March 7, 2008

New downloadable songs for Activision’s Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock are set to rock out living rooms across the with the release of two new track packs.

Available today is the Modern Metal pack which let’s players jam to master recordings of Deftones’ “Hole in the Earth,” Avenged Sevenfold’s “Almost Easy” and Thrice’s “The Arsonist.” The track pack is now on Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360 videogame and entertainment system from Microsoft and will be available later today on PlayStation Store for the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system.

Additionally, Activision will be kicking off the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations with a special free track pack from the popular Celtic punk band Dropkick Murphys that will be available mid March. Straight from the band’s sixth album, The Meanest of Times, the Dropkick Murphys pack will include master recordings of “Famous for Nothing,” “(F)lannigan’s Ball” and “Johnny, I Hardly Knew Ya.” The track pack will be available for free to download on Xbox LIVE Marketplace and PlayStation Store.

Source: Activision