rock band

  • Guitar Hero 5 slated for September launch

    Guitar Hero 5 slated for September launch

    Activision has declared war against the most popular band of all freakin’ time. The fifth installment in the Guitar Hero franchise (aside from the band specific titles) goes on sale September 1st, which is eight days before The Beatles: Rock Band hits store shelves. Oh boy! If I were a betting man, I’d say the The Beatles are going to sweep this round. Read More

  • Rock Band Unplugged for the PSP track list announced

    Rock Band Unplugged for the PSP track list announced

    Can’t get enough of Rock Band? Want it on your PSP? Still confused as to how it’s going to work? Us too! While you’re thinking about how to actually play RB on your PSP take a look at the setlist and first batch of DLC that launch on June 9. The initial batch of songs includes hits from the 60s to 2000s totaling 41 tracks altogether. A 10 track DLC just about spans the… Read More

  • Logitech's $200 wireless Guitar Hero controller gets delicately groped

    Logitech's $200 wireless Guitar Hero controller gets delicately groped

    Newsflash: people love Guitar Hero and Rock Band. You can tell because Logitech makes a $200 guitar controller that’s currently backordered 2 to 4 weeks. Read More

  • Classic stand alone guitar controllers announced for The Beatles: Rock Band

    Classic stand alone guitar controllers announced for The Beatles: Rock Band

    Last month saw the official announcement of The Beatles: Rock Band and with it came pricing for the kit along with details on two of the four iconic instruments played by the Fab Four – Höfner Bass and a Ludwig drum kit. And today, the circle is complete with the announcement of the Rickenbacker 325 and Gretsch Duo Jet guitar controllers. I always wanted a Rickenbacker growing up because… Read More

  • Leather 'Rock Box' ottoman stores your Rock Band gear

    Leather 'Rock Box' ottoman stores your Rock Band gear

    Oh my, take a look at this feat of ingenuity. Anyone who plays Rock Band or Guitar Hero World Tour and lives in a smallish apartment will appreciate how difficult it is to store the controllers without making them permanent fixtures in one of the rooms you use on a daily basis. Read More

  • LEGO Rock Band officially announced, coming just in time for the holidays

    LEGO Rock Band officially announced, coming just in time for the holidays

    Does anyone else think that the Rock Band franchise has gone too far? I understand that Harmonix is going up against Red Octane, but Lego? Beatles, sure. Metallica, oh yeah. But Lego? I guess. Oh, I see how Harmonix, MTV, Warner Bros. Interactive and TT Games are angling this version of RB by letting you “Build a Band and Rock the Universe.” Because you couldn’t do that with… Read More

  • Video: The Beatles: Rock Band spotted at McCartney Coachella performance

    You might me able to spot The Beatles: Rock Band in this clip if you have access to the Hubble. On Friday, Mr. Paul McCartney took stage at Coachella, and belted out a tune or two. In the background, quite possibly the game that will be all over the place come September Read More

  • Full Beatles Rock Band kit to feature Paul's bass, gets European pricing

    Full Beatles Rock Band kit to feature Paul's bass, gets European pricing

    If you’re planning on picking up The Beatles: Rock Band full band kit when it hits the shelves on September 9th, clear some space in your rumpus room, boyo. The $249 kit will include the following: Read More

  • Rock Band double bass pedal up for pre-order

    Rock Band double bass pedal up for pre-order

    Not content to let Guitar Hero: Metallica hog all the double-bass glory, you’ll soon be able to add a second kick pedal to your Rock Band setup. The recently-announced “Universal Rock Band Replacement Kick Pedal” from accessory maker PDP is available for pre-order on Amazon for shipment June 1st. Read More

  • Rock Band Unplugged for the PSP out on June 9

    Harmonix just announced that RBU for the PSP is launching on June 9 in both North America and Europe. I’m not entirely sure what they mean by my hands being the peripherals, but my tendinitis is already acting up. Like the console versions, Rock Band Unplugged will have World Tour, Band Survival and Warm Up modes along with character creator. It’s also going to feature over 40… Read More