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Darth Groovy
07-04-2008, 02:54 AM
Hey fools, how many of you out there are into Rock Band?

I know I have not had much time to play lately between moving, and my store being so DAMN busy this summer with the increased traffic, and constant new releases/launches.

One of the greatest albums of all time is The Pixies' Doolittle, which you can download the whole damn thing for less than 1600 Microsoft points.

Seriously, this is like the best album ever....check it out for yourself. And if any of you on 360 Live are interested, I will vocal any of those songs with profound enthusiasm.

IG-64
07-04-2008, 02:59 AM
I gots it. I play mostly lead guitar. I'm currently finishing up the last few (impossible) songs on Hard mode, and I haven't gotten quite to expert yet except for the easier songs. On 360 as well.

Det. Bart Lasiter
07-04-2008, 03:02 AM
One of the greatest albums of all time is The Pixies' Doolittle, which you can download the whole damn thing for less than 1600 Microsoft points.What's that in real money?

Darth Groovy
07-04-2008, 03:18 AM
What's that in real money?

About 20 US dollars.

BongoBob
07-04-2008, 04:39 AM
I practically play only WoW and Rock Band anymore.

Grooves I'm always down to lay down some fat beats for ya. And while it may be a good album, it definately aint good on drums. Waste of my money to get that cd.

Kain
07-04-2008, 06:34 AM
Tch, I really need to pick it up. And if we're starting a Swampy band, sorry IG, but I'm taking lead guitar. And you may be asking yourself, 'Why Kain? Why destroy my hopes of being in the band?' And I answer: 17 gold starred songs...on Expert. On top of the fact that all of my Expert songs are 5 starred.

Now you may all be asking 'If he doesn't own it, how does he do it?'. And again, I answer: My friend owned it awhile back. Sold it before I got my 360 so now I can't buy it off of him for cheap...that damn fat red-haired bastard. So, you'll all have to wait until next week for me to go out and get it.

IG-64
07-04-2008, 07:11 AM
You stole my dreams, Kain. You took them away. :cry6:

Dath Maximus
07-04-2008, 08:36 AM
i has it mr adam

TiE23
07-04-2008, 03:44 PM
One of the greatest albums of all time is The Pixies' Doolittle, which you can download the whole damn thing for less than 1600 Microsoft points.

Seriously, this is like the best album ever....check it out for yourself. And if any of you on 360 Live are interested, I will vocal any of those songs with profound enthusiasm.
Debaser and Crackity Jones are the only worthy songs... the other songs, especially Silver, sorta just suck.


But seriously, Rock Band rocks the hard one, it's the one game (next to Skate), that I've been playing on a regular basis since it came out. I'm an expert guitarist who can at least finish almost any song but the ultra difficult ones like GG&HT, Thrasher, and Ride the Lightning.

I'm pretty much always up for some band-age and own a lot of DLC songs. My character Skwisgaar has over $73,000 - And I've gold-starred the first 15 songs except Learn to Fly, When We Were Young, Reptillia, (Don't Fear) The Reaper, and Highway Star. And I've five-starred all but three of the songs in the main career except Flirtin' With Disaster and Run to the Hills (4 stars) and haven't finished GG&HT. In the bonus songs, I've gold starred 3 songs and got 5 stars for all but the Timmy song.

So yeah, Zerstorer23, add me, message me who you are, and we'll rock some. :V

BongoBob
07-04-2008, 04:39 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5c6Q6ZCfgA

Video showing that Silver is the only song where you can, on drums, literally not hit a note, and still finish the song. With 0% notes hit, and a score of 0.

lol

Da_man
07-04-2008, 06:02 PM
I basically play Dead or Alive, Welcome Home, Enter Sandman, and Don't Fear the Reaper on Rock Band, but it's still fun to play.

Darth Groovy
07-05-2008, 04:36 AM
Debaser and Crackity Jones are the only worthy songs... the other songs, especially Silver, sorta just suck.


But seriously, Rock Band rocks the hard one, it's the one game (next to Skate), that I've been playing on a regular basis since it came out. I'm an expert guitarist who can at least finish almost any song but the ultra difficult ones like GG&HT, Thrasher, and Ride the Lightning.

