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Guitar Hero World Tour
Activision Announces April's World Tour DLC
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Whilst MTV Games and Harmonix tend to announce their DLC on the Friday before every Tuesday, Activision and Neversoft tend to do theirs monthly, so we can prepare for the month ahead.

Recently, we received the schedule for April and as usual the track packs are 440 points a piece or the songs 160 points individually. The content is as follows, however the question remains ... is any of it good enough for you to pick up?

April 2nd - The Pixies
Debaser from Doolittle
Monkey Gone to Heaven from Doolittle
The Sad Punk from Trompe le Monde

April 9th - Silversun Pickups
Panic Switch from Swoon
It's Nice to Know You Work Alone from Swoon
Well Thought out Twinkles from Carnavas

April 16th - Steely Dan
Black Friday from Katy Lied
Kid Charlemagne from the Royal Scam
Bodhisattva from Countdown to Ecstasy

April 23rd - Motörhead
Jailbait
Love Me Like a Reptile
Iron Fist

April 30th - Nirvana
Very Ape from In Utero
Sappy from the No Alternative Compliation
Stay Away from Nevermind




 
 

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Comment #1 by Seb The Sheep
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 07:11:36 PM
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What a load of balls. :|


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Comment #2 by Lukhuta
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 07:13:03 PM
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Wow nothing actually appealing


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Comment #3 by ShirleyPeanut
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 07:13:52 PM
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would have picked up pixies if i wasn't gonna buy an entire album of rock band


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Comment #4 by MyFryHole
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 07:14:14 PM
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I'll go back to playing Rockband now


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Comment #5 by Azwethinkweiz12
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 07:15:26 PM
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I'll pass this month.


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Comment #6 by MartyMcFly
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 07:17:18 PM
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Rock Band is a good game.


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Comment #7 by KageNeedsG
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 07:19:45 PM
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Sounds like a bunch of junk....GH is in a downward spiral........


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Comment #8 by iruhlman
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 07:20:52 PM
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joins #4 and the rest of the music genre scene.


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Comment #9 by Comrade D Rock
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 07:20:56 PM
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ooh steely dan. too bad i have rock band :/. i'm eager for gh metallica though, just 1 more week!


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Comment #10 by zyxomma100
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 07:21:16 PM
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I'm surprised the reactions have been so negative so far. Well, yeah, I'm not buying any of this, but it's not a horrible lineup.


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Comment #11 by JustAFriend
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 07:22:14 PM
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Why not upload some classics? instead of this jizz


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Comment #12 by iruhlman
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 07:22:39 PM
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@ #10

the remarks are bad because GH blantantly has copied nearly every aspect of RB and the whole series IMO has become somewhat of a joke. GH2 owns them all and the series was officially dead after GH3. GH:Metallica I will buy though simply because ITS METALLICA!


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Comment #13 by she haunts me
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 07:31:49 PM
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Weak list. Will get none of them. Probable won't even be compatible with the next 22 Guitar Hero's in the works anyway.


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Comment #14 by AsILayDying
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 07:32:22 PM
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all a load of HORSE SHIT, back 2 ROCK BAND 2 then


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Comment #15 by themailman
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 07:35:37 PM
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wow!

Again, GH has failed to see the plot. Give us sthing different.
GH3 is where they peaked. WT just bores me now.


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Comment #16 by Reclaiming Dawn
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 07:37:17 PM
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silversun pickups are amazing!


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Comment #17 by XxM4RKSM4NxX
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 07:42:21 PM
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Might download Nrivana tracks, but the others suck...


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Comment #18 by Tenacious
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 07:42:53 PM
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I've never heard a single song in that entire list, except for some of the Pixies stuff.. terrible


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Comment #19 by BodomJordan
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 07:44:00 PM
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What's wrong with you people? Why did everyone join the Guitar Hero to Rock Band hate train? I mean, I love Guitar Hero, and I love Rock Band. I'm sure everyone that says they like Rock Band better have Guitar Hero as well. Both games are rhythmic.... and amazing. Just.. mellow out.

Will be getting the Nirvana pack but I doubt i'll get anything else. Maybe Steely Dan.


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Comment #20 by HotShotCMS
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 07:44:13 PM
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I love how GH is getting great bands that RB has, yet the songs are worse.


