“Attack” – 30 Seconds To Mars (from 2005’s A Beautiful Lie)
“The Kill” – 30 Seconds To Mars (from 2005’s A Beautiful Lie)
“Dirty Little Secret” – All-American Rejects (from 2005’s Move Along)
“Move Along” – All-American Rejects (from 2005’s Move Along)
“Song With A Mission” – The Sounds (from 2006’s Dying To Say This To You)
I can only imagine the wonderful things you guys will have to say about these selections, considering one of the bands is a top-40s pop-punk artist, and another is a platinum-selling band that features Jared Leto on guitar and vocals (and eyeliner). Regardless of what you (or I) think about the bands and the songs, objectively I can say that these aren’t bad picks for Rock Band — they feature good individual instrument parts, and have disgustingly catchy hooks.
I’m going to be picking up both All-American Rejects songs, because my son is a pretty big fan. I’ve heard “Move Along” more times than my psychiatrist would care to know about. I’m not too sure about this Swedish band, The Sounds — admittedly, I’ve never heard of them. That is until I found their video on YouTube (which you can see after the jump).