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Rock Band: some DLC tracks removed from store as licensing agreements expire

Harmonix has warned that some downloadable tracks may disappear from the Rock Band store as long-standing license agreements expire, with some Metallica tracks already pulled.

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  • Rock Band Country Track Pack 2 hitting retailers on February 1

    Harmonix has announced that more country music will be available for Rock Band on February 1 through the Rock Band Country Track Pack 2 disc.

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  • Rock Band DLC gets a sale

    Broke after the holidays? Harmonix might be too, since they’re holding a fire sale on Rock Band DLC. You have until January 11 to take advantage of discounts on various track packs and even full albums from The Cars and Rush.

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  • Future Rock Band DLC to be incompatible with Rock Band 1 and 2

    Rock Band 3′s a definite must-buy. No, we mean that. You must buy it if you want to keep downloading Rock Band DLC.

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  • Next week on Rock Band: STP and Jimmy Eat World

    Harmonix has announced Jimmy Eat World and Stone Temple Pilots tracks are coming to the Rock Band Store next week.

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  • Jimi Hendrix tracks for Rock Band 2 listed, priced

    Harmonix has detailed the Jimi Hendrix tracks from Are You Experienced?, which is set for release next week.

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  • Rock Band this week: Anthrax, My Chemical Romance, The Doobie Brothers

    EA’s revealed this week’s Rock Band DLC, with songs from Anthrax, My Chemical Romance and The Doobie Brothers joining the game’s huge library.

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  • Snoop coming to Rock Band next week

    Snoop Dogg is to become the first hip hop artist to have tracks on Rock Band next week.

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  • Nickelback hit Rock Band next week

    Canadian rockers Nickelback make their Rock Band debut next week with six song from their back catalog.

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  • AIC track pack heading to Rock Band next week

    Harmonix and MTV Games announced today that a five pack of songs from Alice In Chains will be added next week to the Rock Band Music Store . Hell yes.

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  • Rock Band 2 update contains US SingStar mic support

    Dan Teasdale, lead designer on Rock Band 2, has posted some updates for the title over on the US PS Blog. Due to loads of consumer feedback, a few tweaks have been made to the hammer-ons and pull-offs, along with changes to sorting in Quickplay and, finally, the long awaited addition of SingStar mic support […]

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  • Rock Band sales slow, but "improving" say Viacom

    Viacom has said that its Harmonix and MTV game franchise, Rock Band, has been a a bit of a slow rummer, but that the series is finally picking up the pace. It may possibly break even or become “slightly profitable” by the end of Q4 if Christmas sales are good, said CEO Philippe Daumann. “The […]

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  • Foo Fighters, Nirvana, Joan Jett tracks land on Rock Band next week

    Harmonix has announced via press release that next week’s bit DLC for the Rock Band franchise will include Foo Fighters, Joan Jett, and Nirvana. Here’s the details: Foo Fighters Track Pack: Best of You, The Pretender, Wheels, Word Forward (560 MS Points -$7.00/£4.76/€6.51) Joan Jett & the Blackhearts: Fake Friends Nirvana Bleach Pack: About a […]

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  • EA to release Rock Band 2 Wii in October

    EA has announced that a software version of Rock Band 2 will be released on Wii from October. It’ll retail for £29.99 in the UK. Only the original, a couple of standalone track packs and Beatles: Rock Band have been released on the console so far. PR is after the break.

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  • Rock Band 2 patched on 360, PS3 update coming soon

    Rock Band 2 received a title update earlier today on Xbox 360, which added support to wireless mics, especially the LIPS mics from Microsoft. Hammer-ons and pull-offs were fixed, background downloading for music store purchases was added and “Audition Mode” was added as well, so that Rock Band Network users can test their created tracks. […]

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  • Rock Band Network store coming to PS3

    The Rock Band Network Store is to be ported over to the PS3 version of Rock Band 2, according to this Joystiq report, although Wii owners won’t get a look in at all. The facility allows users to buy tracks made in the Rock Band Network interface, which is made in XNA and therefore can […]

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  • Beatles: Rock band getting three more albums in 2009, Rock Band adding Queen, Nirvana, every song ever

    Harmonix gave the business to GamesCom this year in the form of a colossal cacophony of Rock Band news. First up, the world’s rockin’-est game developer announced that The Beatles: Rock Band has three DLC albums lined up for the rest of 2009, with Abbey Road coming in October, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band […]

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  • ESRB lists Metal Track Pack for Rock Band

    The ESRB has revealed an upcoming Rock Band metal track pack for PS2, PS3, Wii and 360. Tracks listed include D.O.A. by Haunted, Transmaniacon MC by Blue Oyster Cult, Killed by Death by Motorhead, Hair of the Dog by Nazareth, and Master of the Universe by Hawkwind . MTV, Harmonix, nor EA have announced this, […]

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  • Viacom revenues down due to decline in Rock Band sales

    MTV and Harmonix’s parent company, Viacom, has reported that sales of the Rock Band franchise are down this quarter “due to the soft retail environment”, which has directly impacted revenues for the company. Q2 revenue dropped 8 percent to $1.97 billion with a 41 percent decline in revenue blamed on poor sales of Rock Band […]

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  • KISS, Weezer, Blink 182 landing on Rock Band next week

    Harmonix and MTV games has detailed next week’s Rock Band DLC, and if you like KISS, Weezer or Blink 182, you are in luck. Too bad all the KISS stuff is live and Black Diamond and God of Thunder still have not been released for the game. We keep hoping though. The following tracks land […]

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