Rock Band

Three more songs are being added to the Rock Band Music Store next week and they're all special in their own way. "Jungle Boogie" by Kool & the Gang is the most important contribution to music of the bunch, but "Shout" b...
I was recently inspired by a blog entry from a member of Fall Out Boy. If you're already rolling your eyes and making snarky remarks in your head, then this article is targeted at you. Patrick Stump, Fall Out Boy's lead singe...
Next week, the Rock Band Music Store will be adding a couple of classic 80's songs to the list of downloadable content. "Rosanna" from Toto will be available for purchase, along with Oingo Boingo's "Weird Science." It surpri...
As we trundle toward the end of Rock Band 3 DLC as we know it, Harmonix is still working through adding the tracks produced for Rock Band Blitz to the storefront. Next week, you'll be able to snag "Always" from Blin...
The end may be in sight for Rock Band's epic run of DLC, but it's not over quite yet and there are still a few more weeks of updates to look forward to. Next week will see the arrival of “Got You (Where I Want You...
After more than 4,000 songs released over the course of 275 consecutive weeks, weekly Rock Band downloadable content will cease on April 2, Harmonix announced today. Harmonix said the studio currently has "several" new titles...
Boston's hometown heroes Aerosmith have a six-pack of tracks hitting Rock Band this coming Tuesday, January 29th. This is the first time the hard-rocking, blues-influenced band has graced the RB platform, and the first time t...
If you haven't been watching Dtoid TV lately, you've been missing out on some truly bizarre stuff. Take, as an example, this clip from yesterday's Super Fantastic Videogame Rad Show: Get There! in which the masked broad...
In the Bay Area this Thursday? Come melt your face at San Francisco's DNA lounge for Ümloud!, the annual California fundraiser that benefits Child's Play. Did I mention Tim Schafer, creator of Psychonauts, Grim...
The only things next week's additions to the Rock Band Music Store have in common are the number of syllables in their titles and that there has been a time when both songs seemed utterly inescapable. Carly Rae Jepsen's...
Harmonix has announced the next wave of songs being added to the Rock Band Music Store and there are some delightful tunes in there. As you may have surmised by the above video, Nine Inch Nails' "Closer" is on the way. ...
In middle school, I had a giant afro, wore FUBU pants, and listened to 311 all the time. And, I didn't even smoke weed! Though I don't often return to 311 these days, I still have a soft spot for their music, especially the o...
Depending on your level of self control, this is either fantastic news or a total nightmare. This week, Harmonix will be discounting a ridiculous amount of downloadable songs in the Rock Band library. How does half price on s...
Harmonix has made an update to Rock Band Blitz today which adjusts the game's economy. Responding to players who have complained about the cost/benefit ratio of Coin expenses and awards in regards to using power-ups (whi...
I don't mean to brag, but I'm pretty good at Rock Band Blitz. As of the time I write this, a week following release, I'm still sitting in the top 2% of (Xbox 360) players across all of the songs packaged with the game, have a...
Here's today's Destructoid show! Because we do that every monday! Big news: Someone posted an image on the Call Of Duty: Black Ops II Facebook, and it's about zombies. Some accessory company might've leaked the Wii U release ...
In Rock Band Blitz, players race down a highway through the middle of the neon-obsessed Rock City. Each stage is based on the note charts of a song selected by the player, with each lane representing a different instrument an...
Rock Band Blitz finally drops this August 28-29 (PSN first, then XBLA), and we now have the full 25-song track list, straight from Harmonix. The following tracks were announced today to round out the previously announced trac...
Do you want to know what love is? I can now show you in Rock Band as two of Foreigner's super-ballads are now available for purchase in the Rock Band Music Store. The get-down-on-one-knee-and-belt-it-out love tune "I Want to ...
Harmonix has just revealed release date and pricing for Rock Band Blitz, their new downloadable title which offers a different way to play your Rock Band music library in an arcade-style, single-player game. Rock Band Bl...
