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A long, long time ago, I can still remember how that Rock Band Weekly used to make us smile. After 281 consecutive weeks, beginning in November of 2007, the impressively regular Rock Band updates conclude this week with Don McLean's "American Pie." In the final tally, the Rock Band music catalog in...

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Although we all know Danny Elfman now as a prolific movie soundtrack composer – and as the singing voice of Jack Skellington from Nightmare Before Christmas – once upon a time he headed a band called Oingo Boingo, which gave us the memorable "Weird Science."...

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After years of writing Rock Band Weekly, we're coming close to its conclusion, with the DLC announcements for April 2 the end of the line. 275 consecutive weeks (over five years) is an impressive run and Harmonix deserves much respect for pulling it off....

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The final weekly DLC release for Rock Band will be issued on April 2, Harmonix announced today. Due to other ongoing projects at the studio, production on Rock Band DLC has slowed in recent months. Up until April 2, Harmonix will release weekly DLC per usual. Harmonix has been issuing Rock Band DLC...

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Some legendary Aerosmith tracks will be available next week on the Rock Band music store. "Walk This Way" and "Sweet Emotion," both off the band's 1976 album Toys in the Attic, are joined by some other classics and two tracks from the band's 2012 album....

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Here's one to ponder: Jessie is regularly a female name. Jesse is the male spelling. With that established, Rick Springfield's "Jessie's Girl" takes on a different context, especially with a couple pronoun tweaks that we're sure Rock Band won't mind vocalists altering....

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Andrew W.K. is gonna "Party Hard" on the Rock Band music store for Xbox 360 right before the New Year, while other consoles are going to have to wait a bit. Next week's update is December 30 on Xbox 360, but due to the update schedules of other consoles, the hard partying will need to be fashionabl...

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An odd Christmas selection, but a three-pack from My Chemical Romance will hit the Rock Band music store on December 25. "Helena" and "Teenagers" are off the band's albums from 2004 and 2006, respectively, while "Sing" was also a track on Rock Band Blitz....

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Living legend Elton John will have three tracks available through the Rock Band music store next week. Two tracks come off his 1974 album Caribou, with the third, 1983's "I'm Still Standing," already available with purchase of Rock Band Blitz....

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Make up your mind and decide to walk around the Rock Band DLC pool for some Toadies tracks next week. The pack includes three songs off the band's platinum-selling album Rubberneck. Also, vocalists, prepare for some uncomfortably odd lyrics in "Possum Kingdom."...

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Fun fact: The Band and The Allman Brothers Band were originally one group called "The The Allman Brothers Band Band." Their power was so great that a fellowship of 70s artists (Tom Petty, Neil Young, etc) was formed to split them asunder. Should they ever reunite, darkness will fall on Middle Earth...

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Next week, you'll be able to play more Green Day songs in Rock Band, without having to get a whole separate game. Over 40 Green Day songs, including full albums, will be released as DLC on November 13. And let's throw a couple of Kenny Loggins songs in there....

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Sublime, an inescapable late-90s radio presence... sorry? Oh, what's a radio? Um, a box that grabbed music from the air. Yeah, kinda like Pandora. Anyway, three of the band's mega hits are all assembled for next week's Rock Band DLC. You probably know all the words to "What I Got" just through osmo...

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