Guitar Hero 5

XB360, PS3, WII, PS2 / Other / Release: Sep 1, 2009 / ESRB: T

Guitar, DJ, and Band Hero DLC purchases to end on March 31

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 18, 2014 5:30pm PDT

While Activision stopped development of Hero games quite some time ago, gamers were still able to buy DLC for their games. However, new DLC purchases won't be available come March 31st.


Call of Duty and Guitar Hero servers affected by Hurricane Sandy

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 30, 2012 12:30pm PDT

Activision has announced that online play for select Call of Duty and Guitar Hero titles will be problematic while data centers attempt to restore power post-Hurricane.


Guitar Hero and Band Hero DLC: August Edition

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 02, 2010 10:00am PDT

The Used, Sum 41, Weezer, Megadeth and P.O.D. will each star in their own three-track downloadable content pack for Guitar Hero 5, Band Hero and...


"Not a bad selection there... I'd get anything Weezer and I liked Sum 41 back before they went emo."

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Guitar Hero 5 and Band Hero July DLC Brings Queen, Disturbed

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 06, 2010 6:20am PDT

With the release of Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock drawing ever closer, Activision has announced a July downloadable content lineup for Guitar Hero...


Guitar Hero 5 and Band Hero's June DLC Revealed

By Chris Faylor, May 26, 2010 2:20pm PDT

Continuing to expand the variety of downloadable songs available to Guitar Hero 5 and Band Hero owners in the face of this fall's new iterations,...


Guitar Hero and Band Hero April DLC: Play Free Bird!

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 31, 2010 8:20am PDT

April will see surely the most-requested song of all time coming to Guitar Hero and Band Hero as downloadable content--Lynyrd Skynyrd's Free Bird....


"that's a typo in the Sabbath listing. Sweet Leaf is supposed to be the 3rd track and it's going ..."

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Guitar Hero 5 and Band Hero DLC: March Edition

By Chris Faylor, Feb 25, 2010 12:00pm PST

With March just a scant few days away, Activision Blizzard has issued a list of all the downloadable tunes coming to Guitar Hero 5 and Band Hero...


"Just commenting that Rock Band Network is getting some Flogging Molly tunes (I think still in ..."

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Guitar Hero 5 and Band Hero February DLC Brings Black Sabbath, Third Eye Blind, Breaking Benjamin

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 28, 2010 1:00pm PST

Activision has pulled back the red velvet curtain from February's Guitar Hero 5 and Band Hero downloadable content to reveal a lineup of four track...


"Just buy RB and get 3 BETTER Breaking Benj. songs that actually are worth the $. And not the ..."

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January Guitar Hero 5 and Band Hero DLC: Credence Clearwater Revival, Dethklok, 'New Blues Masters'

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 07, 2010 8:50am PST

Publisher Activision today rings in a new year for Guitar Hero 5 and Band Hero with the announcement of January's downloadable content, including...


""Laser Canon Deth Sentence". Death by laser printer? It should be cannon. :P"

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Guitar Hero 5 and Band Hero December DLC Brings Spoon, Pavement, Swift, Christmas and More

By Chris Faylor, Nov 30, 2009 1:10pm PST

With November just about over, publisher Activision has detailed the next month's worth of downloadable content coming to music games Guitar Hero 5...


"It worries me that Activision keeps talking about its commitment to DLC improvements (including ..."

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November's Guitar Hero 5, DJ Hero DLC Detailed

By Chris Faylor, Oct 30, 2009 9:40am PDT

A wealth of rhythm game news emerged out of Activision today, as the publisher detailed the first downloadable track packs coming to the just-released DJ Hero along with a rundown of the various tunes hitting Guitar Hero 5 across the next month.


Band Hero Gets Full Tracklist, Song Export Details

By Chris Faylor, Oct 19, 2009 8:33am PDT

With just over two weeks to go until Band Hero hits North American store shelves, publisher Activision has listed all of the songs in the...


"I cant wait until they start to develop "Guitar Hero Forever" and the game gets lost in ..."

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Band Hero Demo Arrives on Xbox 360, Has You 'Walking on Sunshine'

By Chris Faylor, Oct 15, 2009 8:13am PDT

If playing through a Taylor Swift single sounds exciting, you'll be thrilled to know that a Band Hero demo is now available on Xbox 360. The...


"Am I seeing things or does that dress look like it's showing off some serious underboob in the ..."

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Guitar Hero 5 October DLC Revealed: Gwar, Marilyn Manson, Misfits, Frampton, Wolfmother and More

By Chris Faylor, Sep 28, 2009 12:40pm PDT

With September drawing to a close, Activision has unveiled the five downloadable track packs that will be coming to Guitar Hero 5 across the month...


"Sweet! One of the best Manson tracks ever will be dlc in a game! Can't wait. I am not being ..."

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Smash Hits Now Importable to Guitar Hero 5

By Nick Breckon, Sep 11, 2009 1:00pm PDT

Guitar Hero players that want to import their songs from Smash Hits into Guitar Hero 5 can now do so on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii....


"Pay for this shitty game, or spend an extra 60 bucks for a REAL guitar? Why have a video game ..."

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