From/De: EA – **ROCK BAND MEDIA ALERT**

ROCK BAND® EXPANDS INDIE ROCK SELECTION WITH A 3-PACK FROM THE FRATELLIS

Cambridge, Mass. – February 6, 2009 – Harmonix and MTV Games announced today that Scottish alternative rock band The Fratellis will make its Rock Band debut with the addition of three tracks to the Rock Band® Music Store catalog of downloadable content.

The 3-pack setlist includes “Creepin Up the Backstairs,” “Flathead,” and “Henrietta,” all featured on the band’s 2006 debut album Costello Music. The Glasgow-based indie rock trio has garnered several awards including the 2007 BRIT Award for Best British Breakthrough Act.

Release Date: Tuesday, February 10, 2009 (Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360®)
Thursday, February 12, 2009 (PlayStation®Store)

** Dates for Rock Band game tracks are tentative and subject to change **

Tracks:
The Fratellis “Creepin Up the Backstairs”
The Fratellis “Flathead”
The Fratellis “Henrietta”

(All tracks are original master recordings)

Locations: Xbox LIVE Marketplace for the Xbox 360
PlayStation®Network

Website Links:
For more information, please visit:
Rock Band Website
The Fratellis Official Website

Rock Band 2 is available for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION®3 and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment systems and Wii™ home videogame console from Nintendo.

There are now more than 560 tracks available to date via disc and download purchase (complete list of tracks at www.rockband.com/music). Rock Band continues to satisfy music fans’ and gamers’ voracious appetite for rock with more than 30 million paid downloads since its launch on November 20, 2007. The Rock Band Music Store allows players to preview and purchase downloadable individual music tracks and packs from the vast selection of offerings available to date without ever leaving the game as they build their own custom Rock Band library.

Rock Band and Rock Band 2 are rated 12+ by PEGI. For more information on Rock Band 2 and Harmonix Music Systems please visit www.rockband.com and www.harmonixmusic.com.

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