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Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock unveiled with trailer

Though alerting the general public of Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock's existence has been taken care of, Activision provided new details about the upcoming music title in an official announcement today.

Warriors of Rock
will include a newly-designed guitar controller inspired and born from the game's unique art style and specifically made for "shredding." With this controller (or presumably with one of your countless old plastic guitars), you'll play over 90 "guitar-shredding tracks" included on the disc -- which Activision notes is the largest on-disc collection for a music game yet. Apparently, it'll involve shredding.

The Gene Simmons-narrated Quest Mode will take players from the CBGB club in New York City to "the molten lava fields of rock treachery" to defeat "The Beast." In more gameplay-related news, developer Neversoft is adding a Quickplay+ mode, featuring 13 challenges for every song on the disc -- and every DLC song released since Guitar Hero World Tour. Challenges include Band Streak, High Score and Power Challenge, in which players choose any two previously unlocked "warrior powers" to attempt "ridiculously high scores."

The first set of announced tracks is posted after the break.
Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock partial set list:
  • AFI – "Dancing Through Sunday"
  • Anthrax – "Indians"
  • Avenged Sevenfold – "Bat Country"
  • Black Sabbath – "Children Of The Grave"
  • Buzzcocks – "What Do I Get?"
  • Children Of Bodom – "If You Want Peace... Prepare For War"
  • The Cure – "Fascination Street"
  • Def Leppard – "Pour Some Sugar On Me (Live)"
  • Dethklok – "Bloodlines"
  • Dire Straits – "Money For Nothing"
  • DragonForce – "Fury of the Storm"
  • Drowning Pool – "Bodies"
  • Fall Out Boy – "Dance, Dance"
  • Foo Fighters – "No Way Back"
  • Foreigner – "Feels Like The First Time"
  • The Hives – "Tick Tick Boom"
  • Jane's Addiction – "Been Caught Stealing"
  • Jethro Tull – "Aqualung"
  • KISS – "Love Gun"
  • Linkin Park – "Bleed It Out"
  • Megadeth – "Sudden Death"
  • Metallica & Ozzy Osbourne – "Paranoid (Live)"
  • Muse – "Uprising"
  • My Chemical Romance – "I'm Not Okay (I Promise)"
  • Night Ranger – " (You Can Still) Rock In America"
  • Nine Inch Nails – "Wish"
  • The Offspring – "Self Esteem"
  • Queen – "Bohemian Rhapsody"
  • Rammstein – "Waidmanns Heil"
  • The Rolling Stones – "Stray Cat Blues"
  • Silversun Pickups – "There's No Secrets This Year"
  • Slayer – "Chemical Warfare"
  • Slipknot – "Psychosocial"
  • Stone Temple Pilots – "Interstate Love Song"
  • ZZ Top – "Sharp Dressed Man (Live)"

This article was originally published on Joystiq.