E3 2015: Rockband 4 releases Freestyle Guitar Solo trailer and More


Today Harmonix Music Systems and Mad Catz Interactive released a new trailer, new track releases, pre-order information and a release date for thier upcoming game Rockband 4. Rockband 4 will release on October 6th, 2015. Harmonix also unveiled there Free Style Guitar Solo game play mechanic.

Also released was a developer diary based on the Freestyle Guitar Solos.

“Freestyle Guitar Solos” allow players of any skill level to string together face-melting and truly original legendary solos. Using Positive Grid’s BIAS revolutionary amp and effects modeling technology, players will experience the sound and feel of legendary modern and classic rigs, giving player-created solos an incredible and authentic tone.

They are currently more than 1500 songs in the Rockband Library, and today these tracks were introduced to the fold,

Avenged Sevenfold – “Hail to the King”
Benjamin Booker – “Violent Shiver” *
Elvis Presley – “Suspicious Minds” *
Fleetwood Mac – “You Make Loving Fun”
Jack White – “Lazaretto”
The Killers – “Somebody Told Me”
Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars – “Uptown Funk” *
Queens of the Stone Age – “My God Is The Sun” *
Scandal – “The Warrior” *
Spin Doctors – “Little Miss Can’t Be Wrong”
The Who – “The Seeker”

And if that was not enough information for you, Harmonix announced that Rockband is now available for pre-order.

Starting today, fans can pre-order the following hardware and software bundles:

Band-in-a-Box™ Bundle, which includes Rock Band 4, a Wireless Fender™ Stratocaster™ Guitar Controller, a Wireless Drum Kit Controller and a USB Microphone.
Guitar Bundle, which includes Rock Band 4 and a Wireless Fender Stratocaster Guitar Controller.

Rockband 4 will be available October 6th, 2015 on the PlayStation 4 and X-Box One.

Stay tuned for more information from E3 205.

Written by Shawn Hiers

Shawn Hiers

Disabled gamer. Married Father of 4, and playing since the Atari days. I have a passion for all things Lego and an avid Toy Collector. I am also an huge Doctor Who Fan and can talk all things Who for hours 🙂

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