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There's a thick cloud of fear hanging over fans of faux-drumming in games like Rock Band and Guitar Hero: World Tour -- fear inspired by the near-impossible rhythms which will need to be kept when Guitar Hero: Metallica hits store shelves. We're not sure how familiar you guys are with the speed wit...

January 18th 2009 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Some of Joystiq's heavier-footed staffers have experienced the heartbreak that comes from snapping the original Rock Band kick pedal in the midst of a feverish playthough of Paramore's "That's What You Get" er, Judas Priest's "Painkiller". However, we never thought to take the bold course of action...

November 22nd 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Real skin pounders will appreciate that the Rock Band drum pedal controller lacks a certain finesse you find in a real foot pedal. After a friend trashed his pedal in a frenzied late night jam, Justin Kistner let necessity mother the invention of a mod allowing use of a real kick pedal on your next...

January 5th 2008 at 9:01pm 0 Comments