Harmonix and MTV Games, along with distribution partner Electronic Arts, announced that Rock Band Special Edition Bundle for the Wii is shipping to retail stores across America and Canada, available now.

Rock Band for Wii features over 60 songs ranging across all genres of rock, including five extra bonus tracks exclusive to the disc for Wii gamers. Rock Band Special Edition Bundle for Wii includes game software, wireless drums, drum sticks, microphone, guitar strap and a wireless guitar. Standalone instruments and software are also available.

In addition, Rock Band Track Pack Volume 1 for Wii and PlayStation 2 will be shipping to retail on July 15, 2008. The 20-song pack features an electrifying mix of classic hits and current favorites, including songs by Boston, Nine Inch Nails, Stone Temple Pilots, and 30 Seconds to Mars.

Rock Band is an all-new platform for music fans and gamers to interact with music like never before. The game challenges players to put together a band and tour for fame and fortune – all while learning to master lead/bass guitar, drums and vocals. Featuring the most master recordings of any music game ever by the world’s biggest rock artists, Rock Band includes tracks that span every genre of rock ranging from alternative and classic rock to heavy metal and punk.

Rock Band is also currently available for the Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3 and the PlayStation 2.