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Final Guitar Hero II Tracklisting Revealed

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According to IGN, the final track listing has been revealed for the upcoming PS2/Xbox 360 video game "Guitar Hero II". The track list will run as follows (sorted by their in-game categories):

Opening Licks:
Motley Crue - "Shout At The Devil"
Danzig - "Mother"
Cheap Trick - "Surrender"
Wolfmother - "Woman"
Spinal Tap - "Tonight I'm Gonna Rock You Tonight"

Amp-Warmers:
Kiss - "Strutter"
Nirvana - "Heart-Shaped Box"
Police - "Message In A Bottle"
Van Halen - "You Really Got Me"
Kansas - "Carry On Wayward Son"

String-Snappers:
Foo Fighters - "Monkey Wrench"
Alice In Chains - "Them Bones"
Iggy Pop And The Stooges - "Search And Destroy"
The Pretenders - "Tattooed Love Boys"
Black Sabbath - "War Pigs"

Thrash And Burn:
Warrant - "Cherry Pie"
The Butthole Surfers - "Who Was In My Room Last Night"
Mathew Sweet - "Girlfriend"
Rolling Stones - "Can't You Hear Me Knockin'"
Guns N' Roses - "Sweet Child O' Mine"

Return Of The Shred:
Rage Against The Machine - "Killing In The Name"
Primus - "John The Fisherman"
The Sword - "Freya"
Thin Lizzy - "Bad Reputation"
Aerosmtih - "Last Child"

Relentless Riffs:
Heart - "Crazy On You"
Stone Temple Pilots - "Tripping On A Hole In A Paper Heart"
Stray Cats - "Rock This Town"
Allman Brothers - "Jessica"
Jane's Addiction - "Stop"

Furious Fretwork:
Anthrax - "Madhouse"
The Living End - "Carry Me Home"
Lamb Of God - "Laid To Rest"
Reverend Horton Heat - "Psychobilly Freakout"
Rush - "YYZ"

Face-Melters:
Avenged Sevenfold - "Beast And The Harlot"
Suicidal Tendencies - "Institutionalized"
Dick Dale - "Misirlou"
Megadeth - "Hangar 18"
Lynyrd Skynyrd - "Free Bird"

Around 15 or more unlockable bonus tracks will also be included in the game, with Every Time I Die, Drist, The Last Vegas, Valient Thorr and The Breaking Wheel rumored to be among them. "Guitar Hero II" will see a November 7th release date on the Playstation 2 while a spring release on the Xbox 360 is currently pending.

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1. HighVoltage13 writes:

I really wish there was more metal on it, but I'm still really excited for the game.

# Oct 9, 2006 @ 10:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. StabbingTheDrama writes:

It's pretty gay that they have a7x in the set after LoG! But at least Megadeth is after a7x. I want this game though!

# Oct 9, 2006 @ 11:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. godlike writes:

How can it be even called Guitar Hero...and leave out Vai,Satriani and Yngwie...? oh well Im not a gamer anyway....just thought I would put in my own 2cents...

# Oct 9, 2006 @ 11:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. metalmessiah writes:

or maybe some METALLICA? I mean come on!

# Oct 10, 2006 @ 12:53 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. psythe writes:

they must've been trying to steer clear of the more obvious choices, coz I sure as hell don't see any Pantera anywhere...

# Oct 10, 2006 @ 1:14 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. gnrandslashrock writes:

bit more guns n roses. and some led zeppelin please!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

# Oct 10, 2006 @ 3:44 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. gnrandslashrock writes:

for the record godlike Vai isnt a guitar legend or hero,he idolizes on jeff beck

# Oct 10, 2006 @ 3:45 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. godlike writes:

How can Vai not be considered a guitar hero..? Yes thats fine he idolizes Jeff Beck....Alot of people idolize Beck...but there are ALOT of fantastic guitarists that are not on this list.... Jimmy Page,Eric Clapton,Pat Travers,Robin Trower,Rik Emmit,Stevie Ray Vaughn,George Lynch,Warren Dimartini, Vivian Cambell,Reb Beach,Nick Bowcott,John Norum and many many others...shall I keep going..? Hell I dont even see the name Hendrix either....
I have been playing guitar since before you probably took your first breath...I think my opinion does matter..... and as psythe pointed out...there isnt even any Pantera on the list and we all know what kind an influence Dime had on most guitar players under the age of 25...
*the aforementioned comments ARE only the opinions of the writer

# Oct 10, 2006 @ 10:33 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. blakscorpion21 writes:

no slayer, no metallica, no pantera? wtf?

# Oct 10, 2006 @ 12:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Diamond Oz writes:

Oh god! Danzig- Mother. One of the most boring songs ever! At least we got some Crue on there! And Megadeth and Anthrax!

