Grand Funk Railroad and Joy Division Make Their Rock Band Debuts, Plus More From J. Geils Band!

Grand Funk Railroad, the American classic rock band that reached stardom in the '70s, will make their debut in Rock Band next week with two of their most popular hits – the No. 1 hit single, “We’re an American Band, “ as well as “The Loco-Motion.”

New Wave English rockers Joy Division will make their debut next week as well, with a song sure to make any emotional keyboardist happy – “Love Will Tear Us Apart.”

Boston rockers J. Geils Band will add to their Rock Band catalog with their piano-heavy classic “Freeze-Frame.”

As always, songs available as downloadable content for Rock Band 3 feature five-button guitar and bass parts, drums, Pro Drums, and keys, Pro Keys and harmonies, where applicable. Some songs also feature Pro Guitar and Pro Bass upgrades available for an additional $0.99 upgrade download.

Available on Xbox 360, Wii, and PlayStation 3 on April 5

  • Grand Funk Railroad – “The Loco-Motion”
  • Grand Funk Railroad – “We’re an American Band” X
  • J. Geils Band – “Freeze-Frame” X
  • Joy Division – “Love Will Tear Us Apart” X

These tracks will be available for purchase as individual tracks for $1.99 on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, and $2.00 on Wii. Tracks marked with “X” will include Pro Guitar and Pro Bass expansions for $0.99 per song. For more information about Pro Guitar and Pro Bass upgrades, visit our support section. Rock Band 3 Pro Mode requires Rock Band Pro-compatible instrument controllers.

To discuss this DLC, please visit the official discussion thread in the Rock Band forums.