Fall Out Boy and Deep Purple return with Rock Band DLC

by: Dan -
Two favorites are coming back to Rock Band with four tracks in next week’s DLC. Fall Out Boy will have three new songs and Deep Purple one, as they both add to their catalogue for the game. Harmonix is going to have to come out with an electric violin accessory if they keep up the Deep Purple releases. Pricing will be $5.49/440 MS Pts/550 Wii Pts for the “Fall Out Boy Pack 01”, $1.99/160 MS Pts/200 Wii Pts for each track $0.99/80 MS Pts/100 Wii Pts for Pro Guitar/Pro Bass upgrade.

Available on August 16th, 2011:
Fall Out Boy – “Dance, Dance
Fall Out Boy – “Sugar, We’re Goin’ Down”X
Fall Out Boy – “Thnks fr th Mmrs
Deep Purple – “Child in Time
Tracks marked with “X” will include Pro Guitar and Pro Bass expansions for $0.99 per song.

FALL OUT BOY RETURNS TO ROCK BAND THIS TUESDAY WITH 3 TRACKS!
DEEP PURPLE ADDS “CHILD IN TIME” TO THE ROCK BAND CATALOG!
 
 
Cambridge, Mass. – August 12th, 2011– Harmonix today announced that a 3-pack of hits from Fall Out Boy and a single from classic rockers Deep Purple will be available beginning August 16th in the Rock Band 3 Music Store of downloadable content for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Wii™.
 
Rock Band provides the deepest and best selection of artists, songs and albums through the Rock Band music platform, which features more than 900 artists and more than 3,000* tracks via disc and download purchase (complete list of tracks at www.rockband.com/songs). Rock Band’s gigantic music library dwarfs that of any other rhythm video game on the market. More than 100 million songs have been sold through the Rock Band Music Store since its launch Nov. 20, 2007.
 
Rock Band DLC Additions for Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 system and Wii
Fall Out Boy make their triumphant return to Rock Band this week, dropping an amazing 3-pack of some of their biggest hits. The pack leads off with 2 tracks from Fall Out Boy’s 2005 major label debut, From Under the Cork Tree, “Sugar, We’re Going Down” and “Dance, Dance”.  The pack is rounded out by “Thnks fr th Mmrs” the smash hit from the band’s platinum follow-up, Infinity on High.
 
Joining this Fall Out Boy 3-pack is an amazing single from Deep Purple, "Child in Time". The hard rock pioneers are best known to Rock Band fans as the band behind “Highway Star”, the standout Rock Band track that also underscored the first Rock Band disc’s cinematic. Child in Time is an unbelievable riff driven anthem, from the 1970 Deep Purple release Deep Purple in Rock, and clocks in at an impressive 10 minutes and 18 seconds.
 
As always, songs available as downloadable content for Rock Band 3 feature five-button guitar and bass parts, drums, Pro Drums, and keys, Pro Keys and harmonies, where applicable. Some songs also feature Pro Guitar and Pro Bass upgrades available for an additional $0.99 upgrade download.
 
Available on Xbox 360, Wii and PlayStation®3 system (August 16th, 2011):
 
Fall Out Boy – “Dance, Dance”
Fall Out Boy – “Sugar, We’re Goin’ Down”X
Fall Out Boy – “Thnks fr th Mmrs”
Deep Purple – “Child in Time”
 
(These tracks will be available in Europe on PlayStation®3 system August 17th)
The 3 available Fall Out Boy tracks will be available as “Fall Out Boy Pack 01”, and all tracks will be available for purchase as individually on Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 system and Wii. Tracks marked with “X” will include Pro Guitar and Pro Bass expansions for $0.99 per song.
 
Price:
$5.49, £2.49 UK, €3.99 EU (440 Microsoft Points, 550 Wii Points™) for “Fall Out Boy Pack 01”
$1.99 USD, £.99 UK, €1.49 EU (160 Microsoft Points) per song
$2.00USD (200 Wii Points™) per song
$0.99 USD (100 Wii Points/80 Microsoft Points), £0.59 UK, €0.79 EU per song for eligible Pro Guitar/Pro Bass upgrade
 
** Dates for Rock Band game tracks are tentative and subject to change. **
 
*Available on-disc, via download and disc export. Internet connection and export key purchase required. Wii™ Shop Channel has more than 1,500 song tracks available for purchase on the Rock Band platform on-disc, via song import, and download. Not applicable to Nintendo DS™.
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