Panic At The Disco and Dashboard Confessional will anchor the first "Rock Band"-branded tour this fall, which will offer local fans the chance to play the video game on stage in each market. Plain White T's and the Cab are also on the bill.

The tour begins Oct. 5 in San Diego and will play arenas through Nov. 14 in Houston. Details about the on-stage "Rock Band" competitions will be forthcoming on the event's Web site.

All the acts on the trek will be spotlighted in a downloadable content bundle for "Rock Band 2" in the fall. The new game hits stores in September.

Panic At The Disco is touring in support of its second album, "Pretty. Odd," which has sold 323,000 copies in the U.S. since its March release, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

As previously reported, Dashboard Confessional will release its next album this fall via Vagrant, and Plain White T's' "Big Bad World" is due Sept. 23 via Hollywood.