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Why We Rocked: Harmonix Showcase at PAX East 2010 For A Cause

Ive been fortunate enough to attend every PAX at which Rock Band has been present. Explaining the joyful insanity that is PAX to someone who hasnt attended is a challenge, but explaining the LUNACY that is the musical presence at this gaming convention is near impossible. Every year in Seattle, I w... Read more

PAX East 2010 Highlights

For the inaugural PAX East at the Hynes Convention Center, we decided to forgo the show floor and went all dive-bar with the Rock Band Lounge. All weekend long we had a packed house of awesome fans coming in to rock out, chill on the couches, and meet HMX devs! Thanks to everyone who came and made t... Read more

PAX East: Rated C for Charity

So PAX East in Boston is just around the corner and we couldn't be more stoked to see you guys! As Im sure you can tell from our Twitter feeds, the Community team has been pretty busy the past few months getting things in order for our rocking booth. Well have all sorts of excellent things going on ... Read more

Got to Get You Into My Life: HMXers and The Beatles Before The Beatles: Rock Band, Part II

Carolyn VanEseltine is a web QA tester at Harmonix. When not searching for ways to break the website, she daydreams about forming a band with her friends. Unfortunately, most of her musically inclined friends rock harder than she does, which does not bode well for her future membership. Hello... Read more

Got to Get You Into My Life: HMXers and The Beatles Before The Beatles: Rock Band

Carolyn VanEseltine is a web QA tester at Harmonix. When not searching for ways to break the website, she plays the harp and piano with varying degrees of skill. She can play All You Need Is Love on both instruments, but not simultaneously. On September 9, 2009, The Beatles: Rock Band hit the... Read more

Tooner's PAX Tale

Tooner623 is a Rock Band fan and an obviously awesome groomsman. He just got engaged himself, and is hoping Harmonix will let him borrow (or maybe just send his way) an Ion Drum Kit. Read more

Abbey Road Tour

In July, HMXKat and I headed to London, England with Josh Randall, Project Director for The Beatles: Rock Band, to kick off the European Press Tour. Before the press tour we got to spend some quality time in Abbey Road Studio 2 doing some pre-tour press stuff. It was one of the pleasures and honors... Read more

PAX 2009

In September, the Community team headed to Seattle for Penny Arcade Expo 2009. It was a fantastic week, and it was fantastic to meet a ton of people from the RockBand.com forums. In between binging on Top Pot Doughnuts and contracting Swine Flu, we played hours and hours of The Beatles: Rock Band ... Read more

The Thrasher Challenge: Are You (Wo)Man Enough?

HMXThrasher is a Community Moderator at Harmonix and indeed a big enough jerk to shamelessly promote via t-shirt. Otherwise, she's generally a nice person who enjoys high fives, growling into microphones, and non-sensical dance moves on the main stages of the Harmonix conference booths. For t... Read more

Rock Band on the Road to Rehab

AtomicKnight is a RockBand.com forum member and a really determined Rock Band player. For more information on his ordeal, visit the original thread on the forums. On May 20th of this year, I suffered a stroke that left my entire left side useless. I spent a week in the Intesive Care Unit and ... Read more