Cambridge, Mass. – November 30th, 2012 – Harmonix today announced that a three-pack of songs from The Black Crowes is headed to the Rock Band™ Music Store of downloadable content for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Wii.

Rock Band provides the deepest and best selection of artists, songs and albums through the Rock Band music platform, which features more than 1,400 artists and more than 4,000* tracks via disc and download purchase (complete list of tracks atwww.rockband.com/songs). Rock Band’s gigantic music library dwarfs that of any other rhythm video game on the market. More than 100 million songs have been sold through the Rock Band Music Store since its launch on Nov. 20, 2007.

Tracks downloaded from the Rock Band Music Store are compatible with the award-winning full-band Rock Band 3 experience, as well as the controller-based rhythm-action title, Rock Band Blitz, available now on PlayStation®Network and Xbox LIVE® Arcade!

Rock Band DLC Additions for Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 system and Wii

The Black Crowes rocketed to success in the ‘90s with a blues-rock sound and throwback vibe that was a revival of some of the biggest rock acts of the’ 70s. With a string of successful mainstream singles and awards, The Black Crowes have cemented themselves in rock history among the legendary acts that have influenced their trademark sounds.

“The Black Crowes Pack 01” kicks off December’s Rock Band downloadable tracks with three hits that helped jumpstart the band to success early in their career. “She Talks to Angels” is the fourth single from the band’s critically acclaimed debut record, 1990’sShake Your Money Maker. “Remedy,” from the group’s second record, 1992’s The Southern Harmony and Musical Companion, reached #1 on the Billboard Album Rock track charts, and stayed there for 11 weeks! The final single off of The Southern Harmony and Musical Companion, “Sometimes Salvation” rounds out the three-pack.

As a bonus, Rock Band Blitz players who play any songs by The Black Crowes will earn double coins for each play!

Available on Xbox 360, Wii and PlayStation®3 system (December 4th, 2012):

  • The Black Crowes – “She Talks to Angels” O X
  • The Black Crowes – “Remedy” O
  • The Black Crowes – “Sometimes Salvation”

(These tracks will be available in Europe on PlayStation®3 system November 28th)

Price:
$5.49, £2.49 UK, €3.99 EU (440 Microsoft Points, 550 Wii Points™) for the “The Black Crowes Pack 01”
$1.99 USD, £.99 UK, €1.49 EU (160 Microsoft Points ™, 200 Wii Points) per song
$0.99 USD (80 Microsoft Points, 100 Wii Points), £0.59 UK, €0.79 EU per song for eligible Pro Guitar/Pro Bass upgrade

Tracks marked with “O” feature support for keyboards; tracks marked with “X” will offer Pro Guitar and Pro Bass expansions for $0.99 per song.

** Dates for Rock Band game tracks are tentative and subject to change. **
 
*Available on-disc, via download and disc export. Internet connection and export key purchase required. Wii™ Shop Channel has more than 1,500 song tracks available for purchase on the Rock Band platform on-disc, via song import, and download. Not applicable to Nintendo DS™.Website Links:
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