Guitar Hero Series News


Guitar Hero Live studio suffers layoffs

By Daniel Perez, Apr 01, 2016 9:55am PDT

We guess the gaming world just wasn't ready for 'band-like' games to make a comeback.


Poor Guitar Hero and Skylanders performance leads to layoffs at Activision

By Daniel Perez, Feb 16, 2016 6:30am PST

Some bad news for Activision casual fans.


"I'm surprised anyone bet anything on this generation of rhythm games. "

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Guitar Hero Live also sold poorly

By Daniel Perez, Feb 12, 2016 7:46am PST

We guess gamers just don't want to rock out anymore.


Guitar Hero Live GHTV additions for 2/10: Valentine's Day Premium Shows and sale

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 10, 2016 9:57am PST

Celebrate the season of love with a few love ballads... and Motörhead.


Guitar Hero Live GHTV Shred-a-Thon welcomes Dragonforce's 'Through the Fire and Flames'

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 03, 2016 4:00am PST

It's baaaack! 'Through the Fire and Flames' has returned to Guitar Hero, as part of Guitar Hero Live's Shred-a-Thon on GHTV. To learn more, Shacknews spoke to Senior Game Designer Nathan Coppard.


Guitar Hero Live GHTV additions for 1/27: New and classic Def Leppard

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 27, 2016 6:00am PST

Def Leppard headlines this week's GHTV Premium Show lineup and even had a brand-new music video to show off to the world.


Guitar Hero Live GHTV additions for 1/20: Fall Out Boy live performance

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 20, 2016 9:01am PST

While Guitar Hero LIve's GHTV mode offers up playable music videos, this week's additions are a reminder that it can capably capture live concert footage, too.


Guitar Hero Live GHTV additions for 1/13: Rock Till You Drop, AAA Metal, and Indie Pop Hits

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 13, 2016 1:00pm PST

Featuring Weezer, Marilyn Manson, Joe Satriani, and Nicke... hey, those are some cool indie pop hits in here, too, eh?


Guitar Hero Live GHTV additions for 1/6: The Killers, Kings of Leon, and the holiday charts

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 06, 2016 8:00am PST

Guitar Hero Live is getting back to work for the new year, offering up a couple of new Premium Shows for GHTV users.


Guitar Hero Live GHTV additions for 12/23: Modern Christmas Hits

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 23, 2015 12:54pm PST

Looks like Guitar Hero Live is celebrating the holiday, after all, with a few Premium Shows centered around modern holiday hits.


Guitar Hero Live gives the gift of Avenged Sevenfold-hosted GHTV shows

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 22, 2015 8:00am PST

Activision and FreestyleGames have a special gift for Guitar Hero fans. Avenged Sevenfold is hosting a dedicated hour-long block of music through GHTV all week.


Guitar Hero Live GHTV additions for 12/15: Live Weezer show, Queen, and System of a Down

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 16, 2015 10:00am PST

Not content to end the week with a feature update, Guitar Hero Live is still adding new GHTV tracks, including the Weezer live show from the Guitar Hero Live Launch Party.


Guitar Hero Live adds Rival Challenges to GHTV today

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 14, 2015 8:00am PST

Guitar Hero Live's GHTV mode is about to get a little more competitive, thanks to a new feature hitting the mode's streaming channels.


Guitar Hero Live GHTV additions for 12/1: Steph Curry, Shaq, and fans get together and 'Sing'

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 01, 2015 12:47pm PST

After introducing over two dozen new songs to Guitar Hero Live last week, Activision and FreestyleGames are doing something a little different this week.


"Okay, that was pretty damn cool. I knew I should have bought GHL off the MS store while they had ..."

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Guitar Hero Live GHTV additions for 11/28: 28 new tracks brings GHTV song total to 300

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 24, 2015 8:00am PST

Just in time for the holiday weekend, Guitar Hero Live is adding 28 new videos to its GHTV on-demand and live streaming catalog, bringing the game's total number of available songs to 300.