“Guitar Hero World Tour” Brings Together The Plastic Instrument-Players Of The Universe

Jul 24th, 2008 // 14 Comments

guitarherooooo.jpgAnother day, another list of rumored songs for one of those games where you pick up a plastic guitar and try to be more proficient at recreating yesteryear’s hits than the guys in Rush. This time, the alleged list is for Guitar Hero World Tour, which is set to come out in October, and some of the songs seem like they’ll be fun to try and recreate, particularly “Hot For Teacher.” (Who else is looking forward to being America’s favorite game show host in the privacy of your own home?) While there are some dubious picks (“Santeria” by Sublime will make any Guitar Hero party approximately 62% more unbearable, for example), there are also a few songs that I would kill to try out (hint, hint)–like “Hold The Line” by Toto, which, as some of you might know, is one of my favorite songs of all time, and Stone Temple Pilots’ somewhat underrated “Vasoline.” The full list (via Joystiq) after the jump.

Eagle Rock High School Tour:

* “Dope Nose” by Weezer
* “The Middle” by Jimmy Eat World
* Encore: “Today” by Smashing Pumpkins

Big City Kids Tour:

* “Roland” by Interpol
* “Santeria” By Sublime
* Encore: “Mr. Brightside” by The Killers

Feelin’ Nostalgic Tour:

* “Take It on the Run” by REO Speedwagon
* “Hold the Line” by Toto
* Encore: “Rebel Yell” by Billy Idol

Vixens Tour:

* “Heartbreaker” by Pat Benatar
* “All Around Me” by Flyleaf
* Encore:”Misery Business” by Paramore

Undertow Tour:

* “Stinkfist” by Tool
* “Lateralus” by Tool
* “Schism” by Tool

Synchronicity Tour:

* “Guitar Battle Vs. Sting” (Guitar Career Only)
* Encore: “Every Breath You Take” by The Police

Fight the System Tour:

* “The Kids Aren’t Alright” by The Offspring
* The Good Left Undone” by Rise Against
* Encore: “Bleed it Out” by Linkin Park

QQ Tour:

* “Face Down” by The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus
* “The Kill” by 30 Seconds to Mars
* Encore: “Thank You for the Venom” by My Chemical Romance

Rockin the Carnival Tour:

* “Dammit” by Blink 182
* “When Your Heart Stops Beating” by +44

Neva’ Forget Tour:

* “Jumpin Jack Flash” by The Rolling Stones
* “Don’t Fear the Reaper” by Blue Öyster Cult
* Encore: “Light My Fire” by The Doors

We Want the Funk Tour:

* “Take it Away” by Red Hot Chili Peppers
* “Renegades of Funk” by Rage Agaisnt the Machines
* Encore: “No Sleep till Brooklyn” by The Beastie Boys Feat. Kerry King

Rockin’ the Joint Tour:

* “Are You Gonna Go My Way” by Lenny Kravitz
* “I Don’t wanna Miss a Thing” by Aerosmith

On Top of the World Tour:

* “Man in the Box” by Alice in Chains
* “Kickstart My Heart” by Mötley Crüe
* Encore: “Spin the Black Circle” by Pearl Jam

G. Stinger Tour:

* “Smells Like Teen Spirit” by Nirvana
* “Car Chase City” by Tenacious D
* Encore: “Everlong” by Foo Fighters

Lands End Tour:

* “Animal” by Def Leppard
* “Runaway” by Bon Jovi
* Encore: “Paradise City” by Guns N’ Roses

Doin’ it Different Tour:

* “Song for the Dead” by Queens of the Stone Age
* “Vasoline” by Stone Temple Pilots
* Encore: “Assassin” by Muse

Hootin’ and Hollerin’ Tour:

* “The Boys Are Back in Town” By Thin Lizzy
* “Life in the Fastlane” by The Eagles
* Encore:”Sweet Home Alabama” by Lynyrd Skynyrd

All Pissed Off Tour:

* “Here to Stay” by KoRn
* “Dragula” by Rob Zombie
* Encore: “Bat Country” by Avenged Sevenfold

Here Me Roar Tour:

* “10,000 Fists” by Disturbed
* “Duality” by Slipknot
* Encore: “Toxicity” by System of a Down

S.D.M.F. Tour:

* “Guitar Battle Vs. Zakk Wylde” (Guitar Career Only)
* *Encore: “Demise of Sanity” by Black Label Society

Fathers of Metal Tour:

* “Don’t Talk to Strangers” by Dio
* “Heaven and Hell” by Black Sabbath
* Encore: “Crazy Train” by Ozzy Osbourne

Making Progress Tour:

* “The Spirit of Radio” by Rush
* “Comfortably Numb” by Pink Floyd
* Encore: “Pull Me Under” by Dream Theatre

