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We’ve Got A File On You: Hayley Williams

We’ve Got A File On You features interviews in which artists share the stories behind the extracurricular activities that dot their careers: acting gigs, guest
Julia Gray | May 8, 2020 - 12:10 pm

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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's…
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 up…
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 Stosuy | 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 Stosuy | 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