Wednesday, July 18 2012 11:54

ROCK BAND BLITZ gets a release date, new songs...

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The next installment of the ROCK BAND franchise is totally different, and it's arriving next month in the form of ROCK BAND BLITZ. First announced on The Rock Father this past April, the game requires no special accessories or peripherals, and is playable with your regular controller. ROCK BAND BLITZ arrives on PlayStation® Network on August 28th for $14.99 and to Xbox LIVE® Arcade on August 29th for 1200 Microsoft Points™. More tracks were just announced, and the complete listing can be found below alongside the latest developer video.


  1. “Kids in the Street” - The All-American Rejects
  2. “So Far Away” - Avenged Sevenfold
  3. “One Week” - Barenaked Ladies
  4. “Always” - Blink-182
  5. “Shine” - Collective Soul
  6. “I’m Still Standing” - Elton John
  7. “A Little Less Sixteen Candles, A Little More ‘Touch Me’” - Fall Out Boy
  8. “Pumped Up Kicks” - Foster the People
  9. “We Are Young” - Fun. ft. Janelle Monáe
  10. “Once Bitten Twice Shy” - Great White
  11. “Jungle Boogie” - Kool & The Gang
  12. “The Wicker Man” - Iron Maiden
  13. “Cult of Personality” - Living Colour
  14. “Sing” - My Chemical Romance
  15. “Raise Your Glass” - P!nk
  16. “Metal Health (Bang Your Head)” - Quiet Riot
  17. “Diamond Eyes (Boom-Lay Boom-Lay Boom)” - Shinedown
  18. “Jessie's Girl” - Rick Springfield
  19. “Shout” - Tears for Fears
James Zahn

James Zahn is best-known as The Rock Father™, a media personality, commentator, adventurer and raconteur. He is the Owner, Publisher, and Editor-in-Chief of THE ROCK FATHER™ Magazine. In January, 2019, after nearly a decade of publishing The Rock Father™ Magazine, he joined Adventure Media and Events as Senior Editor of The Toy Book—the leading trade publication for the toy industry since 1984, as well as The Pop Insider — a destination for all things pop culture, and The Toy Insider — the leading consumer guide for toys and games. He is also editor of The Toy Report, a weekly newsletter published by The Toy Book each Thursday. Zahn has over 27 years of experience in the entertainment, retail and publishing industries.

He regularly serves as a Brand Ambassador and spokesperson for several Globally-recognized pop culture and lifestyle brands in addition to consulting for a number of toy manufacturers. 

Creatively, James has directed/edited music videos, lyric videos, and album trailers for bands such as FEAR FACTORY, has appeared as an actor in feature films and commercials, written comic books, and performed in bands. He currently serves as an artist manager and video director for PRODUCT OF HATE, whose debut album was released by Napalm Records in 2016, distributed by ADA/Warner Music in the U.S. with Universal Music handling global. A new album has been completed and is set for release this year.

Zahn and/or his work have been featured in/on CNN, NBC, ABC, WGN, CBS, GCTN, G4, The Chicago Tribune, Forbes, MarketWatch, Reuters, BusinessWire, Fangoria, Starlog and more. He's appeared as a music expert on CNN's AC360 alongside Anderson Cooper, and has been interviewed by Larry King. In the past he served as a writer for the Netflix Stream Team,  Fandango Family and PBS KIDS, penned articles for Sprout and PopSugar, and was a contributor to Chicago Parent.

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