The Week in Rock Band DLC: James Brown, Papa Roach, and lots more

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Next week’s Rock Band Store update looks like it’s going to shut up anyone whining about the lack of variety. Don’t believe me? Here’s what’s hitting the store next week:

  • Average White Band – “Pick Up the Pieces”
  • Earth Wind & Fire — “Shining Star” 
  • James Brown – “Get Up (I Feel Like Being a) Sex Machine – Pt 1”
  • Against Me! – “Thrash Unreal” 
  • The New Pornographers – “All the Things That Go to Make Heaven and Earth”   
  • The New Pornographers- “Use It”
  • Papa Roach – “Last Resort”
  • Papa Roach – “Lifeline”

Yes, it’s so all over the place, it’s absurd. And pretty damned wonderful, if you ask me. Tracks will cost the usual $1.99 (160 MS Points) a piece. Or, you can pick up the three funk tracks (“Pick Up the Pieces,” “Shining Star,” and “Get Up (I Feel Like Being a) Sex Machine – Pt 1”), collectively known as the “Get the Funk Out 01” pack for $5.49 (440 MS Points).

Seriously, tell me you’re not at least interesting in something you see here, and I’ll call you crazy. Or weird. There’s a video of Average White Band’s “Pick Up the Pieces” after the jump, since it apparently was accidentally put on the European PlayStation 3 Rock Band store a few weeks ago. Oops!

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