Guitar Hero: Metallica

Activision at E3: Guitar Hero has sold for more than a $1 billion

Activision CEO Mike Griffith has revealed that Guitar Hero has sold for more than $1 billion in the company’s pre-E3 conference yesterday. He goes on to say the install base is now over 15 million and the company is looking to increase those numbers. Guitar Hero 5 will have more than 20 top 10 hits, […]

Guitar Hero: Metallica headlines

  • Guitar Hero Metallica Solo Guitar bundle is a European exclusive

    Activision has announced that it’s releasing a Guitar Hero Metallica bundle exclusively for Europe. The Guitar Hero Metallica Solo Guitar bundle will include a copy of the game, a wireless guitar controller and an exclusive faceplate with the Metallica skull design. Game’s out in Australia and Europe May 22, and the UK on May 29 […]

  • Lips microphones to support Guitar Hero: Metallica and Rock Band 2

    Microsoft has announced that Guitar Hero: Metallica and Rock Band 2 will be the first music titles to support the Lips wireless microphones. No exact date for the updated functionality was mentioned in the press release, but GH: Metallica will get it first followed by Rock Band 2 later this summer. Other compatibility updates are […]

  • See Metallica men get mo-capped for Guitar Hero: Metallica

    After the break. It shows Metallica being motion captured for the Guitar Hero special edition. And that’s it. How can these people still hear anything? It’s out this spring.

  • Lars talks Guitar Hero: Metallica, drops loads of f-bombs

    Blender has posted a partial interview with Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich on the subject of his band’s upcoming Guitar Hero edition. Most of it he has said before in other interviews. What caught our eye was him talking about how hard it was to play his own songs. “I look like a complete fuckin’ klutz […]

  • Guitar Hero: Metallica demo up on Live

    Nelson’s confirmed the Guitar Hero: Metallica demo as being available for download. Blurb: Get ready to thrash with Metallica and other rocking bands. Unleash your inner metal God and showcase your skill on guitar, drums, vocals and bass. Featuring the music of Metallica, Queen, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Alice in Chains, Foo Fighters, Motörhead and more. At […]

  • Neversoft says band's prefectionism helped "drive" Guitar Hero Metallica

    Neversoft’s told GamerTagRadio that working on Guitar Hero: Metallica was great working with the band thanks to Lars being such a perfectionist. Apparently this helped “drive the game”. Bet it did. Full interview is through the link, and a partial vid is after the break.

  • Guitar Hero: Metallica co-op video surfaces on YouTube

    A video showing off Guitar Hero: Metallica’s co-op mode has shown up on YouTube, and features two guys trying their best to keep up with Master of Puppets. It’s posted after the break. The first minute-and-a-half of the video’s extremely slow going as the players get ready to “rock”, but if you are patient enough, […]

  • Guitar Hero Metallica trailers: Lemmy, King Diamond in action

    Activision has put out two new trailers for Guitar Hero: Metallica, both of which are posted after the break. Finally, we get to see King Diamond in action, as well Lemmy von Motorhead. Well if we’re being honest, Lemmy isn’t really in action, just kinda standing there playing like usual. Without the prerequisite cigarette dangling […]

  • King Diamond to appear in Guitar Hero: Metallica

    Someone called King Diamond’s included in Guitar Hero Metallica, it was announced today, which means virtually nothing to us as we don’t know who he is. Luckily, the press release informs us that Mr Diamond heads a band called Mercyful Fate. Greek to us. Read more about it through the link.

  • New Guitar Hero misspells Lynyrd Skynyrd [Update]

    Update – Oh. It’s been fixed. Like, dude. Guitar Hero: Metallica has misspelled Lynyrd Skynyrd on its packaging, which in metal circles is probably akin to killing someone’s mother, or something. Rolling Stone noticed the mistake. The game’s cover displays the names of all the artists involved. The offending letter? A “y”. It says “Lynyrd […]

  • Full Guitar Hero: Metallica tracklist unveiled

    If you’re enough of a Metallica fan to spring for tickets to Metallica’s first virtual concert, you probably also visit Metallica’s official website and have already allowed your hands to scream in sheer horror at the game’s recently revealed tracklist. However, for the few who don’t fall into the aforementioned contradiction, we’ve posted the full […]

  • Guitar Hero Metallica Wii Euro date still TBC, says Activision

    Activision has told videogaming247 that a release date for Guitar Hero Metallica Wii is still TBC, whilst the PlayStation 3 and 360 versions will have a simultaneous release in Europe in May. “The release is simultaneous in May with Wii to follow (date tbc),” a company rep told VG247. French Wii site LiveWii first broke […]

  • Guitar Hero Metallica confirmed for May in Europe

    Following this morning’s rumour that Guitar Hero Metallica being released in the US in March, Activision has confirmed to Eurogamer the Guitar Hero Metallica will be released in Europe in May. The protracted date was on the same press release with the (now removed) Indiana Jones and the Sceptre and Kings game we told you […]

  • Guitar Hero: Metallica set for March 29 in the US?

    Following on from yesterday’s Tomb Raider DLC rumour, another piece of info has been leaked by Gamestop, and that that Guitar Hero: Metallica will hit the streets on March 29 in the US. It should retail as the usual US price of $60 and will be available for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2, Wii, and Xbox […]

  • Guitar Hero may create "entire culture of future musicians," says Metallica

    Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett has told USA Today that games like the band’s upcoming branded version of Guitar Hero may be the key to getting young people into playing music. And he may well be right. “It is kind of weird to know that people are going to have an experience that is going to […]

  • Guitar Hero Metallica before Q1 2009

    According to this Gamespot piece, Activision’s going to release Guitar Hero: Metallica for the first quarter of 2009. The nugget comes from Wedbush Morgan’s Ed Woo, who dug it out of an SEC filing over the weekend. Way to go, Ed. “In fiscal 2009, we plan to publish Guitar Hero: On Tour for the NDS; […]