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  • "Guitar Hero 5 " Adds "Teen Spirit," Killers, Raconteurs To Track List

    As Music Steve and his gang of naked female friends revealed in what appears to be the latest piece of viral Guitar Hero 5 marketing, Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" is finally coming to the GH franchise, bringing along with it Queen & David Bowie's "Under Pressure," Dire Straits' "Sultans of Swing," the Raconteurs' "Steady […]

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  • Smashing Pumpkins, Weezer, Rush Join "Guitar Hero 5 " Lineup

    The Smashing Pumpkins, No Doubt, Weezer and Rush are the latest artists to be recruited for Guitar Hero 5 as Activision revealed the another slate of songs featuring on GH5's 85-song on-disc set list. As evidenced by the previous GH5 announcements, this game's track list is as eclectic as it gets, with '70s rockers like […]

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  • Rolling Stones, White Stripes, Nirvana Songs Join "Guitar Hero 5"

    The Rolling Stones, Elton John, the White Stripes and Nirvana are among the highlights in the latest wave of rockers who will have songs featured on the upcoming Guitar Hero 5 music video game. For the White Stripes, who provide their Get Behind Me Satan opener "Blue Orchid," and Elton John, whose "Saturday Night's Alright […]

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  • "Guitar Hero 5 " Adds Bob Dylan, Kings of Leon To Eclectic Set List

    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 […]

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  • Aerosmith's New York Opening Act: "Guitar Hero" Fanatic

    Before Metallica took the stage for their epic set at Austin's Stubbs during SXSW this year, a crew of expert Guitar Hero aficionados performed game versions of the band's blistering songs. Now a 28-year-old Staten Island man named Paul Cataldo is getting his turn in the spotlight: the couch rocker will open for Aerosmith at […]

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  • "Guitar Hero: Van Halen" Nixes Michael Anthony, Sammy Hagar

    When Rolling Stone checked out a trailer and some video footage of the new Guitar Hero: Van Halen from last week's E3 Expo, we noted the band seemed short a few members — namely founding bassist Michael Anthony and onetime frontman Sammy Hagar. Our suspicions that the former members would not be included in the […]

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  • Rock & Roll Rules at E3 Gaming Expo

    The latest on "Guitar Hero," "The Beatles: Rock Band" and a host of new karaoke and DJ titles from the industry's main event

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  • "Guitar Hero: Van Halen" Trailer Rolls Out at E3 Expo

    The trailer for Guitar Hero: Van Halen that's screening at the E3 Expo in Los Angeles has hit the Net, and while there's no official word whether former members Sammy Hagar, Michael Anthony and Gary Cherone make appearances in the game, the band's current lineup — Eddie Van Halen, David Lee Roth, Alex Van Halen […]

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  • "DJ Hero" Mashes Up Foo Fighters and Beastie Boys: First Look

    Highly anticipated music video game DJ Hero was first to get the party started at this year's E3 video game industry convention. Coming October 27th for PS2, PS3, 360 and Wii from Guitar Hero maker Activision, a surprise pre-show performance Monday night at Los Angeles' Wiltern Theater starring Jay-Z and Eminem heralded the title's first […]

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  • Eminem and Jay-Z Trade Verses at Star-Packed "DJ Hero" Party

    Twenty-four hours after his performance at the MTV Movie Awards, Eminem returned to the stage for a duet with Jay-Z at the launch party for DJ Hero, the latest interactive music game from the makers of the wildly successful Guitar Hero series. The two traded verses on "Renegade" (and swapped microphones relay-race-style when Em's volume […]

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