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GH5 gets more Megadeth with three new tracks

Activision has announced more Megadeth for Guitar Hero 5.

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Guitar Hero 5 headlines

  • July Guitar Hero 5 tracks include Queen, Disturbed

    Activision and Neversoft announced today 12 new additions to the Guitar Hero music library.

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  • Guitar Hero 5 getting STP, Alice Cooper, more in June

    Activision’s announced that Guitar Hero Stone Temple Pilots, Steve Ouimette, Alice Cooper and All Time Low will be hitting Guitar Hero 5 in June.

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  • Guitar Hero 5 gets Aerosmith Track Pack

    Activision has announced that three songs from Aerosmith are now available for Guitar Hero 5. Bar Refaeli not included.

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  • Guitar Hero 5 gets Black Sabbath masters, Blur, and more in April

    Activision’s announced its plans for Guitar Hero 5 and Band Hero for April. Looks like folks can look forward to some Skynyrd, Fall Out Boy, and Blur with The All-American Rejects, Saving Abel, Phoenix and Black Sabbath  also making the list.

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  • GH5 March DLC includes Flogging Molly, The Crue, and OK Go

    Activision has announced the March release schedule for Guitar Hero 5 and it includes Blink-182, OK Go, Flogging Molly and some 80s hits from Mötley Crüe, The Go-Go’s and Night Ranger.

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  • Love says Cobain would have found GH5 "really funny", still suing

    Looks like the lawsuit between Activision and pissed-off rockers over Guitar Hero 5/Band Hero is still on the docket, if Courtney Love’s newest comments are any indication.

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  • Guitar Hero 5 gets Black Sabbath, more in February

    Activision has announced its February line-up of music track packs for Guitar Hero 5 DLC. Looks like master tracks from Black Sabbath, 30 Seconds to Mars, Breaking Benjamin and new renditions from Third Eye Blind will be on hand.

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  • Fall of Troy track pack now available for GH5 and Band Hero

    Activision has announced that a track pack for The Fall of Troy is now available for Guitar Hero 5 and Band Hero on 360, PS3 and Wii. It contains three songs from their latest album, In the Unlikely Event, which are: “Panic Attack,” “A Classic Case of Transference” and “Single.” Tracks will run you 440 […]

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  • KISS track pack now available for Guitar Hero 5

    Activison has sent us a reminder that the KISS track pack is now available for Guitar Hero 5 and Band Hero on Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii. The KISS Track Pack features the new track “Modern Day Delilah,” along with “Lick It Up” and “I Was Made For Lovin’ You.” It will run you 440 […]

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  • Guitar Hero 5 tracks revealed for November - KISS, Kravitz, Metallica

    Activision has sent over a list of downloadable tracks for Guitar Hero 5, that will be landing on consoles in November. Fans of Lenny Kravitz and KISS will be privy to track packs from both, and there will also be a six-pack of free songs from Neversoft bands. Wii users will be getting a heaping […]

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  • September NPD - ODST wins on software front

    Halo 3: ODST has outright won the software front in the September NPDs, selling over 1.5 million units in the month. Wii Sports Resort (442k) and Madden NFL 10 for the Xbox 360 (289k) rounded off the top three in the software charts. Beatles: Rock Band for the 360 beat Guitar Hero 5 for the […]

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  • Guitar Hero: Van Halen freebie running late for PS3

    Those who preordered Guitar Hero 5 for PS3 have yet to receive their free Guitar Hero: Van Halen game. Reason why, is there was a “printing error” on the packaging. Here’s the apology email folks are getting, courtesy of Joystiq: “Unfortunately, we made a printing error on the package of Guitar Hero Van Halen. Fortunately, […]

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  • Wolfmother track pack lands on Guitar Hero 5

    Guitar Hero 5 has some new tracks available for it on the Xbox Live Marketplace. It should be up on PSN later today as well, if not already. It’s a Wolfmother Track Pack, but you can get them individually as well. Here’s what you’ll get for 160 MS Points ($2.00/£1.36/€1.86) each or 440 ($5.50/£3.74/€5.12) for […]

