News: Everyone's favorite 'recreational' band will be adding 18 downloadable tracks to Rock Band.
Harmonix has announced they will be adding The Grateful Dead to Rock Band's lineup of "super groups" when the game ships this holiday season. Eighteen Grateful Dead master tracks will be available for download shortly after the game's release. Harmonix didn't reveal all of them, but did confirm that the following six will be downloadable:
Touch of Grey
Uncle John's Band
"Grateful Dead's unique fusion of rock, folk, bluegrass, blues, and jazz challenged traditional musical boundaries and pushed the limits of creativity to produce a signature sound that is undeniably their own," stated Paul DeGooyer, MTV's Senior Vice President of Audio, Home Video and Electronic Games. "With an enormous legion of fans all over the world, Rock Band will give players a chance to interact with the music of these beloved rock pioneers and experience what Grateful Dead did best - jam from the depths of their souls."
We'll have more on Rock Band soon.