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Metallica songs being pulled from Rock Band DLC library

Metallica songs being pulled from Rock Band DLC library

Harmonix will no longer be releasing DLC songs for its Rock Band series, and a few songs will soon be disappearing from the existing library because of expiring licensing deals.

Read more: Three tracks from Metallica 01 affected »

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130 million Rock Band songs downloaded, as DLC ends

130 million Rock Band songs downloaded, as DLC ends

"It was totally insane to expect people to drop $150 on a video game," Harmonix recounts as it releases a video in tribute of its final Rock Band DLC release. And yet, not only did millions of people join in on the Rock Band craze, they bought DLC. Lots of it.

According to new stats released by Harmonix, there were 130 million songs downloaded through Rock Band. Over 281 weeks, the Rock Band library expanded by 4,246, thanks to the combined efforts of Harmonix and the user-supported Rock Band Network.

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