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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 inc...

April 2nd 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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The very last weekly downloadable Rock Band song is to be, very fittingly, Don McLean's "American Pie." As Polygon reports, Harmonix revealed the news at its PAX East party last night. The song will be included in the final Rock Band update on April 2.Not only is American Pie one of those timelessl...

March 22nd 2013 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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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."

March 8th 2013 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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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.

February 22nd 2013 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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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...

February 18th 2013 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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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.

January 25th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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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.

January 11th 2013 at 11:15am 0 Comments