Last weekend Guitar Hero III finally came out…Weee! I was quite excited to say the least, new songs, wireless guitar and the ability to play online against others? I was sold. The graphics have a bit more bite to them as well…All in all I am pretty happy with this version and basically the ability to play online against others definitely makes this version an improvement.

The set list (single player career mode):

1. Starting Out Small

* “Slow Ride” – Foghat
* “Talk Dirty to Me” – Poison
* “Hit Me with Your Best Shot” – Pat Benatar
* “Story of My Life” – Social Distortion
* “Rock and Roll All Nite” – Kiss (Encore)

2. Your First Real Gig

* “Mississippi Queen” – Mountain
* “School’s Out” – Alice Cooper
* “Sunshine of Your Love” – Cream
* “Barracuda” – Heart
*  Guitar Battle vs. Tom Morello (Original Composition)
* “Bulls on Parade” – Rage Against the Machine (Encore played with Tom Morello)

3. Making the Video

* “When You Were Young” – The Killers
* “Miss Murder” – AFI
* “The Seeker” – The Who
* “Lay Down” – Priestess
* “Paint It, Black” – The Rolling Stones (Encore)

4. European Invasion

* “Paranoid” – Black Sabbath
* “Anarchy in the U.K.” – Sex Pistols
* “Kool Thing” – Sonic Youth
* “My Name Is Jonas” – Weezer
* “Even Flow” – Pearl Jam (Encore)

5. Bighouse Blues

* “Holiday in Cambodia” – Dead Kennedys
* “Rock You Like a Hurricane” – Scorpions
* “Same Old Song and Dance” – Aerosmith
* “La Grange” – ZZ Top
*  Guitar Battle vs. Slash (Original Composition)
* “Welcome to the Jungle” – Guns N’ Roses (Encore played with Slash)

6. The Hottest Band on Earth

* “Black Magic Woman” – Santana
* “Cherub Rock” – The Smashing Pumpkins
* “Black Sunshine” – White Zombie
* “The Metal” – Tenacious D
* “Pride and Joy” – Stevie Ray Vaughan (Encore)

7. Live in Japan

* “Before I Forget” – Slipknot
* “Stricken” – Disturbed
* “3’s & 7’s” – Queens of the Stone Age
* “Knights of Cydonia” – Muse
* “Cult of Personality” – Living Colour (Encore)

8. Battle for Your Soul

* “Raining Blood” – Slayer
* “Cliffs of Dover” – Eric Johnson
* “The Number of the Beast” – Iron Maiden
* “One” – Metallica
*  Guitar Battle vs. Lou (The Devil Went Down to Georgia – Steve Ouimette)
* “Through the Fire and Flames” – Dragonforce


 I thought I would post a couple of my favorite songs that are loads of fun to play…And I highly recommend checking out this game yourself either at your local Best Buy or a friend’s house…You will be hooked in no time. Happy Saturday!

mp3:  My Name Is JonasWeezer

Weezer (Blue) 1994  (Geffen Records)  GET IT

mp3:  Paint It, Black – The Rolling Stones

Aftermath 1966 (Abkco) GET IT


7 Responses to “Guitar Hero III”

  1. Pip on November 3rd, 2007 12:22 pm

    Melt some faces!! YEAH!!! I’ve been rawking on hard and I’ve been doing much better than in part 2… easier perhaps? or am I the rock god I’ve always dreamed of being?

    Only time will tell…

  2. Rachel on November 3rd, 2007 12:32 pm

    LOL You’re a rock god all right! A crazy rock god indeed. ;-)

  3. Trevor on November 4th, 2007 1:20 am

    Strange but true:

    “Monsters” by Matchbook Romance appears only in multiplayer and whilst using the “Unlock all songs” cheat.

    Or at least, as far as anyone I’ve talked to knows.

  4. tara on November 4th, 2007 2:04 pm

    dude paint it black is being played THIS EXACT MOMENT IN MY HOUSE. :)

  5. Rachel on November 5th, 2007 2:59 pm

    LOL that’s funny. Play it, it is so much fun. :-)

  6. Egor on November 25th, 2007 9:29 am

    Trevor, the monsters song and all those other unlockables can be played in co-op career as encores.

  7. shukree abuwi on April 15th, 2008 8:42 pm

    This game has really improved my skills. The best system for this game is the wii. Trust me!

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