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'Rock Band 2' set list includes new Guns N' Roses, Bob Dylan

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This morning, as thousands of gamers descend on Los Angeles for the E3 Media & Business Summit, Harmonix and MTV Games, makers of the popular video game Rock Band, will announce the real set list for the much anticipated sequel Rock Band 2, scheduled to be released for the Xbox 360 platform this September. The game will feature 80 songs, all comprised of original master recordings, including “Shackler’s Revenge,” the first official track from Guns N’ Roses’ (singer Axl Rose, pictured) long-awaited Chinese Democracy album, which has been 14 years in the making and rumored to be coming out this year. Bob Dylan will also be making his video game debut with “Tangled Up in Blue,” while AC/DC signed an exclusive deal for use of their music, including the arena anthem, “Let There Be Rock.”

Since its release in fall 2007, the Rock Band “music platform,” as executives at the companies like to call it, has seen massive success, moving upwards of 2.5 million game units (priced at $169) and selling over 15 million downloaded tracks (at $1.99 a pop). In comparison, its competitor, Activision’s Guitar Hero, which recently announced a full-band version of the game called Guitar Hero World Tour, has generated more than $1 billion in sales in just under three years. But in the arena of downloadable content, Rock Band aims to be the market leader, promising that by year’s end, its music library will house more than 500 tracks, making it the largest catalog in game history.

See the full Rock Band 2 track list after the jump…

AC/DC – “Let There Be Rock”
AFI – “Girl’s Gone Grey”
Alanis Morissette – “You Oughta Know”
Alice in Chains – “Man in the Box”
Allman Brothers – “Ramblin’ Man”
Avenged Sevenfold – “Almost Easy “
Bad Company – “Shooting Star”
Beastie Boys – “So Whatcha Want”
Beck – “E-Pro “
Bikini Kill – “Rebel Girl”
Billy Idol – “White Wedding Pt. I”
Blondie – “One Way or Another”
Bob Dylan – “Tangled Up in Blue”
Bon Jovi – “Livin’ on a Prayer”
Cheap Trick – “Hello There”
Devo – “Uncontrollable Urge”
Dinosaur Jr. – “Feel the Pain”
Disturbed – “Down with the Sickness”
Dream Theater – “Panic Attack”
Duran Duran – “Hungry Like the Wolf”
Elvis Costello – “Pump It Up”
Fleetwood Mac – “Go Your Own Way”
Foo Fighters – “Everlong”
Guns N’ Roses – “Shackler’s Revenge”
Interpol – “PDA”
Jane’s Addiction – “Mountain Song”
Jethro Tull – “Aqualung”
Jimmy Eat World – “The Middle”
Joan Jett – “Bad Reputation”
Journey – “Anyway You Want It”
Judas Priest – “Painkiller”
Kansas – “Carry On Wayward Son”
L7 – “Pretend We’re Dead”
Lacuna Coil – “Our Truth”
Linkin Park – “One Step Closer”
Lit – “My Own Worst Enemy”
Lush – “De-Luxe”
Mastodon – “Colony of Birchmen”
Megadeth – “Peace Sells”
Metallica – “Battery”
Mighty Mighty Bosstones – “Where’d You Go”
Modest Mouse – “Float On”
Motorhead – “Ace of Spades”
Nirvana – “Drain You”
Norman Greenbaum – “Spirit in the Sky”
Panic at the Disco – “Nine in the Afternoon”
Paramore – “That’s What You Get”
Pearl Jam – “Alive”
Presidents of the USA – “Lump”
Rage Against the Machine – “Testify”
Ratt – “Round & Round”
Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Give it Away”
Rise Against – “Give it All”
Rush – “The Trees”
Silversun Pickups – “Lazy Eye”
Smashing Pumpkins – “Today”
Social Distortion – “I Was Wrong”
Sonic Youth – “Teenage Riot”
Soundgarden – “Spoonman”
Squeeze – “Cool for Cats”
Steely Dan – “Bodhitsattya”
Steve Miller Band – “Rock’n Me”
Survivor – “Eye of the Tiger”
System of a Down – “Chop Suey”
Talking Heads “Psycho Killer”
Tenacious D – “Master Exploder”
Testament – “Souls of Black”
The Donnas – “New Kid in School”
The Go-Go’s – “We Got the Beat”
The Grateful Dead – “Alabama Getaway”
The Guess Who – “American Woman”
The Muffs – “Kids in America”
The Offspring – “Come Out & Play (Keep ‘em Separated)”
The Replacements – “Alex Chilton”
The Who – “Pinball Wizard”

