Band Hero

Activision to pull all Guitar Hero & DJ Hero DLC offline on March 31

Guitar Hero, Band Hero and DJ Hero DLC will be pulled offline by publisher Activision on March 31.

Band Hero headlines

  • No Doubt vs Activision Band Hero dispute settled

    No Doubt and Activision have reached a settlement in a long-running suit over the group’s appearance in 2009’s Band Hero, just days ahead of a scheduled trial.

  • No Doubt vs Activision suit still a thing, goes before a jury October 15

    The lawsuit between Activision and No Doubt over the use of the band’s image in Band Hero will go before a jury starting October 15.

  • Activision vs No Doubt Band Hero case to go to trial

    A Superior Court judge has once more upheld No Doubt’s suit against Activision over use of the band’s likenesses in Band Hero, despite the publisher’s move to dismiss.

  • Maroon 5's Levine suing Activision over Band Hero inclusion

    Maroon 5 lead singer Adam Levine is suing Activision over his inclusion in Band Hero, according to Reuters.

  • No Doubt wins first round in Activision lawsuit

    No Doubt has prevailed in a counter-suit brought on by Activision over the use of the band’s image in Band Hero – at least in the first round.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Activision files countersuit against No Doubt over Band Hero

    Activision has filed a countersuit against No Doubt over its Band Hero suit against it, alleging a breach of contract and “unjust enrichment”. Last month you recall, No Doubt pulled a Courtney Love, complaining that players could user band avatars to play songs not performed or written by it. In response, Activision’s claiming the band […]

  • 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 […]

  • Kurt Cobain does YMCA in Band Hero, universe stutters

    Remember Courtney Love getting het up about the fact Kurt Cobain could sing other people’s song in Guitar Hero V? Someone’s videoed a virtual him singing YMCA in Band Hero. And you know that emoticon that looks like “:-O”? After the break. Thanks, Kotaku.

  • Activision plans on more Hero titles in 2010

    In probably the most obvious news of the day, Activision’s Guitar Hero CEO Dan Rosensweig has told MCV that the “next iterations” of Band Hero, DJ Hero and Guitar Hero are in the works. Keep breathing. You don’t want to go into shock, there, kiddos. “We’re working on our 2010 slate now,” he told the […]

  • "Activision has written agreement to use No Doubt in Band Hero"

    Activision’s released a statement in response to No Doubt’s intention to sue it over the use of the group in Band Hero, saying it’s got a signed agreement that validates it position. Ring any bells? The full thing, taken from Game Informer: Some of the world’s most popular and iconic artists have been featured in […]

  • No Doubt files lawsuit against Activision over its use in Band Hero

    No Doubt has filed a lawsuit against Activision what it calls misuse of its likeness in Band Hero, according to a report from Rolling Stone, citing that the firm turned the band into a “virtual karaoke circus act”. Complaints in the filing consist of not only “fraudulent inducement” but also to “breach of contract” and […]

  • Band Hero track list revealed

    Joystiq has posted the full track list for Band Hero. Some new stuff there, both for consoles and the DS version, and the list of importable stuff from Guitar Hero: World Tour and exportable stuff from Band Hero to GH:WT and GH: Greatest Hits. Find all you need to know through the link. No date […]

  • Band Hero demo up on Xbox Live

    The Major has announced that a demo for Band Hero is up on Xbox Live Marketplace. We think it’s only for Goldens at the moment, and it’s available everywhere except for Asia. The demo features Finger Eleven’s “Paralyzer”, Katrina & The Waves’ “Walking on Sunshine” and Taylor Swift’s “Picture to Burn” and includes Party Play […]

  • Bowie, Styx, Swift, Gaye and others join Band Hero

    Activision has put out a press release announcing that Taylor Swift is a playable character in Band Hero. Along with the announcement comes word that Styx, David Bowie, Marvin Gaye, Big Country, and tracks from many others are featured in the soundtrack. New tracks announced for the console version include: The Airborne Toxic Event – […]

  • New drum and guitar controller kit to ship with Band Hero in Europe

    Band Hero will get a new drum and guitar controller kit just in time for the holidays in Europe. Here’s the skinny: “A revamped drum kit controller with a ‘floating’ drum pad design with quiet drum heads and easy access first party controls for additional flexibility when navigating the game. The updated kick pedal offers […]

  • 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 […]

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