Two of rock & roll's biggest powerhouses-mega-platinum recording artists MÃ¶tley CrÃ¼e and revolutionary music video game Rock Band -are joining forces to make history. Harmonix and MTV Games announced today that MÃ¶tley CrÃ¼e will be the first band to release their brand-new single, "Saints Of Los Angeles," as a downloadable, playable track through Rock Band. The track, released on MÃ¶tley Records, will be available for download for $0.99 beginning on April 15th via Xbox LIVE Marketplace (160 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) and on April 17th via the PLAYSTATION Store.
In addition, Rock Band will be joining MÃ¶tley CrÃ¼e on tour for this year's much-buzzed-about CRÃœE FEST, a 40-city summer blockbuster that will see the CrÃ¼e headlining an all-star bill featuring Buckcherry, Papa Roach, Sixx: A.M. and Trapt. At each stop on tour, the fold-out Rock Band Second Stage Experience will give fans the on-site opportunity to become their very own rock star – by trying out the Rock Band game as a bassist, guitarist, drummer, or vocalist! In every tour market, CrÃ¼e Fest fans will get the chance to battle it out in their very own Rock Band for the chance to take the CrÃ¼e Fest concert stage between acts and become the local Rock Band champion!
Rock Band by MTV Games and Harmonix is an all-new platform for music fans and gamers to interact with and experience music. Currently available for Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION 3 computer entertainment system, and the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system, Rock Band challenges players to put together a band and tour for fame and fortune, mastering lead/bass guitar, drums and vocals. With more master recordings than any other music game, Rock Band features some of the world's biggest rock artists and spans every genre of rock ranging from alternative and classic rock to heavy metal and punk.