GUNS N' ROSES' 'Chinese Democracy' To Be Released To Rock Band Music Store

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Harmonix and MTV Games announced today that "Chinese Democracy", the sixth and most recent album from GUNS N' ROSES, will be released in its entirety to the Rock Band Music Store catalog of downloadable content on April 14.

Next week's Rock Band Music Store lineup will feature 13 songs from "Chinese Democracy".

The tracks will be available for purchase as an album or individual tracks for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 system. The tracks will be available for purchase as individual tracks only for Wii.

Release Dates:

* Tuesday, April 14 - Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360 and in-game Rock Band 2 Music Store for Wii
* Thursday, April 16 - PlayStation Store

Price:

* $1.99 or 160 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360 per track
* $2.00 or 200 Wii Points for Wii per track
* $19.99 (1600 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) for album[2]

Locations:

* Xbox LIVE Marketplace for the Xbox 360
* PlayStation Network
* In-game Rock Band 2 Music Store for Wii

"Chinese Democracy" — which was released on November 23, 2008 as a Best Buy exclusive after a wait of more than 15 years — sold 1,750 copies in the United States in the seven days ending April 5.

Aside from Billboard and Spinner interviews and answering a number of fan questions at a GUNS N' ROSES message board, singer Axl Rose has done no promotion of any kind for "Chinese Democracy".

"Chinese Democracy" was officially certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) on February 3, 2009 for shipments in the United States in excess of one million copies. According to Nielsen SoundScan, the CD has sold 571,000 copies in the U.S. so far.

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