Fire up the fretboard, crank up the amp and get ready to rock like never before! Guitar Hero™ III: Legends of Rock drops you into the spotlight of the largest and most legendary rock concert ever.
- Songs: Enjoy more than 70 of the most legendary rock anthems of all-time.
- Modes: Try the added multiplayer modes, including the arcade-inspired Guitar Battle and the dual shredding co-op career. Challenge the legends of rock and roll in boss battles, then take those axe-shredding skills online and rock around the world. See how you match up against the best in the world on the Leaderboards.
- Downloads: Expand upon your Guitar Hero experience with downloadable songs, themes and picture packs.
- Gameplay: All-new tricked out venues take you to hell and back. And check out your favorite characters freshly fitted with a few new faces.
- The Guitar Hero III Gibson Les Paul/Kramer Guitar Controller: The controller is completely redesigned with a simple wireless channel setup, that gives you the freedom to rock without constraints. Swappable faceplates provide maximum customization (available on the Les Paul Controller). The breakaway neck allows for easier transportation between performances. Stylized Start and Back buttons and a new extended strum bar design will have you blasting out the hits. And the auto sleep mode will save battery power for extended jam sessions.
WB/Reprise Pack 500pts
Linkin Park - No More Sorrow
The Used - Pretty Handsome Awkward
Mastodon - Sleeping Giant
Stevie Ouimette - We Three Kings - 0pts
Die Fantastischen Vier - Ernten Was Wir Säen - 200pts
Extremoduro - So Payaso - 200pts
Trust - Antisocial - 200pts
Halo 3 Theme MJOLNIR Mix - 0pts
Boss Battle Track Pack - 0pts
Devil Went Down To Georgia
Original Composition by Slash
Original Composition by Tom Morello
Velvet Revolver Pack - 500pts
- She Builds Quick Machines
Foo Fighters Pack - 500pts
- The Pretender
- All My Life
- This is a Call
OFFICIAL TRACKLIST BY TIER
Foghat - "Slow Ride"
- Tier 1:
Poison - "Talk Dirty to Me"
Pat Benatar - "Hit Me With Your Best Shot"
Social Distortion - "Story of My Life"
Encore: Kiss - "Rock and Roll All Nite"
Co-op Encore: Beastie Boys - "Sabotage"
Mountain - "Mississippi Queen
- Tier 2:
Alice Cooper - "School’s Out"
Cream - "Sunshine of Your Love"
Heart - "Barracuda"
Boss: Tom Morello - Guitar Battle
Encore: Rage Against the Machine - "Bull’s on Parade"
Co-op Encore: The Strokes - "Reptilia"
The Killers - "When You Were Young"
- Tier 3:
AFI - "Miss Murder"
The Who - "The Seeker"
Priestess - "Lay Down"
Encore: Rolling Stones - "Paint It Black"
Co-op Encore: Red Hot Chili Peppers - "Suck My Kiss"
Black Sabbath - "Paranoid"
- Tier 4:
The Sex Pistols - "Anarchy in the UK"
Sonic Youth - "Kool Thing"
Weezer - "My Name Is Jonas"
Encore: Pearl Jam - "Evenflow"
Co-op Encore: Blue Oyster Cult - "Cities on Flame with Rock and Roll"
The Dead Kennedys - "Holiday in Cambodia"
- Tier 5:
Scorpions - "Rock You Like a Hurricane"
Aerosmith - "Same Old Song and Dance"
ZZ Top - "La Grange"
Boss: Slash - Guitar Battle
Encore: Guns N Roses - "Welcome to the Jungle"
Co-op Encore: Bloc Party - "Hellicopter"
Santana - "Black Magic Woman"
- Tier 6:
Smashing Pumpkins - "Cherub Rock"
White Zombie - "Black Sunshine"
Tenacious D - "The Metal"