AC/DC – “Let There Be Rock”
AFI – “Girl’s Gone Grey”
Alanis Morissette – “You Oughta Know”
Alice in Chains – “Man in the Box”
Allman Brothers – “Ramblin’ Man”
Avenged Sevenfold – “Almost Easy “
Bad Company – “Shooting Star”
Beastie Boys – “So Whatcha Want”
Beck – “E-Pro “
Bikini Kill – “Rebel Girl”
Billy Idol – “White Wedding Pt. I”
Blondie – “One Way or Another”
Bob Dylan – “Tangled Up in Blue”
Bon Jovi – “Livin’ on a Prayer”
Cheap Trick – “Hello There”
Devo – “Uncontrollable Urge”
Dinosaur Jr. – “Feel the Pain”
Disturbed – “Down with the Sickness”
Dream Theater – “Panic Attack”
Duran Duran – “Hungry Like the Wolf”
Elvis Costello – “Pump It Up”
Fleetwood Mac – “Go Your Own Way”
Foo Fighters – “Everlong”
Guns N’ Roses – “Shackler’s Revenge”
Interpol – “PDA”
Jane’s Addiction – “Mountain Song”
Jethro Tull – “Aqualung”
Jimmy Eat World – “The Middle”
Joan Jett – “Bad Reputation”
Journey – “Anyway You Want It”
Judas Priest – “Painkiller”
Kansas – “Carry On Wayward Son”
L7 – “Pretend We’re Dead”
Lacuna Coil – “Our Truth”
Linkin Park – “One Step Closer”
Lit – “My Own Worst Enemy”
Lush – “De-Luxe”
Mastodon – “Colony of Birchmen”
Megadeth – “Peace Sells”
Metallica – “Battery”
Mighty Mighty Bosstones – “Where’d You Go”
Modest Mouse – “Float On”
Motorhead – “Ace of Spades”
Nirvana – “Drain You”
Norman Greenbaum – “Spirit in the Sky”
Panic at the Disco – “Nine in the Afternoon”
Paramore – “That’s What You Get”
Pearl Jam – “Alive”
Presidents of the USA – “Lump”
Rage Against the Machine – “Testify”
Ratt – “Round & Round”
Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Give it Away”
Rise Against – “Give it All”
Rush – “The Trees”
Silversun Pickups – “Lazy Eye”
Smashing Pumpkins – “Today”
Social Distortion – “I Was Wrong”
Sonic Youth – “Teenage Riot”
Soundgarden – “Spoonman”
Squeeze – “Cool for Cats”
Steely Dan – “Bodhitsattya”
Steve Miller Band – “Rock’n Me”
Survivor – “Eye of the Tiger”
System of a Down – “Chop Suey”
Talking Heads “Psycho Killer”
Tenacious D – “Master Exploder”
Testament – “Souls of Black”
The Donnas – “New Kid in School”
The Go-Go’s – “We Got the Beat”
The Grateful Dead – “Alabama Getaway”
The Guess Who – “American Woman”
The Muffs – “Kids in America”
The Offspring – “Come Out & Play (Keep ‘em Separated)”
The Replacements – “Alex Chilton”
The Who – “Pinball Wizard”

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