Harmonix and MTV Games today announced that singles from Blue Ãƒâ€“yster Cult, Hawkwind, I Mother Earth, MotÃƒÂ¶rhead, Nazareth and Rage Against the Machine will be added next week to the Rock Band Music Store of downloadable content for the Xbox 360, PlayStation3 and WiiÃ¢â€žÂ¢.
These artists are among the more than 390 bands currently available through the Rock Band platform. With more than 1,000 songs available, Rock Band is, without question, the industry leader in providing the best selection of interactive musical content, songs and artists.
Rock Band DLC Additions for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 System and Wii
Blue Ãƒâ€“yster Cult was one of the biggest mainstays on the psych-rock circuit of the late 70s and early 80s, selling more than 14 million albums worldwide. The first track off their self-titled 1972 album, Ã¢â‚¬Å“Transmaniacon MC,Ã¢â‚¬Â and one of the groupÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s most popular tracks, Ã¢â‚¬Å“Godzilla,Ã¢â‚¬Â (from their fifth album released in 1977, Spectres) are both heading to the Rock Band Music Store next week.
Also included in next weekÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s update are tracks from 70s space rock group Hawkwind (Ã¢â‚¬Å“Master of the UniverseÃ¢â‚¬Â from 1971Ã¢â‚¬â„¢s In Search of Space), former Canadian alternative rock band I Mother Earth (Ã¢â‚¬Å“LevitateÃ¢â‚¬Â from their 1993 debut Dig), iconic heavy metal rockers MotÃƒÂ¶rhead (Ã¢â‚¬Å“Killed by Death Ã¢â‚¬â„¢08,Ã¢â‚¬Â re-recorded from 1984Ã¢â‚¬â„¢s No Remorse), classic Scottish rockers Nazareth (Ã¢â‚¬Å“Hair of the DogÃ¢â‚¬Â, re-recorded from their classic 1974 single) and American rockers Rage Against the Machine (Ã¢â‚¬Å“Bulls on ParadeÃ¢â‚¬Â from their 1996 album, Evil Empire).
Available on Xbox 360 and Wii (Jan. 26) and PlayStation 3 system (Jan. 28):
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Blue ÃƒÂ¶yster Cult Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Ã¢â‚¬Å“GodzillaÃ¢â‚¬Â
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Blue Ãƒâ€“yster Cult Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Ã¢â‚¬Å“Transmaniacon MCÃ¢â‚¬Â
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Hawkwind Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Ã¢â‚¬Å“Master of the UniverseÃ¢â‚¬Â
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ I Mother Earth Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Ã¢â‚¬Å“LevitateÃ¢â‚¬Â
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ MotÃƒÂ¶rhead Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Ã¢â‚¬Å“Killed by Death ’08Ã¢â‚¬Â
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Nazareth Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Ã¢â‚¬Å“Hair of the DogÃ¢â‚¬Â (2008 re-recording)
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Rage Against the Machine Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Ã¢â‚¬Å“Bulls on ParadeÃ¢â‚¬Â
(All tracks are original master recordings)
These tracks will be available for purchase as individual tracks on Xbox 360 and on Wii on Jan. 26. These tracks will be available Jan. 28 for PlayStation 3.
Price: $1.99 USD, Ã‚Â£.99 UK, Ã¢â€šÂ¬1.49 EU (160 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) per track
$2.00 USD (200 Wii PointsÃ¢â€žÂ¢) per track