Tag Archives: Guitar Hero Live

Def Leppard debut new video via ‘Guitar Hero Live’

Posted by on January 28, 2016

[youtube]https://youtu.be/Gix4saxDjQQ[/youtube] When Def Leppard first became popular in the early ’80s, there was only one place that played music videos, MTV. Oh yeah, we should mention to you younger readers that MTV actually used to play music videos. At any rate, now that no cable channels seem committed to showing videos, music video premieres are […]

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Tenacious D, Deftones, Five Finger Death Punch among Guitar Hero TV top tunes

Posted by on January 7, 2016

Our weekly Metal by Numbers column takes a look at record sales, which if you think about it, probably isn’t the most complete way to find out what’s on people’s radar. Record sales still matter, but considering that the industry is moving towards streaming, it’s only one piece of the pie. Video games are another […]

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‘Guitar Hero Live’ teases Avenged Sevenfold bonus content

Posted by on September 18, 2015

[youtube]https://youtu.be/JiQqeVAkpeg[/youtube] Avenged Sevenfold are no strangers to video games. Their songs have been on  Guitar Hero and Rock Band games in the past, they were featured in and premiered a song in a Call of Duty game, and they even have their own game. So it wasn’t the surprising when it was announced that they’d […]

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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 Live to feature exclusive Avenged Sevenfold tracks, more songs listed

Posted by on June 18, 2015

[youtube]https://youtu.be/BD0F3HNOT8A[/youtube] Initially, when Guitar Hero announced its track listing for their franchise reboot Guitar Hero Live, people weren’t too happy. We contributed to the general disdain of disappointed metal fans everywhere (but mostly on Facebook) when we revealed that the tracks on this particular roster would include an interesting array of songs from Ed Sheeran to […]

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Guitar Hero Live unveils initial set list

Posted by on May 12, 2015

A month or so ago, everyone got pretty excited when it was announced that first Rock Band and then Guitar Hero were being revived for next-gen systems. Then a screen shot on Guitar Hero’s Facebook page showed 10 songs that were a bit polarizing. And by “a bit polarizing,” we mean “everyone hated it.” A […]

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Guitar heroics lacking in first Guitar Hero Live songs revealed

Posted by on April 26, 2015

2015 might be known as the year rhythm-based guitar games came back, as both Guitar Hero and Rock Band are rebooting their franchises for the next-gen video game systems and banking on nostalgia from the past decade. While metal was a big part of the first wave of games (Dragonforce, The Sword), Guitar Hero Live became […]

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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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