Gene Simmons, Lars Ulrich Reported For Next 'Guitar Hero'

Details on the next "Guitar Hero" game are leaking.

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Details on the next "Guitar Hero" game are leaking. Joystiq reports that Gene Simmons will act as a sort of emcee for the game, with other appearances by Queen, Black Sabbath and Metallica's Lars Ulrich included as recruitable characters in a new "quest mode." It's also going to lose the feature that let gamers play songs by one band using the avatars of another (something that caused Courtney Love to sue when she discovered users could play any song in the game as Kurt Cobain). Also, CBGB will appear as a real-world venue in which to play, and all songs downloaded for previous iterations of the game will be available in the new one. Release date still unknown. Thanks for the report to Billboard.com.

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    slaveskinJACKET
    Lion_Slicer wrote: Ha. If Guitar Hero...6 now?...has a better track listing, then I'll look into it. The last one sucked big time. Got a lot of catching up to do, GH, RB already has Between the Buried and Me, Black Dahlia Murder, and Arsis (among many, many others). For me, this next round will be decided on which side snags Opeth.
    I hope I never have to go on a road trip with you. That shit sucks. I like the way you never referred to any of it as music, merely 'tracks.' I can respect that.
    Stikit2duhman
    this game's still alive? first 2 games were OK. then the GH people just kept sh*tting out more and more games for money. disgusting...
    Deflection
    Lion_Slicer wrote: Exec 1: We need a really big douchebag in this one. Exec 2: I got it! Lars Ulrich! Exec 1: ...pretty good, but I was thinking quite a bit douchier. Exec 2: Oh, so Gene Simmons. Exec 1: Perfect! Exec 2: And the Gallagher brothers! Exec 1: Whoa, let's not get carried away.
    LMFAO.
    Lion_Slicer
    doomsdayscottie wrote: ok, Lars is not a douche. Did you even read his "letter to Ronnie"?
    Yeah, it was rather nice, very respectful to Dio and I think now that Metallica have come back from the 90s a Dio tribute would be freaking cool. I was just joking--Ulrich can come across as arrogant at times, but I've got nothing at all against him. Gene Simmons IS a douche though.
    slaveskinJACKET wrote: I hope I never have to go on a road trip with you. That shit sucks. I like the way you never referred to any of it as music, merely 'tracks.' I can respect that.
    Actually I rather enjoy the hour and a half commute I do every day, but I'm sure that insulting people online and not liking Between the Buried and Me makes you a much more valuable and well-liked person.
    Eifler121
    I hope they get some Soundgarden in this game. Thayil is one of the sickest, and he never gets the credit he deserves. The whole usage of Cobain was rediculous, in two of the games before that, you could use whoever was in the game for any song, what makes him so special that hr can't be in other songs too. She should've actually checked the product before singning someone elses name to it.
    doomsdayscottie
    Lion_Slicer wrote: Exec 1: We need a really big douchebag in this one. Exec 2: I got it! Lars Ulrich! Exec 1: ...pretty good, but I was thinking quite a bit douchier. Exec 2: Oh, so Gene Simmons. Exec 1: Perfect! Exec 2: And the Gallagher brothers! Exec 1: Whoa, let's not get carried away.
    ok, Lars is not a douche. Did you even read his "letter to Ronnie"?
    Paramore.
    Cool, I just hope we get more Paramore and My Chemical Romance on this one
    Lion_Slicer
    Exec 1: We need a really big douchebag in this one. Exec 2: I got it! Lars Ulrich! Exec 1: ...pretty good, but I was thinking quite a bit douchier. Exec 2: Oh, so Gene Simmons. Exec 1: Perfect! Exec 2: And the Gallagher brothers! Exec 1: Whoa, let's not get carried away. Ha. If Guitar Hero...6 now?...has a better track listing, then I'll look into it. The last one sucked big time. Got a lot of catching up to do, GH, RB already has Between the Buried and Me, Black Dahlia Murder, and Arsis (among many, many others). For me, this next round will be decided on which side snags Opeth.
    KnotParkDay
    Hang on a mo... Lars was in the Metallica one. Now again!?!?!?! And can we get some Gojira in this one please?
    maximumrocker
    It's also going to lose the feature that let gamers play songs by one band using the avatars of another (something that caused Courtney Love to sue when she discovered users could play any song in the game as Kurt Cobain).
    the ****....w/e....i enjoyed using ozzy for every song to sing haha
    Galvatron
    Gene Simmons must have had some time in between hocking Dr.Pepper or the brand new KISS keychain. Lucky....
    Jack Darkley
    Could we not have some comments from guitar snobs saying "Guitar Hero is insulting to REAL guitarists, whaaaa! Kids should learn REAL instruments, boo hoo!" Just this once, please? It's kind of insulting to me as both a musician and a gamer.
    MegaRockFace
    F'ing amazing Even though i dumped GH long ago...this might be worth buying if it turns out good I would love to see Freddie Mercury in this game