rock band

  • 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

    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

  • LEGO Rock Band this year?

    I have no idea why the world needs a LEGO version of Rock Band and what we could all expect in terms of a track list for the game, but apparently LEGO Rock Band is coming this year. Read More

  • Lips wireless mic now compatible with Rock Band 2, Guitar Hero: Metallica

    Here’s one way to increase sales of a dumb game. Oh, I’m sure Lips is a fine game for wannabe singers, but it’s not for me. Today, Microsoft announced that the wireless mics that come with Lips will be compatible with Rock Band 2 and Guitar Hero: Metallica. Support for RB2 won’t happen until the Summer, but the Lips mic works with GHM now. Microsoft promises… Read More

  • Guitar Hero cufflinks leave no doubt that you're really into not playing real instruments

    If you refuse to take up real instruments but insist on showing your love for Guitar Hero or Rock Band AND you have to wear a nice suit or a tuxedo more than two or three times each year, might I suggest these $50 Guitar Video Game Cufflinks? Read More

  • Turn your Guitar Hero skills into real guitar skills

    Suddenly we will all turn into real rockstars when we get our hands on the Headliner Real Digital Guitar. Coming soon, it can be used as a standard electric guitar and as a controller for both Guitar Hero and Rock Band. At a projected price of $250, I can’t imagine real guitarists would be anticipating this thing’s arrival. Maybe Guitar Hero/Rock Band fanatics with money and time… Read More

  • Wii finally able to download content and rock out

    The moment that Wii owners have been waiting for has finally happened. Yep, Harmonix announced yesterday that the Rock Band store for the Wii is finally open, and owners of the game can start downloading tracks and getting their rock on with some new music. Read More

  • Hands and feet on the $299 Ion premium Rock Band drum set

    Greg and I got a chance to flail about on ION’s premium Rock Band drum set in the final hours of CES. Greg played Bad Reputation as though he’d been secretly having an affair with Joan Jett for years and I paid homage to my home city of Boston by tearing through Where’d You Go? by the Bosstones. Read More

  • Whoagasm: Rock Band, but in a truck!

    Long day at work? Rock Band in a truck. Pre-wedding jitters? Rock Band in a truck. Hanging out in a big open field before a Phish concert? Rock Band in a truck + grilled cheese sandwiches. Want to get people to your CES booth? Rock Band in a truck. Read More

  • CrunchFail: Doug and Greg crash and burn at Rock Band challenge

    CES was alive that day, my friends. The show-goers were itching for something new, something more, something raw. Enough gadgets, enough booths, enough walking. What we all needed was some good, old-fashioned rock and/or roll. Read More