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Metallica Checks In with More Guitar Hero Updates

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Guitar Hero: Metallica hits in just a few days on March 29 and, as the game draws near, the band has many updates for you.

The Playstation 2 version of Guitar Hero: Metallica was released on April 14.

30-Second Commercial Spots Added: A couple of 30-Second TV Commercial Spots have been added to the video page. You can view them at this location.

NASCAR: Tune in this Sunday, March 29th at 1:30 Eastern Time to the FOX network and watch No. 8 Guitar Hero Metallica Chevrolet driven by Aric Almirola at the Goody's Fast Pain Relief 500 | Martinsville Speedway.

Guitar Hero Skin: An addition has been made to the arsenal of Metalliskinz, which allows you to change the design of Metallica.com to your favorite theme with a new Guitar Hero skin. Check it out using the drop down menu in the right column of the home page.

XBOX Demo Available: Gamers itching to get a taste of Guitar Hero Metallica can get a free download on Xbox LIVE Marketplace. In the demo, virtual rock stars across the globe can shred, drum and wail to "Sad But True" and "Seek And Destroy," as well as "No Excuses" from Alice In Chains and "Stone Cold Crazy" from Queen, two of our favs. Set in The Forum (Los Angeles), highlighting the new in-the-round stage designs and custom camera angles, players can begin honing their skills in single-player and band Quickplay, head-to-head, Face-Off, Pro Face-Off and Battle gameplay modes.

Midnight Openings: The game will be available at midnight from these GameStop locations.

More Videos: The band has added three behind-the-scenes videos as well as an advertisement for the Gamestop/Double Bass Pedal promotion. You can view them here.

More Screenshots: Haven't seen enough of Guitar Hero: Metallica? More screenshots have been added to the Guitar Hero Page.

Banners Added: In addition to the wallpapers and buddy icons that were already posted, some banners were added that you can put on your personal website. You can find them at this location.

Wallpaper Contest: The Metallica Wallpaper Contest challenges you to create a unique and creative Guitar Hero: Metallica related desktop wallpaper. A handful of art assests to work with is provided, and the rest is up to you. 15 of the best wallpapers will be chosen by the Guitar Hero Team (made up of members of the Neversoft Team, and the Guitar Hero Community Management Team), and those top 15 wallpapers will be sent off to Metallica, who will judge your art and pick the overall best desktop wallpaper. For more information, visit the Metallica Wallpaper Contest page.

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1. ESandEm writes:

I'm a huge Metallica fan....but I can't help but feel that going all Guitar Hero is slightly...what's the word I'm looking for? stupid...yeah that's it. Guess if I was getting paid as much as them I wouldn't mind either...

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2. bbristowe writes:

It's one way to get people to pay for music these days.

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3. brandedcfh420 writes:

i woke up

i took a shower

i posted at metalunderground

i smoked a bowl..


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4. rockerboy11 writes:

Yeah Metallica rocks they are one of my favorite bands my brother likes them

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5. Blindgreed1 writes:

branded: Don't you take a sh!t in the morning too? I'm not sure how you let that interesting tid bit pass you by in your update. You're slippin brother.

This just in from the Metallica fan club: Baaaaaaaaaaaaaa! Baaaa.... Baaa. Baaaaaaaaaaaaaa!

NP: More Than Meets the Eye - Testament

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