Friday, September 5, 2008

Rock Band & Guitar Hero News

Last week it was revealed that six full albums are coming as Rock Band 2 downloadable content, and the names of those albums are:

Foo Fighters (The Colour and the Shape)
Red Hot Chili Peppers (Blood Sugar Sex Magik)
Jane's Addiction (Nothing's Shocking)
Megadeth (Peace Sells... But Who's Buying)
Stevie Ray Vaughn (Texas Flood)
A compiled-just-for-Rock-Band best of No Doubt collection

The 7th full album that was also on the list, the Rock Band edition of Rush’s classic album Moving Pictures, has been delayed due to technical difficulties.

In Guitar Hero news, Nineties uber-group Smashing Pumpkins will debut their newest single as downloadable content for music game Guitar Hero World Tour, Activision announced. The song, "G.L.O.W.", will come in a track pack with "1979" and "The Everlasting Gaze" slated for a "post-launch" release.

Smashing Pumpkin's frontman Billy Corgan is set to be a playable character in the game, and SP hits "Today" and "Bullet with Butterfly Wings" will be included with the game.

This is the confrimed list of songs that will be on Guitar Hero: World Tour:

Airbourne - "Too Much Too Young..."
Bob Seger - "Hollywood Nights"
Dinosaur Jr. - "Feel The Pain"
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - "Weapon of Choice"
Silversun Pickups - "Lazy Eye"
Survivor - "Eye of the Tiger"
Black Label Society - "Stillborn"
Metallica - "Trapped Under Ice"
System of a Down - "B.Y.O.B.
Blink 182 - "Dammit"
Linkin Park - "What I've Done"
Paramore - "Misery Business"
The Doors - "Love Me Two Times"
The Eagles - "Hotel California"
Ozzy Osbourne - "Crazy Train"
Ozzy Osbourne - "Mr. Crowley"
Van Halen - "Hot for Teacher"
Jimi Hendrix - "Purple Haze (Live, 1969)"
Jimi Hendrix - "The Wind Cries Mary"
At the Drive-In - "One Armed Scissor"
Sublime - "Santeria"
Billy Idol - "Rebel Yell"
Foo Fighters - "Everlong"
Steve Miller Band - "The Joker"
Interpol - "Obstacle 1"
The Doors - "Light My Fire"
Michael Jackson - "Beat It"
Linkin Park - "In The End"
Smashing Pumpkins - "Bullet with Butterfly Wings"
Lenny Kravitz - "Are You Gonna Go My Way"
The Answer - "Never Too Late"
"Prisoner of Society" by The Living End
"La Bamba" by Los Lobos
"Scream Aim Fire" by Bullet for My Valentine
"Our Truth" by Lacuna Coil
Motorhead - "Overkill"
The Sex Pistols - "Pretty Vacant"
MC5 - "Kick Out the Jams"

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