Eruption Tour:

* “Beat it” by Micheal Jackson Feat. Eddie Van Halen
* “Hot for Teacher” by Van Halen

Tooth Fang & Claw Tour:

* “Guitar Battle Vs. Ted Nugent” (Guitar Career Only)
* Encore: “Stranglehold” by Ted Nugent

Decades of Metal Tour

* “Warriors of Time” by Black Tide
* “Leather Rebel” by Judas Priest
* Encore: “Hallowed be Thy Name” by Iron Maiden

Livin’ in a Nightmare Tour:

* “Angel of Death” by Slayer
* “Tornado of Souls” by Megadeth
* Encore: “Master of Puppets” by Metallica

Legends of Rock Tour:

* “Johnny B. Goode” by Chuck Berry
* “The Wind Cries Mary” by Jimi Hendrix
* Encore: “Purple Haze (Live)” by Jimi Hendrix

Bonus Tour:

* “45″ by Shinedown
* “96 Quite Bitter Beings” by CKY
* “Bombshell” by Powerman 5000
* “Clavado en un Bar” by Maná
* “Enjoy the Silence” by Lacuna Coil
* “Feuer Frei” by Rammstein
* “Fury of the Storm” by Dragonforce
* “Never Too Late” by The Answer
* “Nottingham Lace” by Buckethead
* “One Armed Scissor” by At The Drive-In
* “Satch Boogie” by Joe Satriani
* “Schrei” by Tokio Hotel
* “Soul Doubt” by NOFX

* “We’re An American Band” by Grand Funk Railroad
* “Guitar Battle Vs. Sting” by Sting
* “Guitar Battle Vs. Ted Nugent” By Ted Nugent
* “Guitar Battle Vs. Zakk Wylde” by Zakk Wylde

Sample Songs:

* “Untitled Drum Sample” created by Chad Smith
* “Untitled Drum Sample” created by Dave Grohl
* “Untitled Drum Sample” created by Travis Barker
* “Cliffs of Dover” created by Neversoft
* “Misirlou” created by Neversoft
* “Walk This Way” created by Neversoft
* “YYZ” created by Neversoft

Oh and there’s also the whole Death Magnetic “download it to your game system, since you’ll probably download it to your MP3 player without paying for it, you ungrateful kids” thing, too. Yay?

Rumor: Guitar Hero World Tour Full Set List [Joystiq]

  1. SomeSound-MostlyFury

    Its a fairly believable list, although I’m dubious about getting Pink Floyd on there.

  2. Dead Air ummm Dead Air

    Three Tool songs? At The Drive-In there too? By no means am I screaming “sell out!”, becasue I’m all for getting paid, but I always kind of thought those bands weren’t into the licensing of their stuff. Just took me by surprise.

  3. MayhemintheHood

    “Spin The Black Circle” is the first song I want to play. That song shreds. Looks like a decent list overall.

  4. Anonymous

    if you really want to play vasoline why not just play Rock Band? It’s in the first game

  5. Ted Striker

    I would’ve figured the Lands End tour would feature more sensible monogrammed mock turtlenecks.

  6. Rock You Like An Iracane

    I’m pretty sure I heard a credible rumor that you can play the songs from GH:WT with Rock Band instruments. So, basically, shelling out for both games but only buying one set of instruments if you want all the songs known to man.

  7. okiedoke

    Does anybody see the natural promotional tie-in with KFC for the Buckethead tune? The mind boggles at the potential.

  8. Halfwit

    “Roland”?

    I’ve more or less given up on Guitar Hero after 3, and I don’t have enough money or friends (*tear*) for Rock Band. Still,the thought of doing a plastic guitar rock out to “Everlong” makes me smile.

    Also, unless “Stinkfist” is listed as “Song Number 2,” I call fake.

  9. natepatrin

    “Guitar Battle Vs. Sting”
    “Guitar Battle Vs. Sting”
    “Guitar Battle Vs. Sting”

    And agh, the “Funk” tour consists of RHCP, RATM and the Beastie Boys (and not even the early ’90s “hey guys let’s be the Meters” Beastie Boys). That’s hilariously wrong.

  10. Audif Jackson Winters III

    I can’t believe they are bringing back the “battles.” By far the worst part of GHIII.

  11. heyzeus

    The soloing at the end of Paradise City should be painfully awesome.

  12. TheRunningboard7

    My favorite part about these lists is easily that everyone assumes Dream Theater is pretentious enough to spell their name “Dream Theatre”. Good assumption, even if wrong. (ps: I <3 DT!)

  13. blobby

    So many D songs to choose from, and they go with “Car Chase City”? Come on guys, let’s get some “Wonder Boy” or at least “Beelzeboss.”

  14. i WISH me and my frieedns wer that insain! lol

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