Wednesday, May 27

Guitar Hero 5 revealed and dated!

What seems to be like a every day thing, Activison has revealed a new Guitar Hero! Simply titled Guitar Hero 5 will release September 1st of this year!

Some of the new features include a new "Party Play" mode which allows you to jump into a song on the fly by simply picking up a controller and hitting a button, this feature also allows you to play whatever instrument you want, you are no longer bound to just guitar/bass/drums/vocals.

The game will also be supporting some new competitive modes as well as an impressive 85 song set list comprised of all master recordings, 30 of the songs will be from artists that have never before been in a video game. Check out some of the confirmed songs below.

The Rolling Stones : Sympathy for the Devil
Bob Dylan: All Along The Watchtower
The White Stripes : Blue Orchid
Santana : No One To Depend On (LIVE)
Vampire Weekend : A-Punk
Tom Petty: Runnin Down a Dream
Johnny Cash : Ring of Fire
Kings of Leon: Sex on Fire
Attack! Attack!: You and Me

Some other artists confirmed to be in the game are 3 Doors Down, AFI, Alter Bridge, Band of Horses, Beastie Boys, blink-182, Blur, Bush, Coldplay, Darkest Hour, David Bowie, The Derek Trucks Band, Dire Straits, Duran Duran, Gorillaz, Iron Maiden, Jimmy Eat World, Kiss, Mötley Crüe, Muse, Nirvana, Public Enemy featuring Zakk Wylde, Queens of the Stone Age, The Raconteurs, Rush, The Smashing Pumpkins, The Sword, Sublime, and Wild Cherry.

You can see the game in action and learn more about it by watching this interview from Gamespot


  1. Rolling stones! Watchtower! seems interesting.

  2. Great post Dante, the first to break the news!


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