NEWS - Friday, July 10, 2009

Activision Reveals 24 New Songs for Guitar Hero 5

 Guitar Hero today confirmed two dozen rockin’ tracks which will be featured on Guitar Hero® 5’s massive 85-song on-disc set list. From the legendary folk rock sounds of Bob Dylan’s “All Along The Watchtower” to the thumping drums of Coldplay’s “In My Place”; indie darling Vampire Weekend’s memorable “A-Punk” to the Beastie Boys’ rock/hip-hop hit “Gratitude,” the game features the widest variety of today’s rock hits and classic tunes from some of the biggest names in music. Numerous bands are also making their music video game debut -- Band of Horses, Darkest Hour, Elliott Smith, John Mellencamp, Rose Hill Drive, The Bronx, Tom Petty and Vampire Weekend. Prior to its public release, Wolfmother’s first single off their upcoming album Cosmic Egg, “Back Round,” is now available for free digital download exclusively at

When Guitar Hero 5 ships on September 1, living-room rock stars will be able to rock any way they want, to the expansive set list including to these stellar tracks:

    * Band Of Horses - “Cigarettes, Wedding Bands”
    * Beastie Boys - “Gratitude”
    * Beck - “Gamma Ray”
    * Billy Squier - “Lonely Is The Night”
    * Blur - “Song 2”
    * Bob Dylan - “All Along The Watchtower”
    * Children Of Bodom - “Done With Everything, Die For Nothing”
    * Coldplay - “In My Place”
    * Darkest Hour - “Demon(s)”
    * David Bowie - “Fame”
    * Deep Purple - “Woman From Tokyo (’99 Remix)”
    * Elliott Smith - “L.A.”
    * Iggy Pop - “Lust For Life (Live)”
    * Jeff Beck - “Scatterbrain (Live)”
    * John Mellencamp - “Hurts So Good”
    * Kings Of Leon - “Sex On Fire”
    * Queens Of The Stone Age - “Make It Wit Chu”
    * Rose Hill Drive - “Sneak Out”
    * Santana - “No One To Depend On (Live)”
    * The Bronx - “Six Days A Week”
    * Thrice - “Deadbolt”
    * Tom Petty - “Runnin’ Down A Dream”
    * Vampire Weekend - “A-Punk”
    * Wolfmother - “Back Round”



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