Rock Band Adds PS2 Version, Updates Song List


Rock Band receives a last-generation port in Europe and the sounds of Deep Purple.

Game|Life confirms that Electronic Arts announced a PlayStation 2 version of Harmonix’s Rock Band for Europe at the Games Convention in Germany. Rock Band will reach foreign shores in early 2008 featuring its own soundtrack to suit local interests. The U.S. releases will be coming out this fall packing new hits Deep Purple’s “Highway Star” and Jet’s “Are You Gonna Be My Girl.”

The full announced song list reads:
Rolling Stones – “Gimme Shelter”

The Who – “Won’t Get Fooled Again”
Mountain – “Mississippi Queen”*
David Bowie – “Suffragette City”
Black Sabbath – “Paranoid”*
Blue Oyster Cult – “Don’t Fear the Reaper”
The Ramones – “Blitzkrieg Bop”
Deep Purple – “Highway Star”

Rush – “Tom Sawyer”*
Bon Jovi – “Wanted Dead or Alive”
The Clash – “Should I Stay or Should I Go”
Faith No More – “Epic”

Foo Fighters – “Learn to Fly”
Metallica – “Enter Sandman”
Nirvana – “In Bloom”
Stone Temple Pilots – “Vasoline”
Weezer – “Say It Ain’t So”
Smashing Pumpkins – “Cherub Rock”
Radiohead – “Creep”
Beastie Boys – “Sabotage”

The Hives – “Main Offender”
Queens of the Stone Age – “Go With the Flow”
The Strokes – “Reptilia”
Jet – “Are You Gonna Be My Girl”
OK Go – “Here It Goes Again”
Nine Inch Nails – “The Hand That Feeds”

*Indicates a cover song

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