Cambridge, Mass. January 30, 2009 - Harmonix and MTV Games announced today the addition of seven new tracks to the Rock Band® Music Store catalog of downloadable content including a 3-pack from Irishhard rock band Thin Lizzy as well as songs from Nikko, Pat Benatar and The Pretenders.
The Thin Lizzy 3-pack features live recordings of “Boys are Back in Town,” “Jailbreak” and “Cowboy Song.” The 3-pack will become the first Thin Lizzy tracks to join the Rock Band music library, and are taken from Still Dangerous: Live At The Tower Theater Philadelphia 1977. This newly discovered live album, featuring the quintessential Lizzy lineup—Phil Lynott, lead vocals/bass; Scott Gorham, guitar; Brian Robertson, guitar; Brian Downey, drums—showcases the band at the height of its prodigious powers and will be released on Vh1 Classic Records on March 3, 2009.
Rock sensation Pat Benatar has her Rock Band debut with the popular single “Hit Me With Your Best Shot.” This week’s lineup also includes “Precious” from British rock band The Pretenders, as well as “Break My Heart” and “Don’t Tell Me” from Nikko as featured in the movie Spectacular! The Pretenters’ songs “Brass in Pocket” and “Blue Christmas” were added as downloadable content last year.
Release Date: Tuesday, February 03, 2009 (Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360)
Thursday, February 05, 2009 (PlayStation®Store)
** Dates for Rock Band game tracks are tentative and subject to change **
Pat Benatar “Hit Me with Your Best Shot”
The Pretenders “Precious”
Thin Lizzy “Boys are Back in Town (live)”
Thin Lizzy “Cowboy Song (live)”
Thin Lizzy “Jailbreak (live)”
Nikko “Break My Heart”
Nikko “Don’t Tell Me”
(All tracks are original master recordings)
Price: $ 1.99 (160 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) per track
$ 5.49 (440 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) for Thin Lizzy 3 Pack
$ .99 (80 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) per Nikko tracks only
Locations: Xbox LIVE Marketplace for the Xbox 360®
For more information, please visit:
Rock Band Website
Thin Lizzy OFFICIAL WEBSITE
Pat Benatar OFFICIAL WEBSITE
The Pretenders OFFICIAL 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 550 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 30 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