Tag Archives: Activision

Lamb of God, Pearl Jam among others added to Guitar Hero Live

Posted by on September 8, 2015

Activision, the game publisher for Guitar Hero Live keeps adding more shred and metal jams into their playlist and the latest bands you probably care about to get added into the list are Pearl Jam and Lamb of God, who’s “Ghost Walking” will be on the game. Unless you care about Surfer Blood or Haim. Director […]

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Guitar Hero coming back with less frets

Posted by on April 14, 2015

For a while around 8 years ago or so, if you were playing a video game at home, it was probably Guitar Hero or Rock Band. Then the market got oversaturated, people got bored, and plastic guitars and drum sets littered sidewalks like tumbleweeds in a desert. Of course, now that next-gen systems are out […]

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Axl Rose Vs. Activision Gets A Trial Date

Posted by on March 18, 2011

Axl Rose’s lawsuit against Activision has received a trial date of January 23, 2012.

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RIP Guitar Hero: 2005-2011

Posted by on February 10, 2011

Video game Publisher Activision has officially pulled the plug on the Guitar Hero franchise. Activision will be closing its music game division and cease development in Guitar Hero titles to focus in online efforts. In the company’s most recent financial statement, Activision expanded upon their reasoning by saying: “Due to continued declines in the music genre, […]

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Axl Rose Suing Activision For Using Slash In Guitar Hero

Posted by on November 24, 2010

Axl Rose is suing Activision, the maker of Guitar Hero, for $20 million. What did Activision do to gain Rose’s unwanted attention? By using Slash’s image in Guitar Hero III: Legends Of Rock. Rose claims Activision violated an agreement that would allow the game to use the song “Welcome To The Jungle” as long as no […]

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Megadeth Streaming New Song Online

Posted by on September 29, 2010

Megadeth’s new song “Sudden Death,” which is also featured in Guitar Hero: Warriors Of Rock, is streaming online.

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Soundgarden Performs “Secret Show” At Guitar Hero Launch Event

Posted by on September 28, 2010

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UncjGmVNaLY&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] Besides Lollapalooza, the reunited Soundgarden has only performed small club shows with only a few days notice given to the fans. So it seems like no surprise that the grunge pioneers played a “secret” show Monday night (September 27) at Activision’s launch event for Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock at the Paramount Studios back-lot in Los Angeles, […]

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Guitar Hero: Warriors Of Rock Coming In September

Posted by on June 7, 2010

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ht7Jn55kzUI&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] Remember when the Guitar Hero franchise was fresh and exciting? Activision does too, which is why the recently-announced Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock, is the only GH game they’re releasing this year. In prior years, they’ve flooded the market, and by the time the awful Guitar Hero: Van Halen was released last year, no […]

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Black Sabbath Master Tracks To Appear On Guitar Hero

Posted by on January 29, 2010

Activision Publishing Inc. will release a track pack of Black Sabbath’s songs, including “Sweat Leaf”, “After Forever” and “Into The Void”, on February 18 for the video games Guitar Hero 5 and Band Hero.

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Megadeth/Guitar Hero Venture On The Horizon?

Posted by on January 20, 2010

Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine claims to be in high-level meetings with Activision and Neversoft over some new kind of Guitar Hero venture. In response to a fan question on Megadeth.com, Mustaine said the idea discussed is some sort of new venture rather than a branded version of the game a la Metallica (at least I […]

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