RB: Blitz Prediction Thread-- Remaining Unannounced Songs

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edited August 2012 in Rock Band Blitz
With the recent reveal of another portion of the RB: Blitz setlist, we have 10 remaining songs that have yet to be announced. I believe with what we know so far, we could make some educated predictions/guesses as to what the other 10 songs are.

Here are the 15 songs that have already been confirmed:

All-American Rejects - "Kids In the Street"
Barenaked Ladies - "One Week"
Blink-182 - "Always"
Collective Soul - "Shine"
Elton John - "I'm Still Standing"
Fall Out Boy - "A Little Less Sixteen Candles"
Foster the People - "Pumped Up Kicks"
Great White - "Once Bitten Twice Shy"
Iron Maiden - "Wicker Man"
Living Colour - "Cult of Personality"
P!nk - "Raise Your Glass"
Quiet Riot - "Bang Your Head (Metal Health)"
Rick Springfield - "Jessie's Girl"
Shinedown - "Diamond Eyes"
Tears for Fears - "Shout"


From this list we can pull some useful information that could help us make some reasonable predictions. To start off, six of these artists will be making their RB debut once Blitz has released (Collective Soul, Foster the People, Great White, Living Colour, Quiet Riot, & Rick Springfield). I think it would be a fair guess that a couple of the unannounced songs will be by a band or artist that hasn't been in the game yet.

Four of these artists/bands have had DLC released already this year (Tears for Fears, Shinedown, P!nk, & Iron Maiden). It is very likely that the songs by these bands were licensed at the same time as the other songs that were released earlier this year. Before those four, the next most recent bands on the list to get DLC were Fall Out Boy (August 2011) and Blink-182 (October 2011).

It's a given that RB: Blitz has been in development for over a year (at least), so song licensing easily could have started before August 2011. We can use that information to try and look over the DLC released over the past year to help predict any of the remaining songs.

Just some other information to take into account--four of these bands/artists appeared in LEGO: Rock Band (Blink-182, Elton John, P!nk, & All-American Rejects). LEGO: RB was intended to appeal to a more casual and family friendly audience while still servicing the hardcore fan base. Blitz definitely has a somewhat similar feel to it, so I think they could potentially pick a couple bands from LEGO: RB and bring them back to Blitz.

Nine of the fifteen bands already have songs available in RB. Here are their current song totals:

Iron Maiden = 18 (not including the covers)
Blink-182 = 13
Fall Out Boy = 6
P!nk = 6
All-American Rejects = 5
Shinedown = 5
Elton John = 2
Tears for Fears = 2
Barenaked Ladies = 1

So the range varies from next to nothing to very well represented. Most of these bands have a decent number of songs already. I think we'll see HMX announce a few songs from other bands that are just as well represented, if not more so.

Based on the information I pulled, here are the 10 songs that I predict:

Queen - "Good Old-Fashioned Lover Boy"
Men at Work - "Who Can It Be Now"
Avenged Sevenfold - "Buried Alive"
Maroon 5 - "Harder to Breathe"
Foo Fighters - "These Days"
Counting Crows - "Mr. Jones"
Heart - "Magic Man"
ELO - "Don't Bring Me Down"
Genesis - "Invisible Touch"
Linkin Park - "Breaking the Habit"


Some of these bands and songs have been hinted at in the past, and others such as the Foo Fighters, A7X, and Queen are well known, popular, and well represented in RB already. Linkin Park seems very likely to be in Blitz, especially since their pack sold so well. ELO and Genesis have been hinted at, so this seems like a good opportunity for them to make their debut. Counting Crows could be another LEGO: RB band to reappear in the series. "Who Can It Be Now" has been thought to be in Blitz since it wasn't released with their other two hit songs as DLC. Heart has been a fan favorite on here; and I'm not sure where I saw it, but I think someone from HMX said to stay tuned on potentially seeing more DLC from Heart.

Here are some other bands that I thought might have good potential of being announced for Blitz:

Alter Bridge
My Chemical Romance
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Rise Against
Journey
Dream Theater
Coheed and Cambria
Rush
The Killers
Skillet
Nine Inch Nails
Lady Gaga
Rascal Flatts
Three Days Grace

Put on your prediction caps and tell me what you think/predict... Forum hype machine activated!

