Rock Band™

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Start a Band, Rock the World.

Developed by Harmonix, creators of the blockbuster Guitar Hero video game, Rock Band™ is an all-new platform for gamers to experience music, giving players the chance to rock in the shoes of the biggest guitarists, bassists, drummers and singers of all time – as a solo superstar or as part of a hard rocking band. Rock Band delivers four music games in one – challenging rockers to master lead guitar, bass guitar, drums and vocals. Built on unprecedented deals with top record labels and music publishers, the music featured in Rock Band spans all genres of rock and includes many master recordings from legendary artists. Instrument Peripherals Strap on a fearsome guitar controller modeled after the legendary Fender® Stratocaster®, the world’s most recognised symbol of rock guitar. Includes new features never before seen in a guitar controller! (Can be used for lead guitar or bass.) The authentic drum set controller has been designed to put the power of real rock ‘n’ roll rhythm in your hands. Bust out crazy beats and explosive fills with ease! Make the crowd explode with a little help from your microphone. Belt out the lyrics to some of the most recognisable rock anthems of all time!
Features
  • Overview

    Rock out your way!

    Players can beat on drums, sing the vocals, groove along as the bassist and shred riffs as guitarists – either in single player career mode leading a band, in multiplayer as part of the band, or against each other – in person or online!


    Unrivaled song library!

    Major record labels and leading music publishers have signed on to provide unrivaled access to master recordings and legendary rock artists – from punk, metal and alternative to classic and southern rock.


    Fully customisable!

    Form your own band, create and customise your own rocker, and then travel on a fast rise to fame around the world in a quest for rock ‘n’ roll glory!


    Rock ‘n’ Roll Never Dies!

    Full support for downloadable content delivers never-ending challenges.


    Play together in your living room or across the world!

    Rock Band offers deep online functionality, allowing players to rock together whether they’re in Rhode Island or Reykjavik.

  • Nintendo Wii
    • Rock out your way! - Players can beat on drums, sing along, groove as a bassist and shred riffs as guitarists (using a licensed replica of the legendary Fender® Stratocaster®) – either in single player career mode leading a band, in multiplayer as part of the band, or against each other.
    • Unrivaled song library! - Major record labels and leading music publishers have signed on to provide unrivaled access to master recordings and legendary rock artists – from punk, metal and alternative to classic and southern rock of the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and 2000s, such as:
        Nirvana’s “In Bloom”, Metallica’s “Enter Sandman”, Queens of the Stone Age’s “Go With The Flow”, Foo Fighters’ “Learn to Fly”, The Hives’ “Main Offender”, Mountain’s “Mississippi Queen”, Black Sabbath’s “Paranoid”, The Strokes’ “Reptilia”, The Ramones’ “Rockaway Beach”, Weezer’s “Say It Ain’t So”, David Bowie’s “Suffragette City”, Rush’s “Tom Sawyer”, Stone Temple Pilots’ “Vasoline”, Bon Jovi’s “Wanted Dead or Alive”, The Who’s “Won’t Get Fooled Again” – AND MORE!
    • Includes 5 Bonus Tracks! - The massive song list grows even larger, with 5 additional songs for the Wii.
    • Wii-styled Drum Set! - An entirely new look for Rock Band comes to the Wii in the form of white drums.
  • Xbox 360
    • Tutorial Mode: Master the basics! No need for experience. Pick your weapon of choice and ascend from beginner to rock god.
    • Practice Mode: Perfect your tune! Breakdown any part of any song at your preferred speed before hitting the main stage.
    • Quickplay Mode: Instant fix of fun! Jump into any unlocked song for some quick jam time either on your own or with other players.
    • Solo Tour Mode: Take it on the road! Pack up your instrument of choice and set out on the open road for a fun and challenging single player career.
    • Band World Tour Mode: Conquer the world! The journey to rock stardom takes you from small town bars to world-renowned venues. Earn fame and fortune along the way to secure rock star necessities.

