Rock Band 3 Sketchbook Part 1 of 3: Art Director Ryan Lesser & Art Lead Pete MacDonald Talk Rock Band 3 Art & Character Creator

By now some of you have seen the amazing new look of Rock Band 3. The venues, characters, and rock star world you know and love got an overhaul in the space between Rock Band 2 and Rock Band 3. We sat down with Harmonix Art Director Ryan Lesser and Rock Band Art Lead Pete MacDonald to talk about what inspired the new look, the story behind the vignettes, new venues, filming the Rock Band 3 cinematic, and more.

Stan Bush “The Touch” Video Contest from The Authority RBN Authoring Group

RBN authoring group The Authority are hosting a video submission contest for Stan Bush's "The Touch." Entries will be judged by Stan Bush himself, and the winner gets an autographed set of Stan Bush's entire CD catalog.

Rock Band 3 Wins X-Play Best Music/Rhythm Game of 2010 Award

Rock Band 3 won G4 TV's X-Play Best of 2010 Award for Best Music/Rhythm Game!

The Piano Man Makes His Rock Band Debut – 12 Epic Billy Joel Songs Come to Rock Band 3 DLC

What would Rock Band 3 keyboards be without The Piano Man himself, Billy Joel? Next week Rock Band 3 players will be able to download 12 classic Billy Joel tunes, complete with keys and Pro Keys parts, and some featuring Pro Guitar and Pro Bass upgrades.

New to RBN: 12/10/10

Lots of variety in this week's new Rock Band Network tracks - a Christmas song from Cate Sparks, another song from punk band A Day to Remember, metal band Heaven Shall Burn, and Spanish-language band Judy Buendía y Los Impostores. We also have new songs for RBN on PlayStation 3 from The Downtown Fiction, Gov't Mule, and The Slip.

Rock Band™ Reloaded Mobile Game Month-Long Giveaway hosted by EA Mobile and more!

To celebrate the launch of Rock Band Reloaded for Verizon phones, Electronic Arts, the bands and more have come together to give away a stellar line-up of rockin’ prizes throughout December, to our fans.

Rock Band 3 & Rock Band Network Nominated for X-Play Best of 2010 Awards

Rock Band 3 has been nominated for three G4 X-Play Best of 2010 Awards, and Rock Band Network has been nominated for one!

Two Epic Queen Packs, Featuring Harmonies, Keys and Pro Guitar, Are Available for Rock Band 3 Today!

Beginning today, Queen fans can “have it all” with Rock Band 3 through two mega packs featuring the band’s greatest hits. To help spread the word, check out this Queen trailer, which features live footage of the band performing “Bohemian Rhapsody”!


This weeks Rock Band Network recommendations come to you from the ladies of Harmonix and feature All That Remains, Free Electric State, and more. Pay attention: these ladies know how to rock.

Two Epic Queen Packs Come to Rock Band 3 Next Week!

One Queen pack wasn't enough for us, so this week we're bringing you two Queen packs - featuring keys, harmonies, and Pro Upgrades available, plus upgrades to Queen songs already available for Rock Band.