Comments

  • DangimarockerDangimarocker Headliner
    edited May 2012
    RockBandRocker;4756844 said:
    Alright, going through my music library and by what we already know the setlist looks like, I predict the following 10 songs.

    1. "Supermassive Black Hole" - Muse
    2. "Charlie Brown" - Coldplay
    3. "Somebody That I Used To Know" - Gotye
    4. "Harder To Breathe" - Maroon 5
    5. "When It's Over" - Loverboy
    6. "Breaking The Habit" - Linkin Park
    7. "Somebody Told Me" - The Killers
    8. "Behind These Hazel Eyes" - Kelly Clarkson
    9. "Money For Nothing" - Dire Straits
    10. "Sk8er Boi" - Avril Lavigne

    If Somebody I used to Know gets on this game, i might have 2nd thoughts about buying it... oh wait there's the 1 lighter hider.. can atleast use that :P
  • GNFfhqwhgadsGNFfhqwhgads 99% Washed Up
    edited May 2012
    I'm hoping Mr. Roboto doesn't make it, since that would mean I can't buy it.
  • RockBandRockerRockBandRocker Love Is A Battleship
    edited May 2012
    We won't get any Styx with Dennis DeYoung on vocals (as evidenced by the Styx re-record pack), so there's no need to worry about "Mr. Roboto".

    Falco's "Rock Me Amadeus" might also be one of the remaining songs.


    (Now I'm just thinking about songs I like to listen to while driving that would be fun to play while "driving" through Rock City)
  • mmetznermmetzner Opening Act
    edited May 2012
    I'm pretty convinced we'll get

    Red Hot Chili Peppers - Cant Stop
    Huey Lewis & The News - Hip To Be Square

    Just because they seemed like such obvious emissions from the DLC packs. I'm echoing the couple of people hoping for Counting Crows - Mr Jones too.
  • diieeegodiieeego Opening Act
    edited May 2012
    I think we'll get mostly "obvious" songs from past bands a la Shout by Tears For Fears. For example, if it were Coldplay it'd be "In My Place"
  • edited May 2012
    Give it Away Now (RB3 version) by Red Hot Chili Peppers
    Spoonman (RB3 version) by Sound Garden
    Someone That I Used to Know by Gotye
    Rolling in the Deep by Adele
    Who Can it Be Now by Men At Work
    You Make My Dreams by Hall and Oats
    Shiver by Coldplay
    Some Megadeth song
    Iris by Goo Goo Dolls
    My Doorbell by The White Stripes
  • edfrank_jredfrank_jr Opening Act
    edited May 2012
    mmetzner;4756990 said:
    I'm pretty convinced we'll get

    Red Hot Chili Peppers - Cant Stop
    Huey Lewis & The News - Hip To Be Square

    Just because they seemed like such obvious emissions from the DLC packs. I'm echoing the couple of people hoping for Counting Crows - Mr Jones too.
    Can't Stop would be great!

    Well... my only predictions by now are (based on the last DLCs):

    Train - Drive By
    Heart and Soul - Huey Lewis & the News
    You Make My Dreams - Hall & Oates
    Take Me Home Tonight - Eddie Money
  • WitticusWitticus VERY DEEP
    edited May 2012
    MagicMurderBag7;4757017 said:
    Give it Away Now (RB3 version) by Red Hot Chili Peppers
    Spoonman (RB3 version) by Sound Garden
    Someone That I Used to Know by Gotye
    Rolling in the Deep by Adele
    Who Can it Be Now by Men At Work
    You Make My Dreams by Hall and Oats
    Shiver by Coldplay
    Some Megadeth song
    Iris by Goo Goo Dolls
    My Doorbell by The White Stripes

    Soundgarden!!! Other than that Id be up for any of those... Except Coldplay.
  • edited May 2012
    Witticus;4757034 said:
    Soundgarden!!! Other than that Id be up for any of those... Except Coldplay.

    Damn. I knew I messed it up. I can never remember if it's one word or two.

    And I just put Coldplay because its likely not because I want it :p
  • LiveHomeVideoLiveHomeVideo Trying too hard
    edited May 2012
    Sorry, I do not expect to see Muse in this. I'd be pleasantly surprised, but I don't see it happening.

