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Metallica Fueling The Rumors of All-Metallica Guitar Hero Game

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Metallica is fueling the rumors online of and all-Metallica Guitar Hero Game (or at least add-on pack) with the following mysterious post to their MySpace blog entitled "METALLICA GUITAR HERO GAME. . . FACT OR FICTION?":

"An all Metallica Guitar Hero game . . . fact or fiction? Idle internet gossip, wishful thinking, or the real deal? Let's just say that perhaps, just maybe, if you've already mastered "One" on GHIII there might be a pile of 'Tallica songs in your future.

"More details later this summer . . ."

This statement was apparently in response to a feature on Gamespot on June 2, 2008 that stated:

"Guitar Hero: Metallica is no longer a case of wishful thinking or idle speculation–it's fact. When sifting through an SEC filing of Activision's over the weekend, Wedbush Morgan Securities analyst Edward Woo–associate of the highly visible Michael Pachter–uncovered a gem in the section where the Santa Monica, California-based publisher discussed its upcoming game slate."

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1. brandedcfh420 writes:

we can only hope and pray this is false!!

# Jun 4, 2008 @ 11:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Cynic writes:

In the time it takes to master one of these games, you could probably learn a decent chunk of One on a real guitar. The mind boggles.

Now Playing: Rush - "The Spirit of Radio"

# Jun 5, 2008 @ 12:02 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Ricky writes:

i hope this is true, it's gotta be true, cuz if it is, then they will have every single album on this game, and i cant wait to play through the never, enter sandman, master of puppets, sad but true, seek and destroy, eye of the beholder, fuel, etc. etc. etc.

# Jun 5, 2008 @ 12:08 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. brandedcfh420 writes:

Ricky writes:
i hope this is true, it's gotta be true, cuz if it is, then they will have every single album on this game, and i cant wait to play through the never, enter sandman, master of puppets, sad but true, seek and destroy, eye of the beholder, fuel, etc. etc. etc.

some1 needs to get out in life and see that there is more than metallica!!

# Jun 5, 2008 @ 8:11 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. CrawfordTexasJingoJango writes:

Look, branded, are you a guitar player or not? I am, and I know that the thought of an Aerosmith game was a huge fxcking insult. I've known how to play quite a bit of Metallica's catalog on real guitar for a long time, and I think even though this is obviously a cash in on GH's part AND Metallica's part, at least we can play a GH game that actually features a GH or 2. I'm excited about playing this, actually.

And, of course there's more out there than Metallica, but, hey, people gotta start somewhere, and I think in a time and age where the history of metal is so convoluted and washed over by bands like Disturbed, Every Time I Die, and Korn, people can really get the chance to get where this sh** came from.

I can't understand why anyone on this site wouldn't be geeked about this. Unless you blow at GH.

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# Jun 5, 2008 @ 9:27 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. metallicarules writes:

disturbed aren't that bad
but i agree a metallica GH would be awesome - i got so sick of playing the killers and poison!

# Jun 5, 2008 @ 9:56 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Diamond Oz writes:

I'm not psyched about it but purely because I don't like Guitar Hero. I find it overrated and very little fun, I'd rather play GTA or Metal Gear Solid on PS2, proper games ya know? .But whatever, if people like it it's all good.

Now playing: Body Count: Necessary Evil

# Jun 5, 2008 @ 10:02 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. METALLICA2090 writes:

I think that a Metallica Guitar Hero would be awesome. At first I was against the Aerosmith one, but I guess it's okay, I mean they're supposedly coming out with Guitar Hero IV as well. But I love Metallica stuff, so I'm eager to play it.

# Jun 5, 2008 @ 10:21 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. cruor writes:

I'm with Oz, I prefer "proper" games. GH is one of those games where I can have fun playing the demo at Best Buy or at a friends house kind of thing, but as far as in my own home give me a real guitar.

