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“Guitar Hero: Van Halen” Due December 22nd: Full Track List

For those Van Halen fans who still had a glimmer of hope that despite Rock Daily’s news that Guitar Hero: Van Halen was a David Lee Roth-only affair, somehow Sammy Hagar songs would make the game, we’re sorry to report that the game’s final track list has been revealed — and it’s all Diamond Dave.

However, the 28 Van Halen songs on GH:VH represent the best of the band’s first era, with hits like “Jamie’s Cryin,” “Panama” and “Ain’t Talkin About Love” alongside more obscure tracks like Women and Children First‘s “Loss of Control and Fair Warning‘s “Hear About It Later,” MTV reveals. Other artists on the game’s on-disc track list include cuts from Blink-182, Weezer, Foo Fighters and the Clash.

(Van Halen reborn: photos from the band’s first reunion gig.)

As Rock Daily previously reported from the E3 Expo, both Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony are excluded from the game, replaced by Roth and new bassist Wolfgang Van Halen. At the game’s onset, players will take the guise of Van Halen’s current incarnation, but can unlock the spandex era of VH with the big hair and tight pants throughout the gameplay, even though Wolfgang wasn’t even alive at the time when the band recorded half the songs here. When performing the non-VH songs, players will assume Guitar Hero‘s more traditional characters and not Van Halen, so performing Billy Idol’s “White Wedding” as David Lee Roth is sadly not an option.

Guitar Hero: Van Halen is due out December 22nd, giving consumers a pretty awesome last minute gift-buying option for Christmas. Here’s the full track list:

Van Halen Songs
“Ain’t Talkin Bout Love”
“And The Cradle Will Rock”
“Atomic Punk”
“Beautiful Girls”
“Cathedral” (solo)
“Dance The Night Away”
“Eruption” (solo)
“Everybody Wants Some”
“Feel Your Love Tonight”
“Hang ‘Em High”
“Hear About It Later”
“Hot For Teacher”
“Ice Cream Man”
“I’m The One”
“Jamie’s Cryin”
“Little Guitars”
“Loss Of Control”
“Mean Street”
“Pretty Woman”
“Romeo Delight”
“Running With The Devil”
“So This Is Love”
“Somebody Get Me A Doctor”
“Spanish Fly” (solo)
“You Really Got Me”

Other In-Game Tracks
Alter Bridge – “Come To Life”
Billy Idol – “White Wedding”
blink-182 – “First Date”
Deep Purple – “Space Truckin”
Foo Fighters – “Best Of You”
Foreigner – “Double Vision”
Fountains of Wayne – “Stacy’s Mom”
Jimmy Eat World – “Pain”
Judas Priest – “Painkiller”
Killswitch Engage – “The End Of Heartache”
Lenny Kravitz – “Rock And Roll Is Dead”
Queen – “I Want It All”
Queens of the Stone Age – “Sick, Sick, Sick”
Tenacious D – “Master Exploder”
The Clash – “Safe European Home”
The Offspring – “Pretty Fly For A White Guy”
Third Eye Blind – “Semi-Charmed Life”
Weezer – “Dope Nose”
Yellowcard – “The Takedown”

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