Guitar Hero 5

Platform(s): PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360
Genre: Rhythm
Publisher: Activision
Developer: Neversoft Ent.
Release Date: Sept. 1, 2009 (US), Sept. 11, 2009 (EU)

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'Guitar Hero 5' (ALL) Partial Tracklist #4, Drum Kit Revealed

by Rainier on July 16, 2009 @ 4:39 a.m. PDT

For the first time ever, you can customize the makeup of your band with any combination of instruments in-game: two guitars and two drums, or three guitars and a microphone, etc. GH 5 will also feature new gameplay modes like Party Play and RockFest putting fun, competition and control at center stage as fans tailor the experience to match their personal style and interests.

Featuring the best variety and biggest rock stars of today combined with classic rock anthems, Guitar Hero 5 is the latest installment of the world’s most popular music game. For the first time ever, players can customize the make-up of their band by rocking with any combination of instruments in-game: whether it be two guitars and two drums, or three guitars and a microphone, any combination is possible, allowing players to experience music their own way. Brand new, innovative, easy-to-use gameplay modes like Party Play and RockFest put fun, competition and control at center stage as fans tailor the Guitar Hero experience to match their personal style and interests. For extended hours of entertainment, downloadable content from Guitar Hero® World Tour will be compatible with the game and will automatically be updated to include all of the upgrades and enhancements of Guitar Hero 5.

Guitar Hero 5 features the strongest, most varied set list to-date comprised of master tracks from 85 of the hottest bands of today and the biggest classic acts including; Kings of Leon, The Rolling Stones, The White Stripes, Santana, Vampire Weekend, Tom Petty, Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, plus more than 30 artists from a variety of music genres that will be making their music-rhythm video game debut.

Among the first-time-ever features of Guitar Hero 5 are: Party Play, where players can jump in or drop out of gameplay seamlessly; RockFest, a comprehensive competitive experience available featuring five new head-to-head modes playable online or in your living room; and the ability to play the entire set-list from the first time the game is turned on.

Guitar Hero 5 refines the player experience, enhances the art style and redesigns core features such as GHMusic Studio, making it the most accessible, fun-to-play and authentic experience for seasoned music gamers as well as first-time players. New innovations such as Band Moments, where bands are rewarded for hitting special note streams together and song challenges where gamers are tasked to play through a song a specific way, add a new competitive layer of excitement and accomplishment to the music rhythm genre.

Newly revealed tracks:

  • Attack! Attack! UK - "You And Me"
  • Bon Jovi - "You Give Love A Bad Name"
  • Darker My Love - "Blue Day"
  • The Duke Spirit - "Send A Little Love Token"
  • Face To Face - "Disconnected"
  • Garbage - "Only Happy When It Rains"
  • Kaiser Chiefs - "Never Miss A Beat"
  • Kiss - "Shout It Out Loud"
  • Love and Rockets - "Mirror People"
  • My Morning Jacket - "One Big Holiday"
  • Nirvana - "Lithium (Live)"
  • The Police - "So Lonely"
  • Rammstein – "Du Hast"
  • Sonic Youth - "Incinerate"
  • Screaming Trees - "Nearly Lost You"
  • Sublime - "What I Got"
  • The Sword - "Maiden, Mother & Crone"
  • Thin Lizzy - "Jailbreak"
  • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - "American Girl"

Previously revealed songs:

  • A Perfect Circle - Judith
  • Band Of Horses - “Cigarettes, Wedding Bands”
  • Beastie Boys - “Gratitude”
  • Beck - “Gamma Ray”
  • Billy Squier - “Lonely Is The Night”
  • Blink 182 - The Rock Show
  • Blur - “Song 2”
  • Bob Dylan – All Along The Watchtower
  • Children Of Bodom - “Done With Everything, Die For Nothing”
  • Coldplay - “In My Place”
  • Darkest Hour - “Demon(s)”
  • David Bowie - “Fame”
  • David Bowie / Queen - Under Pressure
  • Deep Purple - “Woman From Tokyo ('99 Remix)”
  • Elliott Smith - “L.A.”
  • Elton John - "Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting)"
  • Iggy Pop - “Lust For Life (Live)”
  • Jeff Beck - “Scatterbrain (Live)”
  • John Mellencamp - “Hurts So Good”
  • Johnny Cash – Ring of Fire
  • Kings of Leon – Sex on Fire
  • Queens Of The Stone Age - “Make It Wit Chu”
  • Rose Hill Drive - “Sneak Out”
  • Santana – No One To Depend On (LIVE)
  • The Bronx - “Six Days A Week”
  • Thrice - “Deadbolt”
  • Tom Petty - “Runnin' Down A Dream”
  • The Rolling Stones – Sympathy for the Devil
  • The White Stripes – Blue Orchid
  • Tom Petty - Runnin Down a Dream
  • Vampire Weekend – A-Punk
  • Wolfmother - “Back Round”
The complete list of artists and bands to be featured in Guitar Hero 5 when it hits store shelves this autumn will include songs from:

• 3 Doors Down
• A Perfect Circle
• AFI
• Attack! Attack!
• Band Of Horses
• Beastie Boys
• Beck
• Billy Idol
• Billy Squier
• Blink-182
• Blur
• Bob Dylan
• Bon Jovi
• Brand New
• Bush
• Children of Bodom
• Coldplay
• Darker My Love
• Darkest Hour
• David Bowie
• Deep Purple
• Dire Straits
• Duran Duran
• Eagles Of Death Metal
• Elliott Smith
• Elton John
• Face to Face
• Garbage
• Gorillaz
• Gov’t Mule
• Grand Funk Railroad
• Iggy Pop
• Iron Maiden
• Jeff Beck
• Jimmy Eat World
• John Mellencamp
• Johnny Cash
• Kaiser Chiefs
• King Crimson
• Kings Of Leon
• Kiss
• Love and Rockets
• Megadeth
• Mötley Crüe
• Muse
• My Morning Jacket
• Nirvana
• No Doubt
• Peter Frampton
• Public Enemy Featuring Zakk Wylde
• Queen & David Bowie
• Queens Of The Stone Age
• Rammstein
• Rose Hill Drive
• Rush
• Santana
• Scars On Broadway
• Screaming Trees
• Smashing Pumpkins
• Sonic Youth
• Spacehog
• Stevie Wonder
• Sublime
• Sunny Day Real Estate
• T. Rex
• The Bronx
• The Derek Trucks Band
• The Duke Spirit
• The Killers
• The Police
• The Raconteurs
• The Rolling Stones
• The Sword
• The White Stripes
• Thin Lizzy
• Thrice
• Tom Petty
• Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
• TV On The Radio
• Vampire Weekend
• Weezer
• Wild Cherry
• Wolfmother

Guitar Hero 5 is scheduled for release on Sept. 1, 2009.

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