For the first time on Rock Band, Johnny Cash releases eight of his songs on January 4th. They will be available at the Rock Band 3 Music Store downloadable content for Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii. There will also be nine songs from previously released Rock Band games available for free for Xbox 360 and PS3.
Rock Band provides the deepest and best selection of artists, songs and albums through the Rock Band music platform, which features more than 800 artists and more than 2,000 tracks via disc and download purchase. Rock Band’s gigantic music library dwarfs that of any other rhythm video game on the market. To date, more than 75 million songs have been sold through the Rock Band Music Store since its launch Nov. 20, 2007.
Known as The Man in Black, Johnny Cash’s career spanned half a century over an array of musical genres. He holds numerous Country Music Association Awards, Grammy Awards and other awards, is a member of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and next week Johnny Cash will make his long-anticipated debut on the Rock Band platform when eight of his most loved songs will be available for download and play in Rock Band 3.
Johnny Cash Pack 01 will feature classics like “Cry, Cry, Cry” and “Folsom Prison Blues”, as well as “I Walk the Line” and “Tennessee Flat Top Box”, both of which feature Pro Guitar/Pro Bass upgrades.
Additionally next week, a nine pack of songs from an array of bands representing across punk, rock, metal and indie genres will also be available for free on Xbox 360 and PS3. Rock Band Free Pack 01 features songs that were on previous Rock Band titles, including Abnormality, Anarchy Club, Bang Camaro and The Main Drag.
As always, songs available as downloadable content for Rock Band 3 feature five-button guitar and bass parts, drums, Pro Drums, and keys, Pro Keys and harmonies, where applicable. Some songs also feature Pro Guitar and Pro Bass upgrades available for an additional $0.99 upgrade download.
Available on Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii system (Jan. 4):
Johnny Cash Pack 01
- “Cry, Cry, Cry”
- “Don’t Take Your Guns to Town”
- “Five Feet High and Rising”
- “Folsom Prison Blues”
- “I Got Stripes”
- “I Walk the Line” X
- “Tennessee Flat Top Box” X
- “The Ballad of Ira Hayes”
Available on Xbox 360 and PS3 system (Jan. 4):
Rock Band Free Pack 01
- Abnormality – “Visions”
- Anarchy Club – “Get Clean”
- Bang Camaro – “Night Lies”
- Breaking Wheel – “Shoulder to the Plow”
- Libyans – “Welcome to the Neighborhood”
- The Main Drag – “A Jagged Gorgeous Winter”
- Speck – “Conventional Lover”
- The Sterns – “Supreme Girl”
- That Handsome Devil – “Rob the Prez-O-Dent”