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Guitar Hero III

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360
Genre: Rhythm
Publisher: Red Octane / Activision
Developer: Neversoft
Release Date: Oct. 28, 2007 (US), Nov. 23, 2007 (EU)

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'Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock' (ALL) - Updated Tracklist #5

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2007 @ 6:50 a.m. PDT

Guitar Hero fans will channel their inner rock god using Gibson Guitar's Les Paul and Kramer models, experience new features and explosive content including a new multiplayer action-inspired battle mode, grueling boss battles, a bevy of exclusive unlockable content and authentic rock venues.

Fire up the fretboard, crank up the amp and get ready to rock like never before. Guitar Hero III drops you into the spotlight of the largest and most legendary rock concert ever.

The star-studded soundtrack includes master tracks by such legendary artists as The Rolling Stones, Beastie Boys, Muse and Pearl Jam. With added songs as made legendary by Kiss, Alice Cooper and Heart. Now drop that air guitar, tune your exclusive new Les Paul Guitar Controller and shred the night away with Guitar Hero III.

“She Bangs the Drums,” as made legendary by The Stone Roses, was played for the very first time, underscoring the company’s promise that the track list for the next instalment in the Guitar Hero franchise will draw inspiration from all eras and genres of guitar music, ensuring a soundtrack with truly global appeal.

“She Bangs the Drums” is one of the Stone Roses’ best-loved songs, hailing from an album consistently voted the very best British album ever. Its inclusion in Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock will appeal to fans of the classic late-80s music scene, lovers of sublime guitar rhythms and riffs, as well as the indie-shoegazers.

Newly Revealed Tracks Include:

  • Same Old Song and Dance (by Aerosmith)
  • Helicopter (by Bloc Party)
  • Stricken (by Disturbed)
  • Monsters (by Matchbook Romance)
  • Before I Forget (by Slipknot)
  • Kool Thing (by Sonic Youth)
  • When You Were Young (by The Killers)
  • Devil Went Down to Georgia (as made famous by Charlie Daniels Band)
  • Sunshine of Your Love (as made famous by Cream)
  • Holiday in Cambodia (as made famous by Dead Kennedys)
  • Cliffs of Dover (as made famous by Eric Johnson)
  • Hit Me with Your Best Shot (as made famous by Pat Benetar)
  • Black Magic Woman (as made famous by Santana)
  • Story of My Life (as made famous by Social Distortion)
  • Pride and Joy (as made famous by Stevie Ray Vaughn)
  • The Seeker (as made famous by The Who)
  • Black Sunshine (as made famous by White Zombie)

Previously announced tracks :

  • Miss Murder (by AFI)
  • Minus Celsius (by Backyard Babies)
  • Sabotage (by Beastie Boys)
  • Hier Kommt Alex (by Die Toten Hosen)
  • Through Fire and Flames (by Dragonforce)
  • In the Belly of a Shark (by Gallows)
  • Welcome to The Jungle (by Guns N' Roses)
  • Avalancha (by Heroes Del Silencio)
  • Take This Life (by In Flames)
  • Number of the Beast (by Iron Maiden)
  • Ruby (by Kaiser Chiefs)
  • Closer (by Lacuna Coil)
  • Cult of Personality (by Living Colour)
  • One (by Metallica)
  • Knights of Cydonia (by Muse)
  • Mauvais Garcon (by NAAST)
  • Even Flow (by Pearl Jam)
  • Lay Down (by Priestess)
  • Bulls on Parade (by Rage Against The Machine)
  • 3's and 7's (by Queens of the Stone Age)
  • Suck My Kiss (by Red Hot Chili Peppers)
  • Generation Rock (by Revolverheld)
  • Raining Blood (by Slayer)
  • Cherub Rock (by Smashing Pumpkins)
  • Radio Song (by Superbus)
  • The Metal (by Tenacious D)
  • I'm in the Band (by The Hellacopters)
  • Anarchy in the U.K. (by The Sex Pistols)
  • Reptillia (by The Strokes)
  • Paint It Black (by The Rolling Stones)
  • My Name is Jonas (by Weezer)
  • Slash's Original Boss Battle Recording
  • Tom Morello's Original Boss Battle Recording
  • School's Out (as made famous by Alice Cooper)
  • Paranoid (as made famous by Black Sabbath)
  • Cities on Flame (as made famous by Blue Oyster Cult)
  • Slow Ride (as made famous by Foghat)
  • Barracuda (as made famous by Heart)
  • Rock and Roll All Nite (as made famous by Kiss)
  • Mississippi Queen (as made famous by Mountain)
  • Rock You Like a Hurricane (as made famous by Scorpions)
  • La Grange (as made famous by ZZ Top)

Venues

  • Backyard Bash
  • Desert Rock Tour
  • Kaiju Megadome
  • Lou's Inferno
  • Mitch's Moose Lounge
  • Shanker's Island
  • Video Shoot
  • Ye Olde Royal Odeon

Guitar Hero III Features

  • Over 45 of the most legendary rock anthems of all-time
  • Added multiplayer modes – arcade inspired battle and the dual shredding co-op career
  • Challenge the legends of rock and roll in boss battles
  • Take those axe shredding skills online and rock live around the world
  • Expand upon your Guitar Hero experience with downloadable songs, themes and picture packs
  • See how you match up against the best in the world on the Leaderboards
  • All-new tricked out venues taking you to hell and back
  • Your favorite characters freshly fitted with a few new faces

Guitar Hero III Les Paul/Kramer Guitar Controller Features

  • Completely redesigned Gibson Les Paul/Kramer Guitar Controllers
  • Wireless freedom to rock without constraints
  • Swappable faceplates for maximum customization (available on the Les Paul Controller)
  • Breakaway neck for easier transportation between performances
  • Ultra-stylish start and back buttons

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