Update: More information on the bands included in Guitar Hero 5 have surfaced, revealing that the full game will feature tracks from Gorillaz, Duran Duran, Beastie Boys, Bush, Blur and more. A list of the recently confirmed artists can be found below.
Original: The next title in Neversoft's Guitar Hero series will hit stores on September 1, according to the official site for Guitar Hero 5.
Harmonix' The Beatles: Rock Band is currently scheduled to launch eight days later on September 9. nope Guitar Hero 5 will allow the use of four instruments of the same type at once, and is set to feature songs from 85 bands.
Songs confirmed for GH5 include:
- Johnny Cash - "Ring of Fire"
- Santana - "No One To Depend On (Live)"
- Bob Dylan - "All Along the Watchtower"
- Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - "Runnin' Down a Dream"
- Vampire Weekend - "A-Punk"
- The White Stripes - "Blue Orchid"
- The Rolling Stones - "Sympathy for the Devil"
- Kings of Leon - "Sex on Fire"
- Stevie Wonder - "Superstition"
- Iron Maiden - ?
- Beastie Boys
- Duran Duran
- Jimmy Eat World
- The Raconteurs
- Band of Horses
- Darkest Hour
- Iron Maiden
- Wild Cherry