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Activision this morning revealed an incentive for Metallica slash Guitar Hero fans to pick up the forthcoming Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock in the game's first week launch window: the ability to import 39 of the former game's 49 tracks into the latter game for free. Like Guitar Hero 5, Band Hero, G...

September 14th 2010 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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It's time for Swag Saturday once again, and this week's prize is a doozy. Up for grabs we have not one, not two, but three Guitar Hero games. We've got Xbox 360 copies of Guitar Hero: Metallica, Guitar Hero: Smash Hits and Guitar Hero 5, all for the low, low price of nothing (and all released this...

September 26th 2009 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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If you come down with a chronic case of Beatlemania on Sept. 9, you could have someone unlikely to thank for it: Metallica. Speaking with The Guardian, Paul McCartney describes how Harmonix first started pitching him on the product way back in 2007, using Metallica (presumably one of the band's son...

September 7th 2009 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Yet another crazy music game fire sale from RedOctane today: For $49.99 on PS2, $59.99 on Wii or $69.99 on PS3 or 360, you can pick up a two-pack of Guitar Hero: Metallica and Guitar Hero: Smash Hits.As an added bonus, you'll also get a free Guitar Hero World Tour shirt. Now, you should by no means...

July 8th 2009 at 6:57pm 0 Comments
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We're having a hard time wrapping our heads around this one, so do us a favor and bear with us while we put our heads down and power through. Microsoft is releasing a wireless microphone this fall meant to be used with "your favorite Xbox 360 music games," a list that includes: Lips, Guitar Hero: M...

June 23rd 2009 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Activision Blizzard has announced that European territories will be receiving an exclusive "Solo Guitar Game" bundle when Guitar Hero: Metallica launches on May 22 (May 29 in the UK). The bundle will contain a copy of the game, a wireless guitar controller and the exclusive faceplate which you can...

May 11th 2009 at 7:30pm 0 Comments

On March 29, Metallica thrashes into Guitar Hero ... axes blazing behind more than two decades of rock. Or for the less dramatic, Guitar Hero: Metallica is totally coming out soon. Ever wonder what goes into developing a game, starring one of the world's most famous bands? Three new "Behind the Sc...

March 25th 2009 at 11:05am 0 Comments
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Ladies and gentlemen, girls and boys, get your plastic instruments ready: A demo for Guitar Hero: Metallica is now available on Xbox Live Marketplace. The demo allows you to rock out on bass, drums, guitar and vocals.Undoubtedly the most exciting Guitar Hero release since the last Guitar Hero relea...

March 20th 2009 at 11:54am 0 Comments

Imagine if Guitar Hero: World Tour featured a song selection consisting mostly of songs by Metallica, contained trivia about Metallica and let you play as video game-ified likenesses of Metallica. That is Guitar Hero: Metallica. Is it fun? Sure. Is it for non-fans? Eh, maybe. Is there anything re...

March 13th 2009 at 2:00pm 0 Comments