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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) And 'Band Hero' (ALL) March DLCs Revealed

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 6:14 a.m. PST

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.

With a new three-song offering every Thursday, Guitar Hero raises the bar once again with track packs from premier pop-punk band blink-182, alternative rockers OK Go, Irish-infused music from Flogging Molly and a collection of 80's hits from iconic bands Motley Crue, The Go-Go's and Night Ranger.  

Leading the charge on March 4, pop-punk trio blink-182 returns to Guitar Hero with a track pack featuring three of their biggest hits that helped shape the development of the pop-punk music genre.  The blink-182 track pack features "First Date," the second single from Take Off Your Pants And Jacket, as well as mega-hit "All The Small Things" and the slow-paced, serious track "Adam's Song," both from the band's 1999 multi-platinum album Enema Of The State.

Grammy award winning band OK Go smashes onto the scene March 11 with "Here It Goes Again" and "Do What You Want" from their 2005 release Oh No.  Longtime OK Go fanatics will also be thrilled to rock out to "Get Over It," the first single off of the band's 2002 self-titled debut album.

Living room legends can continue their St. Patrick's Day celebration as they download the Flogging Molly track pack on March 18.  The three Irish-inspired favorites from the Celtic punk rockers will have fans jamming all night long to "Requiem For A Dying Song" and "(No More) Paddy's Lament" from the band's 2008 album Float and "The Seven Deadly Sins" from their 2004 release Within a Mile of Home.

The 80's return on March 25 with some of the music that made the decade famous, including the title glam metal anthem "Girls, Girls, Girls" off of Motley Crue's 1987 album, The Go-Go's biggest hit, "We Got The Beat," off of their debut album Beauty And The Beat, and Night Ranger's milestone power ballad "Sister Christian."

The blink-182, OK Go, Flogging Molly and 80's track packs will be available on Xbox LIVE Marketplace for 440 Microsoft Points, on the PlayStation Store for $5.49 and for Wii for 550 Wii Points.  In addition, all songs in each track pack will be released as downloadable singles for Xbox 360 for 160 Microsoft Points, PS3 for $1.99 and Wii for 200 Wii Points each.  In addition to the in-game music store and the Xbox LIVE Marketplace, Xbox 360 owners can expand their Guitar Hero music library using the Guitar Hero VIP Pass Music Store, available exclusively on Xbox LIVE.

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