Activision kicked off the second great rhythm game war earlier this week by unveiling two dozen songs from Guitar Hero Live. But this weekend, Harmonix responded by opening up to IGN about the first six songs that will be included in Rock Band 4:
- Avenged Sevenfold – “Hail to the King”
- Fleetwood Mac – “You Make Loving Fun”
- Jack White – “Lazaretto”
- The Killers – “Somebody Told Me”
- Spin Doctors – “Little Miss Can’t Be Wrong”
- The Who – “The Seeker”
Looks like The Killers aren’t committing to either game (“When We Were Young” will appear in Guitar Hero Live), but I think I’m most surprised to see the Spin Doctors in Rock Band 4’s soundtrack. They’re a bit of a punchline now, but people forget that Pocket Full of Kryptonite sold five million copies in 1991.
What other wacky and weird forgotten bands will make the cut in Rock Band 4? Your guess is as good as mine, but we’ll get to hear the whole soundtrack when the game is released sometime this Fall for the PS4 and Xbox One.