DLC Week of 8/12: Calling All Captains and The Used

Cousin Eddies Basement Party So you and your band have started practicing some songs but need to book your first show. Your cousin Eddie is having a party in his basement and asked your band to provide the music. Time to make a good first impression and make sure no one puts their drink on your a... Read more

Welcome to Season 23: Getting to the Gig

Welcome to Season 23. Live music is back! In Season 22 we got to explore the entire Rock Band catalog through the songs release dates and their relation to the Chinese Zodiac and you hopefully earned a rad Year of the Ox top to go along. Next up youll be earning a matching set of Year of the O... Read more

DLC Week of 8/5: AFI, HOUNDS, Kelsy Karter and Mayday Parade

Break Week 2 AFIs 11th studio album, Bodies, was released in June 2021. The second track from that album, Far Too Near, blends AFIs modern rock sound with some 80s new wave influenced basslines, synth layers and vocal melodies. This track is perfect for drummers looking for a fun, fast, and upbea... Read more

DLC Week of 7/29: Band of Horses and My Morning Jacket

Break Week 1 From their debut breakout album Everything All the Time, Band of Horses The Great Salt Lake helped introduce the world to their iconic sound. The combination of the slow drum buildup, lush, layered guitars, and Ben Bridwells iconic vocal delivery make this song a joy to both play and... Read more

DLC Week of 7/22: The Apples in Stereo and Reel Big Fish

Year of the Pig In the final challenge of the Lunar New Year Rivals Season 22, were playing the songs from the Year of the Pig (2019, 2007, 1995, 1983, 1971, 1959). Denver-based sextet, The Apples in Stereo, released the album New Magnetic Wonder in 2007 on actor Elijah Woods Simian Records. T... Read more

Employee Spotlight: Mary Yovina

Hey There, Im Mary, Whats your current title and how long have you been at Harmonix? Titles are weird. Generally, Im a UI Art Lead. Ive been at Harmonix for a little over 6 years. What are you currently working on, what role do you play in the project? Im currently working on things ... Read more

DLC Week of 7/15: Damone and Ghost

Year of the Rat This week, the Year of the Rat brings amazing songs from 2020, 2008, 1996, 1984, 1972, and 1960 to the Rivals Setlist. After two successful albums in 2003 and 2006, Massachusetts-based Damone released their final album Roll The Dice in 2008. The title and opening track from tha... Read more

DLC Week of 7/8: A Skylit Drive and Cake

Years of the Monkey and Rooster Lets delve into the Year of the Monkey (2016, 2004, 1992, 1980, 1968, 1956) and the Year of the Rooster (2017, 2005, 1993, 1981, 1969, 1957) for this weeks Rivals Challenge. Too Little Too Late is the second track off A Skylit Drives 2011 album Identity on Fire.... Read more

DLC Week of 7/1: Daryl Hall & John Oates and Weezer

Years of the Horse and Sheep Lets explore the Year of the Horse (2014, 2002, 1990, 1978, 1966) and the Year of the Sheep (2015, 2003, 1991, 1979, 1967, 1955) this week. Daryl Hall John Oates Rich Girl is the second track on their 1976 album Bigger Than Both Of Us and is one of the duos most i... Read more

DLC Week of 6/24: Masked Wolf and Our Last Night

Year of the Dog Were exploring the Year of the Dog (2018, 2006, 1994, 1982, 1970, 1958) in Week 4 of Season 22. Australian rapper Masked Wolfs breakthrough hit Astronaut In The Ocean was initially released in 2019 then re-released in early January 2021 after it began to see widespread success.... Read more