May will surely have Guitar Hero fans busy with some brand new editions to their music libraries including tracks by Foreigner, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Steve Miller Band, Alpha Rev, Capra, Snow Patrol, and Aerosmith.
Leading the pack are Foreigner, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Steve Miller Band with the Classic Rock 3 Track Pack. Off Foreigner's early 80's album we have the aptly named "Juke Box Hero". Lynyrd Skynyrd will rock your world with every body's favorite "Sweet Home Alabama" and Steve Miller Band presents "Take the Money and Run" for your pleasure and appraisal. This pack is available for the Xbox 360 and the Wii as of May 6th and the PS3 May 11th.
Alternative favorites this month will be part of the four song Alternative Track Pack featuring Alpha Rev's "Face Down" from the album New Morning, Capra's "Low Day," and "You're All I Have" by Snow Patrol. This pack will be available starting May 11th.
Aerosmith presents its own track pack with "Livin' on the Edge," "Love in an Elevator," and "Rag Doll." These tracks will be available May 18th.
All three packs will be available on the XBox 360 for 440 points, the Wii for 550 points and the PS3 for $5.49. Each song will be available ala carte for 160 Microsoft Points, 200 Wii Points, or $1.99 on the PS3.
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Guitar Hero® 5 and Band HeroTM Keep Living Rooms Rockin' with Killer New Additions to the Guitar Hero Music Library
SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 4, 2010 - May rolls in and with it comes a new collection of shredable track pack additions for Activision Publishing, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: ATVI) Guitar Hero® 5 and Band HeroTM. From "America's Greatest Rock and Roll Band" to the hottest new alternative rock acts to hit the airwaves, fans can look forward to further expanding their Guitar Hero® music libraries and shredding this month with tracks by Foreigner, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Steve Miller Band, Alpha Rev, Capra, Snow Patrol and Aerosmith.
Foreigner, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Steve Miller Band will have Guitar Hero players rocking in the beginning of May with the Classic Rock 3 Track Pack. "Juke Box Hero," the third single off Foreigner's 1981 album, 4, will join Lynyrd Skynyrd's second hit single, "Sweet Home Alabama," and "Take the Money and Run" by Steve Miller Band. The Classic Rock 3 Track Pack will be available on the PlayStation®Store for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system starting May 11. It will also be available on Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and on WiiTM on May 6.
Gamers looking to add some alternative-pop to their Guitar Hero library are in for a treat on May 11 with a three-song Alternative Pop Track Pack featuring Alpha Rev, Capra and Snow Patrol. The track pack will contain "Face Down," off Alpha Rev's just released new album New Morning, Capra's debut single, "Low Day" and "You're All I Have," the first single from Snow Patrol's fourth album, Eyes Open.
Get ready to rock this way with legendary American rock n' roll band, Aerosmith, as they return to the Guitar Hero stage with a three-song track pack featuring "Livin' On The Edge," "Love In An Elevator" and "Rag Doll." Fans will be able to experience these classic tracks, playable as a full band for the first time, from the GRAMMY® award winning band on May 18.
The Classic Rock 3, Alternative Pop and Aerosmith track packs will be available on Xbox LIVE Marketplace for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft for 440 Microsoft Points, on the PlayStation Store for the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system for $5.49 and for Wii for 550 Wii PointsTM. In addition, all songs in each track pack will be released as downloadable singles for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft for 160 Microsoft Points, PlayStation 3 system for $1.99 and Wii for 200 Wii Points each. In addition to the in-game music store and the Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360, Xbox 360 owners can expand their Guitar Hero music library using the Guitar Hero VIP Pass Music Store, available exclusively on Xbox LIVE online entertainment network.