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Clearly, it'd been way too long since we last used our Rob Halford tag here at Joystiq, so it was convenient when Harmonix announced today Judas Priest's "British Steel 30th Anniversary" album as next week's Rock Band DLC. This collection is taken from the 2009 30th anniversary tour when the band p...

May 7th 2010 at 11:19am 0 Comments
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Rock Band Weekly and Rock Band Wiikly combine forces this week to bring you one superlist of all of next week's DLC. There's a lot of content set to assault Harmonix's game, so we hope you like the bands listed in the headline above -- they make up the majority of what will be available for downloa...

July 17th 2009 at 1:35pm 0 Comments
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Rock Band Weekly drops three packs of three on thee next week. The "treat" in there -- depending on how snobby the music aficionados are feeling today -- is the three tracks from The Dead Winter. A "new" band, whose debut album Horehound drops next week, is comprised of several known artists from a...

July 10th 2009 at 5:45pm 0 Comments
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While we really liked Gameloft's Castle of Magic at E3, these two music games in their lineup didn't impress nearly as much. Guitar Rock Tour 2 is a sequel to Guitar Rock Tour, and as you can tell from the picture at right, it's more or less a Guitar Hero knock-off: hit the notes as they pass the li...

June 9th 2009 at 1:00am 0 Comments
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Rob Halford – lead singer for Judas Priest and the bearer of the immeasurably cooler-than-ours nickname "Metal God" – has filed a trademark application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office under the "class" of "Computer games; video games; and game controllers for computer...

January 21st 2009 at 1:34pm 0 Comments
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The Rock Band store gets its first full album this week with Judas Priest's Screaming for Vengeance. The Rock Band forums also mention that The Cars' The Cars and the Pixies' Doolittle are coming in the "near future." The Who's Who's Next is still on the docket, but apparently isn't what's next.Scr...

April 22nd 2008 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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First promised back in July of '07 and teased again just last month, Rock Band will finally see its first full downloadable album when Judas Priest's "Screaming for Vengeance" becomes available Tuesday, April 22. The set of ten master tracks will be available for $14.99 (that's 1200 Microsoft Point...

April 18th 2008 at 9:53am 0 Comments