Cambridge, Mass. - February 27, 2009 - Harmonix and MTV Games announced today that the debut album from late electric blues guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble will be added to the Rock Band® Music Store catalog of downloadable content. The weekly Rock Band music catalogue update also includes “New” from alternative rockers No Doubt.
Stevie Ray Vaughan is often recognized as one of the most influential blues-rock guitarists in music history. Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble’s debut album Texas Flood (1983) sold more than 500,000 copies and cracked the top 40 of the Billboard 200 charts within a year of its release. All ten songs featured on the album, including the popular studio cuts “Pride and Joy” and “Rude Mood,” will be available as downloadable Rock Band tracks individually or as a full album. Please see below for a full list of tracks.
The alternative rock pioneers of No Doubt make another appearance in the Rock Band music catalog with the addition of “New” from the band’s album Return of Saturn (2000). No Doubt launched onto Rock Band in December 2008 with the release of their 2003 album The Singles 1992-2003.
Release Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2009 (Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360®)
Thursday, March 5, 2009 (PlayStation®Store)
** Dates for Rock Band game tracks are tentative and subject to change **
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble “Love Struck Baby”
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble “Pride and Joy”
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble “Texas Flood”
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble “Tell Me”
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble “Rude Mood”
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble “Testify”
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble “Mary Had a Little Lamb”
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble “Dirty Pool”
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble “I’m Cryin”
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble “Lenny”
No Doubt “New”
(All tracks are original master recordings)
Price: $1.99 (160 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) per track
$15.99 (1280 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) for LP Texas Flood
Locations: Xbox LIVE Marketplace for the Xbox 360
Click on the track below to view the song’s corresponding music video. Videos can be embedded on your website.
No Doubt “"New"
For more information, please visit:
Rock Band Website
Stevie Ray Vaughan Website
No Doubt Website
Rock Band 2 is available for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION®3 and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment systems and Wii™ home videogame console from Nintendo.
There are now more than 570 tracks available to date via disc and download purchase (complete list of tracks at www.rockband.com/music). Rock Band continues to satisfy music fans’ and gamers' voracious appetite for rock with more than 36 million paid downloads since its launch on November 20, 2007. The Rock Band Music Store allows players to preview and purchase downloadable individual music tracks and packs from the vast selection of offerings available to date without ever leaving the game as they build their own custom Rock Band library.
Rock Band and Rock Band 2 are rated "T" for Teen (lyrics, suggestive themes) by the ESRB.
For more information on Rock Band 2 and Harmonix Music Systems please visit www.rockband.com and www.harmonixmusic.com.