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Guitar Hero Encore Song List Revealed

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The complete list of songs has been revealed for Activision's special 1980s-themed Guitar Hero title, dubbed Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s. The game will ship for the PlayStation 2 on July 24.

According to Gamespot, Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s is rated T for Teen and will be the last game in the series from original developers Harmonix. Tony Hawk's Pro Skater developer Neversoft is taking over the franchise beginning with Guitar Hero III, while Harmonix is preparing rival rhythm game Rock Band. Both titles are set for release later this year for multiple platforms.

Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s tracks:

"Caught in a Mosh" (as made famous by ANTHRAX)
"Balls to the Wall" (as made famous by ACCEPT)
"Electric Eye" (by JUDAS PRIEST)
"Los Angeles" (as made famous by X)
"Police Truck" (as made famous by DEAD KENNEDYS)
"We Got the Beat" (as made famous by THE GO GO'S)
"(I Think I'm) Turning Japanese" (as made famous by VAPORS)
"Seventeen" (as made famous by WINGER)
"Because, it's Midnite" (by LIMOZEEN)
"Hold On Loosely" (as made famous by .38 SPECIAL)
"No One Like You" (as made famous by SCORPIONS)
"Only a Lad" (as made famous by OINGO BOINGO)
"Ballroom Blitz" (as made famous by KROKUS)
"The Warrior" (by SCANDAL)
"What I Like About You" (as made famous by THE ROMANTICS)
"Wrath Child" (as made famous by IRON MAIDEN)
"I Wanna Rock" (by TWISTED SISTER)
"I Ran" (by FLOCK OF SEAGULLS)
"Round and Round" (as made famous by RATT)
"Metal Health" (as made famous by QUIET RIOT)
"Holy Diver" (as made famous by DIO)
"Heat Of The Moment" (as made famous by ASIA)
"Radar Love" (as made famous by WHITE LION)
"18 and Life" (as made famous by SKID ROW)
"Bathroom Wall" (as made famous by FASTER PUSSYCAT)
"Lonely is the Night" (as made famous by BILLY SQUIER)
"Nothing But a Good Time" (as made famous by POISON)
"Play With Me" (as made famous by EXTREME)
"Shaken" (as made famous by EDDIE MONEY)
"Synchronicity II" (as made famous by THE POLICE)

Source: Blabbermouth

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1. Zero 54 writes:

No classic Ozzy, Metallica or Megadeth, otherwise decent line up

# Jul 4, 2007 @ 6:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Bastard_Of_Bodom writes:

Ya pretty good selection. Can't wait for Guitar Hero 3 heard it might have crazy train

# Jul 4, 2007 @ 7:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. rocker 52 writes:

no acdc or areosmith what

# Jul 6, 2007 @ 2:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Kick Ass Duke writes:

Police Truck should be fun to watch. Thats about it off that list.

# Jul 6, 2007 @ 3:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. amanda writes:

where the hell is grateful dead

# Jul 6, 2007 @ 4:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. jaybird writes:

What 80's are about is Journey

# Jul 6, 2007 @ 6:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. katie j. writes:

yeah i agree, there should have been some journey. maybe some def leppard too. but also, they might have more songs than this to buy in the store or something?

# Jul 7, 2007 @ 3:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. xXxBODOM OF MY HEARTxXx writes:

this is sh** besides anthrax and iron maiden....

# Jul 7, 2007 @ 3:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. xXxBODOM OF MY HEARTxXx writes:

the rest should go...

# Jul 7, 2007 @ 3:47 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. xXxBODOM OF MY HEARTxXx writes:

well dio and judas priest are decent also but seriously....where are all of the good bands....??

# Jul 7, 2007 @ 3:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. DrEvil1066 writes:

"Radar Love" was first done by Golden Earring, not those long haired sissies White Lion.

# Jul 7, 2007 @ 5:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Murderface writes:

And wasn't Ballroom Blitz by The Sweet? Yes, it was.

# Jul 7, 2007 @ 11:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Rycher writes:

this list sucks!
wheres Queensryche,Def Leppard,Boston,Bon Jovi,Journey,Guns n' Roses

# Jul 8, 2007 @ 2:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. Stephen writes:

I Think I'm Turning Japanese! LMFAO!!!

That's awesome. You couldn't have picked a better novelty 80's pop song to put on that game.

But as far as actual good music, apart from Dio, Priest, and Dead Kennedy's, there's really nothing much here. I think a Megadeth song would have been a nice touch for this game. Or at least serve as a counteraction to stuff like Asia.

"You know how I know you're gay? You like Asia."

# Jul 8, 2007 @ 4:03 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Stephen writes:

*I meant "counterbalance". Whatever. Asia still sucks.