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  • Activison pulling Kurt Cobain videos off of YouTube

    Activision has apparently pulled YouTube footage showing Kurt Cobain singing songs that are not his in Guitar Hero 5. The videos were removed due to copyright claims, but the strange thing is, none of the other 300,000 Guitar Hero 5 videos have been pulled. We have sent mails out to both Activision and Courtney Love’s […]

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  • Try before you buy: Guitar Hero 5 demo now on XBL

    Guitar Hero 5 has a demo up over on Xbox Live Marketplace. It features three songs in the Party Play mode where you can jump in/jump out of songs at any time. Good way to try before you buy More through the Major.

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  • Guitar Hero 5 gets some Queens of the Stone Age

    Just in case you passed it up on XBL or PSN, a new three-song track pack is now available for Guitar Hero 5 from Queens of the Stone Age. Tracks are from their 1998 self-titled debut album and feature: Mexicola, Avon, and How to Handle a Rope. Also available for Wii, the track pack will […]

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  • Activision announces upcoming DLC for Guitar Hero 5

    Activision has sent over a schedule of DLC for Guitar Hero 5 expected for the month of October. It’s quite a list too, and includes a track pack for Halloween. There’s Wolfmother, Queens of the Stone Age, Peter Frampton, The J. Geils Band and Billy Squier. Here’s the full thing for PS3, Wii, and Xbox […]

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  • AFI Track Pack now available for Guitar Hero 5

    A three-song AFI Track Pack has been released for Guitar Hero 5 on PS3, Wii and Xbox 360. Joining the already on-disc “Medicate,” gamers can now download “Beautiful Thieves” before it’s released on the band’s latest album Crash Love, along with “Girl’s Not Grey,” and “The Missing Frame” from previous releases. The full thing will […]

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  • Bon Jovi backs Love in GH5 Cobain spat

    Jon Bon Jovi’s added weight to complaints about the use of Kurt Cobain’s likeness in Guitar Hero 5, saying he was also approached by Activision about appearing in the game. “I had the paperwork, they wanted me to be on that game and I just passed,” he told the BBC. “But no-one even broached the […]

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Guitar Hero 5 Latest

  • GH5 gets more Megadeth with three new tracks

    Activision has announced more Megadeth for Guitar Hero 5.

  • July Guitar Hero 5 tracks include Queen, Disturbed

    Activision and Neversoft announced today 12 new additions to the Guitar Hero music library.

  • Guitar Hero 5 getting STP, Alice Cooper, more in June

    Activision’s announced that Guitar Hero Stone Temple Pilots, Steve Ouimette, Alice Cooper and All Time Low will be hitting Guitar Hero 5 in June.

  • Guitar Hero 5 gets Aerosmith Track Pack

    Activision has announced that three songs from Aerosmith are now available for Guitar Hero 5. Bar Refaeli not included.

  • Guitar Hero 5 gets Black Sabbath masters, Blur, and more in April

    Activision’s announced its plans for Guitar Hero 5 and Band Hero for April. Looks like folks can look forward to some Skynyrd, Fall Out Boy, and Blur with The All-American Rejects, Saving Abel, Phoenix and Black Sabbath  also making the list.

  • GH5 March DLC includes Flogging Molly, The Crue, and OK Go

    Activision has announced the March release schedule for Guitar Hero 5 and it includes Blink-182, OK Go, Flogging Molly and some 80s hits from Mötley Crüe, The Go-Go’s and Night Ranger.

  • Love says Cobain would have found GH5 “really funny”, still suing

    Looks like the lawsuit between Activision and pissed-off rockers over Guitar Hero 5/Band Hero is still on the docket, if Courtney Love’s newest comments are any indication.

  • Guitar Hero 5 gets Black Sabbath, more in February

    Activision has announced its February line-up of music track packs for Guitar Hero 5 DLC. Looks like master tracks from Black Sabbath, 30 Seconds to Mars, Breaking Benjamin and new renditions from Third Eye Blind will be on hand.

