Despite the fact that my neighbours may never speak to us again, the kids got Rock Band for the Xbox at the weekend, along with the drum kit, guitar and mic:
All I can say is that it’s awesome! We (the adults) played it until 6:30am Sunday morning, and now have no voices left. The kids resumed a few hours later, and were much more serious than we were. They managed to win a tour bus and a few thousand fans, and unlocked a few new tracks. We had downloaded some extra tracks in the early hours, like the Buzzcocks “Ever Fallen In Love”, “Roxanne” by the Police, and other such classics which we then truly murdered.
If you’re a budding or wannabe Slash, Jon Bon Jovi or John Bonham, and haven’t quite managed to get that contract signed, then this game won’t help you at all.
But it is really tremendous fun.
(Note to self: everything in moderation…)