Guitar Hero Smash Hits: The Guitar Hero 3 Tunes

For the third straight Thursday in a row, publisher Activision has unveiled another batch of tunes featured in the upcoming "best of" Guitar Hero compilation, Smash Hits. nope

This week's listing specifies the songs returning from Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, following earlier lists of tracks from the original Guitar Hero and Guitar Hero II.

  • Pat Benatar - "Hit Me With Your Best Shot"
  • Living Colour - "Cult Of Personality"
  • Heart - "Barracuda"
  • KISS - "Rock And Roll All Nite"
  • AFI - "Miss Murder"
  • DragonForce - "Through The Fire And Flames"
  • Priestess - "Lay Down"
  • Slayer - "Raining Blood"

With Guitar Hero 1-3 out of the way, all that's left is for Activsion to reveal the returning songs from Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s, which will occur next Thursday.

In all, Smash Hits will update 48 tracks from Guitar Hero's past with full-band play when it hits PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii on June 16. Each tune is now a master track recording by the original artist, replacing some of the earlier covers.