The SML Podcast – Talking With Four Members Of Rock Band's Harmonix!

By Joe Cammisa[audio: http://joecam.net/SML/SML-e139.mp3]Monday night is here and it's time for The SML Podcast - Episode 139: Sawrmonix here on Bleeding Cool!Last week may not have had an interview, but this week is jam packed as we have FOUR members of Harmonix joining the show!This week Kris is on a date and Pappy's got BootySplash, so[...]

Rock Band 4 Gets An Electrifying Launch Trailer

Everything here will look instantly familiar, and I think that is what Harmonix is hoping for.Take a look:https://youtu.be/uzLgoxJQXCEWhile I'm sure there will be groups of young 'uns who meet up and play in their garage, I think the more likely scenario will be a group of older people, with a few beers in them, rocking[...]

Get A Look At The Entire Rock Band 4 Set List

Rock Band 4 is pretty close to being upon us, and soon we will see if the market is ready for the reintroduction of instrument based rhythm games. It's going to be pretty interesting to see play out, after the genre fell apart a few years ago. Finally, we know all the songs we will […]

Rock Band 4 Adds The Cure, Judas Priest, Foo Fighters And More To Set List

Here is a video announcing just a few of the songs Harmonix have put out there today.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9IBvmwxSDUThe complete list of new songs from today's annoucements reads like this: Aerosmith – "Toys in the Attic" The Cure – "Friday I'm In Love" Dream Theater – "Metropolis - Part 1 'The Miracle And The Sleeper'" Foo Fighters – "The Feast and[...]

Updated: Rock Band 4 Not Coming To PC Partially Because Of Piracy Concerns

What with it being able to use all your Rock Band 3 DLC and old instruments in this revival, Harmonix are really bending over backwards to please fans here.There is one community that won't be feeling the love though PC users Harmonix have decided to miss the platform and in an interview with Eurogamer, project[...]

Your Old Instruments Will Work With Rock Band 4

As if the fact that you can import all your previous Rock Band 3 DLC into Rock Band 4 wasn't enough, Harmonix have to pulled another huge feature out of the bag.Despite being Next Gen only, Rock Band 4 will be compatible with older instruments from the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 days IGN report[...]

Take A Look At The First Confirmed Tracks For Rock Band 4

Harmonix revealed to IGN the first six songs available in the game, showing off a preference for.. well, rock songs Those songs are: Avenged Sevenfold – "Hail to the King" Fleetwood Mac – "You Make Loving Fun" Jack White – "Lazaretto" The Killers – "Somebody Told Me" Spin Doctors – "Little Miss Can't Be Wrong" The Who – "The Seeker" That is[...]

So What Actually Goes Into Making A Rock Band Song?

Harmonix are hard at work bringing back their flagship series with Rock Band 4, set to launch later this year The game will let you play with all of your Rock Band 3 DLC, on top of adding new songs to the mix That means you could potentially be starting the game with hundreds of songs ready[...]

Harmonix Say Your Old Guitar Hero Controllers Will Be Usable In Rock Band 4

That makes Harmonix's new Rock Band and inticing offer.However, the developer really seems to be bending over backwards to please everyone In an interview with Business Insider UK, Rock Band 4 project director Daniel Sussman, said that you may well be able to use your old Guitar Hero controllers too. We're planning to support everything that we[...]

Rock Band 4 Could Be Even More Immersive In The Context Of VR Says CEO

What about Rock Band in VR? When talking to Gaming Insiders, Harmonix's CEO Steve Janiak said that he could see it On the topic of VR, he said: Harmonix prides itself on being at the forefront of new technologies VR is an intriguing frontier, and a great opportunity to fundamentally reinvent how people connect to music.For Rock[...]

Make Your Own Song Requests For Rock Band 4

Developer Harmonix have set up a page on their website to request specific songs for the upcoming Rock Band 4 Of course, there are no guarantees, but if a song is requested enough and an agreement is met with licencors, we could be seeing plenty of fan requested songs turn up in the game.So, go[...]

Rockband 4 Has Been Officially Announced For This Year

That's because they're all true. Harmonix announced that the game is coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this year.Crucially though, if you bought tons of DLC songs on Rock Band 3, all your purchases will carry over That is pretty huge as it'll mean some players will come into the game with a massive library[...]

Report: Next Generation Rock Band Is Currently Being Worked On

According to "a person familiar with the plan", a PlayStation 4 and Xbox One version of the game is incoming from developer Harmonix.There isn't much more to go on it than that Lets remember this is a rumour for now before we get our leopard skin jumpsuits out again.The question could now become, is there[...]

Harmonix Might Be Considering An Entirely New RockBand

Last week, Harmonix unexpectedly added three new songs to Rock Band 3, a game that hadn't been touched in two years The developer mentioned that designing those songs was like riding a bike, no matter how long you are away, you always remember how to do it.It's beginning to look like the developer might be getting[...]

Weirdly, Rockband Will Get 3 New Songs Tomorrow

It really was a unique flash in the pan that grew up, reached critical mass and then died a quick and silent death, all in the space of 2 or 3 years.However, in a rather obscure bit of news, Harmonix have announced that they are releasing three new songs for Rock Band 3 on January[...]

Remembering Rock Band – One Year Later

By Joe CammisaIt was just over a year ago, back on February 18th, 2013, that Harmonix announced they would be ending their weekly DLC releases for their Rock Band titles It was an announcement that many saw coming, but nonetheless was still quite shocking to have confirmed April 2nd marked the final release with the[...]