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Interactive Video Game Due for Holidays

Harmonix, developer of Guitar Hero; MTV: Music Television; and Electronic Arts partnered on Rock Band, an all-new platform for music fans and gamers to interact with music like never before. Using rock music from today’s biggest names, gamers can form a virtual band using drum, bass/lead guitar, and microphone peripherals, in addition to offering deep online connectivity. EMI Music Publishing and Warner/Chappell Music are allowing unrivaled access to their catalogs for use in the game, while record labels EMI Music, Hollywood Records, Sony BMG Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group’s Universal Music Enterprises, and Warner Music Group’s Rhino Entertainment have agreed to supply master recordings by their artists for use in the game. Rock Band is slated for release on Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 for holiday 2007.