Rock Legend Slash (Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver) has been announced as appearing in Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock
. Slash will not only be a boss character, he will provide a track for the game in addition to the classic Guns N' Roses hit 'Welcome to the Jungle'. Other tracks from artists such as The Rolling Stones, Beastie Boys, Muse and Pearl Jam will appear in the game when it hits retailers this fall. See the full release after the jump:
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SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jul 10, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Activision, Inc.
(Nasdaq:ATVI) today announced that legendary guitar hero Slash will
provide an original track and appear as a boss battle character in
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, delivering wannabe rock stars the
chance to shred against the music icon. Additionally, Guns N' Roses'
rock anthem hit "Welcome to the Jungle" will be included in the game's
robust soundtrack that also features master tracks by such renowned rock
bands as The Rolling Stones, Beastie Boys, Muse and Pearl Jam. Guitar
Hero III: Legends of Rock is slated for release this fall.
"Guitar legend Slash, combined with Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock's
robust soundtrack and innovative new game features, will continue to
solidify the brand's leadership in the rhythm-action genre," said Robin
Kaminsky, executive vice president of Activision Publishing.
"Additionally, our diverse and well-rounded E3 portfolio underscores
Activision's continued commitment to building brands that appeal to
global audiences and delivering top-quality games that delight fans