Daily Archives: June 1, 2009

Press and Release – The Beatles: Rock Band

The Beatles: Rock Band
I’ve never been much of a gamer. Well, not never, but not since I was about thirteen. Yes, I know that video games are the healthiest segment of the media business nowadays, and that some bands — Aerosmith is an oft-cited example — make more licensing their old hits and their likenesses to the makers of Rock Band than they do on their new music. (I also know that Little Steven loves it, or has at least said that he does in public.)

I’ve played Rock Band a handful of times, and I expected to dig it, but mostly it just makes me feel silly. Sillier than singing karaoke in a crowded bar does. Continue reading