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Starting now through 5:00 PM ET on Saturday, December 12, go to http://www.rockband.com/brutalmodebattle to enter the contest using our online entry form. Once you have submitted your entry form and installed the December Feature Update to Rock Band 4, you can compete in the Preliminary Round, which will opens on Tuesday, December 8 and ends at Noon ET on Sunday, December 13. The contestants with the top five aggregate high scores from the Preliminary Round will be eligible to participate in the Final Round to be held in Boston on Saturday, December 19.
The contest will be split into two rounds: the Preliminary Round and the Final Round. The Preliminary Round consists of 10 Rock Band 4 on-disc tracks that you must play and complete, and then upload your high score to the Leaderboards. Only guitar scores in Brutal Mode are eligible for the Contest. You must have the Rock Band 4 December Feature Update installed to your console in order to play in Brutal Mode. You can play these 10 Preliminary Round songs as many times as you desire right up until Noon ET on Sunday, December 13. The five contestants with the highest aggregate Brutal Mode guitar scores on the 10 Preliminary Round songs should expect to be contacted sometime in the afternoon ET that same Sunday. Keep a watchful eye on your phones and/or e-mail addresses at this time. You don’t want to miss the big news! If you are a finalist, you must be able to fly to Boston on or around December 18 in order to participate in the live Final Round on Saturday, December 19.
The Final Round will be a live event where the final participants will compete on stage for the final placings. They will play tracks on guitar only in Brutal Mode. What songs, you say? We’re not ready to reveal them quite yet! You’ll have to wait and find out, just like our finalists.
If you can’t make it to our live event in Boston on the 19th, we’ll be streaming the entire day on our Twitch Channel. Tune into twitch.tv/Harmonixmusic on the 19th for fierce Rock Band 4 brutal goodness!
Here’s the list of our ten Preliminary Round on-disc tracks. You must play and complete these tracks on guitar and on Brutal Mode, and then submit your scores to the Brutal Mode Leaderboards for your score to count in the tournament.
Aerosmith - Toys in the Attic
Brad Paisley ft. Keith Urban - Start A Band
Dream Theater – Metropolis - Part 1 - "The Miracle And The Sleeper”
Elvis Presley - Suspicious Minds
Judas Priest - Halls of Valhalla
Ozzy Osbourne - Miracle Man
Soul Remnants - Dead Black (Heart of Ice)
St. Vincent - Birth In Reverse
White Denim - At Night In Dreams
Van Halen – Panama
No good competition is complete without amazing prizes for the finalists, right? Our top five participants are going to be flown out to Harmonix HQ right here in Boston to meet the Rock Band 4 devs and play Rock Band 4 live for the Final Round of the Brutal Mode Battle. Here’s a breakdown of the prizes you’ll be getting if you make it to the top:
All finalists will receive round trip airfare to and lodging in Boston for the Final Battle. They will have the opportunity to meet with some of the Rock Band 4 developers during their stay, and time permitting, tour the Harmonix office!
2nd and 3rd placed finalists will receive one Rock Band 4 PAX East Penny Arcade Limited Edition guitar controller and the 3Rock Band DLC tracks released on 12/8/2015.
Our 1st place finalist will receive all of the above, PLUS:
One custom skinned Rock Band 4 Xbox One or PlayStation®4 console and controller.
The entire 2016 calendar year’s worth of Rock Band 4 DLC FREE for the console of their choice.
And, to top it all off, a $1,000 cash prize!
We highly encourage you to stream your Preliminary Round songs and make good use of the new taunt system in the game when you’ve beaten your friends’ scores. We’re super excited to see who rises above the rest and becomes our Brutal Mode Battle finalists!