For the last eight months or so I have been exploring the rock and metal music from various countries around the world here on Atlas of Rock, the ongoing series for my Metal Monday Column, and have discovered many bands and artists along the way. Today we arrive at one of TAY's favorite countries at long last!
Rock, Paper, Scissors: Ars Technica writes about the best strategy to use in RPS...well, assuming you're playing best out of three, and assuming your opponent hasn't also read the same article.
We've seen Mario as a GTA character, which is badass on its own. But have we seen him fully outfitted as a punk rock anarchist?
Oh, those pretty little dears.
Jace Hall, who earlier this year brought us "I Play WoW," returns with this love song to Street Fighter, featuring booty-shaking ring girls and cosplayers dressed like the game's major characters. This is pretty loud, so earbuds might be advisable.
Seven NFL teams' fight songs are included for the first time this year in the Madden NFL soundtrack - unfortunately (from my perspective) the best one is MIA. Probably because they didn't want the thing sounding like a porn movie.
Eminem tweeted he'd appear in Activision's event at E3, and yesterday I joked "I don't think he's appearing on behalf of Call of Duty: Black Ops." Maybe he is. A track from his new album will be in the game.
Seven45 Studios reveals agreements with Dave Matthews Band, Eric Clapton, and Kid Rock to provide exclusive music to real guitar powered rhythm game Power Gig, along with the innovative Airstrike drums that will accompany said real guitar.
After three tracks from America's masked metal group, you might be ready for the sound of silence. Slipknot and Simon & Garfunkel both make their Rock Band debut in next week's update.
Music inspired directly by video games tends to be fairly limited in scope. Chiptunes, hip-hop, some electronica, and the odd piece of folk. Sludgefeast are none of those things.
Issue number 16 of the Official Rock Band Zine has hit fans' inboxes today, bringing with it news of three more Foreigner songs and another bunch of Warped Tour songs hitting the store next week.
Join us in reliving the hype of last year's Microsoft E3 press conference with the know-it-all hindsight of what did and didn't come true. Sorry, Microsoft, but you were not perfect in predicting the future...
The gaming industry just keeps. On. Growing. And shows no sign of slacking off! And while many pundits will point to the runaway success of the Wii as a key catalyst for this growth, some sales analysis by UBS' Ben Schachter shows that the driving force behind the industry's success is in fact music games.…
Seems like everyone is jumping on the music rhythm game bandwagon these days and seeing as Konami was somewhat instrumental in starting the whole genre it makes sense that the would come out with their own answer to Guitar Hero and Rock Band. That answer is Rock Revolution. Rock Revolution is mainly centered around…