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.
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 won G4 TV's X-Play Best of 2010 Award for Best Music/Rhythm Game!
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.
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.
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 has been nominated for three G4 X-Play Best of 2010 Awards, and Rock Band Network has been nominated for one!
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.
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.