“WOOOOOO! WE LOVE LINKIN PARK!” exclaimed these nu metal fans, unaware that they had been gathered for one specific reason. Soon, the gas would begin seeping into the venue, and they would all drift off into an eternal, dreamless slumber.
Look, I’m not going to have weekly updates here about Rock Band DLC. Hell, I got bored with nobody reading my Criterion round-ups, and those are infinitely more interesting than whatever songs Harmonix is shoveling out every week. But this, I think, is a very special breed of suck.
We are excited to announce that chart-topping 2000s rock from Audioslave, Godsmack, and Linkin Park are available in the Rock Band™ Music Store for Xbox One and PlayStation®4 now!
Featured on rock supergroup Audioslave’s self-titled debut album in 2002, “Like A Stone” was the number-one single on both the Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks and Hot Modern Rock Tracks charts. 2000’s “Awake” is one of Godsmack’s record-breaking fifteen appearances at number one on the Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. Linkin Park scored their fourth consecutive number one on the Billboard Hot Modern Rock Tracks with “Lying From You” upon its release as a single in 2004.
Each track can be purchased individually for $1.99.
- Audioslave – “Like A Stone”
- Godsmack – “Awake”
- Linkin Park – “Lying From You”
Okay, “Spoonman” is pretty rad, but other than that, I have no interest in anything from Audioslave, despite enjoying Tom Morello’s work greatly in other forms. But Godsmack and Linkin Park? It’s like Harmonix is trying to piss me off! I understand that they’ve, by now, already made most of the classic hits available. There are noticeable gaps, though, and I would rather have the entirety of David Bowie’s catalog than one more fucking song from fucking Godsmack. Maybe next week we can get a hot Slipknot update, or a nice sorbet of Limp Bizkit?
These tracks are $1.99 each. You know what’s cheaper than that? A bullet. So if you’re thinking of buying these songs, consider that option instead. You can just ask someone to borrow their gun.