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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Why we grieve when famous strangers die: An elegy for Princeon some dates during their 1981 tour of America. And Prince, the anti-Elvis --
Why we grieve when famous strangers die: An elegy for Prince
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 hours ago
on some dates during their 1981 tour of America. And Prince, the anti-Elvis -- the black man who could pass for a white-boy guitar hero -- was booed by Stones fans who would have preferred the J. Geils Band or George Thorogood, who wondered what the... Read more
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JazzTimes Magazine
FootPrinceand horn arrangements (as on “Groovy Potential”) that were clearly informed by
FootPrince
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted 2 days ago
and horn arrangements (as on “Groovy Potential”) that were clearly informed by jazz. “Groovy Potential” also included deft guitar obbligati that might have come from a Wes Montgomery record, leading us to Prince’s most famous musical aspect: his... Read more
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Pitchfork
Prince / The Revolution: Around the World in a Day Album ReviewPurple Rain, with the explicit goal of conquering the world. And it had worked
Prince / The Revolution: Around the World in a Day Album Review
Pitchfork / Posted 3 days ago
Purple Rain, with the explicit goal of conquering the world. And it had worked perfectly—repositioning himself as a badass guitar hero and fronting a band which included multiple genders and races had opened up new audiences for him, and made him... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
May concert guide for Phoenix: Rihanna, Pentatonix, Kenny Chesney, Lil Wayne, Lamb of God, and Tyler, the Creatorthe almost prog-like grandeur they arrive at on the climax of the title track t
May concert guide for Phoenix: Rihanna, Pentatonix, Kenny Chesney, Lil Wayne, Lamb of God, and Tyler, the Creator
The Arizona Republic / Posted 4 days ago
the almost prog-like grandeur they arrive at on the climax of the title track to the clattering groove and psychedelic jazz guitar of the transcendent "Shake Hands with Danger." That they also dig their teeth into an oddly faithful reinvention of... Read more
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Wired News
Even N00bs Can Rock Out on Magic Instruments’ New Guitarshockingly simple to use. The accompanying app tells you which button to push a
Even N00bs Can Rock Out on Magic Instruments’ New Guitar
Wired News / Posted 4 days ago
shockingly simple to use. The accompanying app tells you which button to push and when. That makes it sound a little like Guitar Hero. It’s not. Guitar Hero, Rock Band, and their ilk are about keeping rhythm, not making music. The MI Guitar plays... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Tributes for Hamilton man found dead after car plunges into streamyou can't explain. Kyle Sutherland, you were one cool dude. I remember all the
Tributes for Hamilton man found dead after car plunges into stream
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
you can't explain. Kyle Sutherland, you were one cool dude. I remember all the nights Jade and I would annoy you and play guitar hero for hours on end. I still can't believe this has happened and I don't think I will for a while. "My heart goes... Read more
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Boston Herald
Abbey Lounge regulars reunite at Somerville barby singer/­bassist Michelle Paulhus (who also booked the Abbey and lived above
Abbey Lounge regulars reunite at Somerville bar
Boston Herald / Posted 6 days ago
by singer/­bassist Michelle Paulhus (who also booked the Abbey and lived above it), and the Downbeat 5, with local guitar hero J.J. Rassler. The latter were once responsible for getting a British Invasion legend­ into the Abbey: original... Read more
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Engadget
'Rock Band 4' to get online multiplayer later this yearthe company claims, at E3 later this year. Rock Band 4 is an attempt to rekind
'Rock Band 4' to get online multiplayer later this year
Engadget / Posted 6 days ago
the company claims, at E3 later this year. Rock Band 4 is an attempt to rekindle the phenomenal popularity of the original Guitar Hero and Rock Band games. It doesn't change the underlying formula, instead fine-tuning the mechanics that were so... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Kansas ‘firing on all cylinders’ at Foxwoods on Friday, April 29blend of rock, jazz, classical and other music forms. Their songs are featured
Kansas ‘firing on all cylinders’ at Foxwoods on Friday, April 29
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 days ago
blend of rock, jazz, classical and other music forms. Their songs are featured everywhere, from popular video games like “Guitar Hero,” to television shows such as “South Park.” Kansas got its start playing biker bars in the Midwest, went on to... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Kansas ‘firing on all cylinders’ at Foxwoods on Friday, April 29blend of rock, jazz, classical and other music forms. Their songs are featured
Kansas ‘firing on all cylinders’ at Foxwoods on Friday, April 29
Greenwich Time / Posted 7 days ago
blend of rock, jazz, classical and other music forms. Their songs are featured everywhere, from popular video games like “Guitar Hero,” to television shows such as “South Park.” Kansas got its start playing biker bars in the Midwest, went on to... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Kansas ‘firing on all cylinders’ at Foxwoods on Friday, April 29blend of rock, jazz, classical and other music forms. Their songs are featured
Kansas ‘firing on all cylinders’ at Foxwoods on Friday, April 29
Darien News-Review / Posted 7 days ago
blend of rock, jazz, classical and other music forms. Their songs are featured everywhere, from popular video games like “Guitar Hero,” to television shows such as “South Park.” Kansas got its start playing biker bars in the Midwest, went on to... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Kansas ‘firing on all cylinders’ at Foxwoods on Friday, April 29blend of rock, jazz, classical and other music forms. Their songs are featured
Kansas ‘firing on all cylinders’ at Foxwoods on Friday, April 29
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
blend of rock, jazz, classical and other music forms. Their songs are featured everywhere, from popular video games like “Guitar Hero,” to television shows such as “South Park.” Kansas got its start playing biker bars in the Midwest, went on to... Read more
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examiner.com
Texas Hippie Coalition will conquer Welcome to Rockvillehis third album with us. Cord, he’s the young whippersnapper. When I brought hi
Texas Hippie Coalition will conquer Welcome to Rockville
examiner.com / Posted 7 days ago
