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Rock Band 2 Gameplay

GT provides us with a first look at Rock Band 2 gameplay, but you’ll still have to pay $300 if you want the premium drum kit. Video after the break. Click here for first picture in gallery.

Here’s the latest Rock Band 2 trailer and, whatever you think of the Foo Fighters (I happen to enjoy this particular cut) you probably agree that Harmonix is not f*%@!*! around.

[via Kotaku]

Rock Band 2

Rock Band 2 is now official and will be bundled with “quieter, more realistic, and more reliable instruments.” That’s not all, there are also “improvements for band and character customization as well as the navigation system and Band World Tour.” Click here for first picture in gallery.

As for what songs to expect, Teasdale said, “we’ve also secured what I can easily say is the best set list I’ve ever seen in a music game.”

[via JoystiqIGN]

What better way to give your Rock Band drum set a little Mario touch than by creating mushroom drum pads? That’s exactly what modders Jennifer and Vance have done. Video after the break. Click here for first picture in gallery.

We doubt the shrooms will help those fragile pads resist breakage if you’re heavy-handed by nature, but it’s entirely likely to make rocking out that much more fun when banging on these guys

[via EngadgetBeholdthemundane]

Gamer Kevin Child managed to modify Rock Band for beatbox control by using “a Thumper vocal-percussion mike to activate the pedal trigger.” Video after the break.

We’d love to see this thing filtered through a computer with the different pads assigned to various frequencies so you could straight up bust out like Rahzel in your living room

[via Engadget]

The Orlando Sentinel gives us a look at Brett Dawson’s Ultimate Rock Band Drum Kit, which was “built to take a beating, look awesome and provide the perfect Rock Band drumming experience.” Video after the break.

As if Otronicon’s Rock Band stage wasn’t ridonk enough, Buzz plans to add a mirror above the drum kit so that the audience can have a bird’s eye view in case the drummer spontaneously combusts on stage

[via OrlandoSentinel]

If you’ve been wondering (or haven’t seen this episode) what Conan O’ Brien has been doing during the writers strike, then check out this clip. Continue reading to watch.

What do you do when your writers go on strike? Well, you play Rock Band of course

GT reviews Rock Band, which “allows gamers to perform music from the world�s biggest rock artists with their friends as a virtual band.” Video after the break. Click here for first picture in gallery. Here’s the bottom line:

Rock Band is a great game. The presentation elements are top-notch and take music games to a new level; consider the bar raised. Though there are three separate solo careers, Rock Band is best experienced with a group of friends. The only major concerns are with the hardware

Expanding on the Guitar Hero concept, Rock Band lets players “perform music from the world’s biggest rock artists with their friends as a virtual band using drum, bass/lead guitar and microphone peripherals.” Video after the break. First picture in gallery.

Built on deals with the world�s biggest record labels and music publishers, the music featured in Rock Band spans all genres of rock and include many of the master recordings from the biggest songs and artists of all time

Unlike other games, “Rock Band spans all genres of rock and include many of the master recordings from the biggest songs and artists of all time.” Video after the break. First picture in gallery.

Rock Band allows gamers to perform music from the world�s biggest rock artists with their friends as a virtual band using drum, bass/lead guitar and microphone peripherals, in addition to offering deep online connectivity