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Flyleaf, AFI, and Manson (in spirit) downloadable this week for Guitar Hero III

Posted by: Randy at 8/5/2008 10:28 PM
If you like your Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock songs to put a somewhat emo-tinged razor to your wrists, then you already know you're going to snatch up this Thursday's (Aug. 7) trio of tracks from Interscope Records:  Flyleaf's "Tina" (why not "All Around Me" or "Cassie"?), AFI's pop punk "Carcinogen Crush" (not sure I care), and a Yeah Yeah Yeahs' cover of Marilyn Manson's almost singalong-worthy "Putting Holes in Happiness."  I've only heard Manson's version, but I certainly dig the Yeah Yeah Yeahs sexy, avant punk work.  All three tracks were originally offered to those of you that purchased the Guitar Hero III soundtrack CD, so backpeddal to that for a reference point if it's in your library.


ACTIVISION SET TO RELEASE TRACK PACK FOR GUITAR HERO® III: LEGENDS OF ROCK FEATURING DISTINGUISHED ARTISTS FROM INTERSCOPE RECORDS

  

SANTA MONICA, CA – August 5, 2008 – The distinctive chords of three hit artists from Interscope Records will soon take the stage in Activision Publishing, Inc.’s (Nasdaq: ATVID) Guitar Hero® III: Legends of Rock. The three-song Intercope Track Pack will let gamers further expand and customize their Guitar Hero playlists and experience a variety of new tunes on August 7.

 

The pack will include the heavy lyrics of Flyleaf’s "Tina," the heartfelt track "Carcinogen Crush" from hardcore-punk turned goth band, AFI, as well as a remix of Marilyn Manson’s grinding, fast-paced "Putting Holes In Happiness" by Nick Zinner from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

 

The Interscope Track Pack, originally offered to purchasers of the Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock soundtrack CD, will be available on August 7 for download on Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PLAYSTATION®Store for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system. 

  

Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock offers the ultimate rock experience with new wireless guitars, freshly added content and features including a multiplayer action-inspired battle mode, grueling boss battles, a host of exclusive unlockable content and visually stunning rock venues. Expanded online multiplayer modes allow axe-shredders worldwide to compete head-to-head for true rock status as they riff through a star-studded soundtrack including master tracks by legendary artists such as Aerosmith, Guns 'N' Roses, The Rolling Stones, Beastie Boys, Rage Against the Machine and Pearl Jam, as well as original songs by guitar icons Slash and Tom Morello. Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock is now available and is rated "T" for Teen by the ESRB.  For more information visit http://community.guitarhero.com.

 

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