    What I do see, though, is a few more indie rock songs thrown in. I'd love to see Los Campesinos! in this setlist, especially "You! Me! Dancing!"
  • Lowlander2Lowlander2 FaIling Star
    edited May 2012
    If P!nk and Shinedown can make it in, Three Days Grace might, but I hope Men At Work does with Be Good Johnny.
  • PlutarchPlutarch Road Warrior
    edited May 2012
    Hmm, let's go with:

    Avenged Sevenfold - A Little Piece of Heaven
    Coldplay - Violet Hill
    Dead or Alive - You Spin Me Right Round
    Dire Straits - Money For Nothing
    Eddie Money - Take Me Home Tonight
    Fleetwood Mac - The Chain
    Linkin Park - New Divide
    Paramore - Decode
    Red Hot Chili Peppers - Can't Stop
    The Zombies - Time of the Season
  • SirDavidTLynchSirDavidTLynch Headliner
    edited May 2012
    Remember when Rock Band 3 consisted entirely of songs withheld from DLC packs?
  • Lowlander2Lowlander2 FaIling Star
    edited May 2012
    Yeah yeah, but if two of the worst 2012 DLC artists with holes in their packs can get songs, I have faith in others as well.
  • dog037dog037 This Many Days Since Last Ban:
    edited May 2012
    This just confirms Elton John, Collective Soul, and Barenaked Ladies packs.
  • RetrokaiserRetrokaiser Opening Act
    edited May 2012
    Lets go prediction machine:

    The Police - Demolition Man
    Scissor Sisters - I don't feel like dancing
    Men At Work - Be Good Johnny (for something different)
    Daft Punk - Digital Love
    Public Enemy & Anthrax - Bring the Noise
    The Killers - Somebody Told Me
    Asia - Heat of the moment
    The Who - The Seeker
    Dr.Dre & Ice Cube - Natural Born Killaz
  • edited May 2012
    dog037;4757069 said:
    This just confirms Elton John, Collective Soul, and Barenaked Ladies packs.

    We can only hope.
  • TheDescentTheDescent Road Warrior
    edited May 2012
    There will be Paramore. And Linkin Park.
  • samjjonessamjjones Road Warrior
    edited May 2012
    1. Lady Gaga - "Edge of Glory"
    2. Linkin Park - "Breaking the Habit"
    3. Megadeth - "Sweating Bullets"
    4. Asia - "Heat of the Moment"
    5. Men at Work - "Who Can It Be Now"
    6. Hootie and the Blowfish - "Only Wanna Be With You"
    7. Dire Straits - "Sultans of Swing"
    8. Rush - "Freewill (Live)"
    9. Halestorm - "I Get Off"
    10. Maroon 5 - "Moves Like Jagger"
  • jeronemitchelljeronemitchell Road Warrior
    edited May 2012
    MagicMurderBag7;4757017 said:
    Give it Away Now (RB3 version) by Red Hot Chili Peppers
    Spoonman (RB3 version) by Sound Garden

    This.

    They've been INCREDIBLY coy, moreso than normal (and these are some coy folks) about those two, and this would be the best way to reintroduce them to the platform without the usual complaints about having to "rebuy a song again".
  • samjjonessamjjones Road Warrior
    edited May 2012
    jeronemitchell;4757100 said:
    This.

    They've been INCREDIBLY coy, moreso than normal (and these are some coy folks) about those two, and this would be the best way to reintroduce them to the platform without the usual complaints about having to "rebuy a song again".

    Perhaps. I kinda figured that these were indefinitely hung up/scuttled in licensing, along with The Band's "The Weight" and the live PJ stuff.

    Also, if the point of RBB is to try and "re-engage" old RB players who've abandoned the franchise, then putting two songs that they probably remember having years ago (and might be oblivious to the fact that they went missing at all) might confuse things.
  • SirDavidTLynchSirDavidTLynch Headliner
    edited May 2012
    The best way to reintroduce the songs would be as optional DLC so that people who would rather stick to playing them in Rock Band 2 can do just that rather than take up nearly 10% of what's already the smallest Rock Band setlist to date.

