Power Gig To Feature The Academy Is, Bad Religion, The Black Keys, Sabbath, Mastodon, Eric Clapton, Dave Matthews, Kid Rock and more
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, Bad Religion, The Black Keys, Black Sabbath, The Donnas, The Get Up Kids, Jet, Living Colour, Mastodon, Mutemath, New Found Glory, Paramore, Queens of the Stone Age, Superdrag, Surfer Blood and Three Days Grace are only a sampling of the rockers joining previously-announced music industry superstars Eric Clapton, Dave Matthews Band and Kid Rock in providing original master tracks of their hit songs for Power Gig: Rise of the SixString, the first and only band videogame for which the guitar controller is a functioning six-string electric guitar. Power Gig: Rise of the SixString will be available for the PlayStation3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360 videogame and entertainment system October 2010.
In addition to the previously-announced inclusion of Eric Clapton's "Layla," Seven45 is now revealing the game will feature Dave Matthews Band's iconic hit "Tripping Billies" and Kid Rock's 2009 chart-topper "All Summer Long." Additional songs in the game from each of the three exclusive artists will be announced at a later date.
"Our song list, like the fact that Power Gig: Rise of the SixString is the first and only game to put a real guitar into the hands of gamers, shows our commitment to all things music," said Seven45 Studios Chairman and CEO, Bernard Chiu. "The tracks we're revealing today are just a sampling of the robust and exciting song list that is sure to keep our players engaged."