# Jul 8, 2007 @ 4:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. The Coroner writes:

Ya know, we can sit here for the next 2 years typing in what bands we think should be on there. The possibilities are endless, that's why the owner's of the Guitar Hero empire probably slobber all over themselves thinking about the millions and millions of dollars they will rake. Can you say Guitar Hero 47? Give it a few years...

# Jul 8, 2007 @ 4:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. Big T writes:

Just FYI Radar Love was made famous by the band Golden Earring not White Lion.

# Jul 9, 2007 @ 12:23 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. clark_kent writes:

what a bunch of whiners....i think this lineup is more than adequate...ever heard of licensing fees, etc? THAT'S why some of the big names that should be on here are not....jesus people, either buy it or don't....

# Jul 9, 2007 @ 12:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. Strong_Bad writes:

LIMOZEEEEEEEEEEEEEN!!!!!!!!!

# Jul 10, 2007 @ 1:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. onecrazyroro writes:

guitar hero III comes out in october way heavier way cooler this one seems busted P.S No Crazy Train on III

# Jul 10, 2007 @ 6:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. puddin_taters writes:

they really need to put Journey on there

# Jul 10, 2007 @ 7:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. Swiftconoclasm writes:

I can't wait for the Rock Band game (from the creators of GH) that is in the works. I hope there is a good selection there, they allow for visitors to submit four songs to be in the game. I suggested Venom, 3IOB, Manowar, and Judas Priest.

# Jul 12, 2007 @ 3:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. danziggggggg writes:

where the f*#$ is Ozzy, Metallica, Megadeth, guns n roses, AC-DC

# Jul 17, 2007 @ 12:18 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. Roadrunner writes:

good list

but what really suprises me is why arnt there any bands like the good oldies? Vocal wise..

# Jul 17, 2007 @ 2:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. roadrunner writes:

***anymore bands like them

# Jul 17, 2007 @ 2:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. iEATbabies writes:

WTF??!! No Van Halen?! There are so many songs that I do not want to have to sit through but Wrathchild and Electric Eye is a very nice suprise. The scorpions and quiet riot might be fun too.

# Jul 17, 2007 @ 5:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. iEATbabies writes:

also, i heard they got Metallica for the rock band game. Dont know how true that is but i can still dream

# Jul 17, 2007 @ 5:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. zMETALlica writes:

nice more strong bad songs! ...the wing of a bat, heart of a lion, because it's midnight!

# Jul 19, 2007 @ 8:35 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. skynyrd101 writes:

WTF?! what happened to Lynyrd skynyrd, Led zeppelin,Van halen,rush, aerosmith, AC DC,the rolling stones, mega death, this is f***ing bullsh**

# Jul 23, 2007 @ 11:08 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. skynyrd101 writes:

f***ING BULLsh**!!!!

# Jul 23, 2007 @ 11:09 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. skynyrd101 writes:

f*** this list, im sticking with guitar hero 2

# Jul 23, 2007 @ 11:11 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. skynyrd101 writes:

the two most voted were "Stairway to Heaven" and "Sweet home Alabama"

# Jul 23, 2007 @ 11:13 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. skynyrd101 writes:

they at least need lynyrd skynyrd or led zeppelin

# Jul 23, 2007 @ 11:14 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. skynyrd101 writes:

damn these game writers to hell

# Jul 23, 2007 @ 11:15 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. skynyrd101 writes:

they need to redo the entire thing

# Jul 23, 2007 @ 11:16 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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36. skynyrd101 writes:

this list is GAY!!!!

# Jul 23, 2007 @ 11:18 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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37. skynyrd101 writes:

guitar hero 3 sucks, i thought it would be better than 2, at least 2 had Free Bird,strutter,you really got me, surrender, war pigs,sweet child o mine, cant you hear me knockin, last child, jessica,hanger 18, and yyz

# Jul 23, 2007 @ 11:25 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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38. you don't need to know writes:

come on def leppard...let them use your songs!!!!!

# Jul 23, 2007 @ 11:31 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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39. RockRock writes:

At least they got Hold on Loosely..

# Jul 24, 2007 @ 4:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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40. muhh writes:

journey godd but it needs some kiss

# Jul 25, 2007 @ 2:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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41. famly guy doud writes:

kiss

# Jul 25, 2007 @ 2:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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42. Woot writes:

You guys are all ate up.............

# Jul 26, 2007 @ 3:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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43. Fuck Moderated Comments writes:

OMFG!!!! This is so f***in Awesome!!!! I can't wait to play these GREAT tunes on my overpriced guitar symbolizing my musical ineptitude on my,
"Let's Pretend This Isn't As Gay As Dance Dance" game!!!!! Yipeeee!!!!

# Jul 26, 2007 @ 5:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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44. alabamian writes:

I'm just disappointed that the game only has 30 songs. GH2 had like 50. This game should have sold for $20 instead of $50. My opinion: BIG RIPP OFF

# Jul 30, 2007 @ 1:53 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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