DLC for 1/26: Lady Gaga

lady-gaga-2

It’s the last week of the month and there’s only three songs left from the list they announced at the beginning. They all happen to be by Lada Gaga, which means that unless there’s a big surprise, it’s the Lady Gaga pack to end the month. Just in time for the Super Bowl, which she just so happens to be headlining!

  • Lady Gaga – A-YO
  • Lady Gaga – Applause
  • Lady Gaga – The Edge of Glory

All songs are $1.99. Lady Gaga Pack 03 is available for $5.49.

[Official announcement]

DLC Playthrough for 1/19 (Solid ’70s Pack)

345091-blue-oyster-cult

We’ve got three classic cuts from the 1970s, including two legacy releases and a long-awaited track from Toto! Be sure to take a look at these full band playthrough videos courtesy of the totally awesome Spectro’s Rock Hero! Definitely check out and subscribe to their YouTube channel!

Links to purchase DLC songs online at Xbox.com and Playstation.com are included below for each track. All tracks are $1.99. Solid ’70s Pack 01 (XB1/PS4) is available for $5.49.

Blue Öyster Cult – (Don’t Fear) The Reaper (XB1/PS4)

Kansas – Carry On Wayward Son (XB1/PS4)

Toto – Hold the Line (XB1/PS4)

Online Quickplay detailed in new Harmonix blog post

SOMP_-_Greenroom_Screen

Since we are just a little bit over a week until the next big update for Rock Band Rivals, Harmonix has decided to drop a few new details via their official blog and YouTube channel. In this informational teaser, we find out about a few new features, some long requested changes to the way online has operated in the past, and the return of some details after a long absence!

Read the rest of this entry »

DLC for 1/19: The 70s

toto1

There’s only two releases left for January, and since we know one of them is a pack it’s just a matter of seeing if this week is a Lady Gaga week or if it’s a classic rock week.

  • Blue Öyster Cult – (Don’t Fear) The Reaper
  • Kansas – Carry on Wayward Son
  • Toto – Hold the Line

All songs are $1.99. Solid ’70s Pack 01 is available for $5.49.

[Official announcement]

DLC Playthrough for 1/12 (AAR, Fun., OMI)

fun-portrait

We’ve got two modern chart-toppers this week from Fun. and OMI, as well as another legacy export song courtesy of All-American Rejects. Be sure to take a look at these full band playthrough videos courtesy of the totally awesome Spectro’s Rock Hero! Definitely check out and subscribe to their YouTube channel!

Links to purchase DLC songs online at Xbox.com and Playstation.com are included below for each track. All tracks are $1.99.

All-American Rejects – Swing, Swing (XB1/PS4)

Fun. – Some Night (XB1/PS4)

OMI – Cheerleader (Felix Jaehn Remix) (XB1/PS4)

Thursday Throwback – “Sin Wagon” by Dixie Chicks

Fly

This week’s throwback brings us a finger-shredding devil-tiered country song from a very special and very badass group of sisters from Dallas, Texas. It also fits in with this week’s extremely varied challenge: Derek’s Top Picks, which is a large chunk of over 350 songs that were personally curated by Harmonix Community Team member (and former RockBandAide alum) Derek, also known as HMXOwl. If you’re a big fan of challenging guitar songs in Rock Band or country music in general, you probably already know which song I am talking about: “Sin Wagon” by the Dixie Chicks!

Read the rest of this entry »