Activision has revealed two dozen songs from Guitar Hero 5's massive 85-song on-disc set list, including tracks by Bob Dylan, David Bowie, Coldplay and John Mellencamp. The game will also feature a bunch of newer tracks, like Kings of Leon's "Sex on Fire," Beck's "Gamma Ray" and Wolfmother's "Back Round," a fresh tune from the Australian rockers that's available now as a free download up on the GH5 Website.
Rock Daily took a test drive with GH5 at this year's E3 convention, trying out new features like the RockFest option and the instrument-swapping Party Mode. Guitar Hero 5 will be released on September 1st, giving it an eight-day head start on Harmonix/MTV Games' The Beatles: Rock Band. As previously announced, GH5's eclectic set list will also feature the Rolling Stone's Sympathy for the Devil, Nirvana's "Lithium," the White Stripes' "Blue Orchid," TV on the Radio, Kiss and many more. For the latest batch of songs on the GH5 track list, including songs from the Beastie Boys, Tom Petty and Vampire Weekend, keep reading.
Band Of Horses - "Cigarettes, Wedding Bands"
Beastie Boys - "Gratitude"
Beck - "Gamma Ray"
Billy Squier - "Lonely Is The Night"
Blur - "Song 2"
Bob Dylan - "All Along The Watchtower"
Children Of Bodom - "Done With Everything, Die For Nothing"
Coldplay - "In My Place"
Darkest Hour - "Demon(s)"
David Bowie - "Fame"
Deep Purple - "Woman From Tokyo ('99 Remix)"
Elliott Smith - "L.A."
Iggy Pop - "Lust For Life (Live)"
Jeff Beck - "Scatterbrain (Live)"
John Mellencamp - "Hurts So Good"
Kings Of Leon - "Sex On Fire"
Queens Of The Stone Age - "Make It Wit Chu"
Rose Hill Drive - "Sneak Out"
Santana - "No One To Depend On (Live)"
The Bronx - "Six Days A Week"
Thrice - "Deadbolt"
Tom Petty - "Runnin' Down A Dream"
Vampire Weekend - "A-Punk"
Wolfmother - "Back Round"