DLC Week of 8/14 - 2 Tracks From Foreigner and a Nightwish Single!

edited August 2012 in Announcements
Hey gang,

The library of tracks from classic rock group Foreigner grows on August 14th, when two of the band’s biggest hits come to the Rock Band Music Store! First is the popular track “I Want To Know What Love Is,” from 1984’s Agent Provocateur, which reached number one on charts in both the United States and the United Kingdom in the 80s! Another popular Foreigner power ballad, “Waiting for a Girl Like You,” will also be available. Off of the band’s fourth studio record, 1981’s 4, it’s one of Foreigners most well-known tracks, peaking at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100!

Finish symphonic metal group Nightwish has consistently placed among the top 10 artists in the Community Wishlist in the Rock Band Dashboard application, available now on Facebook. Harmonix is excited to have the opportunity to listen to its community, and bring this highly requested artist to Rock Band for the first time! Nightwish makes their debut in Rock Band with “Amaranth,” the second single from 2007’s Dark Passion Play, along with optional support for Pro Guitar and Pro Bass!

Available on Xbox 360, Wii and PlayStation®3 system (August 14th, 2012):

• Foreigner – “I Want to Know What Love Is” O
• Foreigner – “Waiting for a Girl Like You” O
• Nightwish – “Amaranth” O X

(These tracks will be available in Europe on PlayStation®3 system August 15th)

Tracks marked with “O” feature support for keyboards; tracks marked with “X” will offer Pro Guitar and Pro Bass expansions for $0.99 per song.


$1.99 USD (160 Microsoft Points ™, 200 Wii Points™) per song
$0.99 USD (80 Microsoft Points™, 100 Wii Points™) per song for eligible Pro Guitar/Pro Bass upgrade

** Dates for Rock Band game tracks are tentative and subject to change. **

To discuss this DLC please visit the official discussion thread in the Rock Band forum.

For all DLC song credits, including album and genre info as well as difficulty ratings, you can check out the Songs page.

And for awesome background information on this content, including recording details, album of origin, and release details you can head on over to the Rock Band 'Zine for brand new articles!


  • edited August 2012
    Here are the Rock Band Network songs that hit on Thursday, 8/9/2012:


    Trial By Fire – “From the Ground Up” (80 MSP)


    Alestorm – “Back Through Time (2x Bass Pedal)” (160 MSP)
    All Shall Perish – “Rebirth (2x Bass Pedal)” (160 MSP)
    Asking Alexandria – “To the Stage (2x Bass Pedal)” (160 MSP)
    Halcyon Way – “Our Finest Hour” (80 MSP)
    Saint Vitus – “Blessed Night” (160 MSP)


    Catsmelvin – “Wrong Side” (160 MSP)

    And here are the PS3 RBN Releases for Tuesday, 8/14/2012 (North America) and 8/15/2012 (Europe):

    Strikken - "Forever in Lies" ($0.99) - Metal
    Strikken - "The Final Act" ($0.99) - Metal
    Strikken - "Ashes" ($0.99) - Metal
    The Motion Sick - "Grace Kelly" ($0.99) - Indie Rock
    Lil Deuce Deuce - "I Like Trains" ($0.99) - Reggae/Ska
  • edited August 2012
    Quick update: the Foreigner, Nightwish and PS3 RBN DLC originally scheduled for 8/15 has been bumped to an expected 8/22 release on SCEE. We weren't aware of this schedule change until the content didn't appear in the store as scheduled late last week and we had a difficult time resolving the issue while many of the SCEE reps were at Gamescom until yesterday. If there are any further delays we hopefully won't have to wait as long before addressing. Thanks for your patience.
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