'Rock Band' Official Set List

'Rock Band' includes classic and contemporary rock tracks

Released in 2007, "Rock Band" is the first in the series of "Rock Band" music video games, and the music selections play an important role in the game. "Rock Band" features 58 tracks, including songs from rock artists such as the Rolling Stones, Metallica, the Police, the Clash, Foo Fighters, and Radiohead.

The diverse soundtrack features the most master recordings of any music game by an incredible list of rock bands. "Rock Band"'s 58 tracks cover every genre of rock, including alternative, classic rock, heavy metal, and punk. "Rock Band"'s multiple instruments and an impressive selection of online and offline game modes combine with the track list to create a rocking music video game.

Rock Band Screenshot (PS3)
Rock Band Screenshot (PS3). © MTV

'Rock Band' Set List

These 45 tracks of the "Rock Band" set list are from rock legends and span five decades of memorable rock:


  • Rolling Stones, "Gimme Shelter"


  • Aerosmith, “Train Kept a Rollin”*
  • The Who, "Won't Get Fooled Again"
  • Boston, “Foreplay/Long Time”
  • Mountain, "Mississippi Queen"*
  • The Police, “Next to You”
  • David Bowie, "Suffragette City"
  • Black Sabbath, "Paranoid"*
  • Blue Oyster Cult, "Don't Fear the Reaper"
  • The Ramones,,"Blitzkrieg Bop"
  • Deep Purple, "Highway Star"
  • KISS, "Detroit Rock City"
  • Molly Hatchet, “Flirtin’ With Disaster”
  • The Outlaws, “Green Grass & High Tides”*
  • Sweet, “Ballroom Blitz”*


  • Rush, "Tom Sawyer"*
  • Bon Jovi, "Wanted Dead or Alive"
  • The Clash, "Should I Stay or Should I Go"
  • Faith No More, "Epic"
  • R.E.M., “Orange Crush”
  • Iron Maiden, “Run to the Hills”*


  • Foo Fighters, "Learn to Fly"
  • Metallica, "Enter Sandman"
  • Nirvana, "In Bloom"
  • Stone Temple Pilots, "Vasoline"
  • Weezer, "Say It Ain't So"
  • Smashing Pumpkins, "Cherub Rock"
  • Radiohead, "Creep"
  • Beastie Boys, "Sabotage"
  • Hole, "Celebrity Skin"
  • Pixies, "Wave of Mutilation"
  • Garbage, "I Think I'm Paranoid"
  • Soundgarden, "Black Hole Sun"


  • The Hives, "Main Offender"
  • Queens of the Stone Age, "Go With the Flow"
  • The Strokes, "Reptilia"
  • Jet, "Are You Gonna Be My Girl"
  • OK Go, "Here It Goes Again"
  • Nine Inch Nails, "The Hand That Feeds"
  • Yeah Yeah Yeahs, "Maps"
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers, "Dani California"
  • Coheed & Cambria, “Welcome Home”
  • Fallout Boy, “Dead on Arrival”
  • The Killers, “When You Were Young”
  • New Pornographers, “Electric Version”

* Indicates a cover song. All others songs are original master recordings.

Bonus Songs in 'Rock Band'

In addition to the 45 well-known tracks on the set list, "Rock Band" includes 13 bonus songs from bands considered up-and-coming at the time of release:

  • The Konks, "29 Fingers"
  • Anarchy Club, "Blood Doll"
  • Timmy and the Lords of the Underworld, "Timmy and the Lords of the Underworld"
  • The Mother Hips, "Time We Had"
  • Freezepop, "Brainpower"
  • Vagiant, "Seven"
  • Death of the Cool, "Can't Let Go"
  • The Acro-Brats, "Day Late, Dollar Short"
  • Honest Bob and the Factory-to-Dealer Incentives, "I Get By"
  • Flyleaf, "I'm So Sick"
  • Crooked X, "Nightmare"
  • Tribe, "Outside"
  • Bang Camaro, "Pleasure (Pleasure)"

The ESRB rated "Rock Band" rated "T" for Teen (lyrics, mild suggestive themes).