Category: DLC News

Iron Maiden Epics DLC & Giveaway!

Unquestionably one of the most influential forces in heavy metal, Iron Maiden spearheaded metal in the early eighties and continue to define the genre. Six of their most epic songs come to Rock Band next week.

The Paramore Exception

Frequent forum poster and Paramore superfan Cipher_Peon shares with us why he's so excited about this week's Paramore DLC.

Paramore Returns to Rock Band!

In 2009, Paramore released their third record, Brand New Eyes, to critical acclaim and chart-topping success. Three tracks from the album, which held strong on the Billboard 200 for over 30 weeks, are coming to Rock Band on May 15th!

From Licensing to Release: The Life of a DLC Pack

Over the years we’ve replied to a lot of threads and published a lot of blog articles discussing the work that goes on behind the scenes of the Rock Band DLC, but we’ve never really given a thorough step–by-step look at the process of getting new songs into the game. With the help of our Music Ops team, the Digital Publishing team and Audio Quality Assurance team (AQuA for short), we’ve compiled this timeline. If you’ve ever been interested in where your DLC comes from, or wondered how long it takes from start to finish, or asked why we got Song X instead of Song Y, then read on!

How I Raged Against the Machine, Quietly

HMX Alum Sean discusses the magic of angry music with this week's release of Rage Against the Machine.

Rage Against the Machine Returns to Rock Band!

In the 1990s, Rage Against the Machine took mainstream music by storm, with a heavy punk/metal/funk sound backed by vocalist Zack de la Rocha’s fiery political rhymes. Three of their most popular tracks are coming to the Rock Band Music Store on May 8.

Eddie Money, Train, and Yellowcard Bring Tracks to Rock Band

On May 1st, Harmonix releases single tracks from three different artists, spanning over 30-years of chart-topping music!

Cinderella Makes Their Rock Band Debut!

One of hard rock’s most successful bands during the 1980s, Cinderella has sold more than 20 million albums worldwide. On April 24th, a three-pack of songs from this multi-platinum band is headed to the Rock Band Music Store!

P!nk Adds a Four-Pack of Hits to Rock Band!

Known for her powerful voice and edgy style, P!nk has had no problem dominating the charts worldwide with her infectious pop-rock sounds. Four of the singer/songwriter’s biggest hits are headed to the Rock Band Music Store on April 17th as “P!nk Pack 01”!

March On Through the Rivers Of Red - Slayer Finally Returns to Rock Band DLC

Jason Kendall, Producer on the Music Team, tells us all about Slayer and why this Rock Band DLC pack is epic.