Yup. You read that right. Harmonix announced this morning that Rock Band 3 will be getting some brand new DLC for tomorrow, January 13th 2015. Â You can check out the official press release below:
ROCK BANDâ„¢ MUSIC STORE SPRINGS TO LIFE WITH NEW MUSIC FROM ARCTIC MONKEYS, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, AND FOO FIGHTERS!
Cambridge, Mass. â€“ January 12th, 2015 â€“ Harmonix today announced that new tracks from Arctic Monkeys, Avenged Sevenfold, and Foo Fighters are headed to the Rock Bandâ„¢ Music Store of downloadable content for the Xbox 360Â® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the PlayStationÂ®3 computer entertainment system.
Rock Band provides the deepest and best selection of artists, songs and albums through the Rock Band music platform, which features more than 1,400 artists and more than 3,500* tracks via disc and download purchase (complete list of tracks at www.rockband.com/songs). Rock Bandâ€™s gigantic music library dwarfs that of any other rhythm video game on the market. More than 100 million songs have been sold through the Rock Band Music Store since its launch on Nov. 20, 2007.
Tracks downloaded from the Rock Band Music Store are compatible with the award-winning full-band Rock Band 3 experience, as well as the controller-based rhythm-action title, Rock Band Blitz, available now on PlayStationÂ®Network and Xbox LIVEÂ® Arcade!
Rock Band DLC Additions for Xbox 360 and PlayStationÂ®3 system
On Tuesday, January 13th, new music from Arctic Monkeys, Avenged Sevenfold, and Foo Fighters will hit the Rock Band Music Store!
â€œR U Mine?â€ marks the first appearance of the Grammy Award winning Arctic Monkeys on the Rock Band platform. From 2013â€™s critically acclaimed album AM, â€œR U Mine?â€ â€“ with its driving riffs, syncopated rock beats, and memorable hook â€“ is perfect for Artic Monkeysâ€™ Rock Band debut.
One of the most fan requested artists, Avenged Sevenfold, makes their return to Rock Band with â€œShepherd Of Fire.â€ The track comes from the bandâ€™s sixth studio record, 2013â€™s Billboard chart-topping Hail to the King.
Foo Fightersâ€™ â€œSomething From Nothingâ€ from the bandâ€™s latest, 2014â€™s Sonic Highways, will also be available for download. Heard in the opening sequence of the hit HBO music documentary series Sonic Highways, directed by Foo Fightersâ€™ frontman Dave Grohl, â€œSomething From Nothingâ€ topped the charts when it was released last October.
Available on Xbox 360 and PlayStationÂ®3 system (January 13th, 2012):
â€¢ Arctic Monkeys â€“ â€œR U Mine?â€
â€¢ Avenged Sevenfold â€“ â€œShepherd Of Fireâ€
â€¢ Foo Fighters â€“ â€œSomething From Nothingâ€
$1.99 USD, Â£.99 UK, â‚¬1.49 EU per song
(These tracks will be available in Europe on PlayStationÂ®3 system January 14th)
** Dates for Rock Band game tracks are tentative and subject to change. **
It’s been about 21 months since the end of weekly Rock Band DLC, so this comes as a surprise. Although, Harmonix has been teasing about a possible return of the franchise on current gen consoles for a while now.