Rock Band 2 song list

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I love music, which is why Rock Band was always my favorite game growing up, no matter if I knew all the songs or not. Plus, it made a great party game to play with friends.

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If you're a fan of classic rock music, then you're sure to recognize a good portion of songs in Rock Band 2, but even if not, we have the whole list for you below so that you can get rockin'!

All songs in Rock Band 2

Rock Band 2 consisted of 84 songs in total, each categorized by difficulty, despite you being able to select a skill level each time. Most of them are well-known songs, but unlike the previous game, a few bonus songs were thrown in by a few local bands near the Harmonix HQ in Massachusetts. Take a look at all of them below.

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SongArtistGenre
"A Jagged Gorgeous Winter"The Main DragIndie Rock
"Ace of Spades '08"MotorheadMetal
"Alabama Getaway"The Grateful DeadClassic Rock
"Alex Chilton"The ReplacementsPop/Rock
"Alive"Pearl JamGrunge
"Almost Easy"Avenged SevenfoldMetal
"American Woman"The Guess WhoClassic Rock
"Any Way You Want It"JourneyClassic Rock
"Aqualung"Jethro TullProgressive
"Bad Reputation"Joan JettPunk
"Battery"MetallicaMetal
"Bodhisattva"Steely DanClassic Rock
"Carry On Wayward Son"KansasProgressive
"Chop Suey"System of a DownMetal
"Colony of Birchmen"MastodonMetal
"Come Out and Play (Keep 'Em Separated)"The OffspringPunk
"Conventional Lover"SpeckPop/Rock
"Cool for Cats"SqueezeNew Wave
"De-Luxe"LushAlternative
"Down with the Sickness"DisturbedNu-Metal
"Drain You"NirvanaGrunge
"E-Pro"BeckAlternative
"Everlong"Foo FightersAlternative
"Eye of the Tiger"SurvivorRock
"Feel the Pain"Dinosaur Jr.Alternative
"Float On"Modest MouseIndie Rock
"Get Clean"Anarchy ClubMetal
"Girl's Not Grey"AFIEmo
"Give It All"Rise AgainstPunk
"Give It Away"Red Hot Chili PeppersAlternative
"Go Your Own Way"Fleetwood MacClassic Rock
"Hello There"Cheap TrickPop/Rock
"Hungry Like the Wolf"Duran DuranPop/Rock
"I Was Wrong"Social DistortionPunk
"Kids in America"The MuffsPop/Rock
"Lazy Eye"Silversun PickupsIndie Rock
"Let There Be Rock"AC/DCRock
"Livin' on a Prayer"Bon JoviRock
"Lump"Presidents of the United States of AmericaPop/Rock
"Man in the Box"Alice in ChainsGrunge
"Master Exploder"Tenacious DRock
"Mountain Song"Jane's AddictionAlternative
"My Own Worst Enemy"LitPop/Rock
"New Kid in School"The DonnasRock
"Night Lies"Bang CamaroRock
"Nine in the Afternoon"Panic! at the DiscoEmo
"One Step Closer"Linkin ParkNu-Metal
"One Way or Another"BlondieNew Wave
"Our Truth"Lacuna CoilMetal
"Painkiller"Judas PriestMetal
"Panic Attack"Dream TheaterProgressive
"PDA"InterpolIndie Rock
"Peace Sells"MegadethMetal
"Pinball Wizard"The WhoClassic Rock
"Pretend We're Dead"L7Grunge
"Psycho Killer"Talking HeadsNew Wave
"Pump It Up"Elvis CostelloRock
"Ramblin' Man"The Allman Brothers BandSouthern Rock
"Rebel Girl"Bikini KillPunk
"Rob the Prez-O-Dent"That Handsome DevilRock
"Rock'n Me"Steve Miller BandClassic Rock
"Round and Round"RattGlam
"Shackler's Revenge"Guns N' RosesRock
"Shooting Star"Bad CompanyClassic Rock
"Shoulder to the Plow"Breaking WheelMetal
"So What'cha Want"Beastie BoysHip-Hop/Rap
"Souls of Black"TestamentMetal
"Spirit in the Sky"Norman GreenbaumClassic Rock
"Spoonman"SoundgardenGrunge
"Supreme Girl"The SternsPop/Rock
"Tangled Up in Blue"Bob DylanClassic Rock
"Teen Age Riot"Sonic YouthAlternative
"Testify"Rage Against the MachineAlternative
"That's What You Get"ParamorePop/Rock
"The Middle"Jimmy Eat WorldPop/Rock
"The Trees (Vault Edition)"RushProgressive
"Today"The Smashing PumpkinsAlternative
"Uncontrollable Urge"DevoNew Wave
"Visions"AbnormalityMetal
"We Got the Beat"Go-Go'sPop/Rock
"Welcome to the Neighborhood"LibyansPunk
"Where'd You Go?"The Mighty Mighty BosstonesReggae/Ska
"White Wedding (Part 1)"Billy IdolRock
"You Oughta Know"Alanis MorissetteAlternative

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Along with being able to play these songs from the setlist, you might also hear a few of them playing at different times on the main menu, title screens, or during the game demo. It can be frustrating to pick out what song you're hearing, so here's a list of ones you might listen to during these in-between times.

Title Screen and Main Menu Songs

  • "Hello There"
  • "I Was Wrong"
  • "Everlong"
  • "Drain You"
  • "Ace of Spades '08"
  • "Shooting Star"
  • "Bad Reputation"
  • "Kids in America"
  • "Shoulder to the Plow"
  • "Get Clean"
  • "Welcome to the Neighborhood"
  • "Night Lies"

Demo Mode Songs

  • "Hello There"
  • "Let There Be Rock"

Now you know all the songs to expect, it's time to jump in there and start rocking. There is an excellent combination of songs across several decades of music so that everyone can enjoy it.

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About the Author

Abby Smith is a super nerd and video game fanatic who grew up playing games on a variety of platforms. She likes to spend her free time binge-watching Netflix, reading all genres of novels, and playing all the best new video games. She is currently a full-time Staff Writer for Pro Game Guides, and as an alumni from Full Sail University, also enjoys dabbling in creative writing such as short stories, scripts, and comics on the side.

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