    Did anyone complain about having to buy Run to the Hills again?
  • fcmleftyfcmlefty Road Warrior
    edited May 2012
    dog037;4757069 said:
    This just confirms Elton John, Collective Soul, and Barenaked Ladies packs.

    Maybe for the latter 2, but I'm starting to think this may signify that Elton John is going to be a "game" release only type of artist and never hit the DLC stream.
  • fcmleftyfcmlefty Road Warrior
    edited May 2012
    SirDavidTLynch;4757108 said:
    The best way to reintroduce the songs would be as optional DLC so that people who would rather stick to playing them in Rock Band 2 can do just that rather than take up nearly 10% of what's already the smallest Rock Band setlist to date.

    Did anyone complain about having to buy Run to the Hills again?

    Buying run to the hills again wasn't the same deal. We were replacing a cover with the real deal. Thats never going to create the same backlash as a RB3 version. People didn't complain about Tom Sawyer and Forunate Son either.
  • samjjonessamjjones Road Warrior
    edited May 2012
    fcmlefty;4757116 said:
    I'm starting to think this may signify that Elton John is going to be a "game" release only type of artist and never hit the DLC stream.
    I think this may also be true for Dire Straits and The Beach Boys.
  • jeronemitchelljeronemitchell Road Warrior
    edited May 2012
    fcmlefty;4757119 said:
    Buying run to the hills again wasn't the same deal. We were replacing a cover with the real deal. Thats never going to create the same backlash as a RB3 version. People didn't complain about Tom Sawyer and Forunate Son either.

    Pretty much. Getting the real deal over a cover isn't the same as "WAHHHHH! WAHHH!!! I Paid to export Rock Band 2! Why should I pay again?!?!?" whining we'd undoubtedly hear if they were "optional DLC".

    Note that my statement wasn't that it would be the best way to reintroduce them. My statement was it would be the best way to do so without the whining.
  • samjjonessamjjones Road Warrior
    edited May 2012
    Plutarch;4757062 said:

    The Zombies - Time of the Season
    I guess I could stop digging up holes in my backyard looking for the missing masters, then!
  • TheDescentTheDescent Road Warrior
    edited May 2012
    samjjones;4757121 said:
    I think this may also be true for Dire Straits and The Beach Boys.

    I remember you that the beach boys master of original recordings are all lost, only few live songs are avaiable. I guess those are really hard to find as well.
  • ClaptonsWigClaptonsWig I Can't Dance
    edited May 2012
    RockBandRocker;4756832 said:

    Being honest, if Muse isn't one of the remaining 10 bands, my anticipation for this game will sharply decrease. When the game is focusing on popular music (for the most part), it seems like it would be a waste to not have either one of those songs on the soundtrack. "Supermassive Black Hole" has the "Twilight" force behind it (*vomit*), while "Uprising" is the band's highest charting single and comes from a Grammy award winning album.

    Jethro Tull 3-pack CONFIRMED to keep the heavy metal streak alive.
    RockBandRocker;4756884 said:
    We won't get any Styx with Dennis DeYoung on vocals (as evidenced by the Styx re-record pack), so there's no need to worry about "Mr. Roboto".

    Band Hero didn't already do this. It wasn't because they couldn't find the masters and re-recorded those without him to simply save on licensing time for the pack. Damn you Dennis, with 3 years since this pack you couldn't let us have anything nice, could you?
    SirDavidTLynch;4757108 said:
    The best way to reintroduce the songs would be as optional DLC so that people who would rather stick to playing them in Rock Band 2 can do just that rather than take up nearly 10% of what's already the smallest Rock Band setlist to date.

    Did anyone complain about having to buy Run to the Hills again?

    People complain about the dumbest things, so I'm not surprised if somebody has. My all time favorite was No Woman No Cry, it was the double whammy from hell. Had people on one side complain they wouldn't buy it because it wasn't the live track from the album, which it was. Then the other side complain they wanted the studio version and not a live track, even though this is the more well known version.

    It can always get worse.
  • TheDescentTheDescent Road Warrior
    edited May 2012
    Hey, I didn't bought No Woman No Cry just cause it didn't have harmonies and keys!

    The live track it's the one on the legend album, and the one the radio still air sometimes, so what's to complain?
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