New Guitar Hero's Initial Soundtrack Revealed

Guitar Hero Live's soundtrack will include songs from Pantera, The Rolling Stones, System of Down, Ed Sheeran, and more.


After announcing the first ten songs for Activision's Guitar Hero Live last month, the publisher has now revealed even more tracks from artists like Pantera, System of a Down, The Killers, Green Day, and others.

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The 24 tracks listed below come by way of music magazine Rolling Stone.

There are a good number of classic rock tracks for fans who enjoyed the earlier games. But, to reflect the changing musical landscape since Guitar Hero first debuted a decade ago, Activision has added what might be considered non-traditional songs, such as Ed Sheeran's "Sing" and "Bangarang" from Skrillex.

"Guitar music is broader than it's ever been--so we're reflecting that in the range of music on offer," Guitar Hero Live creative director Jamie Jackson told the magazine.

Check out the list of songs below, but be aware that this is just a sampling of the "hundreds" of songs Guitar Hero Live will offer through its main soundtrack and online mode, Guitar Hero TV.

Guitar Hero Live is in development at DJ Hero studio FreeStyleGames for Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and Wii U. The game launches later this year, alongside Rock Band 4. No songs from that game's soundtrack have been announced yet.

  • The Black Keys - "Gold on the Ceiling"
  • Blitz Kids - "Sometimes"
  • Ed Sheeran - "Sing"
  • Fall Out Boy - "My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up)”
  • Gary Clark, Jr. - "Don't Owe You a Thang"
  • Green Day - "Nuclear Family"
  • The Killers - “When You Were Young"
  • The Lumineers - "Ho Hey"
  • My Chemical Romance - "Na Na Na"
  • Pierce the Veil - "King for a Day (feat. Kellin Quinn)"
  • The Rolling Stones - "Paint it Black"
  • Skrillex - "Bangarang"
  • The War on Drugs - "Under the Pressure"
  • Black Veil Brides - "In The End"
  • Rage Against the Machine - "Guerrilla Radio"
  • Judas Priest - "Breaking the Law"
  • Pantera - "Cowboys From Hell"
  • Sleigh Bells - "Bitter Rivals"
  • System of a Down - "Chop Suey!"
  • Alter Bridge - "Cry of Achilles"
  • Alt-J - "Left Hand Free"
  • Broken Bells - "Leave It Alone"
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers - "Higher Ground"

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