Category: Behind the Scenes

Rock Band Logo Concepts

Before the launch of Rock Band Harmonix worked with VICE to come up with some ideas for the now iconic game logo.

Rock Band Instrument Prototypes & Insider Stories

Four years ago on November 20, 2007 Harmonix unleashed Rock Band on the world. Jumping into the world of hardware was an exciting step for Harmonix and we sat down with the fearless members of the team.

The Untold Story of Rock Band

In honor of Rock Band's 4th anniversary, we gathered Harmonix's top players to discuss the making of the landmark game. In this short documentary, you'll see some never-before-seen concept footage from Rock Band's development, and hear some great inside stories.

Stevie Wonder: A Musical Genius

I grew up a weird, pasty-white kid in small-time Nebraska.At age 10, I loved Stevie Wonder. This should not have happened, right?

Speak Now Or Forever Hold Your Peace: Is Cheap Trick the Greatest American Rock Band of All Time?

Is Cheap Trick the greatest American rock band of all time? Harmonix Office Manager Kurt Davis thinks so. Find out why.

Create Music with Rock Band 3 MIDI Instruments with deMIDulator from HMX Alum Derek Enos

Use your Rock Band 3 MIDI instruments to capture and create sound with a new project from former Harmonix hardware developer Derek Enos.

Just Check Yes: A Music Love Story

Chris Foster, a design director at Harmonix, shares his love for Yes to celebrate our 5-pack of DLC coming from the epic band.

Behind the Scenes at Harmonix with IGN

Want to know what it's like behind the scenes at the Harmonix offices? We let IGN take a tour and spend some time with Rock Band 3 and Dance Central

HMX Tattoos: HMXThrasher and The Hellion

Ever wondered why there are such great tattoos in Rock Band? Check out the real-life ink of Harmonix employees in the first article in a series featuring employees from all over the company. 

Thank You From the Harmonix Web Team

This year, the Harmonix Web Team was honored with a Webby Award for (Best Games-Related Website). This is pretty much the highest honor a web site can achieve, so we’re all incredibly excited to have won for the first time. The Community Team put together a little video of the web team so we could give you a sneak peek behind the scenes and thank everyone who voted for us in the Webby’s People’s Voice awards.