  • Fall of Troy track pack now available for GH5 and Band Hero

    Activision has announced that a track pack for The Fall of Troy is now available for Guitar Hero 5 and Band Hero on 360, PS3 and Wii. It contains three songs from their latest album, In the Unlikely Event, which are: “Panic Attack,” “A Classic Case of Transference” and “Single.” Tracks will run you 440 […]

  • KISS track pack now available for Guitar Hero 5

    Activison has sent us a reminder that the KISS track pack is now available for Guitar Hero 5 and Band Hero on Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii. The KISS Track Pack features the new track “Modern Day Delilah,” along with “Lick It Up” and “I Was Made For Lovin’ You.” It will run you 440 […]

  • Guitar Hero 5 tracks revealed for November – KISS, Kravitz, Metallica

    Activision has sent over a list of downloadable tracks for Guitar Hero 5, that will be landing on consoles in November. Fans of Lenny Kravitz and KISS will be privy to track packs from both, and there will also be a six-pack of free songs from Neversoft bands. Wii users will be getting a heaping […]

  • September NPD – ODST wins on software front

    Halo 3: ODST has outright won the software front in the September NPDs, selling over 1.5 million units in the month. Wii Sports Resort (442k) and Madden NFL 10 for the Xbox 360 (289k) rounded off the top three in the software charts. Beatles: Rock Band for the 360 beat Guitar Hero 5 for the […]

  • Guitar Hero: Van Halen freebie running late for PS3

    Those who preordered Guitar Hero 5 for PS3 have yet to receive their free Guitar Hero: Van Halen game. Reason why, is there was a “printing error” on the packaging. Here’s the apology email folks are getting, courtesy of Joystiq: “Unfortunately, we made a printing error on the package of Guitar Hero Van Halen. Fortunately, […]

  • Wolfmother track pack lands on Guitar Hero 5

    Guitar Hero 5 has some new tracks available for it on the Xbox Live Marketplace. It should be up on PSN later today as well, if not already. It’s a Wolfmother Track Pack, but you can get them individually as well. Here’s what you’ll get for 160 MS Points ($2.00/£1.36/€1.86) each or 440 ($5.50/£3.74/€5.12) for […]

  • Activison pulling Kurt Cobain videos off of YouTube

    Activision has apparently pulled YouTube footage showing Kurt Cobain singing songs that are not his in Guitar Hero 5. The videos were removed due to copyright claims, but the strange thing is, none of the other 300,000 Guitar Hero 5 videos have been pulled. We have sent mails out to both Activision and Courtney Love’s […]

  • Try before you buy: Guitar Hero 5 demo now on XBL

    Guitar Hero 5 has a demo up over on Xbox Live Marketplace. It features three songs in the Party Play mode where you can jump in/jump out of songs at any time. Good way to try before you buy More through the Major.

  • Guitar Hero 5 gets some Queens of the Stone Age

    Just in case you passed it up on XBL or PSN, a new three-song track pack is now available for Guitar Hero 5 from Queens of the Stone Age. Tracks are from their 1998 self-titled debut album and feature: Mexicola, Avon, and How to Handle a Rope. Also available for Wii, the track pack will […]

  • Activision announces upcoming DLC for Guitar Hero 5

    Activision has sent over a schedule of DLC for Guitar Hero 5 expected for the month of October. It’s quite a list too, and includes a track pack for Halloween. There’s Wolfmother, Queens of the Stone Age, Peter Frampton, The J. Geils Band and Billy Squier. Here’s the full thing for PS3, Wii, and Xbox […]

  • AFI Track Pack now available for Guitar Hero 5

    A three-song AFI Track Pack has been released for Guitar Hero 5 on PS3, Wii and Xbox 360. Joining the already on-disc “Medicate,” gamers can now download “Beautiful Thieves” before it’s released on the band’s latest album Crash Love, along with “Girl’s Not Grey,” and “The Missing Frame” from previous releases. The full thing will […]

