System of a Down, Pantera + Green Day Featured on ‘Guitar Hero Live’ Play List
Gamers and metalheads, it's time to get excited! After a five-year hiatus, Guitar Hero will return later this year. The latest installment of the franchise, Guitar Hero Live, will arrive this fall and will feature a long list of hard rock and heavy metal songs from the likes of System of a Down, Pantera, Green Day, Alter Bridge, Judas Priest, Black Veil Brides, Rage Against The Machine and many more.
According to Rolling Stone, Guitar Hero Live has unveiled the first 24 songs that will be featured in the game. On top of a healthy roster of head-banging tracks, fans will also be able to play along with a list of eclectic songs from the Rolling Stones, the Lumineers, Ed Sheeran, Skrillex, as well as the Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Pretty Reckless, My Chemical Romance, Pierce the Veil and The Black Keys. Check out the list of all 24 songs below.
Guitar Hero Live has a ton of new features including a more realistic controller and a first-person perspective, allowing gamers to almost interact with the crowd and their bandmates on screen. FreeStyle creative director Jamie Jackson told Rolling Stone, “If you start dropping notes and messing it up, not only are the crowd gonna turn on you, but so are your band members as well, because you're effectively ruining their career as well as your own.” Check out some of the screen shots and watch the game's trailer here.
The game also boasts its own 24-hour video network called 'GHTV,' which according to Jackson is "the world's first playable music video network." Activision says the channel will allow participants to play along to official videos across various genres and challenge other online players of the same skill level.
Activision’s Guitar Hero Live will be available on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii U and mobile devices for the first time. Learn more about the game and pre-order it ahead of the fall release here. More songs featured in the game will be rolled out each week leading up to its release this fall.
Guitar Hero Live Set List:
The Black Keys -- "Gold on the Ceiling"
Blitz Kids -- "Sometimes"
Ed Sheeran -- "Sing"
Fall Out Boy -- "My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up)”
Gary Clark, Jr. -- "Don't Owe You a Thang"
Green Day -- "Nuclear Family"
The Killers -- “When You Were Young"
The Lumineers -- "Ho Hey"
My Chemical Romance -- "Na Na Na"
Pierce the Veil -- "King for a Day (feat. Kellin Quinn)"
The Rolling Stones -- "Paint it Black"
Skrillex -- "Bangarang"
The War on Drugs -- "Under the Pressure"
Black Veil Brides -- "In The End"
Rage Against the Machine -- "Guerrilla Radio"
Judas Priest -- "Breaking the Law"
Pantera -- "Cowboys From Hell"
Sleigh Bells -- "Bitter Rivals"
System of a Down -- "Chop Suey!"
Alter Bridge -- "Cry of Achilles"
Alt-J -- "Left Hand Free"
Broken Bells -- "Leave It Alone"
Red Hot Chili Peppers -- "Higher Ground"
The Pretty Reckless -- "Going to Hell"
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