Rock Band: arrivano i Foreigner e altre tracce del Warped Tour Festival

Scritto da Riccardo Bindella   
Lunedì 29 Giugno 2009 14:19


Harmonix ha annunciato per la prossima settimana l'uscita di nuove tracce disponibili sul catalogo Rock Band Music Store.

Dear and the Headlights, The Devil Wears Prada e Thrice sono i nuovi artisti selezionati direttamente dal Warped Tour, festival della musica e degli sport estremi che si svolge negli USA durante il periodo estivo.

Per quanto riguarda i classici, questa volta è il turno dei Foreigner con "Blue Morning Blue Day", "Feels Like the First Time" e "Head Knocker"; inoltre faranno il loro debutto sul pianeta Rock Band i Black Rebel Motorcycle Club con "Weapons of Choice".

Il prezzo di ogni singola traccia è di 1,99 Euro (140 Microsoft Points), mentre i pack Foreigner o Warped Tour potranno essere acquistati al prezzo unitario di 5,49 Euro (440 Microsoft Points).

Cambridge, Mass. – June 26, 2009 - Harmonix and MTV Games today announced that three additional tracks from artists performing on this year’s international Warped Tour, as well as a three pack from classic rockers Foreigner, will be added to the Rock Band®Music Store of downloadable content next week for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system.

The Warped Tour is an annual international music and extreme sports festival that began in 1994 and features a diverse line-up of bands, as well as pro-skating and BMX exhibitions. This week, five tracks from Warped Tour artists A Day to Remember, Bad Religion, Chiodos, Escape the Fate and Underoath were made available in the Rock Band Music Store, and next week, three more tracks from Warped Tour artists – Dear and the Headlights, The Devil Wears Prada and Thrice – will be available for download.

Three tracks from classic rock favorites Foreigner, which formed in 1976 and have sold more than 50 million albums worldwide, will also be available beginning June 30. “Blue Morning Blue Day,” “Feels Like the First Time” and “Head Knocker” will be available in the Rock Band Music Store. Additionally, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club makes their Rock Band debut with “Weapons of Choice,” from the band’s 2007 album, Baby 81.

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club “Weapon Of Choice”
Dear and the Headlights “Sweet Talk”
The Devil Wears Prada “Hey John, What’s Your Name Again?”
Foreigner “Blue Morning, Blue Day”
Foreigner “Feels Like the First Time”
Foreigner “Headknocker”
Thrice “Image of the Invisible”
(All tracks are original master recordings)
These tracks will be available for purchase as part of the “Foreigner Pack” or “Warped Tour 02 Pack” or as individual tracks for Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 systems.

Release Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2009
(Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360)
Thursday, July 2, 2009

** Dates for Rock Band game tracks are tentative and subject to change **

Price: $1.99 (160 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) per track
$5.49 (440 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) for “Foreigner Pack” and “Warped Tour 02 Pack”

Locations: Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360

Music Videos:
Click on the track below to view the song’s corresponding music video. Videos can be embedded on your site.
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club “Weapon of Choice”
The Devil Wears Prada “Hey John, What’s Your Name Again?”
Thrice “Image of the Invisible”

Website Links:

For more information, please visit:
Rock Band Website
Warped Tour Website
Foreigner Website
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Rock Band 2 is available for Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3 system, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and Wii. The Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3 system and Wii versions support downloadable content.

There are now more than 700 tracks available to date via disc and download purchase (complete list of tracks at Rock Band continues to satisfy music fans’ and gamers' voracious appetite for rock with more than 45 million paid downloads since its launch Nov. 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. Music downloads are not rated by the ESRB.

For more information on Rock Band2 and Harmonix Music Systems please visit and

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