Rock Band Articles

Nikki Sixx Not Retiring Yet, Plans To Go On Tour With Sixx: AM

Motley Crue might be retiring, but not Nikki Sixx. The bassist is staying true to the adage that rock and roll never dies and confirms in a Rolling Stone interview that he has no plans to retire yet. The 56-year-old …

Def Leppard Announces 2014 North American Tour With Kiss

Fans of hard rock and heavy metal can rejoice because an epic team-up is about to happen this year. Legendary bands Kiss and Def Leppard are headlining a 2014 summer tour of the United States and Canada. Both groups made …

Black Sabbath Featured In A California Theme Park
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Black Sabbath was recently featured in an attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood. Ozzy Osbourne, as he is known for his horrific and disturbing antics, has finally got himself featured in a Halloween themed exhibit at Universal Studios. The attraction is …

Rock Band To End Weekly DLC Updates In April

Rock Band isn’t as popular as it once was. Heck, the entire rhythm/plastic peripheral genre is a mere shadow of its old self. That being said, Harmonix deserves a lot of respect for keeping weekly DLC updates for the titles …

Rock Band Blitz Battles For Relevancy In August
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It’s been a while since we’ve seen a new Rock Band title come out. You remember Rock Band, right? Before Harmonix began teaching you some new dance moves with Dance Central on the Kinect, they were teaching you how to …

Rock Band For iOS Not Dead After All

It was first brought to light on Reddit that people who paid the $4.99 on the Apple app store for Rock Band were being pushed a message that said: “Dear Rockers, On May 31st, Rock Band will no longer be …

New Rock Band Game “Rock Band Blitz” Announced

Just when you thought the fake-instrument video game genre was dead, Harmonix, the company that brought you the Rock Band games, has announced a “Rock Band Blitz”. Matthew Nordhaus, a Project Director at Harmonix, revealed details about the game in …

Viacom Sued Over Music-Related Infringement
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Game maker Konami wants to stop Viacom’s Harmonix from selling the highly popular Rock Band simulation game and instruments due to alleged patent infringements.

Guitar Hero Reaches $1 Billion In Sales

Activision said today that its Guitar Hero franchise has sold $1 billion in North American sales in 26 months, according to the NPD Group.

Rock Band Downloads Reach 2.5 Million

MTV has announced that players of its Rock band game have downloaded more than 2.5 million songs since its launch on November 20, 2007.

A Metallica pack is currently the game’s best selling music download, followed by three song packs from The Police, Queens of the Stone Age, David Bowie and a collection of Black Sabbath covers. Best selling singles are Foreigner’s "Juke Box Hero", followed by Creedence Clearwater Revival’s "Fortunate Son," Weezer’s "Buddy Holly" and The Knack’s "My Sharona."