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Summer DLC from the Vans Warped Tour

Some eagle eye Rock Band site readers noticed on the Events page that there will be some DLC coming out this summer featuring bands from the Vans Warped Tour.  Here’s a list of the bands coming to the Vans Warped Tour, but here are some of the standouts I see:

  • The Ataris
  • Bad Religion
  • Black Tide
  • Flogging Molly
  • Less Than Jake
  • NOFX

[via S1ckH4nds]

DLC for Week of 5/26



Wait for it…

Pepsi Promo Vids from Harmonix

pephoomonixCheck out some good sample videos from the folks at Harmonix:

The HMX Ladies of Community/PR Pepsi Video from Harmonix on Vimeo.

Harmonix Presents: Ok Go – Here it goes again from Harmonix on Vimeo.

HMX Presents: Hinder – Use Me (An odyssey of music, learning & self-discovery) from Harmonix on Vimeo.

Drink Pepsi for Free Rock Band DLC, More!


Starting on June 2nd (not so coincidentally the same day as the E3 promotion), if you look under the cap of specially marked Pepsi bottles, you could win Rock Band-related prizes, such as Rock Band 2 Special Edition Bundles, Rock Band DLC, XBox 360 consoles, and more! For more details, check out Pepsi’s official site here.

Want to Play For Harmonix at E3?


Harmonix is hosting a contest where your band can perform at E3 as Harmonix’s official house band at The Beatles: Rock Band booth. Choose from one of the Harmonix-approved songs below, record a video, and upload it here on June 2. If chosen, you and your band mates will fly out to E3 to perform!

  • 30 Seconds to Mars – The Kill
  • Avenged Sevenfold – Almost Easy
  • Avenged Sevenfold – Critical Acclaim
  • Bad Religion – Sorrow
  • Bang Camaro – Pleasure (Pleasure)
  • Billy Idol – White Wedding Pt. I
  • Blondie – One Way or Another
  • Boston – Hitch a Ride
  • Boston – More Than a Feeling
  • Boston – Rock & Roll Band
  • Coheed and Cambria – Welcome Home
  • Duran Duran – Rio
  • Earth, Wind & Fire – Shining Star
  • Fall Out Boy – I Don’t Care
  • Fall Out Boy – This Ain’t A Scene
  • Hinder – Use Me
  • In This Moment – Forever
  • Joan Jett – Bad Reputation
  • Kansas – Carry on Wayward Son
  • Lacuna Coil – Closer
  • Lacuna Coil – Swamped
  • Lit – My Own Worst Enemy
  • Modest Mouse – Float On
  • Motley Crue – Down at the Whiskey
  • Motley Crue – Face Down in the Dirt
  • Motley Crue – Saints of Los Angeles
  • Motorhead – Ace of Spades
  • Ok Go! – Here It Goes Again
  • Pretenders – Brass in Pocket (cover)
  • Rush – Limelight (original)
  • Sixx AM – Life is Beautiful
  • Squeeze – Tempted
  • Testament – Electric Crown
  • The Mother Hips – Red Tandy
  • The Mother Hips – Time Sick Son Of a Grizzly
  • Wolfmother – Joker and the Thief

Vote for Rock Band 2 in the Golden Joystick Awards

goldenjoy1Rock Band and Rock Band 2 are nominated for multiple awards at the 27th annual Golden Joystick Awards.  The categories the games have been nominated for are included below.  Click on the link at the bottom to cast your votes!

  • Family Game of the Year
  • Multiplayer Game of the Year
  • Nintendo Game of the Year
  • PlayStation Game of the Year
  • Soundtrack of the Year (this seems like a given)
  • The Ultimate Game of the Year
  • XBox Game of the Year