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Partial Beatles Rock Band Track Listing Revealed at E3

Beatles Rock Band
According to an article over at Eurogamer, it looks like a partial track listing for The Beatles: Rock Band will be unveiled at E3 (June 2-4). No songs have been confirmed yet, but the track listing from the Beatles – One album would be a great start!  Any fan favorites that you would love to see on there?

Country Track Pack Coming in July

Country MusicHarmonix announced earlier today that they will be releasing a Country Track Pack for Rock Band on July 21st for the Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, and Wii.  The disc-based standalone product will be sold in stores, as well as purchased and downloaded online.

“Rock Band loves country music too, and these tracks are among the most fun to play of any we’ve released to date,” said Paul DeGooyer, Senior Vice President of Electronic Games & Music for MTV Networks Music Group. “We’ve received a ton of requests from fans to bring more country to the game, and our artist partners responded. We’re very excited to be able to offer this set, featuring some of the greatest songs ever recorded.”

First confirmed songs:
1. Alan Jackson – Good Time (Youtube) (iTunes)
2. Brooks & Dunn – Hillbilly Deluxe (Youtube) (iTunes)
3. Dierks Bentley – Free & Easy (Down the Road I Go) (Youtube) (iTunes)
4. Dixie Chicks – Sin Wagon (Youtube) (iTunes)
5. Drive-By Truckers – 3 Dimes Down (Youtube) (iTunes)
6. Jason Aldean – She’s Country (Youtube) (iTunes)
7. Kenny Chesney – She Thinks My Tractor’s Sexy (Youtube) (iTunes)
8. Kenny Rogers – The Gambler (Youtube) (iTunes)
9. Lucinda Williams – Can’t Let Go (Youtube) (iTunes)
10. Martina McBride – This One’s For the Girls (Youtube) (iTunes)
11. Rascal Flatts – Me and My Gang (Youtube) (iTunes)
12. Shania Twain – Any Man of Mine (Youtube) (iTunes)
13. Steve Earle – Satellite Radio (Youtube) (iTunes)

Many of the tracks will be exclusive to the Rock Band Country Track Pack disc for a limited time before joining the Rock Band Music Store as downloadable content. Additional artists and songs from the track list will be announced in the coming months.

Price: $29.99 MSRP

Sir Paul’s Bass in The Beatles: Rock Band

Paul's Bass

Here is the first look at the The Beatles: Rock Band Höfner bass controller, a large-scale replica of the bass famously used by Sir Paul McCartney. As previously announced, the Höfner bass wireless instrument controller will be included in The Beatles: Rock Band Limited Edition Premium Bundle and joins The Rickenbacker 325 and Gretsch Duo Jet as the signature, featured guitar instruments available for The Beatles: Rock Band. These controllers will be available for Xbox 360®, PLAYSTATION® 3, Wii™ and will be compatible with all Rock Band titles.

Harmonix Needs Your Help On New Pearl Jam LIVE Project

Pearl Jam Live
Full details can be found here, but Harmonix is reaching out to fans to vote on filling out a track listing of LIVE Pearl Jam tracks for a newly released, as of yet untitled project. I’ve only seen them once in concert (they OPENED for Tom Petty, never thought that would happen), but they obviously rocked! What do you think; what should make the cut?

The Beatles: Rock Band Stickers on Beatles Albums

via Examiner.com

via Examiner.com

Looks like stickers are beginning to show up on Beatles CDs advertising The Beatles: Rock Band. Pretty cool, and makes sense, too. Nothing wrong with a little cross promotion!

[via Examiner.com]

Was Harmonix Working on a DJ Game?


According to a story on Joystiq, apparently resumes have been discovered of two individuals who worked on separately named projects at Harmonix titled “Hip Hop DJ” and “M2 Hip Hop” in 2005.  Current speculation suggests Harmonix is no longer actively working on this.