Justin Lee On October 22, 2008 at 8:21 pm

Free is always good, Rock Band 2 Announces 20 Free songs for you to download from upcoming artists.  The free songs will be available starting on November 4th.

Harmonix, the world’s premier music video game development company, and MTV Games, a part of Viacom’s MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B) announced details today regarding 20 free DLC tracks that will be made available to Rock Band 2 [1] owners starting November 4, 2008. The lineup ranges across all genres of rock from up-and-coming artists that the industry has recognized as new to thriving rock bands with a quickly growing fan base.

“The Rock Band platform is an unparalleled destination for music discovery – offering a broad cross section of rock, from iconic rock artists to emerging bands,” stated Paul DeGooyer, MTV’s Senior Vice President of Electronic Games & Music. “With the addition of the 20 new songs we’re announcing today, owners of Rock Band 2 will have the ability to experience music from over 100 artists  – ranging from the acts they already know and love to up-and-coming bands we think they will like.”

Featuring artists across the globe from the US, United Kingdom and Australia to Norway, Japan and Ireland, the 20 free DLC tracks are available exclusively to Rock Band 2 owners and can be accessed by using the DLC redemption code [2] located within the game’s retail packaging.

20 Free Rock Band 2 DLC Set List:

The 88 – “Sons and Daughters”

Authority Zero – “No Regrets”

Between the Buried and Me – “Prequel To The Sequel”

The Cab – “Bounce”

The Chevelles – “Get It On”

The Cocktail Slippers – “Give It To Me”

Dealership – “Database Corrupted”

Endeverafter – “I Wanna Be Your Man”

The Ghost Hounds – “Ashes To Fire”

Hollywood Undead – “Young”

Kutless – “The Feeling”

The Len Price 3 – “If I Ain’t Got You”

Lesley Roy – “I’m Gone, I’m Going”

Opiate for the Masses – “Burn You Down”

Semi-Precious Weapons – “Magnetic Baby”

Shaimus – “Like a Fool”

Thenewno2 – “Crazy Tuesday”

Tickle Me Pink – “The Time Is Wrong”

Underoath – “Desperate Times, Desperate Measures”

X Japan – “I.V.”

Rock Band 2 features the largest music catalogue of any music-based videogame to date.  The 20 free tracks listed above combined with the 84 tracks already available on the game disc make for a total of 104 songs on the Rock Band 2 soundtrack, which features an unrivaled blend of classic and new artists including AC/DC, Guns N’ Roses, Bob Dylan, Pearl Jam, Motörhead and more! With the addition of complete and immediate backwards compatibility for songs purchased from Rock Band’s ever-expanding online music store and the ability to export most songs from the original Rock Band disc, the Rock Band music library will feature more than 500 songs [3] by year’s end.

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