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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 #4

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2007 @ 8:51 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.

New Tracks :

  • Minus Celsius (by Backyard Babies)
  • Hier Kommt Alex (by Die Toten Hosen)
  • In the Belly of a Shark (by Gallows)
  • I’m in the Band (by The Hellacopters)
  • Avalancha (by Heroes Del Silencio)
  • Take This Life (by In Flames)
  • Ruby (by Kaiser Chiefs)
  • Closer (by Lacuna Coil)
  • Generation Rock (by Revolverheld)
  • Mauvais Garcon (by NAAST)
  • Radio Song (by Superbus)

Previously announced tracks :

  • Alice Cooper - School's Out
  • AFI - Miss Murder (Master)
  • Beastie Boys - Sabotage (Master)
  • Black Sabbath - Paranoid
  • Blue Oyster Cult - Cities on Flame
  • Dragon Force - Through the Fire and the Flames (Master)
  • Foghat - Slowride
  • Guns N' Roses - Welcome to the Jungle (Master)
  • Heart - Barracuda
  • Iron Maiden - Number of the Beast (Master)
  • Kiss - Rock N Roll All Nite
  • Living Colour - Cult of Personality (Master)
  • Mountain - Mississippi Queen
  • Muse - Knights of Cydonia (Master)
  • Pearl Jam - Evenflow (Master)
  • Priestess - Lay Down (Master)
  • Queens of the Stone Age - 3's and 7's (Master )
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers - Suck my Kiss (Master)
  • Rolling Stones - Paint it Black (Master)
  • Slayer - Raining Blood (Master)
  • Smashing Pumpkins - Cherub Rock (Master)
  • Tenacious D - The Metal (Master)
  • The Scorpions - Rock You Like a Hurricane
  • The Stone Roses - She Bangs the Drums
  • The Strokes - Reptillia (Master)
  • Weezer - My Name is Jonas (Master)
  • ZZ Top - La Grange


  • 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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