Indie rock band Spoon and alternative metal rockers P.O.D. will make their debuts in the Rock Band Music Store of downloadable content for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii.
Spoon will make their Rock Band debut next week with a four pack of songs spanning the bandâ€™s career.â€śTrouble Comes Runningâ€ť andâ€śGot Nuffinâ€ť will both be added to the Rock Band Music Store from the bandâ€™s seventh studio release, Transference, which hit shelves January 2010 and debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard Top 200 chart. Spoon Pack 01 will also includeâ€śI Turn My Camera Onâ€ť from 2005â€™s Gimme Fiction, which was ranked by Rhapsody as No. 19 of the 100 Best Albums of the Decade; as well asâ€śDonâ€™t You Evahâ€ť from 2007â€™s Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga, which was named in the Top 10 of both Pitchfork and Rolling Stoneâ€™s Top 50 Albums of 2007. Spoon is currently on a world tour in support of Transference.
Alternative metal rockers P.O.D. will also make their Rock Band debut next week withâ€śAlive,â€ť from the bandâ€™s fourth album, Satellite. It was released in September 2001 and debuted at No. 6 on the Billboard Top 200 chart. Satellite became the bandâ€™s best-selling album, selling more than 3 million copies in the United States, andâ€śAliveâ€ť garnered a Grammy Award nomination for Best Hard Rock Performance. P.O.D. have said that they are recording a new album, due out in 2010.
These tracks will be available for purchase asâ€śSpoon Pack 01â€ť as well as individual tracks on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 system, and as individual tracks only on Wii.
The songs will be avilable in North America on June 1, and will be available on the PS3 in Europe June 2.