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Comment #21 by Proxyghost104
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 07:48:24 PM
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This list sucks. Hard.


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Comment #22 by silentbob0
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 07:53:40 PM
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I agree these songs kinda suck, i'll just happily play the Pearl Jam album on RB2 as its far better than anything GHWT has to offer.


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Comment #23 by kizwiz
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 07:53:43 PM
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wtf..no lame imo anyway. Ahh april reminds me of April 1st. Something good will get announced but then it turns out to be a stupid joke


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Comment #24 by Xtrem3 Poptarts
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 07:54:24 PM
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stop trying to be like rock band 2 with their weekly dlc. sure ill be flamed but rock band 2 is a better game with better dlc


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Comment #25 by MartyMcFly
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 07:56:37 PM
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@23, Nope, no flaming. We all seem to share the same opinion: Guitar Hero has gone down the toilet.


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Comment #26 by iruhlman
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 07:58:21 PM
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#19

what's wrong with me? I want my fucking Guitar hero franchise back as I've lost it to these bands. Theres a reason is called Guitar Hero, they should rename it to Band Hero. period.


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Comment #27 by EVUL DAVE
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 07:58:54 PM
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I'm guessing that everyone on the hate train is blind if they say GH has weak DLC. Because we ALL know how weak Jimi Hendrix, Queen, and Steely Dan are... Seriously, open up to some new music people.

First, the complaints were that GH3 didn't get enough DLC. Now that GHWT supports weekly DLC (and occaisionally even more DLC than that announced originally), people are complaining. I play both Rock Band and Guitar Hero, and both are great games. But the hate on GH is just getting obnoxious.

@#12: So, the franchise is "dead", yet you still support it by buying the games? Ever heard of the word "hypocrite"?


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Comment #28 by Aletdownofstate
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 08:09:53 PM
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More Protest The Hero please, or some The Human Abstract. Proper tech shitt mann.


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Comment #29 by blackout529
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 08:13:13 PM
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You've gone down the toilet....


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Comment #30 by the punishermx
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 08:14:47 PM
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very very mehh


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Comment #31 by GuitarGuruXXX
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 08:25:53 PM
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Nirvana and Silversun Pickups are definite buys for me.


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Comment #32 by Nixemo
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 08:26:24 PM
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Nice to see some Silversun Pickups and more Nirvana.


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Comment #33 by darosa321
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 08:29:59 PM
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Wow. The only dlc I have gotten for this game is smashing pumpkins stuff, even then I don't play it.


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Comment #34 by xApocalypse32x
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 08:32:50 PM
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*Activision employee*, "lets see how many songs we can possibly rip off from Rock Band, AND how many Nirvana songs we can put into one game!"

mission accomplished... ill pass


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Comment #35 by Pantera Opeth
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 08:35:31 PM
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I want to see more of the bands that aren't in the game or have DLC out already. Hmm, Pantera?


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Comment #36 by DaPimptastic1
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 08:39:42 PM
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While I do have the 4 GH games and RB1&2. As far as gameplay GH doesn't suck. The complaints come from loading up on songs that either a very select few people would like to hear, no one would like to hear, or are already available on a different game that about 80 percent own as well as theirs because the love music!!!! The reason I have the games is for the music. Granted RB vocals of the tracks are better, the gameplay is about equal. DLC however is a different story. RB blows GH away because instead of coming out with a new game every 6 months THEY GET NEW MUSIC!!!!


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Comment #37 by Darkjay7991
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 08:45:06 PM
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Are they ever gona make DLC that is actually appealing or...good?! (Nirvana is cool but, come on. Rock Band is giving out better DLC than this stuff....)


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Comment #38 by EATatJOES 07
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 08:50:47 PM
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so glad i didn't get this guitar hero what a piece of crap and the dlc sucks


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Comment #39 by Brakelessss
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 09:00:06 PM
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big guitar hero fun but thumbs down on this band play for gh dont like it rockband for me


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Comment #40 by BoyDay
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 09:02:52 PM
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What a load of shit! I refuse to buy any GHWT content until they allow you to play the DLC from GH3 on it like they said they would. Admittedly when they release shite like this each month it makes boycotting it a hell of a lot easier!