I'm pretty much always up for some band-age and own a lot of DLC songs. My character Skwisgaar has over $73,000 - And I've gold-starred the first 15 songs except Learn to Fly, When We Were Young, Reptillia, (Don't Fear) The Reaper, and Highway Star. And I've five-starred all but three of the songs in the main career except Flirtin' With Disaster and Run to the Hills (4 stars) and haven't finished GG&HT. In the bonus songs, I've gold starred 3 songs and got 5 stars for all but the Timmy song.

So yeah, Zerstorer23, add me, message me who you are, and we'll rock some. :V

Ahh grasshopper you have much to learn. What about "Monkey Gone To Heaven", "Wave of Mutilation", and "Gouge Away"? I always hoped those songs would show up at some of the karaoke bars I went too, but no. Pixies were ahead of Nirvana, and influenced a lot of people. They may be irrelevant now, but the songs they wrote are timeless. And Doolittle is a masterpiece and influenced a lot of the stuff I wrote while in various bands as well. I will probably download "Ride The Lightning", because that was one of the better Metallica songs back in the day, and believe it or not, I been listening to old Metallica again on my mp3 player just for kicks. TiE, you been on my buddy list for a while now, and the only reason we never jammed is because I used to share a house with older people who went to sleep at night, and sadly that was usually the only free time I had. Now I got my own crib to myself, and I can make all the noise I want as late as I want. I want to lay vocals on all these Pixies tunes, but I will rock out to some OLD Metallica as well. I will pick up some more microsoft points at work today (I get an employee discount if I buy them in the store) and start practicing again. I bought one of the Rock Band guitars just for giggles, but I have not really messed with it yet. I got it mostly so that I could hopefully master the songs I refuse to sing (IE Weezer, and Yeah Yeah Yeahs).

The thing I like about Rock Band is that it has so many more cool songs to rock out too, that I could never find in previous karaoke games. The download system from the marketplace has kept that game alive loooooong after it's launch. The Doolittle album was just the icing on the cake for me, and I hope they keep up the trend with other albums as well.

Now all things aside, I already have Dath and TiE on my buddy list, but not sure about the rest of ya. Please throw up your gamer tags so I can get you added. I plan to have at least 3 days off this week, and I am going to start jamming as early as tonight after work.

Kain
07-05-2008, 04:38 AM
Hm, mayhap I'll go out and rent it for awhile until I can actually afford to go out and buy it. As for my GT Grooves...see below. (Hint: Its Madness Hero85)

Then we can totally start the Swampies band and rock out the worlds!!

We just need a bassist/rhythm guitarist.

Darth Groovy
07-05-2008, 05:41 AM
Hm, mayhap I'll go out and rent it for awhile until I can actually afford to go out and buy it. As for my GT Grooves...see below. (Hint: Its Madness Hero85)

Then we can totally start the Swampies band and rock out the worlds!!

We just need a bassist/rhythm guitarist.

I am sure a bassist/rhythm guitarist will materialize soon. No worries. Also, for no reason at all, here is my list of songs I would like to see on the marketplace for Rock Band in no particular order:

Alice In Chains:

"We Die Young"
"Man In The Box"
"Would?"

Megadeth:

"Symphony of Destruction"
"Peace Sells"
"Hangar 18"

Suicidal Tendancies:

"Institutionalized"
"You Can't Bring Me Down"
"How Will I Laugh Tomorrow"

Anthrax:

"Madhouse"
"Indians"
"I'm The Man"

BongoBob
07-05-2008, 07:07 AM
Grooves I'm on your friends list.

Hit me up if you want to rock out this week. Won't be available tuesday and possibly wednesday though.

Kain
07-05-2008, 10:55 AM
Damn Grooves. 4 of those songs on GH at some point or another.

