Rise Against Goes Exclusive With Guitar Hero
On March 12th, Rise Against will join the growing roster of artists to debut exclusively created music to Guitar Hero fans with the debut of "Death Blossoms" as downloadable content for Activision Publishing, Inc.'s Guitar Hero: World Tour.
The Guitar Hero alums, with "Prayer of the Refuge" and "Re-Education (Through Labor)" appearing in previous versions of Guitar Hero, complete the Rise Against Track Pack with "Audience of One," the hit single off the band's new album Appeal to Reason and "Ready to Fall," from their 2006 album "The Sufferer & The Witness."
Commemorating the release of the highly anticipated Rise Against Track Pack, virtual rockstars will have the unique opportunity to join Tim McIlrath on the digital stage for performances of Rise Against smash hits. For a chance to rock with the Chicago native in the Game with Fame on March 14th from 1:00 to 3:00 PM Central (11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Pacific) in Guitar Hero World Tour on the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, send a friend request to the gamertag GHRiseAgainst1.
"Guitar Hero continues to be a platform for artists to deliver new music while gaining invaluable exposure," says Tim Riley, Vice President of Music Affairs for Activision Blizzard. "We are thrilled that Rise Against was willing to compose and record 'Death Blossoms' exclusively for our audience offering fans an opportunity to download music heard nowhere else."
The Rise Against Track Pack will be available March 12th on Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360 for 440 Microsoft Points and on the PlayStation Store for the PLAYSTATION 3 computer entertainment system for $5.49. "Death Blossoms," "Audience of One" and "Ready to Fall" will be released individually as downloadable singles for Xbox 360 for 160 Microsoft Points, PLAYSTATION 3 system for $1.99 and Wii for 200 Wii Points each.
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