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Comment #41 by nobodieshero
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 09:03:06 PM
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Im definitely not on the rock band wagon. I don,t like classic rock (lynard skynard and kiss are exempt). It is all I ever hear on the radio and my dad used to blair it till four in the morning. But what happened to the guitar DLC releases that used to grace me. Where is the thrice and the MCR. Where did the AFI go. But I got an ok Rise Against release so I guess I cant complain. Im just saying if your going to release modern alternative mix it up a bit give me some of that EP CD type stuff.


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Comment #42 by itsmatt338
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 09:05:44 PM
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wow i give up


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Comment #43 by Hardangelfan
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 09:07:23 PM
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Why are all these songs GARBAGE!!! i dont understand why Guitar Hero sells more than Rockband...Rockband at least has more variety.


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Comment #44 by iruhlman
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 09:10:29 PM
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#40

was that an official statement from Activision?

#35
unbelieveably Rock Revolution got the 5 track Pantera pack. lmao (all covers btw which leads me to believe the Pantera camp won't release the originals) CFH was on GH1.

EVUL DAVE:
I loved Jimi/Vai/Satriani/PTH/Trivium/Zakk/S.T./hell I even liked the old Alice Cooper track. lol

but can you explain to me why Im playing Pixies and Mr. 3 chords Cobain in Guitar Hero now? where did the focus go because it sure isn't on "guitar" anymore in my eyes.

no offense to any who like those bands. Judging from the responses, I'm certainly not alone on this.


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Comment #45 by BigApple3AM
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 09:16:29 PM
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Pixies stuff looks great, but RB2 already got a full album of it.


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Comment #46 by xx chir0n xx
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 09:26:38 PM
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rb 2 is better but ill still play gh:wt due to certain songs that rock band dosent have, but if they really wanna blow peoples nuts off how about some mudvayne.


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Comment #47 by Darknessfallz76
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 09:27:25 PM
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Well that's disappointing


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Comment #48 by SuperWoody64
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 09:35:52 PM
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Weekly DLC is pointless when you release a new game every 4 months that doesn't support your further investment. Buy new songs for 2 dollars that are only playable on this game When the next game comes out we want you to spend 60 more dollars only to have to buy DLC for that too or not even have the option. I'll buy any good rock band DLC because I know I'll be able to play it when they bring a new game out, which they really don't have to.


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Comment #49 by StolenKyle/
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 09:37:06 PM
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Wow when will they ever get good DLC.

Where is the music for the Hardcore Fans.

I want some Attack Attack and The Devil Wears Prada :'(


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Comment #50 by iruhlman
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 09:46:23 PM
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and for the record. isn't the Pixes Debaser song the track everyone bought on RB just to get the 100% flawless drumming cheevo because it's so slow and simple? I might have my songs mixed up.


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Comment #51 by Sharptusk
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 09:54:02 PM
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well thought out twinkles by silversun and maybe the nirvana songs i would buy...but yea, RB is definitely a safer investment at this point :


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Comment #52 by MORTO hi
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 09:56:29 PM
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if i actually knew some of these songs, maybe i would buy them,

what they fail to realise is that the people playing this game aren't all over 30 and were alive when most of these songs were created,

i'm only 14, and have no idea what half of these songs are,
they need more "modern" stuf i.e. 1990's - now.


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Comment #53 by eggflip66
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 10:05:46 PM
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why does guitar hero keep releasing non commercial songs? if they wanted to make more money they should release more popular songs.
the only one there I even know is the nirvana songs and even then only 1 of those is a mainsteam song(stay away)

i know motorhead and steelydan but sorry never heard of those songs.

seriously, with the amount of dlc RB has over GH, activision should really start thinking more commercial.


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Comment #54 by lilasianman
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 10:06:56 PM
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Guitar Hero was good until Rock Band came out. World Tour is just plain garbage. Rock Band 2 blows it out of the water.


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Comment #55 by eggflip66
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 10:09:30 PM
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and actually the songs don't have to be commercial....just good.
there's so many metal bands from the 90's they have barely or never used or they just choose the worst songs from the bands.