# Jun 5, 2008 @ 10:32 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. coldiem writes:

This isn't a rumor. It's been confirmed by Activision. Guitar Hero news always brings to mind fond memories of the South Park episode "Guitar Queer-o". It can be fun for a short time, but I'll stick to playing my real guitar, thanks.

# Jun 5, 2008 @ 12:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. LiquidMetal writes:

GH sucks, rock band is better. but i only play it when im over at my cousins place. it does get boring though...

# Jun 5, 2008 @ 12:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. CrawfordTexasJingoJango writes:

It gets boring because Rock Band is too easy. Even on Expert difficulty, it's too damn easy.

# Jun 5, 2008 @ 12:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. LiquidMetal writes:

not on drums, at least not for me.

# Jun 5, 2008 @ 12:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. LiquidMetal writes:

well actually it depends what song. some expert songs are hard as sh*t and some are so easy you could sing, play drums, and play the guitar at the same time.

# Jun 5, 2008 @ 12:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. LiquidMetal writes:

it gets harder as you go through the game

# Jun 5, 2008 @ 12:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. CrawfordTexasJingoJango writes:

I blazed through guitar and drums on expert. That is, until I got to Run to the Hills on drums, and Green Grass and High Tides on guitar. I don't know, I played Rock Band until I got bored, and then I went right back to Guitar Hero 2 & 3. I think I have an achievement addiction, though.

# Jun 5, 2008 @ 1:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. CrawfordTexasJingoJango writes:

...and in all fairness to Metallica, I have mastered "One" on GH3. But I think it helps that that was one of the first guitar songs I ever learned when I first started playing.

# Jun 5, 2008 @ 1:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. broken face writes:

i like guitar hero n i like the idea of a metallica one id buy it for sure. An befor the slatin i can play guitar "master of puppets" in full an yes i have a life i just enjoy the game. wats beta than smokin a spliff n jammin on guitar hero. hay? well maybe sex but thats it. oh n BJs.........off a girl not a guy thats just wrong.

# Jun 5, 2008 @ 5:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. Txmetalhead writes:

I haven't tried Guitar Hero yet...but I have played Rock band and it is a fukkin' joy! I still suck but I am slowly improving on toy guitar..lol. I prefer the bass lines... I like playing tracks on that controller.

# Jun 5, 2008 @ 5:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. Txmetalhead writes:

To Crawford - you are a true musician if you can play drums on Rock Band...I was screwing up constantly on the easiest level..but my vocals were pretty good. I will stick with basic guitar, bass.

# Jun 5, 2008 @ 5:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. LiquidMetal writes:

sh*t, it took me forever to get used to the drums, the most i can do is medium on that, i fail on hard, much less expert. i can do expert on guitar, but i dont come close to "blazing" through it. the solos are always my weaknesses, especially the ones where you got 10 notes a second.

# Jun 5, 2008 @ 5:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. Cynic writes:

I agree Oz, I haven't played video games since high school but if I did it'd probably be something like those titles. Though, since I can already play... well most of Metallica's catalog on a real guitar this seems a bit redundant for me! Though if you enjoy the four button approach, sure.

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# Jun 5, 2008 @ 6:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. SaintJD16 writes:

For those of us who can't play guitar, Guitar Hero makes it easier to feel like you're actually playing.
As for Metallica Guitar Hero, I hope they do like a whole set, since they already did Aerosmith. So like a big set of Guitar Hero-Metallica, and Guitar Hero-whoever, but it'd be really cool to see a bunch of those.

# Jun 6, 2008 @ 9:27 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. CrawfordTexasJingoJango writes:

I just want to see Orion and Metal Militia.

# Jun 6, 2008 @ 9:49 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. BanjoMan writes:

This would be kick a$$

# Jun 6, 2008 @ 11:53 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. K. Krowley writes:

I personally would like to see Master of Puppets and Whiplash. Of course, anything they put on it would be cool. It is Metallica after all...

"Gimme fuel, gimme fire, gimme that which I desire..."

