Rock Band Community Nights: 2112 Giveaway (PS3 ONLY)

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You know, we’re on a super big Rush kick right now, so guess what, we’re doing ANOTHER Rush giveaway! What a better way to finish the October #RBnights than with Rush’s legendary epic 2112!

Here’s what you can win:

  • Rush – 2112
  • Rush – 2112: Overture, The Temples of Syrinx
  • Rush – 2112: Discovery, Presentation
  • Rush – 2112: Oracle: The Dream, Soliloquy, Grand Finale

All songs include a Pro-Guitar/Bass upgrade

As always the rules are in order to win you must correctly answer one of the trivia questions below before anyone else. You must also indicate which question you’re answering. The codes are only for Playstation 3. One pack per person, please! Also, if you’d rather we contact you via Twitter instead of e-mail if you win, leave your account name in your comment. Now that’s settled, let’s give some things away!

  • What’s the full length of 2112?
  • What book is it often believed served as the inspiration for 2112?
  • 2112 is one of two Rush albums featured in 1001 Albums You Must Hear to Before You Die. What was the other?
  • 2112′s Overture and Grand Finale may be considered instrumentals, but what was the first COMPLETELY instrumental the band recorded?
  • At the time of writing, what’s the only Rush live album where you can hear 2112 in its entirety?
  • 21:12 is military time for 9:12 PM. What is the significance of 9-12 to Rush?
  • 2112 took up an entire side of an album. This was the second time they’d done it. What Rush song was the first to take up an entire album side, and what album was it featured on?
  • Who is credited with creating the iconic Starman graphic (the one seen in the header image of this post) that features prominently in this album?
  • What is the name of the city in which the main character of 2112 resides?

Rock Band Community Nights: Rush Giveaway (PS3 ONLY)

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Now it’s time to giveaway some tunes by Canadian legends Rush!

Here’s what you can win:

  • Rush – Caravan
  • Rush – Fly by Night *
  • Rush – The Spirit of Radio (Live) *

* indicates a Pro-Guitar/Bass upgrade available for $0.99 (Not included in the giveaway)

As always the rules are in order to win you must correctly answer one of the trivia questions below before anyone else. You must also indicate which question you’re answering. The codes are only for Playstation 3. One pack per person, please! Also, if you’d rather we contact you via Twitter instead of e-mail if you win, leave your account name in your comment. Now that’s settled, let’s give some things away!

  • When Retrospective I was re-released as disc one of Gold, what change occurred to the track listing?
  • What is the only Rush song in The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll?
  • On March 28th 2010, five Rush songs were inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. What were they?
  • Who was Rush’s drummer on their debut album?
  • Which song has been described by Geddy Lee as “the quintessential Rush song”?
  • Fill in the blank: In 1976, Creem magazine said “The first thing you notice about Rush is that they’re not as gross looking as _____”.
  • What did Alex Lifeson purportedly consume $19,000 worth of in one afternoon?
  • Which Rush song is divided into the following four chapters: I) At the Tobes of Hades; II) Across the Styx; III) Of the Battle; IV) Epilogue?
  • Geddy Lee lent guest vocals to a Canadian single in 1981. It peaked at #16 on the Billboard 100 singles chart in March 1982 and proved to be a bigger hit than anything Geddy had done with Rush. What was the song, and who performed it?
  • What prize did Rush pick up at the Juno Awards in 1975?

UPDATE: All the codes are gone now. See you later for the final giveaway of the month!

Rock Band Community Nights: Poison Giveaway

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Ready for some legendary hair metal? Then you’re in luck, because we’re giving away tracks by the ultimate glam band: Poison!

Here’s what you can win:

  • Poison – Nothin’ but a Good Time *
  • Poison – Talk Dirty to Me
  • Poison – Unskinny Bop

* indicates a Pro-Guitar/Bass upgrade available for $0.99 (Not included in the giveaway)

As always the rules are in order to win you must correctly answer one of the trivia questions below before anyone else. You must also indicate which question you’re answering. The codes are only for Xbox 360. One pack per person, please! Also, if you’d rather we contact you via Twitter instead of e-mail if you win, leave your account name in your comment. Now that’s settled, let’s give some things away!

  • What Poison song was named the worst guitar solo ever by Guitar World in 2004, and what album did it originally feature on?
  • What were the only Poison covers not to appear on Poison’d!?
  • When the Simpsons character Otto got married, what was the name of the Poison cover band that played at his wedding?
  • Who played guitar in Poison following C.C. Deville’s 1991 firing up until his rejoining of the band in 1999?
  • What tracks on Hollyweird were identical, save for the lyrics, which tell the story of life on the road from different perspectives?
  • What was the name that Madacy Entertainment re-released Look What the Cat Dragged In under in 2005?
  • Who was Poison’s original guitarist?
  • What was the name of Poison’s first video album?
  • After the original Poison guitarist left, they began auditioning candidates for their new guitarist. Who were the 3 they narrowed it down to?
  • In what film did Bret Michaels make his acting debut?

Rock Band Community Nights: Avenged Sevenfold Giveaway

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How are you all enjoying #RBnights this month? We’ve got another giveaway, this time for Avenged Sevenfold. The questions are courtesy of the super awesome @GrumbleVolcano6!

