SINGLES Coming to Rock Band FROM AVENGED SEVENFOLD, GREAT WHITE, IRON MAIDEN, AND QUEEN

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It looks like we have new Rock Band singles hitting our console stores on Feb 5th! Music from the likes of Avenged Sevefold, Great White, Iron Maiden and Queen. Which is all pretty darn exciting!

Rock Band DLC Additions for Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 system and Wii

On February 5th, tracks previously available as part of Rock Band Blitz will be made available for download as singles in the Rock Band Music Store! These tracks include Avenged Sevenfold’s “So Far Away,” Great White’s “Once Bitten Twice Shy,” Iron Maiden’s “The Wicker Man,” and Queen’s “Death on Two Legs.”

Additionally, for the first time, a Pro Guitar and Pro Bass upgrade will be available for Iron Maiden’s metal classic, “The Wicker Man”!

Available on Xbox 360, Wii, and PlayStation®3 system (February 5th, 2013): 

  • Avenged Sevenfold – “So Far Away” O
  • Great White – “Once Bitten Twice Shy” O
  • Iron Maiden – “The Wicker Man” O X
  • Queen – “Death on Two Legs” O 1
(These tracks will be available in Europe on PlayStation®3 system February 6th)

Price:
$1.99 USD, £1.19 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.

 

Press Release
Cambridge, Mass. – February 1st, 2013 – Harmonix today announced that tracks from Avenged Sevenfold, Great White, Iron Maiden, and Queen are headed to the Rock Band™ Music Store of downloadable content for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Wii.

Rock Band provides the deepest and best selection of artists, songs and albums through the Rock Band music platform, which features more than 1,400 artists and more than 4,000* tracks via disc and download purchase (complete list of tracks atwww.rockband.com/songs). Rock Band’s gigantic music library dwarfs that of any other rhythm video game on the market. More than 100 million songs have been sold through the Rock Band Music Store since its launch on Nov. 20, 2007.

Tracks downloaded from the Rock Band Music Store are compatible with the award-winning full-band Rock Band 3 experience, as well as the controller-based rhythm-action title, Rock Band Blitz, available now on PlayStation®Network and Xbox LIVE® Arcade!

Rock Band DLC Additions for Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 system and Wii

On February 5th, tracks previously available as part of Rock Band Blitz will be made available for download as singles in the Rock Band Music Store! These tracks include Avenged Sevenfold’s “So Far Away,” Great White’s “Once Bitten Twice Shy,” Iron Maiden’s “The Wicker Man,” and Queen’s “Death on Two Legs.”

Additionally, for the first time, a Pro Guitar and Pro Bass upgrade will be available for Iron Maiden’s metal classic, “The Wicker Man”!

Available on Xbox 360, Wii, and PlayStation®3 system (February 5th, 2013): 

  • Avenged Sevenfold – “So Far Away” O
  • Great White – “Once Bitten Twice Shy” O
  • Iron Maiden – “The Wicker Man” O X
  • Queen – “Death on Two Legs” O 1

(These tracks will be available in Europe on PlayStation®3 system February 6th)

Price:
$1.99 USD, £1.19 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 and pricing for Rock Band game tracks are tentative and subject to change. **
 
*Available on-disc, via download and disc export. Internet connection and export key purchase required. Wii™ Shop Channel has more than 1,500 song tracks available for purchase on the Rock Band platform on-disc, via song import, and download. Not applicable to Nintendo DS™.

1Previously released on Wii™ on August 28, 2012

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Managing Partner/Editor-in-chief and founder of GameGravy – I spend most of my time working with the top brands in the Game industry & Advertising. Fun Factoid: I'm also a musician and song writer. I sing and play guitar in a heavy rock band. Google+ Author