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June 1st, 2008, 14:29
New in the UK


Tap into your Rock & Roll fantasy as you pick your axe, form a band and tour for fame and fortune, all while sticking the rock credo of learning your instrument as you go in Rock Band.

For those about to rock!

Jam solo if that's your thing. View larger.

Or try multiplayer action. View larger.

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Or go Bonzo on the skins! View larger.
Developed by Harmonix, creators of the blockbuster Guitar Hero franchise, Rock Band is an all-new platform for gamers ready to take on the challenges of the Rock & Roll lifestyle. Instruments available to players are guitar, bass, drums or vocals as they hit the road as either an aspiring superstar solo act, or for the first time in game genre history take on the true collaborative and challenging nature of music as they form a band and jam together in multiplayer action from home or around the world. Either way players will need to master their stage presence through the various game modes and polish their rock chops via the unrivalled Rock Band song list if they hope to make it out of the garage, into the clubs and finally on to the main stage.

Extensive Game Modes.
Rock Band delivers four music games in one – challenging rockers to master lead guitar, bass guitar, drums and vocals through the five separate game modes.

Tutorial Mode: Master the basics! No need for experience. Pick your weapon of choice and ascend from beginner to rock god.
Practice Mode: Perfect your tune! Breakdown any part of any song at your preferred speed before hitting the main stage.
Quickplay Mode: Instant fix of fun! Jump into any unlocked song for some quick jam time either on your own or with other players.
Solo Tour Mode: Take it on the road! Pack up your instrument of choice and set out on the open road for a fun and challenging single player career.
Band World Tour Mode: Conquer the world! The journey to rock stardom takes you from small town bars to world-renowned venues. Earn fame and fortune along the way to secure rock star necessities.
A Song List That Goes to Eleven!
Built on unprecedented deals with top record labels and music publishers, the mix of remastered originals and covers that make up the epic Rock Band song list puts players in the shoes of legendary artists from day one. And with the promise of additional downloadable songs and albums you are sure to be rockin’ for some time to come. A partial list of the initial song list includes:
(Don't Fear) The Reaper - Blue Oyster Cult (Master)
Won't Get Fooled Again - The Who (Master)
Suffragette City - David Bowie (Master)
Paranoid - Black Sabbath (Cover)
Blitzkrieg Bop - The Ramones (Master)
Mississippi Queen - Mountain (Cover)
Wanted Dead or Alive - Bon Jovi (Master)
Tom Sawyer - Rush (Cover)
In Bloom - Nirvana (Master)
Vasoline - Stone Temple Pilots (Master)
Say It Ain't So - Weezer (Master)
Main Offender - The Hives (Master)
Reptilla - The Strokes (Master)
Go with the Flow - Queens of the Stone Age (Master)
Learn to Fly - Foo Fighters (Master)
Enter Sandman - Metallica (Master)
Highway Star - Deep Purple (Master)
Epic - Faith No More (Master)
Are You Gonna Be My Girl - Jet (Master)
Here It Goes Again - OK Go! (Master)
Creep - Radiohead (Master)
Gimme Shelter - The Rolling Stones (Master)
Should I Stay or Should I Go - The Clash (Master)
Cherub Rock - Smashing Pumpkins (Master)
Sabotage - Beastie Boys (Master)
The Hand That Feeds - Nine Inch Nails (Master)
I Think I'm Paranoid - Garbage (Master)
Wave of Mutilation - The Pixies (Master)
Maps - Yeah Yeah Yeahs (Master)
Celebrity Skin - Hole (Master)

Manufacturer's Description

Rock Band is an all-platform for music fans and gamers to experience music like never before. Rock Band offers four music games in one â€" challenging rockers to master the lead/bass guitar, drums, and vocals or to play in a cooperative band experience. The game allows players to play solo or recruit bandmates and jam side-by-side or virtually online, playing music from the greatest rock artists of all time.

Rock Band gamers has got unrivaled access to hundreds of master recordings and legendary rock artists in all rock genres from punk, metal and alternative to classic and Southern rock. Rock Band is also the first-ever videogame to offer full-length albums as a part of its game play.