wolfmother adds to their Rock Band DLC as well (currently “Joker & The Thief”) with a five pack of songs, including the 2007 Grammy Award-winning “Woman” and “White Unicorn,” from the band’s self-titled debut album. Also featured in the Wolfmother five pack are “Sundial” and “Pilgrim,” from the band’s new album, Cosmic Egg, which was released Oct. 23.
Liz Phair’s “Rock Me,” as well as Morningwood’s “Sugarbaby” and “Best of Me,” which was featured as the theme song to VH1’s reality series Daisy of Love, will also be added to the Rock Band Music Store Oct. 27, the same day and date that Morningwood’s second album, Diamonds and Studs, which features both DLC songs, is out.
Available on Xbox 360 and Wii (Oct. 27) and PlayStation 3 system (Oct. 29):
• Rob Zombie – “Burn”
• Rob Zombie – “Dragula”
• Rob Zombie – “Superbeast”
• Wolfmother – “New Moon Rising”
• Wolfmother – “Pilgrim”
• Wolfmother – “Sundial”
• Wolfmother – “White Unicorn”
• Wolfmother – “Woman”
• Liz Phair – “Rock Me”
• Morningwood – “Best of Me” *
• Morningwood – “Sugarbaby” *
(All tracks are original master recordings)
These tracks will be available for purchase as “Rob Zombie Pack 01,” “Wolfmother Pack 01” and as individual tracks on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 system and as individual tracks on Wii.
Price: £.99 UK (160 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) per track
£2.49 UK (440 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) for “Rob Zombie Pack 01”
£5.25 UK, (680 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) for “Wolfmother Pack 01”
*Denotes £0.59 UK (80 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) or $1.00 (100 Wii Points™) per track
USD (200 Wii Points™) per track
Rock Band Unplugged Tracks for PSP®System
Rock Band Unplugged fans will enjoy the addition of Sonic Youth’s “Kool Thing” and Steely Dan’s “My Old School” to the 51 tracks already available via the Rock Band Unplugged in-game music store for the PSP system.
Tracks available for Rock Band Unplugged (Oct. 29):
• Sonic Youth – “Kool Thing”
• Steely Dan – “My Old School”
Price: £.99 UK per track on the PSP system
** Dates for Rock Band game tracks are tentative and subject to change. **
For more information, please visit:
Rock Band Website
Rob Zombie Website
Rock Band 2 is available for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 system, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and Wii system. 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 922 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 60 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.
For more information on Rock Band 2 and Harmonix Music Systems please visit www.rockband.com and www.harmonixmusic.com.
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