DLC Week of 11/20 - 6 Singles Spanning 6 Decades! The Band, Allman Bros, NIN & more!

edited November 2012 in Announcements
Hey gang!

Harmonix is excited to celebrate the five year anniversary of the Rock Band franchise with the release of six singles from legendary artists, spanning six decades of music history!

A live version of The Band’s “The Weight,” originally released as a single in 1968, will be available starting on November 20th. The track is joined by The Allman Brothers Band’s instrumental, “Jessica,” which comes off the group’s 1973 album, Brothers and Sisters. New Wave post-punk band Modern English make their Rock Band debut with “I Melt With You,” from 1982’s After the Snow. From 1994’s The Downward Spiral, Nine Inch Nail’s popular “Closer” will also be available. Finally, Crossfade’s “Cold,” from the band’s 2004 self-titled record, and Dragonforce’s “Cry Thunder” from this year’s The Power Within, round out this exciting and eclectic collection of singles!

Available on Xbox 360, Wii and PlayStation®3 system (November 20th, 2012):

* The Band – “The Weight (live)” O X

* The Allman Brothers Band – “Jessica” O X

* Modern English – “I Melt With You” O

* Nine Inch Nails – “Closer” O

* Crossfade – “Cold”

* Dragonforce – “Cry Thunder” O


(These tracks will be available in Europe on PlayStation®3 system November 21st)

Price:

$1.99 USD, £.99 UK, €1.49 EU (160 Microsoft Points ™, 200 Wii Points™) per song

$0.99 USD (80 Microsoft Points™, 100 Wii Points™), £0.59 UK, €0.79 EU per song for eligible Pro Guitar/Pro Bass upgrade


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.

** 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.

Comments

  • edited November 2012
    “St. Elmo’s Fire (Man in Motion)” took #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in September of 1985. This classic rock hit burns onto the Rock Band Network this week, accompanied by its contemporary twin “Tim Tebow’s Fire”. Buy them on Xbox 360 today!

    Xbox 360 RBN Releases for Thursday, 11/15/2012:

    Alternative

    Icon & the Black Roses – “Black Rose” (80 MSP)

    Classic Rock

    John Parr – “St. Elmo’s Fire (Man in Motion)” (160 MSP)

    Metal

    The Dillinger Escape Plan – “Gold Teeth on a Bum” (160 MSP
    The Dillinger Escape Plan – “Gold Teeth on a Bum (2x Bass Pedal)” (160 MSP)
    The Minotaur Project – “Rampage of Kronos (2x Bass Pedal)” (80 MSP)


    Rock

    John Parr – “Tim Tebow’s Fire” (160 MSP)
    Taproot – “No Surrender” (160 MSP)



    PS3 RBN Releases for Tuesday, 11/20/2012 (North America) and 11/21/2012 (Europe):

    Vangough – “Drained” ($0.99), Prog
    X-Y – “Superficial” ($1.99), Rock
    Chaotrope – “Entropy/Extropy” ($0.99), Metal
    Mystakin – “The Consequences” ($0.99), Prog
    Toby Turner – “I Can Swing My Sword (ft. Terabrite)” ($0.99), Novelty
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