Lost in the shuffle late last week was news from Harmonix that Paramore was the DLC for Rock Band
this week. The three tracks are off of the band’s 2009 album Brand New Eyes
and will all feature keyboard support in addition to Pro Bass/Guitar support for “The Only Exception”. Pricing will be $5.49/440 MS Pts/550 Wii Pts for “Paramore Pack 01”, $1.99/160 MS Pts/200 Wii Pts per tracks and the usual $0.99/80 MS Pts/100 Wii Pts for the for eligible Pro Guitar/Pro Bass upgrade.
THREE TRACKS FROM PARAMORE’S BRAND NEW EYES HEADED TO THE ROCK BAND MUSIC STORE!
Cambridge, Mass. – May 11th, 2012– Harmonix today announced that three tracks from Paramore are headed to the Rock Band™ 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 1,400 artists and more than 3,500* 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 on Nov. 20, 2007.
Tracks downloaded from the Rock Band Music Store are compatible with the award-winning full-band Rock Band 3 experience, as well as the upcoming controller-based Rock Band Blitz, coming summer of 2012 for Xbox LIVE® Arcade and PlayStation®Network!
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In 2009, Paramore released their third record, Brand New Eyes, to critical acclaim and chart-topping success. Three tracks from the album, which held strong on the Billboard 200 for over 30 weeks, are coming to Rock Band on May 15th!
“Ignorance,” the first single from Brand New Eyes, leads off the three-pack. It’s followed by the second single off the album, the aggressive pop-rock track, “Brick by Boring Brick.” Finally, the emotional ballad, “The Only Exception,” closes out the pack. A Pro Guitar and Pro Bass upgrade for the song – the band’s most commercially successful single to date – will be also available.
Available on Xbox 360, Wii and PlayStation®3 system (May 15th, 2012):
• Paramore – “Ignorance” O
• Paramore – “Brick by Boring Brick” O
• Paramore – “The Only Exception” O X
Tracks marked with “X” will offer Pro Guitar and Pro Bass expansions for $0.99 per song.
(These tracks will be available in Europe on PlayStation®3 system May 9th)
$5.49 (440 Microsoft Points™, 550 Wii Points™) for “Paramore Pack 01”
$1.99 USD, £.99 UK, €1.49 EU (160 Microsoft Points™,200 Wii Points™) per song
$0.99 USD, £0.59 UK, €0.79 EU (80 Microsoft Points™,100 Wii Points™) 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™.