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Two is always better than one, which is exactly why Gamestop is offering a second free drum pedal to those who pre-order Guitar Hero: Metallica. The second pedal comes with a splitter that'll allow hookup to a World Tour drumkit and (truthfully) you'll probably need it. The second pedal will defini...

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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 wi...

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It's not just a rumor anymore, metal-heads. The official release date for Guitar Hero: Metallica has been announced. The game will be launching in North America on March 29 and will release in other regions sometime in May. So, start preparing your fingers for the inevitable calluses and start dri...

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Heavy metal icons Metallica have let the black cat out of the bag. Guitar Hero: Metallica is coming to North America March 29th for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, and the rest of the world sometime in May. The PS2 and Wii versions are coming this Spring, "also most likely in early May," according to t...

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Once again, GameStop has fuelled release rumors by posting a North American launch date for Guitar Hero: Metallica: March 29 is the date you'll want to circle (lightly, in pencil) on your Lars 2009 calendars. Though that's obviously not a confirmed date, it is a plausible one. "March 29" is a little...

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Update: According to Eurogamer, Activision has informed them that GH: Metallica will be releasing in May. Well, in Europe at least. If online retail listings or internal retail documentation can be trusted, those awaiting Guitar Hero: Metallica's release should circle (with a pencil) March 29th as...

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Activision's CES keynote should have been titled "Remedial Gaming 101: A History of Gaming." Activision Publishing CEO Mike Griffith took us through a not-so-brief history of gaming, from Pong to Pac-Man to "even games that used to feature trackballs, and yes, even joysticks." Although, that's not...

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Last week, Metallica posted the first trailer for Buy Another Guitar Hero: This Time With Metallica Songs Guitar Hero: Metallica on its official site. The quality was dubious but the message was suitably loud and clear: you will "ride the lightning" in 2009. And, by "ride the lightning," we of cou...

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Making an appearance over on Metallica's official web space is a fresh trailer for next year's upcoming Guitar Hero: Metallica. A game that is still yet to be officially announced, mentioned or even uttered by the PR folks at Activision. No matter, because Metallica isn't afraid to promote the gam...

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A (mostly) single-band Guitar Hero game focusing on Aerosmith came out this summer. It's being followed up with Guitar Hero: Metallica, which features Metallica and a bunch of other bands that Activision's marketing department thinks people who like Metallica also like. Given the fairly customizab...

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Well, we've certainly been talking about it for awhile now and finally it's made official. Guitar Hero: Metallica has dished out its first trailer and, well, it's definitely something. The trailer promises the band's "fiercest songs," which we hope means "tunes from the first 5 albums." You know, ...

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So what if the Metallica edition of Guitar Hero still hasn't been officially announced? The band itself has been talking about it all willy-nilly; it's been in Game Informer; there was even a teaser in Guitar Hero World Tour. And now ... well, the trailer is out. Not from its publisher, Activision...

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We all knew it was coming, but now Guitar Hero: Metallica is 100% official. Speaking to USA today, Neversoft's Alan Flores and Metallica's Lars Ulrich and Kirk Hammett discussed the game and some of its features. The story of the game is that players are members of a band that tours with Metallica...

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It's a Christmas miracle! Someone's actually admitting out loud that Guitar Hero: Metallica exists! The band spilled a ton of details to USA Today, including word on the game's difficulty (considerable) and the story, which casts you as a band, inspired by Metallica, following them around the worl...

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With all the recent chatter about Guitar Hero World Tour, you can be forgiven if Guitar Hero: Metallica slipped from your radar. It's still very much coming, though, and the latest issue of Game Informer has fresh details and the first tracks, from both Metallica themselves and the other acts that...

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Guitar Hero: Metallica may still not be "officially" announced by Activision, but a tipster sent us a YouTube clip revealing the teaser for the game in Guitar Hero World Tour's "videos" section. Making this situation even more inane is that Metallica's drummer, Lars Ulrich, has been flapping his l...

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If you thought that 2008's triple-billing of Guitar Hero: Aerosmith, Guitar Hero: On Tour and the upcoming Guitar Hero World Tour was, well, a lot of Guitar Hero ... you ain't seen nuthin' yet. Activision-Blizzard revealed at an event for industry analysts that it intends to double the number of ...

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