# Oct 10, 2006 @ 12:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. blakscorpion21 writes:

danzig>;motley crap(crew)

# Oct 10, 2006 @ 2:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Diamond Oz writes:

Mother is the only Danzig song I've heard and it bored the piss out of me!

# Oct 10, 2006 @ 2:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. KF writes:

MOST OF THE BANDSYOU GUYS ARE MENTIONING WERE ON THE LAST ONE. HENDRIX, SRV, CLAPTON (WITH CREAM OR WHATEVER BADN HE WAS IN), PANTERA WAS ON THERE, IT WOULD BE A BIT BORING TO ONLY HAVE THE SAME BANDS OVER AND OVER.

# Oct 10, 2006 @ 5:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. AscendTrivium writes:

Keep in mind, it might be kind of hard to get rights to some of the bands/songs people are naming. And despite their "metal credibility" Beast and The Harlot, is a more technical song on guitar then Laid to Rest is....which is the reason it comes later in the track-listing.

# Oct 10, 2006 @ 6:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. pursuit of vikings writes:

Actually, Psythe, cowboys from hell was on the first guitar hero. To me, this game is way too hard. I'd rather be playing real guitar anyway.

# Oct 10, 2006 @ 7:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. pursiut of vikings writes:

Oops, KF already said that.

# Oct 10, 2006 @ 7:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. blakscorpion21 writes:

its not like they are even using the artists song, all the songs on the game are covers made by the harmonix crew. plus sabbath was on the last one and are on this one too, as well as megadeth. i think it is stupid that they have crap bands like wolfmother on here but none of the metal gods like slayer and metallica. not even any zeppelin either.

# Oct 10, 2006 @ 9:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. dmasa writes:

i looked into this game and believe me its sooooooo f***in gay the songs arnt real its pretty much dance dance revolution but slightly less gay and they have dumbass gay animations of people playin guitar in the backround that are very lame and y the hell wouldnt u just pickup a real guitar and learn , even if u are not good, at least ur playin a real guitar and u actually know how 2 play the real songs.

# Oct 10, 2006 @ 9:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. Terminator writes:

They put the sh**ty bands on this game just to sell it to the mainstream 8-13 year olds. im surprised that this many metal bands are actually included. the underground certainly isnt their target, mainstream makes the profits. and besides, most metal fans will pick up a real guitar instead of this lazy-wanna-be game.

# Oct 10, 2006 @ 9:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. . writes:

Steve Vai isn't a guitar legend or hero? LOL. Enough said.

# Oct 11, 2006 @ 3:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. Diamond Oz writes:

You know who really should be on a game called Guitar Hero? Ted Nugent!!! So good! Even though I'm a British nationalist I was really happy when Ted played in our country with a giant American flag behind him. The Nuge is a true guitar hero!

# Oct 11, 2006 @ 4:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. Vayne Theories writes:

I can confirm all that remains is a hidden track !

# Oct 11, 2006 @ 5:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. gnrandslashrock writes:

Here are some proper guitar heroes:jeff beck,,jimi hendrix,richie blackmoor,,jimi page,,jerry garcia,eric clapton and even slash. but not vai

# Oct 13, 2006 @ 4:06 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. gnrandslashrock writes:

and well said there terminator.only good song is sweet child o mine

# Oct 13, 2006 @ 4:08 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. I LOVE A7X writes:

SOME PEOPLE DON'U EVEN KNOW WHAT THET R TALKING ABOUT!!!!!!!

# Oct 15, 2006 @ 7:01 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. I LOVE A7X writes:

WHAT I MEANT WAS SOME PEOPLE DON'T EVEN KNOW WHAT THEY ARE TALKING ABOUT!!!!!!

# Oct 15, 2006 @ 7:06 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. rising end writes:

oh great another groupie,

i completely agree with terminator. even when i was little i wanted a guitar, not a cheap plastic substitute.

# Oct 15, 2006 @ 8:56 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. Spirit of the elder gods writes:

f*** it where is drum hero where you have to keep pace with Nile or Behemoth or else you start to get an ever increasing electric shock lol.Games are way to f***ing easy these days anyhows besides i'd rather create something on an instrument than copy someone else's work where is the talent in that ?

# Oct 15, 2006 @ 9:14 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. godlike writes:

What I really want to know is... How many actual guitar players are out there, makin comments around this site...? Someone who really knows how to play the instrument..and not the idiots that have one, but its covered in dust cause they couldnt get past the sore fingers stage..?
I have conversed with a few on other forums...but there seems to be ALOT of uninformed dip$hits around here that "think" they know what they are talking about when it comes to "guitar heros"

# Oct 15, 2006 @ 10:20 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. RememberMetal? writes:

I watched a kid play this game at Bestbuy a couple days ago. It takes some level of skill and I'm sure it inspires some of the younger ones to actually listen to rock and metal (rather than pop, hip-hop, country etc) and go out and pick up a guitar....I see nothing wrong with this other than lacking another two or three metal oriented tracks.