Encore: Stevie Ray Vaughn - "Pride and Joy"
Co-op Encore: Matchbook Romance - "Monsters"
Slipknot - "Before I Forget"
- Tier 7:
Disturbed - "Stricken"
Queens of the Stone Age - "3’s and 7’s"
Muse - "Knights of Cydonia"
Encore: Living Colour- "Cult of Personality"
Slayer - "Raining Blood"
- Tier 8:
Eric Johnson - "Cliffs of Dover"
Iron Maiden - "Number of the Beast"
Metallica - "One"
Boss: Lou - Guitar Battle
Encore: "The Devil Went Down to Georgia"
An Endless Sporadic - "Impulse"
- Bonus Tracks:
Backyard Babies - "Minus Celsius"
Bret Michaels Band - "Go That Far"
Die Toten Hosen - "Hier Kommit Alex"
Dragonforce - "Through the Fire and the Flames"
Fall of Troy - "FCP Remix"
Gallows - "In the Belly of a Shark"
The Hellacopters - "I’m in the Band"
Heroes del Silencio - "Avalancha"
In Flames - "Take This Life"
Kaiser Chiefs - "Ruby"
Killswitch Engage - "My Curse"
LA Slum Lords - "Down N Dirty"
Lacuna Coil - "Closer"
Lions - "Metal Heavy Lady"
NAAST - "Mauvis Garcon"
Prototype - "The Way It Ends"
Revolverhead - "Generation Rock"
Rise Against - "Prayer of the Refugee"
Scouts of St. Sebastian - "In Love"
Senses Fail- "Can’t Be Saved"
The Sleeping- "Don’t Hold Back"
The Stone Roses - "She Bangs the Drums"
Superbus- "Radio Song"
- Aerosmith - Same Old Song And Dance (Master)
- AFI - Miss Murder (Master)
- Alice Cooper - School's Out
- Backyard Babies - Minus Celsius (Master)
- Beastie Boys - Sabotage (Master)
- Black Sabbath - Paranoid
- Bloc Party - Helicopter (Master)
- Blue Oyster Cult - Cities on Flame
- Bret Michaels Band - Go That Far (Master)
- Charlie Daniels Band - Devil Went Down To Georgia
- Cream - Sunshine of Your Love
- Dead Kennedys - Holiday In Cambodia
- Die Toten Hosen - Hier Kommt Alex (Master)
- Disturbed - Stricken (Master)
- Dragonforce - Through The Fire And Flames (Master)
- Eric Johnson - Cliffs Of Dover
- Foghat - Slowride
- Gallows - In the Belly of a Shark (Master)
- Guns N' Roses - Welcome to the Jungle (Master)
- Heart - Barracuda
- Heroes Del Silencio - Avalancha (Master)
- In Flames - Take This Life (Master)
- Iron Maiden - Number Of The Beast (Master)
- Kaiser Chiefs - Ruby (Master)
- Kiss - Rock N Roll All Nite
- Lacuna Coil - Closer (Master)
- Living Colour - Cult of Personality (Master)
- Matchbook Romance - Monsters (Master)
- Metallica - One (Master)
- Mountain - Mississippi Queen
- Muse - Knights of Cydonia (Master)
- NAAST - Mauvais Garcon (Master)
- Pat Benatar - Hit Me With Your Best Shot
- Pearl Jam - Evenflow (Master)
- Poison - Talk Dirty to Me (?)
- Priestess - Lay Down (Master)
- Queens of the Stone Age - 3's and 7's (Master)
- Rage Against The Machine - Bulls On Parade (Master)
- Red Hot Chili Peppers - Suck My Kiss (Master)
- Revolverheld - Generation Rock (Master)
- Rolling Stones - Paint it Black (Master)
- Santana - Black Magic Woman
- Slayer - Raining Blood (Master)
- Slipknot - Before I forget (Master)
- Smashing Pumpkins - Cherub Rock (Master)
- Social Distortion - Story Of My Life
- Sonic Youth - Cool Thing (Master)
- Stevie Ray Vaughn - Pride And Joy
- Superbus - Radio Song (Master)
- Tenacious D - The Metal (Master)
- The Hellacopters - I’m in the Band (Master)
- The Killers - When You Were Young (Master)
- The Scorpions - Rock You Like a Hurricane
- The Stone Roses -She Bangs the Drums (?)
