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Rock Band Weekly: Jimi Hendrix

Rock Band will add seven Jimi Hendrix tracks to the Music Store next week, with two legacy songs receiving pro guitar and pro bass upgrades. The DLC includes several of Hendrix's most famous tracks, but everyone should be sure to take a trip "All Along the Watchtower." [Neale Cousland via...

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Rock Band Weekly: Jimi Hendrix's 'Are You Experienced'

Jimi Hendrix's exclusive Rock Band tour continues next week with the addition of the "Are You Experienced: Rock Band Edition" album. (For more Jimi, see the "Axis: Bold as Love" album that was released earlier this year.) Also, with over 2,000 songs now in the Rock Band DLC catalog, we thought...

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Rock Band nabs 'exclusive' Jimi Hendrix experience

[Jimi's last Guitar Hero appearance] True, he once exclusively rocked the World Tour, but there just ain't no telling with that Jimi Hendrix. Today, following the reveal of the Jimi Hendrix Experience DLC album Axis: Bold as Love for the Rock Band platform, MTV Games and Harmonix announced, "Jimi...

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Jimi Hendrix album to be released as Rock Band DLC next week [update]

Jimi Hendrix music is, in fact, headed for Rock Band, in a capacity bigger than the usual song packs -- yet not quite as huge as the Beatles/Green Day dedicated games. Rolling Stone announced that on the week of March 30, the entire Jimi Hendrix Experience album Axis: Bold as Love (minus "EXP") will...

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Report: Jimi Hendrix getting Rock Band treatment [update]

While Activision may be moving away from heaping artist-centric Guitar Hero games on the market, it appears Rock Band is sliding in there to fill the void. According to a story in the L.A. Times, Jimi Hendrix stepsister Janie (who also controls his estate) says that a Rock Band game based on the...

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Guitar Hero World Tour Hendrix Pack now live

The Guitar Hero World Tour Hendrix pack is now on Xbox Live -- so sayeth Major Nelson. As it turns out, the Hendrix pack has nothing to do with an Ultor security technician from Red Faction nor a town in Bryan County, Oklahoma. Bummer. But hey, if you're into this guitar playing guy from the 60s,...

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Guitar Hero: World Tour unlock all songs code, more Hendrix coming

Activision has announced two track packs for Guitar Hero: World Tour -- one with songs by Jimi Hendrix and one with songs by the group the Raconteurs: Jimi Hendrix: "If 6 Was 9" "Little Wing" "Fire" (Live version) The Raconteurs: "Salute Your Solution" "Hold Up" "Consoler of the...

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Raconteurs, more Hendrix coming to Guitar Hero World Tour next month

Activision has created a virtual guitar contest so blistering it would melt not only faces, but the very fabric of space-time. The publisher has announced that dueling track packs from Jack White-fronted The Raconteurs and Jimi Hendrix are coming to Guitar Hero World Tour next month. Here's how...

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Activision considering DLC subscription service for Guitar Hero

At Activision Blizzard's Analyst Day, CEO Mike Griffith spoke of plans to offer a subscription service option for the Guitar Hero games. "We're exploring new models, like an annual pass subscription where players can subscribe and get a certain number of songs downloadable each month." No prices...

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Rumor: Slash accidentally reveals Guitar Hero: Hendrix

Has frizzy-haired Guns N' Roses guitar legend Slash mistakenly leaked news of a Jimi Hendrix-themed Guitar Hero title? In an interview with Rolling Stone, the axe-shredder ended up discussing Activision's mega-franchise, and appeared to let news of a future release slip. "Well, having the...

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