Harmonix and MTV Games today announced a three pack of songs from Gorillaz, the virtual band created by Blurâ€™s Damon Albarn, including songs from Demon Days and the bandâ€™s self-titled release; as well as four singles from legendary classic rock artists The Band, Janis Joplin, Jefferson Airplane and The Who. All tracks, which mark the first time these artists other than The Who have appeared in Rock Band, will be available in the Rock Band Music Store of downloadable content next week for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PLAYSTATION 3 computer entertainment system.
Additional tracks from KISS, Blink-182, Weezer, Lenny Kravitz and more will be available in the Wii Rock Band Music Store next week, and tracks from Iron Maiden will be available for Rock Band Unplugged.
The eclectic Gorillaz make their Rock Band premiere with fan-favorites â€œClint Eastwood,â€ â€œFeel Good Inc.â€ and â€œRe-Hashâ€ in the Rock Band Music Store Aug. 11. Iconic classic rock artists The Band, Janis Joplin and Jefferson Airplane also make their Rock Band debuts with the respective songs â€œChest Fever,â€ â€œPiece of My Heartâ€ and â€œWhite Rabbit.â€ â€œMagic Busâ€ by rock superstars The Who will also be added to the Rock Band Music Store next week.
Tracks available on Xbox 360 (Aug. 11) and PLAYSTATION 3 system (Aug. 13):
The Band â€œChest Fever (LIVE)â€
Gorillaz â€œClint Eastwoodâ€
Gorillaz â€œFeel Good Inc.â€
Janis Joplin â€œPiece of My Heartâ€
Jefferson Airplane â€œWhite Rabbitâ€
The Who â€œMagic Bus (Live at Leeds)â€
(All tracks are original master recordings)
These tracks will be available for purchase as part of the â€œGorillaz Pack 01â€ or as individual tracks on Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 systems.
Price: $1.99 USD, Â£.99 UK, â‚¬1.49 EU (160 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) per track
$5.49, Â£2.49 UK, â‚¬3.99 EU (440 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) for â€œGorillaz Pack 01â€