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Ministry are back with a second pack of three songs for Rock Band DLC next week. Yes, it's been a long time since a Rock Band Weekly only had three tracks in it. We'll have to wait and see if this remains the trend leading up to the release of Rock Band 3 on October 26. We've administered next we...

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There will be no track packs in next week's Rock Band DLC update. Instead, eight individual songs will be released, demonstrating a wide array of artists. Several bands will even be making their Rock Band debuts, including The Decemberists and dc Talk. It's an eclectic group of singles on deck...

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Heavy metal band Avenged Sevenfold joins Grammy award-winning Latin superstar Juanes' debut as Rock Band DLC next week. The song pack will include the group's title track from the album Nightmare, along with "Seize the Day" from City of Evil and "Scream" from Avenged Sevenfold. Like Juanes, Aven...

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We're not gonna front: We have no clue who Juanes is -- but apparently he's a Latin music megastar who's sold over 12 million albums, has a "record-setting" 17 Latin Grammy awards and even a good ol' American Grammy. With that kinda résumé, Juanes seems as qualified as anyone to intro...

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The only problem with The Stooges being added to Rock Band's DLC offerings next week is that it's going to make a real mess of our living room. We like to get into character, after all, and what good is an authentic Iggy Pop impersonation if you don't spit on everything and smear food all over yo...

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This week marks the Rock Band debut of UK group Sweet Billy Pilgrim. The group will have one track, "Future Perfect Tense," hitting the Rock Band Store next week. As forecast, The Vines also make their debut next week, with five tracks from the group's Winning Days, Highly Evolved and Melodia album...

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Aussie band The Vines is set to release DLC tracks for Rock Band next week. The DLC was outed early by Microsoft's Gamerscore Blog, pricing the track pack at 680 Microsoft Points, which normally means a five-song collection. Specific details will be part of tomorrow's standard Rock Band Weekly p...

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Planning on honoring the grand American tradition of taking off Fourth of July week and playing rhythm/music games every day? You'll be glad to hear, then, that Microsoft is honoring the grand American tradition of offering up sales you just can't pass up -- more specifically, sales on gobs of DLC ...

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jux•ta•pose | verb [trans.] | place or deal with together for contrasting effect : Harmonix's Nickelback Rock Band DLC was juxtaposed with Creedence Clearwater Revival the following week. Head past the break for the complete track pack details....

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Harmonix's announcement of next week's Rock Band DLC is headlined: "Nickelback. 6 Pack. 'Nuff Said." And it's true -- a Harmonix staffer has already said 'nuff on the subject of this particular Canadian outfit. Head past the break for the complete track pack details....

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Five tracks from Disney Channel superstar/"Achy Breaky Heart" royalty heiress Miley Cyrus arrive on the Rock Band store next week, ready to be played along by empowered tweens everywhere. Although, if you're considering letting your tween download these, perhaps you should apply a bit of parental...

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With all of the downloadable tracks available for Rock Band, it's hard to imagine Ozzy Osbourne hasn't snuck in there somewhere. Sure enough, he hasn't, but don't fret: Ozzy's set to make his Rock Band debut next week with a six-pack of songs, including three from his upcoming studio album, Scream....

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Even if you don't love Green Day, you'll be able to pick up some new music to play in Rock Band next week, thanks to Harmonix's weekly delivery of DLC. Next week will see the arrival of a three-pack of songs from Deftones, as well as one track each from Boys Like Girls and Crown of Thorns. If yo...

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Yesterday, Harmonix and MTV Games launched an initiative called the Rock Band Network Affiliates Program, the goal of which is to further involve bands, music distributors and promoters in the rhythm title's track creation community. In return, prolific Rock Band Network creators will have more opp...

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[Flickr: kk+] What's your "spoon face?" Find out next week with the release of the first Spoon pack for Rock Band, featuring a four-track collection of the indie band's more recent songs -- including a pair off this year's album Transference. Also "in store" next Tuesday is P.O.D.'s life anthem, "A...

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Harmonix knows that you and your crew of Losties will be looking for something to do on Tuesday nights now that there's no more Lost to watch, and has stepped in to help. Now you'll be able to turn those watch parties into Rock Band parties, as you play along to two songs featured in the show. G...

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If your unique vocal style mostly consists of blood-curdling screams and primal, scratchy howling, then your ship has finally come in. This week, heavy metal outfit Pantera's album "The Great Southern Trendkill" is added to the Rock Band catalog. You can pick up the whole kit n' caboodle for 1280 (...

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We know, we know! The last thing that should happen when somebody mentions the Grateful Dead -- undeniably one of the most culturally significant bands of the 20th century -- is that our brain immediately goes to delicious ice cream. Sorry, but word association works in magical ways. Grateful Dea...

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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...

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