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Six of Van Halen's best songs are coming to Rock Band 4 tomorrow

Samit Sarkar (he/him) is Polygon’s deputy managing editor. He has more than 15 years of experience covering video games, movies, television, and technology.

Harmonix is bringing some heavy hitters to Rock Band 4's music store this week: a six-pack of Van Halen hits that contains some of the band's best songs.

Rock Band 4 players will be able to pick up "Runnin' With the Devil," "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love," "Dance the Night Away," "And the Cradle Will Rock...," "Unchained" and "Hot for Teacher" for $1.99 apiece, or together in the Van Halen Hits Pack 01 for $9.99. The songs will be released tomorrow, Nov. 24, on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Until Rock Band 4, Van Halen's music had been available only in Guitar Hero games, starting with a cover of "You Really Got Me" in 2006's Guitar Hero 2 and continuing through 2009's Guitar Hero: Van Halen, which featured 25 of the band's songs. "Panama," which is in the Rock Band 4 setlist, was the first track from Van Halen to appear in a Rock Band title.

You can watch gameplay footage of three songs from Van Halen Hits Pack 01 above. For more on Rock Band 4read our review, and check out our in-depth report on how Harmonix and co-publisher Mad Catz developed the game's USB dongle for backward compatibility of Xbox instruments.

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