Oh God. This is a thing. THIS IS REALLY A THING. Limp Bizkit, the vulgar nu/rap metal-ish band, are actually going to join the downloadable content lineup for Rock Band 3 with four tracks and PRO Guitar/Bass upgrade next week.

And the dadrock just keeps coming. On August 9th, Harmonix will be releasing an animalistic Rock Band 3 six-pack of songs from eternally cool and undefeatable rockers Def Leppard. The coolest part? Even after tiny plastic instrument support, harmonies and keys where available, yadda yadda yadda, all six songs will come packed away with support for PRO Guitar and PRO Bass (for the additional fee, of course).

Big hair makes a big comeback as legendary glam band Poison are bringing a trio of classic tracks for you and all your buddies to enjoy. Not only that, 3 Doors Down are bringing some tasty treats to Rock Band 3 as well with a three-pack of their own! All songs will feature tiny plastic instrument support, as well as harmonies and keyboards where applicable. And one song from each [...]

Doors are shut as of Wednesday, but it seems like some staff was kept around to finalize the process. This follows Harmonix’s independence. Good luck to those who need help finding work.

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Update: RUMOR WAS TRUE. HARMONIES AND SWEET, SWEET BASS FOR EVERYONE. Alongside, you’ll get B.B. King’s “The Thrill Is Gone” and Procol Harum’s “A Whiter Shade of Pale” as single downloads. “The Thrill Is Gone” and “Stayin’ Alive” from the Bee Gees pack will have PRO upgrades for Bass and Guitar for a whole dollar across all consoles. Singles will cost 160 MSP/$1.99/200 WPS and the pack will cost 800 [...]

According to the Wall Street Journal, as of roughly 9:30 AM EST on this day, Viacom has announced that they plan to sell off Rock Band franchise creator, Harmonix Music Systems.

The Bon Jovi tracks for Rock Band 3 are out today and include 12 smash-hit songs by some of our favorite glam rockers.

Fender has let loose some awesome information about the upcoming Squier Fender Stratocaster Guitar/Controller due for release in Q1 of 2011.

Did you pre-order your Rock Band 3 game from somewhere other than GameStop and miss out on the three free songs being offered? Sucker.

Whoa, what the Hell are you doing reading this? Rock Band 3 is out RIGHT NOW. Go to your local retailer and get yourself one! But make sure to visit regularly in the coming days! We’ve got a flood of special surprises for you! In other news, I heard a ton of Europeans exploded because they have to wait until the 29th!