Harmonix and MTV Games today announced an onslaught of rock coming this week to the Rock Band Music Store catalogue of downloadable content for Wii system, with 25 new tracks, including six songs from the eclectic and legendary Grateful Dead. This week's music update also includes songs from The Knack, Coheed & Cambria, the B-52s, Buzzcocks, The Runaways, T-Rex, At the Gates, Evile and The Haunted. Wii Rock Band 2 owners will also gain access to tracks recently released to other gaming consoles, including Franz Ferdinand, The Allman Brothers Band, The Distillers, Prong, Luscious Jackson and Alien Ant Farm.
Wii fans can expect a rollout of previously released downloadable Rock Band content until the entire back catalogue of more than 670 songs is available.
Release Date: Tuesday, May 19, 2009
** Dates for Rock Band game tracks are tentative and subject to change **
Franz Ferdinand "Take Me Out"
Franz Ferdinand "Do You Want To"
Franz Ferdinand "Lucid Dreams"
Alien Ant Farm "Smooth Criminal"
The Allman Brothers Band "Blue Sky"
The Allman Brothers Band "Midnight Rider"
The Distillers "Drain the Blood"
Luscious Jackson "Naked Eye"
Prong "Idealistic Types"
Prong "The Banishment"
The Knack "My Sharona"*
Coheed & Cambria "Ten Speed (Of God's Blood & Burial)"*
The B-52s "Roam"
Buzzcocks "Ever Fallen in Love"*
The Runaways "Cherry Bomb"*
T-Rex "Bang a Gong"*
Grateful Dead "Casey Jones"
Grateful Dead "China Cat Sunflower"
Grateful Dead "Franklin's Tower"
Grateful Dead "I Need A Miracle"
Grateful Dead "Sugar Magnolia"
Grateful Dead "Truckin'"
At the Gates "Blinded by Fear"
The Haunted "D.O.A."
(*Denotes a cover track)
Price: $2.00 (200 Wii Points) per track