Harmonix and MTV Games today announced The Jimi Hendrix Experience’s classic album, Axis: Bold As Love, along with the new Jimi Hendrix single, “Valleys of Neptune” from the new album will be added next week to the Rock Band Music Store of downloadable content for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Wii™.
Debuting today is the Jimi Hendrix Messenger, JimiMessaging.com, an interactive messaging tool that enables new and experienced fans to send messages to friends and family from their front row seats at Jimi’s historic 1970 performance from the Isle of Wight Festival.
Four Additional Hendrix Catalog
Are You Experienced, Axis: Bold As Love, Electric
Ladyland, and First Rays of the New Rising
Sun — Among America’s
Top 100 Albums
of Neptune, the long-awaited
album of previously unavailable Jimi Hendrix studio recordings, has debuted on
the Billboard 200 best-selling albums chart at #4, while four additional
Hendrix catalog titles — Are
You Experienced (#44), Electric Ladyland (#60), First Rays of the New Rising Sun (#63), and Axis: Bold As Love (#67) — have returned to the Billboard 200
four decades after their original release dates, a testimony to the enduring
vitality and importance of the trailblazing artist-guitarist-performer.