Guitar Hero 5 is a music game developed by Vicarious Visions for the Nintendo Wii. The game was released on September 1, 2009.
Guitar Hero hits the ground running as it starts 2010 off with a bang and a great selection of new downloadable tracks. Building upon an already vast catalog of downloadable music compatible with both Guitar Hero 5 and Band Hero, the Guitar Hero music library is providing something for everyone this January. Read More.
Continuing to transform the way people experience music, the Guitar Hero 5 video game hits store shelves with unprecedented music variety featuring an expansive, pulse-pounding 85-song on-disc set list, more than 150 songs available via downloadable content, and the capability to import select songs from other Guitar Hero games. Read More.
Guitar Hero unveiled the final 15 tracks to be showcased in the epic 85 song set list in Guitar Hero 5. Among the varied collection of current hits and classic artists are Johnny Cash’s “Ring of Fire,” TV On The Radio’s “Wolf Like Me,” Muse’s “Plug In Baby,” Stevie Wonder’s classic “Superstition” and Nirvana’s multi-award winning, chart-topping “Smells Like Teen Spirit. Read More.
24 more iconic tracks were revelead to be featured on Guitar Hero 5’s massive 85-song on-disc set list. From the scorching solos of Iron Maiden’s intense “2 Minutes To Midnight” to the classic, never before released live recording of “The Spirit of Radio” from progressive rockers Rush; the hard rock sounds of Grand Funk Railroad’s signature hit, “We’re An American Band” to the collision of punk, hip-hop and world beats in No Doubt’s “Ex-Girlfriend,” the game features the widest variety of today’s rock hits and classic tunes from some of the biggest names in music. Read More.
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and 11-time Grammy Award winner, Carlos Santana, is set to appear as an exclusive in-game artist in the upcoming Guitar Hero 5. Santana’s accomplishments span four decades and more than 40 albums including the self-titled album, Santana, that launched one of the most recognizable Latin-infused classic rock anthems, “No One to Depend On. Read More.
Guitar Hero confirmed another 22 rockin’ tracks which will be featured on Guitar Hero 5’s massive 85-song on-disc set list. From the jamming sound of Elton John’s glamorous “Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting)” to the classic, never before released live recording of “Lithium” from grunge rockers Nirvana; multi-platinum, rock ‘n’ roll legends The Rolling Stones’ “Sympathy For The Devil” to the southern rock beats of My Morning Jacket’s “One Big Holiday,” the game features the widest variety of today’s rock hits and classic tunes from some of the biggest names in music. Read More.
Guitar Hero confirmed two dozen rockin’ tracks which will be featured on Guitar Hero 5’s massive 85-song on-disc set list. From the legendary folk rock sounds of Bob Dylan’s “All Along The Watchtower” to the thumping drums of Coldplay’s “In My Place”; indie darling Vampire Weekend’s memorable “A-Punk” to the Beastie Boys’ rock/hip-hop hit “Gratitude,” the game features the widest variety of today’s rock hits and classic tunes from some of the biggest names in music. Read More.
With some of the biggest rock artists and most prolific bands of all time, Guitar Hero 5 is tuned for the ultimate shredfest as players prepare to join together and rock any way they want, with any combination of instrument controllers. Guitar Hero 5 features the most diversified set list to date, comprised of songs from some of the hottest bands of today to all-time favorite classic anthems, with music from a variety of genres including hard rock, classic rock, indie rock, metal and more. Read More.