Here's my advice:
Megadeth, Sepultura, Slayer, Pantera, Fear Factory, GzR, Paradise Lost, Faith no More, White Zombie, Anthrax, Offsping, Korn, Rage against the Machine, better Iron Maiden, better Black Sabbath and plenty of older stuff like Queen and Def Leppard...heck I'd even take some Warrant.

KISS should have their own game like Metallica and Beatles, and so should Guns and Roses and Queen.
I'd personally love to see a whole Megadeth album as DLC like Rust in Peace, Countdown to Extinction or Youthanasia.


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Comment #56 by EVUL DAVE
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 10:18:41 PM
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Iruhl, you have to recognize that the focus is off JUST guitar now. And on top of that, they're at least making an attempt to diversify the songs they release for DLC (They have 4 separate European track packs). Just remember... The old argument was "GH3 sucks, it doesn't have all the instruments!". Now the argument it "GHWT has all the instruments, freakin copycats!"...

I disagree with that. The evolution from guitar-only to full band is pretty much the natural progression of the rhythm game franchise. GH wouldn't stand a chance against RB if they released another guitar focused game, and instead of release Drum Hero they decided to combine those into one and add vocals, ala World Tour.

Oh, and don't whine about Pixies or Nirvana. Rock Band has an entire Pixies album ("Debaser" was


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Comment #57 by EVUL DAVE
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 10:25:39 PM
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bought for the flawless singing achievement, "Silver" was bought for the flawless drumming achievement), and RB also has Nirvana DLC. To criticize one game for including them in DLC, then praise the others doesn't make sense if you ask me.

(Long comment is long and broken into two comments)


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Comment #58 by MartyMcFly
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 10:34:33 PM
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@48. You said it man. Lack of compatibility for Guitar Hero DLC for future titles is the biggest problem.

Why spend the money on DLC when it only works with Guitar Hero World Tour?

GH: Metallica is coming out, DLC won't work for that, then GH: Greatest Hits is coming out, the DLC won't work for that, then GH:4 will come out, and I'm sure the DLC won't work for that either!

Waste of money, and total fail.


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Comment #59 by garken1435
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 10:55:47 PM
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All about the Silversun Pickups!


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Comment #60 by t04glovern
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 10:56:15 PM
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Release something that doesnt fail completely :(


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Comment #61 by Evil_Hamster
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 10:58:25 PM
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#11
The way I see it, these are classics, especially Steely Dan and Motorhead. The Nirvana could have been better though.
@12
I don't see how world tour copied rock band. Rock band copied Konami's game from way back when and made it not only more appealing, but more fun. World tour seems to be doing the same thing. The customization level of the characters and instruments is superb, the original song selection (and Hendrix songs) are amazing, and the overall playability makes it feel like a whole new game. Now that may be because of the new drums (just one note more, lol), or the magnetic slider, or even the open strum for bass (which makes it hella difficult). Guitar Hero: World Tour feels like what Rock Band 2 should have been; Innovation, not repetition.


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Comment #62 by Evil_Hamster
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 11:04:37 PM
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@#48 and 58
I believe backwards compatability for songs has been confirmed, but I think it depends on the game. For GH:WT to GH: Metallica death magnetic is covered on both. I don't know about the other's though but it says on the GH:Metallica page on the 360 dashboard.


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Comment #63 by Evil_Hamster
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 11:06:36 PM
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I think that Guitar Hero should go after some of the popular bands that Rock Band hasn't claimed yet, like... oh I don't know... SLAYER?! COME ON T_T!!! God I want South of Heaven and Show No Mercy on the game.


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Comment #64 by EVUL DAVE
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 11:07:05 PM
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Evil_Hamster:
GH Metallica only supports Death Magnetic DLC, for obvious reasons. There's been no word as of yet if GH: Greatest Hits will allow users to download the songs onto their HDDs.

But, I DO hope that the backwards compatibilty can be worked out so GH songs work that way. Harmonix had to negotiate with Microsoft quite a bit to be allowed to have RB2 read the RB1 DLC, and if I remember correctly was the first game to have any backwards compatible DLC.

So, this means for future GH games, they'll have to continue adding onto the GHWT slot on gamer's HDDs, and have future titles read those files.


