Guitar Hero Metallica gets Lemmy from Motorhead

Game News | Feb 13th, 2009

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Rock N Roll Icon, Mot+rhead s Lemmy, Coming To Guitar Hero Metallica

Once honored by Metallica with seven Mot+rhead covers performed as The Lemmys, GRAMMY Award-winning legend and lead vocalist and bassist of Mot+rhead, Lemmy, will take his rightful place on stage alongside Lars, James, Kirk and Robert in Activision Publishing Inc. s Guitar Hero Metallica this spring.

Budding rockstars will have the opportunity to experience Lemmy s in-game likeness as he wails away on vocals and shreds his bass guitar or play as the icon himself. The rock n roll legend, born Ian Kilmister, will have a familiar tune with him as Mot+rhead s 2008 re-record of Ace of Spades rocks its way into the set list.

Lemmy says, “It’s great to be in Guitar Hero with all these famous people and I’m really pleased to be in it with Metallica…but James is still taller than me.”

Ride the Lightning with musical icons Metallica and 21 other rockin acts in an all new Guitar Hero experience Guitar Hero Metallica. Enter the world of Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo and experience the intensity and skill of one of the greatest bands of all time. Shred on the guitar controller, rip on the drum kit controller and wail on the mic to a set list featuring over 45 explosive hits from Metallica s illustrious career and a wide variety of other legendary artists personally selected by the band, such as Alice In Chains, Bob Seger, Foo Fighters, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Queen. Fans will be able to rock as Metallica while performing in venues reminiscent of the band s epic album covers, themes from their music and real world locales.

Guitar Hero Metallica is being developed by Neversoft Entertainment for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the PLAYSTATION3 computer entertainment system. The Wii home video game system from Nintendo and the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system versions are being developed by Budcat. The game is rated T for Teen by the ESRB. For more information about Guitar Hero Metallica, please visit


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