AWARD WINNING SUPERSTAR TOBY KEITH COMING TO THE ROCK BAND® MUSIC STORE
Cambridge, Mass. – March 30, 2009 – Harmonix and MTV Games today announced that music superstar Toby Keith will make his Rock Band debut with the addition of six tracks to the Rock Band® Music Store of downloadable content. The singer, songwriter, producer and entertainer has sold more than 25 million albums this century.
The “Toby Keith 6-Pack” features a compilation of Keith’s most popular songs spanning his entire career including his first number one hit “Should’ve Been A Cowboy” from his 1993 self-titled album. The 6-pack also includes the title track “How Do You Like Me Now” from Keith’s 1999 album, “Beer For My Horses” and “Who’s Your Daddy” featured on Unleashed (2002), “I Love This Bar” from Shock n’ Y’all (2003) and the title track “She’s a Hottie” from Keith’s 2008 platinum album 35 Biggest Hits.
As his fans well know, Keith is one of the most successful performers of his era -- with record album sales, scores of peer and critical awards, two successful and celebrated feature film performances and untold millions of concert tickets; he has formed the basis for an entertainment empire that includes movies, restaurants, a record label and more.
All six tracks featured in the “Toby Keith 6-Pack” can also be purchased individually.
Tuesday, April 7, 2009 (Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360®)
Thursday, April 9, 2009 (PlayStation®Store)
** Dates for Rock Band game tracks are tentative and subject to change **
Toby Keith “Beer for My Horses”
Toby Keith “I Love This Bar”
Toby Keith “She’s a Hottie”
Toby Keith “Should’ve Been a Cowboy”
Toby Keith “Who’s Your Daddy?”
Toby Keith “How Do You Like Me Now”
(All tracks are original master recordings)
$1.99 (160 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) per track
$9.99 (800 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) for Toby Keith 6-pack
Xbox LIVE Marketplace for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation®Network
For more information, please visit Toby Keith's Website.
Rock Band 2 is available for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION®3 and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment systems and Wii™ home videogame console from Nintendo.
There are now more than 600 tracks available to date via disc and download purchase (complete list of tracks at www.rockband.com/music). Rock Band continues to satisfy music fans’ and gamers' voracious appetite for rock with more than 40 million paid downloads since its launch on November 20, 2007. The Rock Band Music Store allows players to preview and purchase downloadable individual music tracks and packs from the vast selection of offerings available to date without ever leaving the game as they build their own custom Rock Band library.
Rock Band and Rock Band 2 are rated "T" for Teen (lyrics, suggestive themes) by the ESRB.
For more information on Rock Band 2 and Harmonix Music Systems please visit www.rockband.com and www.harmonixmusic.com.