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Comment #65 by eggflip66
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 11:08:51 PM
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@58...
are you sure GH:WT songs won't work on GH:Metallica or at least vice versa? Surely you can ad the metallica disc to World Tour right? If not then well, yeah guitar hero really do fail.
What's this Greatest Hits? All the good songs from GH 1-3? yeah that''d be awesome if you can ad tehm to world tour, i doubt they will make is seperate because that would kill the series.


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Comment #66 by kanerules
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 01:01:04 AM
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I'm too lazy to find a link (I'm sure someone will dig it up eventually) but it's already been confirmed that both GH Metallica and GH Greatest Hits, have absolutely no exportability whatsoever. Fail.


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Comment #67 by Kyanite
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 01:08:32 AM
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As much as I like Lemmy and whoever is in his band this week, these Motörhead songs are all less than three-and-a-half minutes long. They should be 80 points each just for being so short.


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Comment #68 by XxBlueSpade2xX
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 01:24:34 AM
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I'm pretty excited about the Pixies pack. :)


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Comment #69 by slipintonite
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 01:40:38 AM
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this is terrible. there's no reason to even read to the bottom of this list. GH IMO has failed so repeatedly beyond grabbing a band or two in the future (GH: {place beaten to death's band name here}) I think they might as well throw in the white towel. RB, as much I hate they're disgusting efforts of putting out ROCK game, with POP crap for the most part have taken the genre in the right direction in almost every single aspect. I know I'm paranoid but me thinks there really aren't two companies fighting, just one big company cramming every thing they can into where the sun doesn't shine on us and taking every dollar we can spare at the same time. Just my opinion...


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Comment #70 by chriswi
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 02:07:50 AM
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I believe the Guitar Hero instruments/gameplay trump those of RB, but RB has the music DLC on a fast train to success. Guitar Hero needs to copy RB and just make one universal game that takes all the songs and then when an instrument upgrade is wanted then make another game just to sell instrument bundles(i.e. RB2).


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Comment #71 by KIDDRAGON67
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 02:45:41 AM
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give us some decent songs!!! like joker and the thief (i know its on RB but i dont got it) some of linkin parks good songs (before minutes to midnight) and some slipknot! they have some sick songs for a full band play!


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Comment #72 by FlimFlam
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 03:13:47 AM
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I'm just going to chip in here...

I only got into GH with World Tour. I didn't play the previous ones at all, and I haven't played Rock Band. I love GH: World Tour, it's an enormous amount of fun, and as I am more into electronic music I have also discovered a few bands through it that I like (Silversun Pickups being one of them).

I've always loved Nirvana, so for me the two packs that have been released so far have been a little disappointing, definitely not their best songs, but at the end of the day all these packs are additions to the game itself. You aren't obliged to buy them!

Music is very subjective, one mans drink is another mans poison. You can't please all the people all the time.

Rise Against pack FTW though!


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Comment #73 by Nexspectovos
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 03:43:13 AM
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Still waiting on Type O Negative DLC...


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Comment #74 by Rocker Legend
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 04:17:32 AM
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Personally, I think if they were going to do anything involving DLC they should make a downloadable liscense for Gh2 and 3 and let people spend say.... 500msp on that and download the songs onto GH:WT. There are already songs via GHTunes that only utilise Guitar and bass, and if they really wanted they could do an update later on which would add a drum track for another... 200msp or something. That would be awesome in my opinion and is just another reason why Rock Band is so far ahead of the competition.


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Comment #75 by Sweenaldo 1985
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 04:38:39 AM
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Will definitely be picking up the motörhead songs.

And as for the lemmy and "whoever is in his band this week" comment... The lineup has been the same since 1996!

Plus, sometimes it's nice to have a 3 minute song or so, it contrasts nicely with metallica's 9 minute ones.


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Comment #76 by Karl Kune
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 05:37:22 AM
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The best thing would be Guitar Band, or rock hero, or band hero, you get my point? A game with GHWTs gameplay and instruments but Rock Bands music and DLC, add a pinch of Tool and Voila, the best game ever.


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Comment #77 by NathAttack
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 05:49:07 AM
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GHWT = Terrible.

GHWT's DLC = Even more so.

I'm going to go play another, far superior rhythm game that focuses on full band play. Seeya.


