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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...

November 16th 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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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.

November 9th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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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...

October 26th 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Next week's Rock Band DLC offering brings the elusive ska track DLC to the game, with Save Ferris' cover of Dexys Midnight Runners' 80s classic "Come on Eileen." Also available is Sheryl Crow's breakthrough hit "All I Wanna Do" and a single from Three Days Grace.

October 13th 2012 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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This week's Rock Band Weekly theme is silly '80s hair – from the "how did he do that?" hairdos of Liverpool's own Flock of Seagulls frontman, Mike Score, to the flowing mane of curly locks atop Billy Squier's head.

October 5th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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The next batch of Rock Band DLC is a beautiful disaster, but don't be down about it, because amber is the color of your energy. To put that another (less stupid) way, 311 will make its Rock Band debut on October 2.

September 28th 2012 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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You'll probably have the same reaction we did upon learning of the half-off sale Harmonix is holding on over 1,100 Rock Band tracks this week: "Oh, no." More than one Joystiq editor expressed despair in response to the discounts on both individual tracks and artist packs, on Xbox 360, PS3, and Wii,...

September 17th 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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The Offspring and Smash Mouth bring some individual tracks to the Rock Band music store next week. The Offspring track, entitled "Days Go By," is actually the title track off their latest album. Smash Mouth has a pair of more classic '90s tracks with "Why Can't We Be Friends" and "Can't Get Enough...

September 14th 2012 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Next week's Rock Band DLC twists time through Matchbox Twenty's career. The first track, "Bent," comes from the band's early years and off their second album. "How Far We Come" is from 2007, and "She's So Mean" is from their latest album, North.

September 8th 2012 at 2:45am 0 Comments
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Three Black Keys songs will be available as Rock Band DLC next week. Don't be fooled, however: you'll totally need to push the white keys, too. And the green, red, yellow buttons, etc. Very tricky.

August 18th 2012 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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You ready to power ballad? I said, are you ready to power ballad?! Well, then you've been waiting for DLC like this. Foreigner's "I Want to Know What Love Is" and "Waiting for a Girl Like You" will be available as Rock Band DLC next week.

August 10th 2012 at 10:00pm 0 Comments