The Black Keys back to Rock Band 3 with DLC next week

by: Dan -
Harmonix is bringing out a second helping of The Black Keys, as the bands second DLC pack will be available next week in the Rock Band Store.  The three-song pack will feature two songs from the 'Brothers' album (including Grammy winner “Tighten Up” and one from 'El Camino'.  I first came across The Black Keys last year when their song Little Black Submarines (which hasn’t been made available as DLC….yet) was used as the theme song for Discovery Channels breakout hit Bering Sea Gold.

The Pricing will be $5.49/440 MS Pts/550 Wii Pts for the “The Black Keys Pack 02”, $1.99/160 MS Pts/200 Wii Pts per song and $0.99/80 MS Pts/100 Wii Pts for eligible Pro Guitar/Pro Bass upgrade.

Available on August 21st, 2012:
The Black Keys – "Tighten Up"  O
The Black Keys – “Howlin' For You" O
The Black Keys – “Lonely Boy” O X

As a PSA, the MP3 version of The Black Keys 'Brothers' album is currently selling for $5.00 on Amazon.
HREE TRACKS FROM CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED ROCK DUO THE BLACK KEYS COMING TO ROCK BAND!

Cambridge, Mass. – August 17th, 2012 – Harmonix today announced that tracks from The Black Keys 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 August 28th for  PlayStation Network and August 29th for Xbox LIVE® Arcade!

Rock Band DLC Additions for Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 system and Wii™

More tracks from bluesy rockers The Black Keys are coming to the Rock Band Music Store on August 21st as part of “The Black Keys Pack 02”!

“Tighten Up” was the first single off of 2010’s critically celebrated Brothers; the track garnered the duo a Grammy for “Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal” at the 53rd Grammy Awards in 2011! Another track off of Brothers, “Howlin’ for You” – a track popularized in a number of commercials, television shows and films – will also be available. Finally, the hard-driving “Lonely Boy” from The Black Keys’ latest album El Camino will be available. The track was a massive hit for the group around the world, and is their highest charting single to date.

Available on Xbox 360, Wii and PlayStation®3 system (August 21st, 2012):

    The Black Keys – "Tighten Up"  O
    The Black Keys – “Howlin' For You" O
    The Black Keys – “Lonely Boy” O X

(These tracks will be available in Europe on PlayStation®3 system August 22nd)

Tracks marked with “O” feature support for keyboards; tracks marked with “X” will offer Pro Guitar and Pro Bass expansions for $0.99 per song.

Price:
$5.49 USD, £2.49 UK, €3.99 EU (440 Microsoft Points™, 550 Wii Points™) for the “The Black Keys Pack 02”
$1.99 USD (160 Microsoft Points™, 200 Wii Points™) per song
$0.99 USD (80 Microsoft Points™, 100 Wii Points™) per song for eligible Pro Guitar/Pro Bass upgrade
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