First Guitar Hero Metallica Tracks Unveiled: Queen, Bob Seger and Kyuss Accompany Classic Tunes

As the latest issue of Game Informer, which promises an exclusive look at Guitar Hero: Metallica, finds its way to subscribers, Kotaku noticed that denizens of the reputable ScoreHero forums have begun collecting the wealth of new information.

Allowing for full band play--drums, guitar, vocals, bass--a la Guitar Hero World Tour, the game will sport a new difficulty level for drummers--one that allows for use of double kick pedals--along with new Metallica tones for the included GH Tunes music creator.

As with Guitar Hero: Aerosmith, the band-specific game will include tunes from other artists that have worked closely with or are just generally liked by Metallica. The game is said to pack about 45 songs, with roughly 60% of those being Metallica.

The in-game tracks known thus far follow:

  • Metallica - "Enter Sandman"
  • Metallica - "For Whom The Bell Tolls"
  • Metallica - "Fuel"
  • Metallica - "Hit The Lights"
  • Metallica - "King Nothing"
  • Metallica - "Master of Puppets"
  • Metallica - "No Leaf Clover"
  • Metallica - "Nothing Else Matters"
  • Metallica - "Sad But True"
  • Metallica - "The Unforgiven"
  • Metallica - "Where I May Roam"
  • Alice In Chains - "No Excuses"
  • Bob Seger - "Turn The Page"
  • Judas Priest - "Hell Bent For Leather"
  • Kyuss - "Demon Cleaner"
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd - "Tuesdays Gone"
  • Mastodon - "Blood and Thunder"
  • Michael Schenker Group - "Armed and Ready"
  • Samhain - "Mother of Mercy"
  • The Sword - "Black River"
  • Foo Fighters - Unknown
  • Queen - Unknown
  • Slayer - Unknown

Guitar Hero Metallica is expected to hit the same platforms as Guitar Hero World Tour--PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii--when it arrives in 2009.