Guitar Hero II B sides revealed

Bonus songs caught on camera by retail store employee; two-dozen songs added to game's already extensive list.


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The uncovering of songs in a game's soundtrack is hardly newsworthy--unless it's for an installment of Guitar Hero. The rock-god simulator from RedOctane and Activision is getting a new incarnation on the PlayStation 2 early next month and the Xbox 360 next year.

Guitar Hero II is already chock-full of rockin' tunes from big-name bands like Danzig, Wolfmother, Van Halen, Rage Against the Machine, but it appears a heap of cultish bands will also be included in the game.

On the Guitar Hero forums, a camera-happy retail employee snapped some pictures of all the songs available for purchase in the in-game store. While there aren't any bands that have mainstream success in the lot, there are several bands that have a devoted following.

The most eyebrow-raising inclusion is the theme song of Trogdor the Burninator--better known as a character from the popular Web comic Homestar Runner. Also on the list is Dethklok (from Adult Swim's Metalocalypse) and Buckethead--best known as the guitar god who plays with an empty bucket of fried chicken on his head.

The Acro-brats--"Laughtrack"
All That Remains--"Six"
The Amazing Royal Crowns--"Mr. Fix-It"
Anarchy Club--"Collide"
Bang Camaro--"Push Push (Lady Lightning)"
Breaking Wheel (formerly known as Artillery)--"One for the Road"
Brian Kahanek--"Gemini"
Count Zero--"Radium Eyes"
Dethklok--"Thunder Horse"
Drist--"Arterial Black"
Every Time I Die--"The New Black"
Freezepop--"Less Talk More Rokk"
Honest Bob and the Factory-to-Dealer Incentives--"Soy Bomb"
The Last Vegas--"Raw Dog"
Made in Mexico--"Yes We Can"
Megasus--"Red Lottery"
The Neighborhoods--"Parasite"
Shadows Fall--"The Light That Blinds"
Strong Bad (of Homestar Runner)--"Trogdor"
That Handsome Devil--"Elephant Bones"
Valient Thorr--"Fall of Pangea"

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