- The Strokes - Reptillia (Master)
- The Who - The Seeker
- Weezer - My Name is Jonas (Master)
- White Zombie - Black Sunshine
- ZZ Top - La Grange
Boss Battle Bosses
- Slash (Guns N' Roses/Velvet Revolver)
- Bret Michaels (Poison/Bret Michaels Band)
- Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine/Audioslave)
Update 12/15: New DLC Announced For December
The Warner/Reprise Track Pack (master recordings)Single song downloads (courtesy of "popular European bands")
"Free, exclusive rock rendition" of a holiday classic
In fitting with tradition, you can expect the Warner/Reprise/Wrist Slasher Special track pack to cost $6.25 when it appears on the Xbox Live Marketplace and the PlayStation Network sometime in December. We'll let you know as soon we've confirmed the prices of the individual songs.
- "We Three Kings" by Steve Ouimette
Update 10/21: Demo out tomorrow
SUNNYVALE, CA - October 22, 2007 - Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced a special Xbox LIVE® online entertainment network weekend for the highly anticipated title, Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock. Beginning November 2, 2007, fans 13 years old or older will be able to participate in a number of exciting activities online including a 72-hour Play & Win Sweepstakes where every hour winning axe shredders who register and play are awarded with special prize packages, such as a limited edition guitar faceplate signed by Slash, as they battle in a multiplayer showdown against the developers of Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, as well as an exclusive Xbox LIVE leaderboard tournament to crown the top Guitar Hero player.
Before Guitar Hero fans sign up for this gnarly shredfest, they will have the rockin' opportunity to practice their skills with a free game demo available for download on Tuesday, October 23 exclusively through Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. The free game demo, playable with either the X-Plorer guitar or Xbox 360 controller, will include the following 5 finger-melting songs:
- Even Flow (by Pearl Jam) - Lay Down (by Priestess) - The Metal (by Tenacious D) - Hit Me with your Best Shot (as made famous by Pat Benatar) - Rock You like a Hurricane (as made famous by Scorpions)
Update 8/23: Demo w/Tony Hawk's Proving Ground
GUITAR HERO™ III: LEGENDS OF ROCK DEMO TO DEBUT ON
TONY HAWK’S PROVING GROUND
Gamers to Get Their First Licks in with the Purchase of the
Latest Installment in the #1 Action Sports Franchise
Santa Monica, CA – August 23, 2007 – Guitar Hero fanatics prepare to get the first fix of the upcoming Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock video game demo with the launch of Activision, Inc.’s (Nasdaq: ATVI) Tony Hawk’s Proving Ground, slated to ship to stores on October 9. Players who purchase the Tony Hawk’s Proving Ground game for the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft will get an exclusive two week head start on experiencing the demo to this year’s hottest music based video game before its release on Xbox LIVE® Marketplace.
“Music is such a huge part of skateboarding culture and pairing the Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock demo with Tony Hawk’s Proving Ground makes perfect sense,” said Dusty Welch, head of publishing at RedOctane. “We’re excited to bring together two highly anticipated games and give fans their first chance to rock out with the franchise that’s taken the world by storm.”
The demo features five tracks set in the Desert Rock Tour venue. Players will be able to rock out to:
Lay Down (by Priestess)
Even Flow (by Pearl Jam)
The Metal (by Tenacious D)
Hit Me with your Best Shot (as made famous by Pat Benatar)
Rock You like a Hurricane (as made famous by Scorpions)
Update 8/21: Achievements revealed