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Tel-Aviv, Israel - January 19th 2009 –
Corbomite Games announced today about their new formed
relationships with several Israeli rock bands and record labels in
joint efforts to produce and sell songs through the "Rock Band
Network" which is included as part of the series of "Rock Band"
games by Harmonix and MTV. Corbomite Games have opened up
LehakatRock.com, a portal for their songs portfolio. Songs expected
to be available later this year when the Rock Band Network opens
Corbomite games's first two released songs will be "Push Me" and
"All Eyes On Me" by "The Carsitters" an Israeli rock band, one of
several Israeli bands whose songs will be adapted into Rock
Band.More songs from bands like Eatliz and Rockfour will be made
through a partnership with "Anova Music", an Israeli Record Label.
Other Israeli bands and artists to be included are Efrat Darky, a
Tel Aviv based singer/songwriter and actress, and FeelAboutT, The
first Israeli band to have ever take part in the prestigious "17th
Los Angeles Music Awards" and to have won the title "Best Rock Band
Of The Year".
"Making songs for Rock Band is so much fun," said Oded Sharon,
CEO of Corbomite Games "especially since I'm a musician myself and
an avid Rock Band player. Combining our skills and experience in
creating and designed games and our musical talents gives us the
best approach to creating the best arrangements adapting existing
songs into Rock Band gameplay."
"We truly believe in new and creative distribution forms," Said
members of The Carsitters, "and it is why this new posibility for
international promotion under such a popular brand is so
"This could be a real breakthrough for all artists" said Udi Niv
from Anova Music "as a new platform of exploring and selling music
will soon be available for all."
Lehakat Rock, which literally means Rock Band in Hebrew will
become the leading portal for Israeli Rock Bands and artists to
announce and promote their bands and songs to the Rock Band gamer
community and will include announcements and details about the
bands and songs that are planned to be sold through the Rock Band
For more information on Lehakat Rock please visit
About The Carsitters,
The Carsitters are an energetic pop-rock band. The group’s
material is based on various artistic and musical influences,
forming into hot and fresh pieces, leaving the clichés and
saccharine out of the equation.
The ‘Sitters new album “No Time” (Released
26.8.09 in the Major Israeli label “Helicon”), is a
quality rhythmic pop album, filled with many musical layers along
with sincere, everyday’s reality lyrics, taken from moments
The band accumulated its mileage regarding live performances,
both locally and internationally, by touring in Europe and Israel,
they had gained local success and also professional contacts .
About Anova Music,
The Israeli music production company Anova Productions Ltd. was
established in 2006 with the goal of representing and promoting top
Israeli alternative/independent rock and folk music talent in the
local and international music market.
Anova’s primary aim is to advance Israeli popular musical
art by departing from mainstream commercially-oriented
management/record company strategies and focusing on artistic
development. Anova believes that through support of the artistic
process, its artists will continue to create and record new
material of the highest caliber.
FeelAbouT (Feel About) is a powerful, energetic and exciting
Rock band who gets the crowd pumped up and captured by its unique
and powerful vocals, tightness production and sound.
About Corbomite Games,
Founded in 2006, Corbomite Games is a game development studio
that began by creating episodic adventure games. Corbomite employs
an ace team of industry veterans, including Israeli comics creator
and mini-celebrity Uri Fink. A team of talented writers, artists,
musicians, and software engineers with years of experience in
computer and role playing games, round out the team.
Corbomite Games currently has two episodic comedy adventure game
series in production, “Pizza Morgana” and
“Zbang”, an Action-adventure game called "Heavenly
Hell" and now adding this third series "Knights in Shining Armor"
into its games portfolio. The studio is led by Oded Sharon, an
experienced game maker and musician with a passion for adventure
games, Music based games, RPGs and MMOs.
For more information, on Corbomite Games, please visit:
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