  • Bon Jovi backs Love in GH5 Cobain spat

    Jon Bon Jovi’s added weight to complaints about the use of Kurt Cobain’s likeness in Guitar Hero 5, saying he was also approached by Activision about appearing in the game. “I had the paperwork, they wanted me to be on that game and I just passed,” he told the BBC. “But no-one even broached the […]

  • Kotick explains how to sell a $50 game, and get $500 out of it

    During the Deutsche Bank Securities Technology Conference in San Francisco, Activision CEO Bobby Kotick explained how the company gets consumers to pay loads more for a Guitar Hero game, than the initial $50 price tag. “In the last cycle of videogames you spent $50 on a game, played it and took it back to the […]

  • Italy sets Guinness record with Guitar Hero 5

    Guinness World Records has announced that Italy set a new record for the largest number of participants to play a single Guitar Hero session for 24-hours. This happened during the Guitar Hero 5 : Jump In Jump Out Challenge, where 594 people turned up at the Italian event, to be part of the record-setting activity. […]

  • UK charts: GH5 beats Beatles: Rock Band in Battle of the Bands

    Guitar Hero 5 has beaten The Beatles: Rock Band to No. 1 in the latest UK charts. Harmonix’s effort didnt even land in the top three, only getting to four in the charts. DiRT 2 and Batman: Arkham Asylum round off the top three. Top ten is below. You can find last weeks data here.

  • Exclusive: Courtney Love’s attorney responds to use of Cobain in Guitar Hero 5

    VG247 has received an official statement from Courtney Love’s attorney, Keith Fink, Esquire, regarding Activision’s use of Kurt Cobain’s likeness in Guitar Hero 5. Apparently, like we assumed, she is upset over Cobain being used to play other artists’ songs, which she finds detrimental to his image and legacy. “You are correct in stating that […]

  • Activision “secured the necessary licensing rights” to use Cobain in GH5

    Activision has issued a statement, regarding Courtney Love’s outburst on Twitter over the use of Kurt Cobain in Guitar Hero 5. “Guitar Hero secured the necessary licensing rights from the Cobain estate in a written agreement signed by Courtney Love to use Kurt Cobain’s likeness as a fully playable character in Guitar Hero 5,” Activision […]

  • Courtney Love to “sue the shit” out of Activision [Update]

    This is awesome. You knew about Kurt Cobain popping up in GH5, right? Looks like Courtney Love didn’t. She’s just posted the following tweets: For the record this Guitar Hero shit is breach of contract on a Bullys part and there will be a proper addressing of this and retraction. And: WE are going to […]

  • Report: Guitar Hero 5 users can import up to 35 World Tour tracks

    According to this USA Today piece, Guitar Hero 5 owners will be allowed to import up to 35 Guitar Hero: World Tour tracks to their new game. For a charge. “Immediately, players can import 35 songs from Guitar Hero World Tour for 280 points on Xbox Live and $3.50 on the PlayStation Network,” said the […]

  • Kurt Cobain a playable character in Guitar Hero 5

    Activision has announced that Kurt Cobain will be a playable character in Guitar Hero 5. His likeness, controlled by you, will be performing two of the band’s singles from their 1991 album Nevermind: “Smells Like Teen Spirit” and a previously unreleased live recording of “Lithium.” “Kurt Cobain is one of the most recognizable frontmen in […]

  • Muse’s Matt Bellamy to lend likeness, talents to Guitar Hero 5

    Muse frontman Matt Bellamy has been confirmed for Guitar Hero5, where he will lend is likeness and trademark falsetto to the game’s stage. The track Plug in Baby from the band’s 2001 second studio album, Origin of Symmetry, will be present in the game as well. Game is scheduled to hit store shelves on September […]

  • Guitar Hero 5 DLC will not be compatible with World Tour

    Activision has told D’toid that Guitar Hero 5 downloadable content is not compatible with World Tour. This does not mean,though, that it will not be compatible with other Hero titles. “Guitar Hero 5 downlodable content will be compatible with future Guitar Hero and Band Hero games,” a rep told the site. “However, the advancements and […]