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Guns N' Roses' "Chinese Democracy" Available On Rock Band

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Harmonix and MTV Games have made "Chinese Democracy," the sixth and most recent album from Guns N’ Roses, available in its entirety to the Rock Band® Music Store catalog of downloadable content. The album was made available on XBOX Live and Wii yesterday, April 14, 2009 and will be available on Playstation 3 on Thursday, April 16.

The highly anticipated November 2008 release of Chinese Democracy was Guns N’ Roses’ first official music release in 15 years. It debuted at #3 on the Billboard 200 chart, at #2 on the UK Albums chart and was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America on February 3, 2009. "Chinese Democracy" has already sold nearly three million copies.

The Rock Band Music Store lineup features 13 songs from "Chinese Democracy." With "Shackler’s Revenge" from "Chinese Democracy" already featured on the Rock Band 2 soundtrack, the DLC album includes the following tracks:

Chinese Democracy
Better
Street of Dreams
If the World
There Was a Time
Catcher in the Rye
Scraped
Riad N’ the Bedouins
Sorry
I.R.S.
Madagascar
This I Love
Prostitute

All tracks are original master recordings. The tracks will be available for purchase as an album or individual tracks for Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 system. The tracks will be available for purchase as individual tracks only for Wii.

Here is the pricing breakdown:

$1.99 or 160 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360 per track
$2.00 or 200 Wii Points for Wii per track
$19.99 (1600 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) for album (The Chinese Democracy tracks can be purchased as individual tracks or as a full album pack for Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 system only.)

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1. brandedcfh420 writes:

why?

# Apr 15, 2009 @ 1:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. That_One_Guy writes:

$2 a song? f***, if you really want it you could get the whole album for like $12 here then download it onto your Xbox 360 and save $8.

# Apr 15, 2009 @ 1:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. lumpus5 writes:

theyd have to pay me to take this garbage off their hands, someone powerbomb axl on the cement.

# Apr 15, 2009 @ 2:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. ryan l writes:

im surprised it went platnum.

# Apr 15, 2009 @ 3:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Fuck_A_Name writes:

Have you met people? They'll eat up anything if there's enough hype around it. Including dogsh**, as evidenced by the fact that this album went platinum.

Now Playing- Hacride- Zerma

# Apr 15, 2009 @ 5:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. IWrestledABearOnce writes:

f*** GnR. The only good thing to come out of this band is the solo Slash made in November Rain, and that was only like a minute or two, AND at the end of the song!

# Apr 15, 2009 @ 5:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Lick Sack writes:

Axl kicks a$$ you f***ing phonies. Chinese Dem Kicks a$$ too, f***in losers

# Apr 15, 2009 @ 10:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. lumpus 5 writes:

lick sack can lick my sack gnr is gay as hell. SLAYER! TESTAMENT! real metal

# Apr 16, 2009 @ 12:54 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Jamez writes:

I keep on seeing the same stack of Chinese Democracy in my local record store and the price keeps on dropping 50 cents every two weeks or so. They're down to 9.95 now so I doubt anyone will download any of this for $2.00 a pop

# Apr 16, 2009 @ 3:16 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. obsidian 351 writes:

i'll be downloading it, and really could care less what anyone else does. seems to me that the only people who post on here are axl lovers or people who think that because they listern to music, there somehow owed somthing... music is an art, you like something or you dont... no need to be an a$$ about it

# Apr 16, 2009 @ 5:00 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. DM725 writes:

If the World, Better and the title track are fun to play, those are the 3 I got. How would you buying it for $12 and ripping it to your Xbox 360 work at all in Rock Band? I don't think that guy understands the concept...

# Apr 16, 2009 @ 7:13 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. That one guy writes:

Dm -- I would rather play the music on my guitar anyway. If Guns N Roses did not suck...

# Apr 16, 2009 @ 11:25 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. cwolff writes:

listen to the album you fa**ots .......the best thing this year

# Apr 16, 2009 @ 4:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. Blindgreed1 writes:

cwolff: Put your crack pipe down. I've heard it and it fvcking stinks. I was glad I didn't waste any of my hard earned money on that over produced steaming pile of crap. There have already been several releases this year that wipe their a$$ with Chineese Democracy and the year is still young.

# Apr 16, 2009 @ 5:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. blindgreed1 sucks writes:

it's funny how you hate the album, and yet you are on this site, you prick!!!

# Apr 17, 2009 @ 2:33 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. Cabra writes:

The album is good. All the negative comments surrounding it are the mainstream bandwagon crowd.

Think for yourselves people.

# Apr 17, 2009 @ 3:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. Blindgreed1 writes:

Yes I am a prick!!! I am assuming you were going somewhere with that? What does me hating Chineese Democracy have to do with me being on this website? I fail to see the correlation between the two. Grow a braincell.

# Apr 17, 2009 @ 3:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. bigmama writes:

Chinese is really good, takes a while to get into it but I prefer it to the Illusions.

# Apr 17, 2009 @ 3:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. the truth writes:

I think Chinese Democracy is a masterpiece. I've listened to it everyday since its release. That's six months. I've only listened to a few albums by Led Zeppelin and The Beatles as much. Every song on Chinese Democracy is unique and great. The album is perfectly balanced.

# Apr 23, 2009 @ 4:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. brandedcfh420 writes:

Cabra writes:
Think for yourselves people.

I thought for myself, that the cd sucks!!

# Apr 23, 2009 @ 5:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. xman writes:

gnr kick ass

# Apr 23, 2009 @ 9:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. Fuck_A_Name writes:

^Replace the word kick with suck, and ya might have something there.

# Apr 24, 2009 @ 2:58 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. Deebo writes:

FÜCK CHINESE DEMOCRACY!

# Apr 24, 2009 @ 4:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. IWrestledABearOnce writes:

this thread made me laugh lol.

# Apr 24, 2009 @ 7:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. RTB writes:

Fahqn axl, laughing all the way to the bank again, damn shame......looks like the bg fan club is blowing up up there, of coarse MU headquarters will probably blame it on 1 person and brainwash you into thinking its the same guy,.....sound familiar?.....
Gnrs C.D cd isnt bad,....aint like old gnr, but i didnt hate it, sometimes people just go with the flow and bash just because its the thing to do,...u know like metallica.....but sometimes you gotta forget your head and grab your balls....and say what you feel even if its not the most popular thing to do or say .......

# Apr 25, 2009 @ 2:03 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. Netromancer writes:

Considering the less than spectacular sales of Chinese Democracy, I'm not so sure it can be played off as a trend. I myself gave the album a few listens (based off the recomendation of a good friend, an archeology professor, actually) and just couldn't get into it. And (Gasp!) all this without any negative input from other people or reviews. I simply didn't like it. I'm not going to talk smack or insult the band, I'll just refrain from buying or listening. I guess some people hold to a higher musical standard and won't compromise their values based on a bands' past accomplishments. I'll put that last sentence out for Death Magnetic as well.

# Apr 25, 2009 @ 5:20 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. G writes:

To post #23:
You suck, Deebo!

# Apr 25, 2009 @ 5:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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