This episode we welcome a very special guest, the one and only Mr. Adam Cardoza. Adam is a game designer here at Harmonix and also a very knowledgeable wrestling fan. The team explores what they think their own personal wrestling theme songs would be if they are ever introduced into a squared circle.
A number of our more amazing community members have made us aware of their plans to use Rock Band as part of their Extra Life fundraisers this Saturday. October 20th. If you’re not aware, Extra Life is the biggest gaming charity event of the year, involving thousands of people around the world in marathon gaming sessions in support of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
HMXHenry interviews Less Than Jake before they add two songs to the Rock Band Network.
Over the years we’ve replied to a lot of threads and published a lot of blog articles discussing the work that goes on behind the scenes of the Rock Band DLC, but we’ve never really given a thorough step–by-step look at the process of getting new songs into the game. With the help of our Music Ops team, the Digital Publishing team and Audio Quality Assurance team (AQuA for short), we’ve compiled this timeline. If you’ve ever been interested in where your DLC comes from, or wondered how long it takes from start to finish, or asked why we got Song X instead of Song Y, then read on!
RBN band The Pauses created the ultimate unboxing video for their new track "Go North."
Early this summer we stormed the Warped Tour and got a chance to talk with some awesome bands about the Rock Band Network. The Bouncing Souls were prime interview candidates: they had just released their track "Gasoline" in RBN and they just happen to be one of my favorite punk bands around today.
Two 3-packs from The Killers and Yngwie Malmsteen, plus tracks from Soundgarden and Lamb of God.
Three-packs from the Dead Kennedys and Mission of Burma, plus metal girls and Crooked X.