Rock Band to get Steely Dan and Social D
Harmonix today announced the next set of tracks to be added to the Rock Band Music Store.
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Social Distortion is recognized as one of the biggest names in American punk rock with six full-length studio albums to date and considerable commercial success. The "Social Distortion Pack 01" will feature "Ring of Fire" and "Story of My Life," both from the band's 1990 self-titled third album, and "Bad Luck" from the band's fourth album Between Heaven and Hell (1992).Social Distortion made its Rock Band debut with "I Was Wrong" featured on the Rock Band 2 soundtrack.
The jazz-infused rock sound of Steely Dan makes its first Rock Band Music Store appearance with "Black Friday" from 1975's Katy Lied and "My Old School" from 1973's Countdown to Ecstasy. Steely Dan's notoriously difficult "Bodhisattva" is featured on the Rock Band 2 soundtrack.
Next week's content update will also give fans access to two tracks from Chicago-based metal outfit Disturbed including "Stricken" from Ten Thousand Fists (2005) and "Stupify" from The Sickness (2000). The band is no stranger to the Rock Band music library with three tracks released to the music store in June 2008 and the band's single "Down with the Sickness" featured on the Rock Band 2 soundtrack.
Elvis Costello, who made his debut on the Rock Band 2 soundtrack with "Pump It Up," adds the hit "Radio Radio" to the Rock Band catalogue next week. The track was originally featured onThis Year's Model (1978). The Replacements round out this week's update with their track "Kids Don't Follow" from 1982's Stink. The Replacements made its Rock Band debut with "Alex Chilton" on the Rock Band 2 soundtrack.