TiE23
07-05-2008, 01:34 PM
Ahh grasshopper you have much to learn. What about "Monkey Gone To Heaven", "Wave of Mutilation", and "Gouge Away"? I always hoped those songs would show up at some of the karaoke bars I went too, but no. Pixies were ahead of Nirvana, and influenced a lot of people. They may be irrelevant now, but the songs they wrote are timeless. And Doolittle is a masterpiece and influenced a lot of the stuff I wrote while in various bands as well. I will probably download "Ride The Lightning", because that was one of the better Metallica songs back in the day, and believe it or not, I been listening to old Metallica again on my mp3 player just for kicks. TiE, you been on my buddy list for a while now, and the only reason we never jammed is because I used to share a house with older people who went to sleep at night, and sadly that was usually the only free time I had. Now I got my own crib to myself, and I can make all the noise I want as late as I want. I want to lay vocals on all these Pixies tunes, but I will rock out to some OLD Metallica as well. I will pick up some more microsoft points at work today (I get an employee discount if I buy them in the store) and start practicing again. I bought one of the Rock Band guitars just for giggles, but I have not really messed with it yet. I got it mostly so that I could hopefully master the songs I refuse to sing (IE Weezer, and Yeah Yeah Yeahs).

The thing I like about Rock Band is that it has so many more cool songs to rock out too, that I could never find in previous karaoke games. The download system from the marketplace has kept that game alive loooooong after it's launch. The Doolittle album was just the icing on the cake for me, and I hope they keep up the trend with other albums as well.

Now all things aside, I already have Dath and TiE on my buddy list, but not sure about the rest of ya. Please throw up your gamer tags so I can get you added. I plan to have at least 3 days off this week, and I am going to start jamming as early as tonight after work.

We'll, I've got Debaser and Crackity Jones from the pack. Wave of Mutilation, whether it's the fast or slow version, I enjoy, but the other songs aren't enjoyable or fun to play. This may sound mean, but Wave of Mutilation was the first Pixies song I've ever knowledgeably heard in my life in Rock Band in November 2007 and I personally don't understand how this is the "best album evar", because I got it before the DLC came out to scan what was coming out, and I'm not totally impressed, especially by their inability to get most of their songs over the three-minute mark. I'm not a fan, and I don't sing, I play dem guitar. I tend to only buy songs with a difficulty over fifth tier, and there are only a few songs that I like enough to buy at easy difficulties like Fortunate Son, Simple Man, and Greatest Man That Ever Lived.

Also, here is all of my DLC:
... And Justice For All - Metallica
3's & 7's - Queens of the Stone Age
Afterlife - Avenged Sevenfold
All the Small Things - Blink-182
Beethoven's C*nt - Serj Tankian
Call Me - Blondie
Casey Jones - The Grateful Dead
China Cat Sunflower - The Grateful Dead
Crackity Jones - Pixies
Critical Acclaim - Avenged Sevenfold
Crushcrushcrush - Paramore
Debaser - Pixies
Dirty Little Secret - All-American Rejects
Down At The Whisky - Motley Crue
Fortunate Son - Credence Clearwater Revival
Franklin's Tower - The Grateful Dead
Gimmie Three Steps - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Hammerhead - The Offspring
Hier Kommt Alex - Die Toten Hosen
Hysteria - Muse
I Need A Miracle - The Grateful Dead
Indestructible - Disturbed
Inside the Fire - Disturbed
Juke Box Hero - Foreigner
Just What I Needed - The Cars
Little Sister - Queens of the Stone Age
Message in a Bottle - The Police
More Than a Feeling - Boston
Perfect Insanity - Disturbed
Promised Land - Vesuvius
Queen Bitch - David Bowie
Red Tandy - The Mother Hips
Riding On The Wind - Judas Priest
Rock and Roll Band - Boston
Rock Rebellion - Band Camaro
Saints of Los Angeles - Motley Crue
Screaming For Vengeance - Judas Priest
Shake - Count Zero
Shockwave - Black Tide
Sick, Sick, Sick - Queens of the Stone Age
Simple Man - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Sprode - Freezepop
Still Alive - GLaDOS
Sugar Magnolia - The Grateful Dead
Synchronicity II - The Police
The Greatest Man That Ever Lived - Weezer
The Prefect Drug - Nine Inch Nails
Time-Sick Son of a Grizzly Bear - The Mother Hips
Truckin' - The Grateful Dead
War Pigs - Black Sabbath
Wonderwall - Oasis
Working Man - Rush
You've Got Another Thing Comin' - Judas Priest

Wow, I just spent the last 10 minutes typing that out by hand while looking at my 360's screen... sad.

