As we’ve recently passed the 3,000 song mark in Rock Band, it’s a pretty remarkable accomplishment. Three THOUSAND songs is a LOT of songs in Rock Band, no doubt, but iTunes alone has over 13 MILLION songs, so the volume of songs outside of Rock Band is truly staggering. And while there is no way to reasonably predict what songs will come out next in Rock Band, it is fun sometimes to speculate. And that’s what this (hopefully recurring) post intends to posit: What if a certain song was released as DLC for Rock Band? What would it look like? What would the reception be? Would it be an appropriate fit for the library and the fans?
With the advent of the Rock Band Network, the tools to produce songs to be played in Rock Band are now available to everyone, even those who have no intention of making music available to purchase. Some industrious fans of the game are able to make custom songs that can be played locally, and this is the pool from which we will make our (again, hopefully weekly) selections.
First up, is a song from a genre that is rarely seen in Rock Band, but one that I think gamers have a healthy appetite for. With the first selection, we have chosen YouTuber, Rock Band superfan, and DLCQuickplay.com founder Non_Zero’s custom track for Dr. Dre featuring Eminem’s “Forgot About Dre.”
Add your thoughts below on whether you think this song would be a good addition to the Rock Band library!
And if you know of any custom songs that you would like to see featured here in the future, drop us a line via the contact page!