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Brutal Mode Battle – Final Event Recap

Last Saturday, we flew out seven of the top US Rock Band 4 guitarists to test their skills in the Brutal Mode Battle. As mentioned in our previous post, these finalists were able to visit Harmonix HQ and compete for the top placings among the rest. We’ve got lots of highlights from the livestream, including pictures, scores, and prizes below! Read more

DLC Week of 12/21 = U2! (and big savings on Rock Band 4)

U2 DLC is officially headed to the Rock Band 4 music store! The pack includes eight tracks spanning over 30 years of U2 infamy. We've also got huge holiday deals on Rock band 4 - read on for all the info! Read more

Rock Band Road Crew Member Spotlight: PMS Lammy

In late August we announced the formation of the Rock Band Road Crew, a rewards program for our most dedicated and loyal rockers. After sifting through hundreds and hundreds of applications, we made our selections. Since its formation, the Rock Band Road Crew have been busy throwing events, live streaming the game, creating epic DIY Rock Band gear, and being generally awesome human beings. We highlight a different member of the Road Crew every week. In this installment we chat with PMS Lammy. Read more

Rock Band On The Road: GaymerX

Harmonix was proud to sponsor GaymerX 3, the largest annual gaming convention for the LGBTQ community. We set up a Rock Band 4 lounge and snack bar on the show floor, handed out tons of exclusive swag, and chatted with attendees about life at Harmonix. Read on for more information about the show and our trip. Read more

The Future of Rock Band 4

Thank you so much for your continued support, awesome questions and great feedback as we continue to make improvements to the *Rock Band 4* experience. As we’ve stated, the November and December updates are just the beginning, and we remain committed to supporting *Rock Band 4* as a game you'll play for years to come with ongoing updates, fixes and new features. 2016 will be a very exciting year for the Rock Band community. Read more

DLC Week of 12/14 - Off the Charts (Round Two)

Today Harmonix is announcing the addition of the Off The Charts 02 pack to the Rock Band™ Music Store for Xbox One and PlayStation®4! Releasing tomorrow, December 15th, the pack features five songs from Elle King, Fall Out Boy, Shawn Mendes, Walk the Moon, and The Weeknd. Read more

Rock Band Road Crew Member Spotlight: J. Thomas Sisco

In late August we announced the formation of the Rock Band Road Crew, a rewards program for our most dedicated and loyal rockers. After sifting through hundreds and hundreds of applications, we made our selections. Since its formation, the Rock Band Road Crew have been busy throwing events, live streaming the game, creating epic DIY Rock Band gear, and being generally awesome human beings. We highlight a different member of the Road Crew every week. In this installment we chat with J. Thomas Sisco of the Seattle Rock Band Group. Read more

The Rock Band 4 Brutal Mode Battle

Right on the heels of our latest and greatest holiday update, including the newest addition of Brutal Mode, we’re introducing the Brutal Mode Battle – a Rock Band 4 guitar competition where YOU can show off your skills and compete for major prizes. See the Official Rules for full details. You may think you are the best Rock Band guitarist, but now it’s time to put your skills to the test. Things are about to get BRUTAL! Read more

DLC Week of 12/7 and the All-New Brutal Mode

Harmonix is thrilled to announce tomorrow’s release of Rock Band™4’s completely free* December Feature Update will include an all new gameplay challenge for Expert players, called Brutal Mode. We've also got Between the Buried and Me, Opeth, and Symphony X in this week's DLC! Read more

Brutal Mode Announced for Rock Band 4

Harmonix is thrilled to announce the release of Rock Band™4’s completely free* December Feature Update will include an all new gameplay challenge for Expert players, called Brutal Mode. Available in solo or multiplayer, Brutal Mode modifies the note track to react to how well you are playing. The better you play, the harder it gets. Players who master this mode are rewarded with a new Star threshold beyond Gold: the Crimson Star! Read more