BongoBob
07-05-2008, 04:29 PM
Get Ride The Lightning damnit ><

Kain
07-05-2008, 08:14 PM
Okay, I just picked it up today. So I demand everyone add me...NOW!!! DO IT OR I'M GOING TO START EATING FACES!!!!

BongoBob
07-05-2008, 11:19 PM
OM NOM NOM

Anyhow, me and Kain just shredded it up, but he had to go. So later on tonight swampie band gogo?

Darth Groovy
07-05-2008, 11:20 PM
Get Ride The Lightning damnit ><

Downloaded it last night.

Darth Groovy
07-05-2008, 11:22 PM
OM NOM NOM

Anyhow, me and Kain just shredded it up, but he had to go. So later on tonight swampie band gogo?

Getting on in about 15 mins.

Okay, I just picked it up today. So I demand everyone add me...NOW!!! DO IT OR I'M GOING TO START EATING FACES!!!!

Done.

TiE23
07-05-2008, 11:28 PM
I was just about to make a post about how I was really considering getting Ride The Lightning after watching a video of it... now I definitely am going to get it...

BongoBob
07-05-2008, 11:40 PM
My post about Ride The Lightning was directed more at TiE than you grooves : P

I'll be on in about 10 minutes from now, ready to rock out.

TiE23
07-05-2008, 11:44 PM
These posts are going to be painfully irrelevant in about three hours... :V

ET Warrior
07-06-2008, 12:35 AM
These posts are painfully irrelevant

Totally...

<_<

>_>

I actually might be buying Rock Band tomorrow. STAY TUNED! (Don't pretend you're not excited)

BongoBob
07-06-2008, 01:16 AM
*not excited*

Darth Groovy
07-06-2008, 02:34 AM
Totally...

<_<

>_>

I actually might be buying Rock Band tomorrow. STAY TUNED! (Don't pretend you're not excited)

Nah I am excited. Seriously though. I did something stupid. I locked myself in the garage and left TiE hanging. He was doing a good job too. He has Rock Band down to a science. I had to break into my own crib. Don't ask why I locked myself out...i have no idea. I had to bust the door off to get back in. By then..TiE was gone. Sorry you all. I am still playing this game but I am rusty as old nails. Let's do it.

TiE23
07-06-2008, 03:36 AM
Nah I am excited. Seriously though. I did something stupid. I locked myself in the garage and left TiE hanging. He was doing a good job too. He has Rock Band down to a science. I had to break into my own crib. Don't ask why I locked myself out...i have no idea. I had to bust the door off to get back in. By then..TiE was gone. Sorry you all. I am still playing this game but I am rusty as old nails. Let's do it.

...
That was my last song, so I kinda gave out my good-bye to you... in lonely silence and left after calling you a "cracker".

Darth Groovy
07-06-2008, 07:36 AM
...
That was my last song, so I kinda gave out my good-bye to you... in lonely silence and left after calling you a "cracker".

I have 3 days off next week. We shall play again.

Kain
07-06-2008, 09:03 PM
Well, I got Thursday and Friday off next week. I've also got tonight off, so if anyone is down I will be around. <--Heh, ryhme.

And I just DL'd the Boston Pack (Boston is my favorite band evar!) so if we play, we won't be stuck with the basic songs. Yay.

BongoBob
07-06-2008, 10:35 PM
GET RIDE THE LIGHTING!

Kain
07-07-2008, 03:43 AM
Uh...well...I guess I could...

...except I f'n hate that song. Well, not really, but its not exactly at the top of my list for wasting money on.

Alegis
07-07-2008, 10:02 PM
Tried it out last week at a friend's place, quite fun. Took turns with the mic, in which I'm horrible unless I tried singing in high registers. Anyways, fun was to be had. When the fourth player left we tried combining microphone and drums. Needless to say the failure sign reared its ugly head halfway into the songs.

Perhaps something I might get next year. It's a solid product in any case.

Darth Groovy
07-07-2008, 11:36 PM
GET RIDE THE LIGHTING!

