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James Franco & Lenny Kravitz Made A Guitar Hero Commercial

Guitar Hero has a new edition coming out in a few weeks, and they rounded up James Franco and Lenny Kravitz to play the game…
James Rettig | October 5, 2015 - 2:48 pm

Guitar Hero’s Back With A Redesigned Controller And The War On Drugs

Guitar Hero and the similarly themed Rock Band were once ubiquitous, but both of them seemed to fade away as the casual gaming audience that…
James Rettig | April 14, 2015 - 11:00 am

Guitar Hero CEO Says Blame Courtney

Dan Rosensweig insists his company’s offer to desecrate Kurt Cobain’s legacy was crystal clear and that Dave and Krist should take it up with Nirvana’…
Scott Lapatine | September 17, 2009 - 4:18 pm

Courtney, Dave, Krist, Activision Fight Over Guitar Hero’s Controversial Kurt Cartoon

Who to believe, who to believe. As you know, Guitar Hero 5 features a playable Kurt Cobain avatar which you can unlock to have the…
Amrit Singh | September 10, 2009 - 4:40 pm

Unlocked Kurt Cobain Sings Bon Jovi In Guitar Hero 5

Not to mention Bush, Megadeth, and Public Enemy. Last week we reported that the Nirvana frontman has been licensed as a videogame character, complete with…
Scott Lapatine | September 2, 2009 - 2:20 am

Guitar Hero 5 Lets You Be Kurt Cobain

Just in time for the 20th Anniversary of Bleach, aka one more milestone to make Nirvana fans feel long in the tooth, the Guitar Hero
Amrit Singh | August 25, 2009 - 9:06 am

Smashing Pumpkins Play “Disarm” With Josh Groban, New Tunes At Bridge School Benefit

Billy Corgan had an eventful weekend. On Friday, he put on his spookiest evening gown and played "G.L.O.W." and "Tarantula" for Jimmy Kimmel. The next…
Scott Lapatine | October 27, 2008 - 8:40 pm

Flaming Lips Remix NBC Theme With Hilarious Guitar

At the beginning of this behind-the-scenes clip, Wayne Coyne recounts the Lips’ history of being asked to do absurd things. That’s how they ended u…
Scott Lapatine | October 27, 2008 - 10:40 am

Want New Smashing Pumpkins? Get Guitar Hero.

Billboard reports Guitar Hero World Tour will premiere the new Pumpkins single “G.L.O.W.” (along with a playable Billy avatar) when it is released this fall,…
Amrit Singh | September 2, 2008 - 5:43 pm

Metallica’s Death Magnetic To Get A Guitar Hero’s Welcome

Back in the ’90s Metallica and Guns N’ Roses were hard rock titans, owning the Billboards, touring together, getting caught on fire and leaving their
Amrit Singh | July 15, 2008 - 1:39 pm

…And Guitar Hero For All

We knew they loved record stores and hated downloading, but following in Aerosmith's digital footsteps and, it appears the guys are moving further into…
brandon | June 3, 2008 - 3:54 pm

The Devil Went Down To Guitar Hero III

Not everyone likes Guitar Hero. Charlie Daniels, for one, is pissed that his iconic song "The Devil Went Down To Georgia" shows up in Guitar
brandon | April 10, 2008 - 10:58 am

Bill Gates Plans To Spend Retirement With Bono, Jay-Z, Jon Stewart, And Lots Of Democrats

It's (Consumer Electronics) Show time in Vegas, and last night's keynote address came packing a pop culture-savvy video designed to give some morale back to…
Stereogum | January 7, 2008 - 6:52 pm

The Romantics Vs. Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks The 80s

This summer Guitar Hero rocked the '80s, eliciting raves from fake-fret fanboys alongside workmanlike sessions of procrastination around the nation. But if you were waiting…
Stereogum | November 26, 2007 - 2:33 pm

Gossip Girl Brings Virgins, Guitar Hero To UES

Spotted: C in the back of his limo driving up and down Park Ave. Heard: “One Week Of Danger,” one of five songs by the…
Stereogum | November 15, 2007 - 1:07 pm

Weak Become Heroes, And Back Again

While we’re looking for clips of a non-Thin non-White non-Duke from last night’s Atlantis Squarepantis (anyone got a clip? don’t bother with TurboNick, unless you…
Stereogum | November 13, 2007 - 12:22 pm

Guitar Hero III Released, Rock Band Gets Pornographic

How did you spend your Sunday? We already mentioned that poor Bret Michaels talks dirty on Guitar Hero IIl: Legends Of Rock. That’s one thing,…
Stereogum | October 29, 2007 - 6:16 pm

Guitar Hero III: Legends Of Rock To Help You Realize That Dream Of Getting Next To Bret Michaels

Didn't make the cut for Rock Of Love? Instead of getting sad about missing your chance to flash your fake boobs for Bret, how about…
Stereogum | August 14, 2007 - 1:32 pm

Songs That Should Have Been In Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks The ’80s

Congratulations fake guitar players, Guitar Hero Rocks The '80s is out. You get it? We didn't ... yet. But of course, we will -- we…
Stereogum | July 26, 2007 - 4:14 pm

Guitar Hero Steps Into The Awesome ’80s

Yes we are officially the last kids on the block to get hooked by Guitar Hero, but that’s not keeping us from being excited about…
Stereogum | May 16, 2007 - 1:07 pm