    A Song List That Goes to Eleven!
    Built on unprecedented deals with top record labels and music publishers, the mix of remastered originals and covers that make up the epic Rock Band song list puts players in the shoes of legendary artists from day one. And with the promise of additional downloadable songs and albums you are sure to be rockin’ for some time to come. A partial list of the initial song list includes:

    • (Don't Fear) The Reaper - Blue Oyster Cult (Master)
    • Won't Get Fooled Again - The Who (Master)
    • Suffragette City - David Bowie (Master)
    • Paranoid - Black Sabbath (Cover)
    • Blitzkrieg Bop - The Ramones (Master)
    • Mississippi Queen - Mountain (Cover)
    • Wanted Dead or Alive - Bon Jovi (Master)
    • Tom Sawyer - Rush (Cover)
    • In Bloom - Nirvana (Master)
    • Vasoline - Stone Temple Pilots (Master)
    • Say It Ain't So - Weezer (Master)
    • Main Offender - The Hives (Master)
    • Reptilla - The Strokes (Master)
    • Go with the Flow - Queens of the Stone Age (Master)
    • Learn to Fly - Foo Fighters (Master)
    • Enter Sandman - Metallica (Master)
    • Highway Star - Deep Purple (Master)
    • Epic - Faith No More (Master)
    • Are You Gonna Be My Girl - Jet (Master)
    • Here It Goes Again - OK Go! (Master)
    • Creep - Radiohead (Master)
    • Gimme Shelter - The Rolling Stones (Master)
    • Should I Stay or Should I Go - The Clash (Master)
    • Cherub Rock - Smashing Pumpkins (Master)
    • Sabotage - Beastie Boys (Master)
    • The Hand That Feeds - Nine Inch Nails (Master)
    • I Think I'm Paranoid - Garbage (Master)
    • Wave of Mutilation - The Pixies (Master)
    • Maps - Yeah Yeah Yeahs (Master)
    • Celebrity Skin - Hole (Master)
    • AND MANY MORE!
  • PlayStation 3
    • Rock out your way! - Players can beat on drums, sing along, groove as a bassist and shred riffs as guitarists (using a licensed replica of the legendary Fender® Stratocaster®) — either in single player career mode leading a band, in multiplayer as part of the band, or against each other — in person or online!
    • Unrivaled song library! - Major record labels and leading music publishers have signed on to provide unrivaled access to master recordings and legendary rock artists — from punk, metal and alternative to classic and southern rock of the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and 2000s.
    • Fully customizable! - Form your own band, create and customize your own rocker, and then travel on a fast rise to fame around the world in a quest for rock 'n' roll glory!
    • Rock 'n' Roll Never Dies! - Supports downloadable content for never-ending challenges.
    • Play together in your living room or across the world! - Rock Band offers deep online functionality, allowing players to rock together whether they’re in Rhode Island or Reykjavik.
    • Music - ships with 40 of the most epic rock acts ever (with downloadable songs and albums to come)!
      Nirvana’s “In Bloom”, Metallica’s “Enter Sandman”, Queens of the Stone Age’s “Go With The Flow”, Foo Fighters’ “Learn to Fly”, The Hives’ “Main Offender”, Mountain’s “Mississippi Queen”, Black Sabbath’s “Paranoid”, The Strokes’ “Reptilia”, The Ramones’ “Rockaway Beach”, Weezer’s “Say It Ain’t So”, David Bowie’s “Suffragette City”, Rush’s “Tom Sawyer”, Stone Temple Pilots’ “Vasoline”, Bon Jovi’s “Wanted Dead or Alive”, The Who’s “Won’t Get Fooled Again” – AND MORE!
  • Playstation 2
    • Rock out your way! - Players can beat on drums, sing along, groove as a bassist and shred riffs as guitarists (using a licensed replica of the legendary Fender® Stratocaster®) — either in single player career mode leading a band, in multiplayer as part of the band, or against each other.
    • Unrivaled song library! - Major record labels and leading music publishers have signed on to provide unrivaled access to master recordings and legendary rock artists — from punk, metal and alternative to classic and southern rock of the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and 2000s, such as:
        Nirvana’s “In Bloom”, Metallica’s “Enter Sandman”, Queens of the Stone Age’s “Go With The Flow”, Foo Fighters’ “Learn to Fly”, The Hives’ “Main Offender”, Mountain’s “Mississippi Queen”, Black Sabbath’s “Paranoid”, The Strokes’ “Reptilia”, The Ramones’ “Rockaway Beach”, Weezer’s “Say It Ain’t So”, David Bowie’s “Suffragette City”, Rush’s “Tom Sawyer”, Stone Temple Pilots’ “Vasoline”, Bon Jovi’s “Wanted Dead or Alive”, The Who’s “Won’t Get Fooled Again” – AND MORE!
  • All Platforms
    This title is rated 12+