2/9/10 DLC Announcement - Rust In Peace Full Album DLC
Rust in Peace!All the tracks from Megadeth's iconic 1990 album "Rust In Peace" will be added to the Rock Band Music Store on Tuesday, Harmonix has announced. The tracks will be available for PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii versions of Rock Band.
The album is available for the 360 and Wii on Tuesday (Feb. 9), and for PS3 on Thursday (Feb. 11). There are nine tracks in all, and they'll be available for $1.99 USD, £.99 UK, €1.49 EU, or 160 Microsoft Points or 200 Wii Points per track. The whole album is $14.99, £7.49 UK, €10.99 EU or 1200 Microsoft Points.
Rust In Peace, commonly cited among the top 5 of the metal genre's most influential works, joins Megadeth's "Peace Sells ... But Who's Buying?" from 1986 on the Music Store. A statement announcing the new DLC notes that Megadeth kicks off a month-long Rust In Peace 20th anniversary tour in March; they'll be joined by Testament and Exodus.
THE WHO!HMXPope;3478255 said:THE WHO SUPER BOWL S-MASHUP EXPLODES ONTO ROCK BAND MUSIC VIDEO GAME
Special Recording From Legendary Band to Be Available Immediately For Purchase and Download to Rock Band Following The Super Bowl
New York, NY – February 4, 2010 – MTV Games and Harmonix, the world’s leading developer of music-based games and a part of Viacom’s MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), today announced that a special recording of the performance The Who plans to play during the Bridgestone Super Bowl XLIV Halftime Show will be made available following the game to purchase, download and play in the groundbreaking music video game, Rock Band. “The Who Super Bowl S-mashup” will be available in the Rock Band Music Store immediately after the game on Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Wii console from Nintendo and coming soon to PlayStation®3.
Scheduled to headline the halftime show during the Indianapolis Colts vs. New Orleans Saints Super Bowl showdown at Sun Life Stadium in South Florida on Sunday, February 7, The Who have commemorated this historic event by recording a special version of the performance they plan to play at the game. Tune in to see the prolific live halftime performance by The Who and then after the game, buy and play the specially recorded version in Rock Band!
“The Who Super Bowl S-mashup”
“The Who Super Bowl S-mashup” joins 15 previously released tracks available in the Rock Band music library, from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees. Those songs include “Won’t Get Fooled Again” featured on the original Rock Band disc and “Pinball Wizard” featured on the Rock Band 2 disc, as well as “Amazing Journey,” “Baba O’Riley,” “Behind Blue Eyes,” “Eminence Front,” “Going Mobile,” “Leaving Here,” “Magic Bus,” “My Generation,” “Real Good Looking Boy,” “Sea and Sand,” “Summertime Blues,” “Who Are You” and “Young Man Blues,” all released as downloadable content in the Rock Band Music Store.
- Price: $1.99 (160 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360)
Rock Band continues to satisfy music fans’ and gamers' voracious appetite for rock with more than 1000 songs available to play via disc and download as well as 60 million paid song downloads since its launch Nov. 20, 2007. The Rock Band Music Store allows players to preview and purchase downloadable individual music tracks, packs and albums from the vast selection of offerings available to date without ever leaving the game as they build their own custom Rock Band library.
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