Next week's downloadable content releases for Rock Band 3 have been revealed, bringing three never-before-playable bands into the mix. Tracks from Cracker, Florence + The Machine, and Midnight Oil will release on the 5th...
We've already given you the full preview rundown of Harmonix's return to track-based music games, Rock Band Blitz, but we're back today with an update preview that reveals new songs and other game features that we missed last time.  Won't you come on and come on and raise your glass to Rock Band Blitz.
When I first saw that Bullet For My Valentine was coming to Rock Band 3, I somehow managed to confuse them with My Bloody Valentine (alt-rock darlings from the very early 90's). But then I saw the tracklist and thought, "Wait...
Update: Harmonix has responded via the following tweet from John Drake Evidently your purchases aren't safe in the eyes of EA -- even if they're physically located on your device! RockBandAides is reporting that allegedly aft...
Happy negative first day of PAX East, everyone! Since Max is on his way to Boston as we speak, this week's Friday live show has been canceled in lieu of today's PAX preview episode. Watch as Max and I run down what game...
On the heels of this morning's Borderlands 2 co-op video, I was able to get my hands on some footage of Harmonix's recently announced Rock Band Blitz. By which I mean, I broke into Nick Chester's hotel room at...
So, before Rock Band and Guitar Hero made Harmonix a household name by filling our homes with plastic instruments, the company had been pushing their first music-based games, FreQuency and Amplitude. These were...
Today, prior to their new IP slated to be shown at PAX East this month, Harmonix has premiered the trailer for their newest entry in the rhythm game series. Eagle-eyed viewers may be able to spot former Dtoid EIC Nick Cheste...
Eagle-eyed fans may have already spotted this, but tucked away in Harmonix's PAX East panel description is confirmation that the Rock Band makers are set to have a brand new game on display at the show next week: The panel w...
Time once again to get hype for some more Rock Band 3 downloadable content. Next week, two tracks from Men at Work will arrive in the Rock Band Music Store, "Overkill" and "Down Under." In addition, Carlos Santana's "Sm...
You'd think that, after years of music games, the potential for DLC would start to diminish. Also, you'd be mostly correct. Next Tuesday, three more tepid tracks will be released for Rock Band 3 and, well, they're from E...
Huey Lewis is already in Rock Band with his "The Power of Love," but a few more of The News' hits are being added to the Rock Band music store this week. They're priced at $5.49 for the 3-song pack, or $1.99 a song. All of t...
Now, I'm not a super-huge fan of Bush. I don't even know if those exist anymore. If so, it is probably one of those things beautiful to behold on account of their scarcity, like finding a unicorn in a forest glade on a dewy m...
Note: Our own Jim Sterling confirms that he is not the kid in question. In that strange world where they use odd measurements like stone lives a gamer named Marc Rodwell. Marc's overeating of curry, pizza and soda had him lit...
The latest in the battle between the makers or Rock Band and parent company Viacom is getting messy. They're going back and forth on who owes who, but the latest findings say that Viacom owes Harmonix a whopping $383 million....
Rock Band 3 is now available on Xbox Live Games On Demand for Xbox 360. It's available right now on Xbox Live for only $19.99, says Harmonix. That low entry price is so that you can buy a bunch of songs from the mou...
Harmonix will live stream some Christmas craziness for the Child's Play charity today. From 5pm to 8pm Eastern they'll host a holiday-themed stream to raise money for the kids. This stream will feature interviews with Harmoni...
Rock Band is about to grow its library of Rush songs ever so slightly, along with additions from Volbeat and Black Veil Brides. The new tracks drop this Tuesday, December 13 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii. Rush - "Fly ...
Gamers are a naturally creative bunch, and this can definitely be seen in the way that we come together to raise money for charity. This Thursday, December 8th, at the DNA Lounge in San Francisco, Ümloud will be hosting...
I see a little silhouette of a man who could use more Queen songs in his gaming life. Is that you? If so, you'll want to check out next week's Queen nine-song pack, coming to the Rock Band 3 music store. Adding to the Queen s...