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Jimi Hendrix's exclusive Rock Band tour continues next week with the addition of the "Are You Experienced: Rock Band Edition" album. (For more Jimi, see the "Axis: Bold as Love" album that was released earlier this year.) Also, with over 2,000 songs now in the Rock Band DLC catalog, we thought...

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Harmonix and MTV Games have announced that the total sum of the on-disc and downloadable songs for the Rock Band franchise has surpassed 2,000 tracks. Though these songs have been contributed by over 800 recording artists and bands, Jimi Hendrix's "Are You Experienced" was the song responsible for ...

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Confess! We've all sung along to R.E.M.'s "It's the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)" like this: "That's great, it starts with an earthquake, birds and snakes, an umm, hummy, hum, something something, something something .... *bob along* ... IT'S THE END OF THE WORLD AS WE K...

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The rumor of Bob Marley's "Legend" coming to Rock Band next week is true, reports MTV Multiplayer. The one notable song missing from the DLC album release is "Get up, Stand up." You won't be stuck waiting in vain for this uplifting track, however, it's actually on the Rock Band 3 setlist. People...

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We've previewed Rock Band 3's general new features, the Pro mode and the keyboard trainer, but where the rubber meets the road is the guitar trainer. This is where Harmonix can expand the scope of instrument-based rhythm games: If you can connect a real guitar to your console and actually play a ga...

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RockBandAide reports that a recent special on VH1 revealed that the Bob Marley "greatest hits" compilation album "Legend" will hit the Rock Band Store on September 21. If true, this would put many of Marley's best songs up for grabs as DLC. Check out the full track list after the break and cross yo...

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Next week's Rock Band DLC features various Grammy-winning, multiplatinum-selling country artists ... and yet, the one who jumps out is the lady who had her own sitcom. Complete details of the fourth country track pack can be found after the break....

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"No duh, Joystiq -- it's called the Piano peripheral," you may scoff, but we're talking about the band The Black Keys, not the new Rock Band 3 peripheral. You'll soon be able to jam to their particular brand of blues-rock in Harmonix's Rock Band series, a missive on the band's official site details...

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It seems Viacom's striking fewer sour notes this year, with operating profits up $789 million -- good for 14 percent -- in its Media Networks division (the umbrella its video game business is under). According to the mega-corp, gains are due in part to lower losses from the Rock Band franchise. ...

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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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For those about to rock -- well, you should probably just cool your jets, as you've still got a little while to wait. A press release from Harmonix has announced that its upcoming, keyboard-infused rhythm title Rock Band 3 will hit North American store shelves on October 26, 2010. Accompanying t...

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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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A new trailer for Rock Band 3, discovered on GameStop Italy's YouTube page, highlights many of the new and exciting features of Harmonix's upcoming sequel. You'll see the brand new Music Library, with more flexible sorting options. The trailer confirms the ability to import tracks from nearly every...

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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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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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