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Comment #78 by MIKEVANDERMOLE
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 06:03:22 AM
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CRAP



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Comment #79 by hippie4life
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 06:43:17 AM
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yay motörhead!


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Comment #80 by Tim 13
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 06:44:04 AM
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What is it with Activision and picking songs that already exist in Rock Band? I know Harmonix did it to Guitar Hero 3, but not to this degree. This is just ridiculous.


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Comment #81 by b4d533d
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 07:00:27 AM
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another example of how rb eats gh's lunch....dinner....and girlfriend.


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Comment #82 by IWi11KickU
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 07:23:32 AM
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Guitar Hero: Even stealing Rock Band's shitty songs!


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Comment #83 by IWi11KickU
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 07:25:03 AM
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@Everyone who is commenting that GH songs should be exportable:

This comes down to a fundamental difference in business practice. Harmonix rewards it faithful customers by allowing their DLC to not lose relevence when a new RB game comes out, which encourages DLC sales. Activision is more interested in selling units of the games themselves than units of DLC. Keep in mind that every time someone rents or borrows RB1 to export the songs, Harmonix actually LOSES money. That was a big sacrifice that they were willing to make to keep thier customers. Activision is not willing to sacrifice those sales to reward customers. Rather, thier (much stronger) brand name will sell itself, so they don't need to pander to us to make money.

Granted their brand name is strong because of the great


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Comment #84 by Y0rs3lf
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 07:31:34 AM
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Why is there no Avenged Sevenfold >.>? I think Ima have to get RB2 >.>


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Comment #85 by IWi11KickU
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 07:40:05 AM
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... job Harmonix did on GH1 and GH2.

Sorry for the long ass comment.

And the triple post


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Comment #86 by HamsterLV
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 07:41:57 AM
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I fail to understand what is so great about pushing buttons in a rythm... But thats just me...


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Comment #87 by P1TTMAN
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 08:59:08 AM
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Why the hell are they compelled to release tracks no one's ever heard of and that stilll suck? Yes, that's still with 3 l's... means it's worse. I know I'm already biased, but come on-- a little Helloween is waaaaayyy overdue.


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Comment #88 by xGoufx
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 09:13:32 AM
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didnt think silversun pickups were big enough to be on gh. Just hered about them a week ago with panic switch on KROQ.


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Comment #89 by CriscoDisco878
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 09:38:54 AM
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if i still owned the game i'd get Bodhisattva. :) rock band ftw


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Comment #90 by Mercutio111
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 09:40:59 AM
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Fail...


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Comment #91 by Arcanon
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 09:47:22 AM
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Some of this DLC is nice...but I've already got the tracks I want off this list on Rock Band.

Unless forward compatibility with future titles happens (unlikely IMO), or an unbelievably amazing track comes out, I really see no point in buying GHWT DLC. The songs are not bad selections, but I'd rather have forward compatible versions that don't run on a sucky vocal system.


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Comment #92 by drand
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 09:56:06 AM
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just when I was a little jealous of GH's DLC in March, they come out with this garbage to reaffirm myself that I bought the correct game. RB2 ftw.


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Comment #93 by hoochie mama 88
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 10:12:11 AM
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KILLSWITCH!! please!!


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Comment #94 by bcbell2009
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 10:26:04 AM
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this crap sucks... Guitar Hero just needs to give up... they cant have anything worth downloading come out so why do yall keep making songs?


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Comment #95 by nightmare975
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 11:08:59 AM
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Oh god not Motorhead...

"Jailbait! I just can't wait!"

Ugh


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Comment #96 by ssmaster69er
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 11:40:25 AM
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i'm with #7


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Comment #97 by hallam
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 12:20:38 PM
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wankwankwankwankwankwank


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Comment #98 by II M1CK3H II
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 01:03:45 PM
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I'm converted to RB 2, after GH 3 Activision started trying to hard to get our money.


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Comment #99 by Almighty Tubsta
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 01:25:41 PM
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@71

Not for us Europeans, we don't have them yet. I still have GH3 Les Paul and play it on WT & RB2. Who needs these extra features???


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Comment #100 by Itsbrown4606
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 01:27:53 PM
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Monkey Gone to Heaven.

icwutudidthere Activision...