# Oct 15, 2006 @ 2:39 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. Terminator writes:

spirt of the elder gods--because that sh**s too f***in hard. lol

# Oct 15, 2006 @ 6:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. Stephen writes:

There are some good bands are on here (STP, Alice in Chains, and a few others) but I wish a game called Guitar Hero would include a few more actual guitar heros.
How about a level where you're booked on a G3 tour and you have to keep up with Satriani, Vai, and Petrucci? Just a thought...

# Oct 15, 2006 @ 11:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. gnrandslashrock writes:

wheres hendrix.and wheres j page.

# Oct 16, 2006 @ 3:58 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. Terminator writes:

hell, why not steven stills, peter frampton or neil young? those guys are worthy rock guitar legends.

# Oct 17, 2006 @ 2:12 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. blakscorpion21 writes:

post 30 is dead on,

and post 22, how do you know that? if this is true im pretty excited.

as far as learning to play real guitar, i dont really have time for that, not to mention being able to play guitar, while it is cool and i have much respect for anyone who does, it wont get me anywhere in real life. whereas i can pick up guitar hero and learn to play it well in a week or two and a fun time with a really cool game.

# Oct 19, 2006 @ 11:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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36. edge-of-forever writes:

"Here are some proper guitar heroes:jeff beck,,jimi hendrix,richie blackmoor,,jimi page,,jerry garcia,eric clapton and even slash. but not vai"

vai could rape any one of those musicians with his guitar playing.

# Oct 19, 2006 @ 11:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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37. Terminator writes:

blakscorpion21--that's alright, it hasnt really gotten me anywhere in life except for playing small local venues and bars on nights and weekends. its more of a hobby/interest than a career for me.

# Oct 20, 2006 @ 1:36 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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38. Vayne Theories writes:

let us also not forget RM? that more often then not a good taste in harder music starts off with rock, grunge and face it some harder "pop" music (evanescence). I myself am of this particular category with my first taste of a harder, or at the time was to me, side of music which included godsmack and drowning pool, which let to shadows fall and lamb of god, which led to heaven shall burn and burn in silence.

# Oct 20, 2006 @ 8:29 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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39. KORNFAN writes:

Alexi Laiho should be there somewhere to he,s my favorite metal guitarist and noone cn deny he,s f***in amazing on the ax. I,d rather just play my guitar than a game of it, sounds like a waste of money to me

# Oct 20, 2006 @ 1:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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40. KORNFAN writes:

I,m currently learning to play children of decadence wicked song

# Oct 20, 2006 @ 1:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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41. pursuit of vikings writes:

I'm learning a bodom song too kornfan, needled 24/7.

# Oct 21, 2006 @ 2:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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42. evilcheeba writes:

In addition to the locked bonus content I heard that there are plans for extra downloadable songs for the XBox360 in the Live! Marketplace.

# Oct 25, 2006 @ 5:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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43. primus sucks writes:

i f***ing hate primus they thound like a gay-ass bunch of hillbillys

# Oct 25, 2006 @ 5:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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44. RememberMetal? writes:

Can't deny that Primus rubs me the wrong way too, but Claypool has taken the electric bass in places no sane person would have... I've downloaded a few off iTunes just to learn them but I've never been moved to pick up an entire record of that stuff.

Too silly and redneck.

# Oct 25, 2006 @ 6:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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45. BLACKDOG writes:

RM.Your not the 1st person I've herd sy that.Perhaps I should give them another listen.

# Oct 25, 2006 @ 7:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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46. ItsA'Game writes:

i've played the original guitar hero and its a really great game to play and makes you feel like your rocking out with the best of them and it does take alot of skill to get good at it...its also a great party game coz i've found the more drunk you get the easier it is to play the game dunno how that works but its great fun to compete with mates and it would get alot more "people" not just kids into rock music even if they start out at the not so heavy stuff and then get into the heavier stuff... The only inprovement would have to be some more metal bands on there

keep it metal \m/

# Nov 3, 2006 @ 2:10 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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47. nonog writes:

Why didn't anyone talk about Tom Morello. I'm buying it just for the Rage song. Nobody's as creative as him.

# Nov 8, 2006 @ 12:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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48. metal2death writes:

at least we can all agree that thunder horse will kick ass. DETHKLOK 4 HOUSE REP. it said in alot of places about that song being on there.

# Nov 8, 2006 @ 3:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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49. TOURNIQUETFAN!!! writes:

I Love the variety of genres and how it isn't all metal.

# Nov 8, 2006 @ 6:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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50. TOURNIQUETFAN!!! writes:

It Could use a little Jimi Hendrix or Ted Nugent or Joe Satrianni though.

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