Here’s what you can win:

  • Avenged Sevenfold – Nightmare
  • Avenged Sevenfold – Scream
  • Avenged Sevenfold – Seize the Day

As always the rules are in order to win you must correctly answer one of the trivia questions below before anyone else. You must also indicate which question you’re answering. The codes are only for Xbox 360. One pack per person, please! Also, if you’d rather we contact you via Twitter instead of e-mail if you win, leave your account name in your comment. Now that’s settled, let’s give some things away!

  • To promote Avenged Sevenfold’s latest album “Hail to the King”, HMX created a Blitz tournament in which people could win DLC and the album. What song was chosen for this tournament?
  • Bat Country has appeared as DLC in Rock Band but it’s also on disc for which 2 music games?
  • What bonuses do you get for buying the CD deluxe edition of Hail to the King?
  • When was the live concert for the “Live in the LBC” filmed?
  • Who was Avenged Sevenfold’s drummer for the album “Nightmare”?
  • After the credits of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, the band performs “Carry On” but with 2 members replaced by important characters of the game’s campaign. Who are those characters?
  • Carry On was in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, but what other Avenged Sevenfold songs have appeared in Call of Duty games?
  • Which independent label were Avenged Sevenfold’s first 2 albums released on?
  • Avenged Sevenfold has been nominated for 10 Golden God Awards and won all apart from 2. Which ones didn’t they get?
  • Which single from the album “City of Evil” has not appeared in a Rock Band game on disc or as DLC?

Rock Band Community Nights: Coldplay Giveaway #2

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Hope everyone is enjoying the #RBnights this month! We’ve got another batch of Coldplay DLC to give away, and once again the questions are from Coldplay superfan @ComplicitOwl!

Here’s what you can win:

  • Coldplay – Clocks *
  • Coldplay – Every Teardrop is a Waterfall
  • Coldplay – Fix You
  • Coldplay – The Scientist
  • Coldplay – Viva La Vida
  • Coldplay – Yellow *

* indicates a Pro-Guitar/Bass upgrade available for $0.99 (Not included in the giveaway)

As always the rules are in order to win you must correctly answer one of the trivia questions below before anyone else. You must also indicate which question you’re answering. The codes are only for Xbox 360. One pack per person, please! Also, if you’d rather we contact you via Twitter instead of e-mail if you win, leave your account name in your comment. Now that’s settled, let’s give some things away!

  • Why does Coldplay rarely give their music to commercials?
  • What song did Coldplay borrow Clocks’ own piano riff for?
  • What has Coldplay written specifically for soundtracks?
  • Name the two songs Chris Martin has written about his wife.
  • What did Coldplay do for Record Store Day 2012, and how limited was their promotion?
  • How many Grammys has Coldplay won?
  • Who are the instrument-playing members of Coldplay?
  • What song from X&Y was originally going to be a B-Side?
  • What are the names of the three members of Chris Martin’s immediate family?
  • How many full-length studio albums has Coldplay released?

UPDATE: All the codes are gone. See you again at 3PM EST!

Rock Band Community Nights: Billy Joel Giveaway

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Welcome to yet another weekend of #RBnights! We’re going to kick this month off with what was arguably the pack we got the most requests to give away, Billy Joel’s The Hits album!

Here’s what’s included in the pack:

  • Billy Joel – Big Shot *
  • Billy Joel – Captain Jack
  • Billy Joel – The Entertainer
  • Billy Joel – It’s Still Rock and Roll to Me
  • Billy Joel – Movin’ Out (Anthony’s Song) *
  • Billy Joel – Only the Good Die Young *
  • Billy Joel – Piano Man
  • Billy Joel – Pressure
  • Billy Joel – Say Goodbye to Hollywood
  • Billy Joel – The Stranger
  • Billy Joel – We Didn’t Start the Fire
  • Billy Joel – You May Be Right

* indicates a Pro-Guitar/Bass upgrade available for $0.99 (Not included in the giveaway)

As always the rules are in order to win you must correctly answer one of the trivia questions below before anyone else. You must also indicate which question you’re answering. The codes are only for Xbox 360. One pack per person, please! Also, if you’d rather we contact you via Twitter instead of e-mail if you win, leave your account name in your comment. Now that’s settled, let’s give some things away!

  • What song from Концерт was Billy Joel’s first single that he hadn’t written himself?
  • In order of when they’re mentioned in the song, what events from the 1980s are mentioned in We Didn’t Start the Fire?
  • Who performed classical pieces composed by Billy Joel on a 2001 album?
  • What was the name of the very first band Billy Joel was in?
  • What flag is depicted on the cover of Storm Front?
  • Uptown Girl is one of Billy Joel’s most popular songs. Who is it a tribute to?
  • <strong>What was the second pop/rock song released by Billy Joel since his 1993 album River of Dreams, and who actually performed it on the recording?
  • What song did Billy Joel change the lyrics to at the 12-12-12 concert in order to make it more about Hurricane Sandy?
  • At Super Bowl XLI, what did Billy Joel become the first person to do?
  • Which Billy Joel song did he admit was inspired by Gordon Lightfoot?

UPDATE: Well, that’s everything! Don’t worry, though! We’ll have more throughout the weekend, and on our twitter (@RockBandAide)