Harmonix and MTV Games today announced that a three pack of songs from Coheed and Cambria, as well as singles form Supergrass, Siouxsie & The Banshees and The Violent Femmes will be added next week to the Rock Band Music Store of downloadable content for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system and Wii.
With more than 400 artists, including Jimi Hendrix, The Who, AC/DC and Green Day, who are exclusive to Rock Band, as well as more than 1,100 songs available through the Rock Band platform and 65 million songs sold through its download store alone, Rock Band is the undisputed sales and content leader in the interactive music space, providing the deepest and best selection of artists, songs and albums.
Rock Band DLC additions for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 system and Wii
Rock Band favorites Coheed and Cambria are adding more tracks to the Rock Band Music Store next week with three songs from the bandâ€™s new album, Year of the Black Rainbow â€“ â€œGuns of Summer,â€ â€œHere We Are Juggernautâ€ and â€œThe Broken.â€ Year of the Black Rainbow is the fifth studio album from Coheed and Cambria and was released April 13 as a standard album, as well as a deluxe edition, featuring a 352-page novel of the same name, written by the bandâ€™s lead singer, Claudio Sanchez, and New York Times bestselling author Peter David. The band is currently touring the United States during April and May, which includes a performance at this yearâ€™s Coachella festival, during April and May.
Rounding out next weekâ€™s Rock Band Music Store additions are three pop singles. British rockers Siouxsie & The Banshees are upping their Rock Band presence with â€œPeek-a-Booâ€ from the bandâ€™s ninth studio album, Peepshow. Britpop outfit Supergrass is adding â€œSun Hits the Sky,â€ the third single from the bandâ€™s second studio album, In It For the Money, and American alternative rockers The Violent Femmes make their Rock Band debut with â€œAmerican Musicâ€ from the bandâ€™s fifth studio album, Why Do Birds Sing?
Available on Xbox 360 and Wii (April 20) and PlayStation 3 system (April 22):
â€¢ Coheed and Cambria â€“ â€œGuns of Summerâ€
â€¢ Coheed and Cambria â€“ â€œHere We Are Juggernautâ€
â€¢ Coheed and Cambria â€“ â€œThe Brokenâ€
â€¢ Siouxsie & The Banshees â€“ â€œPeek-a-Booâ€
â€¢ Supergrass â€“ â€œSun Hits the Skyâ€
â€¢ The Violent Femmes â€“ â€œAmerican Musicâ€
(All tracks are original master recordings)
These tracks will be available for purchase as â€œCoheed and Cambria Pack 01,â€ as well as individual tracks on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 system, and as individual tracks only on Wii.
Price: Â£.99 UK (160 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) per track
Â£2.49 UK (440 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) for â€œCoheed and Cambria Pack 01â€
(200 Wii Points) per track