Can't get enough punishment I see. ;)

Kain
07-08-2008, 03:50 AM
I'm updating my rock credentials: 27 Gold Starred songs on Guitar. Wewt.

Hey, I don't know if anyone would know this, but could you use the headset inplace of the mic?

Dath Maximus
07-08-2008, 06:15 AM
dath likes the song heroes by bowie

ET Warrior
07-08-2008, 10:48 AM
Hey, I don't know if anyone would know this, but could you use the headset inplace of the mic?Yes. There's a little cord that came with the bundle that lets you connect the mic to the guitar or drums. I imagine you could also just plug it into a controller and use it that way as well.

Darth Groovy
07-08-2008, 11:59 AM
I'm updating my rock credentials: 27 Gold Starred songs on Guitar. Wewt.

Hey, I don't know if anyone would know this, but could you use the headset inplace of the mic?

YUP. Says so right in the instruction manual. Also, that was what I did until the microphone was sold separately.

Kain
07-08-2008, 03:31 PM
Sweet. Saves me from going out and buying the mic...doesn't do anything about my drum problem, but I think I got no bills in 2 weeks.

Hm, maybe I should read instruction manuals...lol

Kain
07-09-2008, 01:24 AM
Double Post: Deal with it.

We seriously need to figure out a schedual so we can all get down. Any day I'm working, I'm around 3pm until about 9:30pm (third shift sucks). Any day I'm not working and not drinking (usually anyday I have off but Fridays) I'm available anytime between 3pm and 6am. And I'm pretty sure I got everyone who has posted here on my list...cept IG...but I think I brokes him.

And TiE, I didn't actually read your post before I made the 'need a rythym/bassist' comment. Seems like we's got a full roster if we can do this. And I figure we can switch off on lead/backup too. I actually like bass more than guitar.

And one last thing: I'm at work so I can't look at my manual, but can we do World Tour over XBL? Or is it just multi-quickplay? Cause we could probably tear up some World Tour yo.

ET Warrior
07-09-2008, 01:36 AM
The band my friends and I started on Saturday is now ranked #46 on 'Simple Man'. wewt!

Kain
07-09-2008, 01:53 AM
That doesn't quite answer the question...but good ****, mang. I think the highest I rank solo is like #700something. I think.

ET Warrior
07-09-2008, 02:03 AM
No, you cannot do world tour over live (I don't think) just quick play.

El sad

Kain
07-09-2008, 03:32 AM
That sucks. Quick play is good and all, but I really like World Tour mode for some reason. Just can't do it because all of my friends suck and don't have the game. And even if they did, nobody would want to do it...because they suck.

BongoBob
07-09-2008, 10:20 PM
Thankfully they're righting that wrong in RB2

Kain
07-13-2008, 05:19 AM
I'm not letting the thread die until we all play together, damn it. I've got Mon-Wed off this week. Any time after 3pm Eastern and I'll be available. I'll post my damn cell phone number if that'll make it easier to contact me

TiE23
07-13-2008, 11:38 AM
I'm working today and Monday, getting back today at 10:00, tomorrow at 8:00... so yeah. But I've got time off till Friday.

Darth Groovy
07-17-2008, 08:14 AM
I'm not letting the thread die until we all play together, damn it. I've got Mon-Wed off this week. Any time after 3pm Eastern and I'll be available. I'll post my damn cell phone number if that'll make it easier to contact me


No promises, but I MAY be able to do something tonight. I got your invite the other night, but I was already in the middle of a Civilization game with one of my co-workers. Cut throat stuff, ya know? My pipes are a bit rusty, but I managed to fudge my way through "Ride The Lightning" the other night with Bongo, and TiE. I never sang that song before in my life, but it looks punishing difficult for guitar players... Vocals are kind of sparse in that song...

Kain
07-17-2008, 08:48 AM
BAH!! Figures. I've had the last 3 days off and I work tonight.

Well, atleast I got paid today so I guess I can make Bongo happy and get Ride the Lightning. And then you'll all see!!! See what? I have no idea.

Kain
07-25-2008, 10:50 AM
BUMP

I should probably tell you, Bob, that I have finally downloaded the Metallica pack. So we can play your stuuuuuuuuuuupid Ride the Lightning.

lol