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Comment #101 by ssssssssssssss1
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 01:32:56 PM
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wow terrible fail.


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Comment #102 by L1E
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 04:53:02 PM
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Boo. Buying this game over Rock Band 2 was a mistake.


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Comment #103 by shaitanpt
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 05:22:36 PM
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for the last time: WE WANT METAL!!!!

Luckily i also have Metallica...


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Comment #104 by HuTcH
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 06:36:49 PM
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first of all. STOP saying crap about how bad this game is compared to rock band. Its just the dlc thats sucks pussy alright? overall this is a pretty good game, but your judging the entirety of the game by one part of it.

anyway. like i said the dlc sucks. do they think theyre getting anywhere with nirvana? im glad im getting GHM


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Comment #105 by iruhlman
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 07:43:06 PM
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@ # 53

I think a good portion of what your seeing is a mix of old left-over GH3 stuff they acquired and stuff now Rock Band already has simply because Harmonix started this back with GH1. When they made the decision to move to MTV & the almighty EA from lil ol Red Octane. Can you imagine the musical flood gates opening? lol

*trigger your favortie band's riff*

They had every intention to dominate the market with a "jukebox game". Meaning enough material from enough variety of bands that you buy 1 game and it will support 1,000's of tracks - ala Rock Band was born.

HMXHenry boasts all the time about still all the Metallica tracks they have yet to release. They acquired quite the library from them apparantly.


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Comment #106 by iruhlman
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 07:55:55 PM
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(cont.) Hint why Enter Sandman wouldn't transfer over to RB2 disc since the GH camp grabbed Metallica but HMX replied with putting Battery in RB2 main track list. Which I'll GLADLY take over Enter Sandman any day of the week. As I'm a hipocritic as pointed out early I will buy GH Metallica. I didn't buy Aerosmith but did rent it. GH games I ask as for gifts, and new RB game I'll buy the day it releases. let me tell you why.

I sit strong with over 300 songs bought and downloaded for Rock Band. I'd be sitting strong with 300 GH songs if they would of done this before RB. I can't afford both. Glady this worked out in HMX's favor as IMO it is the better game.

and for the record I was never one of the people that said GH3 sucks, wheres all the instruments? I was the other saying


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Comment #107 by iruhlman
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 08:07:00 PM
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err sorry this is way to long.

I was the other saying what the hell is this Battle Mode doing in my GH game? and also what killed it as also mentioned (really what did it) is I bought every track pack in GH2 but couldn't use them in GH3. OK. that sucks but i still like GH so I'll get GH3 and bought only a couple track packs since i was worried and here we are again with GH:WT won't play my track from GH3. WTF?

*I'm pissed so again I go back to playing Rock Band*


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Comment #108 by themailman
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 08:22:32 PM
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I really want hem to bring back stuff like the Virtuoso DLC pack.

What i want are 2 songs (RB OR GH):
Prince : I go Crazy
Frank Zappa: My Guitar Wants to Kill your Momma!


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Comment #109 by Frozenghost001
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 08:28:14 PM
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Wow. Shitty month. Again. Sigh...

The only song I'm getting is Bodhistavva, since I loved it in RB2. Plus, is hard as hell on guitar.


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Comment #110 by NaS725
Friday, March 27, 2009 @ 11:32:02 PM
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why does activision/neversoft keep thinking we want to play old music? we had enough of that on the disc. dont get me wrong, im a big fan of a lot of the big names on that game but cmon. get with the times.


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Comment #111 by Nexspectovos
Saturday, March 28, 2009 @ 01:35:06 PM
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NaS, the reason for that is because new music sucks.


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Comment #112 by Rooster425
Tuesday, April 14, 2009 @ 05:03:20 PM
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All the comments about ripping off Rock Band's setlist amuses me; especially when WT and RB2 were announced roughly around the same time and RB has both on-disc and DLC songs that were in previous GH games (Carry on Wayward Son, More than a Feeling...they even have Heartbreaker from WT that was released a few weeks ago).

I'm not getting any of this as the only song of interest is Bodhisattva and I already play it in RB2, but the Rock Band DLC really isn't much better of late; they had Toby Keith last week, and fucking Spongebob Squarepants the week before.


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