# Jun 9, 2008 @ 9:39 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. CrawfordTexasJingoJango writes:

I agree. ^^

# Jun 9, 2008 @ 1:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. xreally?x writes:

wow, that's sucktastic......metallish** still suck balls....cliff is turning over in his grave (actually happy that he's not a part of this gayness)....

.....tour bus flip already........

# Jun 9, 2008 @ 2:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. xreally?x writes:

p.s. i am gay and tasteless and am saying all this stuff to make you guys hate me

# Jun 9, 2008 @ 5:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. xreally?x imposter writes:

here's my setlist for Guitar Hero Metallica

1. Ridin' Dirty
Flo Rida - Low (feat. T-Pain)
Timbaland - Apologize
Alicia Keys - No One
Chris Brown - Kiss Kiss
ENCORE: Chamillionaire - Ridin' Dirty

2. Jr. High Dance
Fergie - Clumsy
Finger Eleven - Paralyzer
Jordin Sparks - Tattoo
Mariah Carey - All I Want for Christmas Is You
BOSS BATTLE: Colbie Calliat
ENCORE: Colbie Calliat - Bubbly

3. Movin' on Up
Natasha Beddingfield - Love Like This
Sara Bareilles - Love Song
Sean Kingston - Take You There
Good Charlotte - I Don't Wanna Be In Love
ENCORE: Hurricane Chris - Ay Bay Bay

4. Fun with the Huxtables
Baby Bash - Cyclone
Nickelback - Rockstar
Matchbox Twenty - How Far We've Come
Rihanna - Hate That I Love You
ENCORE: Daughtry - It's Not Over

5. Whatch You Talkin' Bout Willis
Britney Spears - Piece of Me
Linkin Park - Shadow of the Day
Taylor Swift - Our Song
Wycleaf Jean - Sweetest Girl (Dollar Bill)
BOSS BATTLE: Paris Hilton
ENCORE: Paris Hilton - Stars

6. iTunes Top 500
Plies - Hypnotized
Mary J. Blige - Work That
Carrie Underwood - So Small
Blake Lewis - How Many Words
ENCORE: Justin Timberlake - My Love

7. Disney Channel Original Movie
Zac Efron - It Takes Two
Ashley Tisdale - He Said She Said
Hannah Montana - Nobody's Perfect
Raven-Symone - Some Call It Magic
BOSS BATTLE: Drake Bell
ENCORE: Drake Bell - Found a Way

8. Rockin' in Uzbekistan
Fall Out Boy - Thnks Fr Th Mmrs
My Chemical Romance - Welcome to the Black Parade
Panic! At the Disco - I Write Sins Not Tragedies
Green Day - Boulevard of Broken Dreams
ENCORE: Plain White T's - Hey There Delilah

9. Superman dat Ho?
Birdman - Pop Bottles
Pitbull - The Anthem
50 Cent - Ayo Technology
T-Pain - Bartender
BOSS BATTLE: Soulja Boy
ENCORE: Soulja Boy Tell 'Em - Crank Dat

# Jun 13, 2008 @ 10:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. puppeter269 writes:

wow u really should get a life if ur willing to spend like like half hour thinkin of songs to write on a gay list that will never happen... there is no skill in rap crap all it is is some talking about shoes like wat the f*** find music that takes skill and when u do get back to me like any one can rap ANY ONE!!!

# Jun 28, 2008 @ 12:46 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. K. Krowley writes:

I agree. Seriously, anybody can rhyme words together and make it sound like music. Big deal. Rap is the minor leagues. You want Major League Music? Step up to Heavy Metal.

Metallica forever.

-Kris Krowley-

# Jul 2, 2008 @ 4:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. ZT writes:

"p.s. i am gay and tasteless and am saying all this stuff to make you guys hate me"

We know and we do.

# Jul 2, 2008 @ 6:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. BanjoMan writes:

How the hell do you even know all those gay a$$ songs anyway

# Jul 3, 2008 @ 1:01 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. Kalis_wrath writes:

Just what sh**allica needs... More money! *rolls eyes*

# Jul 3, 2008 @ 1:48 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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