his third album with us. Cord, he’s the young whippersnapper. When I brought him in, I told people he will grow up to be a guitar hero. Everyone was against me. When it all panned out, on this new album, Cord is a big part of the writing process.... Read more
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Game Informer
The Stand-Out Indies Of PAX East 2016 [Day Two]way in and enhanced our entertainment in a variety of ways. In video games, tha
The Stand-Out Indies Of PAX East 2016 [Day Two]
Game Informer / Posted 7 days ago
way in and enhanced our entertainment in a variety of ways. In video games, that has expressed itself purely in the form of Guitar Hero, Dance Dance Revolution, and Rock Band, but also more esoterically in other genres. Luminous proved that music... Read more
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Boston Herald
Veteran game developers attracted to small studiosto indie developers for a small share of their profits. Brian Gibson was an ar
Veteran game developers attracted to small studios
Boston Herald / Posted 7 days ago
to indie developers for a small share of their profits. Brian Gibson was an artist for Harmonix, the Cambridge maker of “Guitar Hero” and “Rock Band,” before starting Providence-based Drool. It has taken Gibson and one other programmer six years... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
‘I exited Prince’s Mayfair suite feeling like a mouse savaged by a particularly fiendish cat’to splice genres and cross the tracks, made Madonna and Michael Jackson look fo
‘I exited Prince’s Mayfair suite feeling like a mouse savaged by a particularly fiendish cat’
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 8 days ago
to splice genres and cross the tracks, made Madonna and Michael Jackson look formulaic. For Prince was as much midwestern guitar hero as inner-city funkateer: part Jimi, part Sly, part Stevie Wonder – the latter another midwestern prodigy who... Read more
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Boston Herald
More indies in the gameto indie developers for a small share of their profits. Brian Gibson was an ar
More indies in the game
Boston Herald / Posted 8 days ago
to indie developers for a small share of their profits. Brian Gibson was an artist for Harmonix, the Cambridge maker of “Guitar Hero” and “Rock Band,” before starting Providence-based Drool. It has taken Gibson and one other programmer six years... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
A first-timer jumps right into the Coachella vortexhe discovered all this stuff since it's not exactly Top 10 fare back in Amman.
A first-timer jumps right into the Coachella vortex
Los Angeles Times / Posted 8 days ago
he discovered all this stuff since it's not exactly Top 10 fare back in Amman. "I learned a lot of these songs playing 'Guitar Hero 1,'"he said. "I played it over and over until I got really good at it." By the time we reached the wind turbines... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
'Dance artist. Guitar hero. Pop-music legend.': Brendan Canning on PrinceReinvention time and again. He was the soundtrack to our lives since Purple Ra
'Dance artist. Guitar hero. Pop-music legend.': Brendan Canning on Prince
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Reinvention time and again. He was the soundtrack to our lives since Purple Rain for folks like me. Dance artist. Guitar hero. Pop-music legend. The only guy who can fire a sound tech at 6 p.m. and have a replacement by 7. (A true account... Read more
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The Advocate
Jazz Fest highlights: Don't miss these Week 1 actsFM radio chestnuts. Janelle Monae lights up the Congo Square Stage with contemp
Jazz Fest highlights: Don't miss these Week 1 acts
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
FM radio chestnuts. Janelle Monae lights up the Congo Square Stage with contemporary R&B from the future, and jam-band guitar hero Warren Haynes rides with Gov’t Mule at the Gentilly Stage. Don’t miss: Shannon Powell’s Smokey Johnson tribute,... Read more
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The Advocate
Volume up for Jazz Fest 2016: All you need to know for event's first FridayFM radio chestnuts. Janelle Monae lights up the Congo Square Stage with contemp
Volume up for Jazz Fest 2016: All you need to know for event's first Friday
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
FM radio chestnuts. Janelle Monae lights up the Congo Square Stage with contemporary R&B from the future, and jam-band guitar hero Warren Haynes rides with Gov’t Mule at the Gentilly Stage. -- Keith Spera Keith Spera’s picks Shannon Powell’s... Read more
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CBS News
Prince "might be two or three of the greats"draw attention to issues of race in America. "To understand how important Prin
Prince "might be two or three of the greats"
CBS News / Posted 10 days ago
draw attention to issues of race in America. "To understand how important Prince was you have to imagine James Brown as a guitar hero or Madonna as a protest singer or all these things that you think can't happen that did happen in that one... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Major health breakthroughs made the year you were bornOhio State University researchers published their results in the journal Nature
Major health breakthroughs made the year you were born
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 10 days ago
Ohio State University researchers published their results in the journal Nature. From pouring water into a cup to playing guitar hero, Burkhart’s hand doesn’t just move — it functions. This could potentially be the biggest health care... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Major health breakthroughs made the year you were bornOhio State University researchers published their results in the journal Nature
Major health breakthroughs made the year you were born
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 10 days ago
Ohio State University researchers published their results in the journal Nature. From pouring water into a cup to playing guitar hero, Burkhart’s hand doesn’t just move — it functions. This could potentially be the biggest health care... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Major health breakthroughs made the year you were bornOhio State University researchers published their results in the journal Nature
Major health breakthroughs made the year you were born
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 10 days ago
Ohio State University researchers published their results in the journal Nature. From pouring water into a cup to playing guitar hero, Burkhart’s hand doesn’t just move — it functions. This could potentially be the biggest health care... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Major Health Breakthroughs Made the Year You Were BornOhio State University researchers published their results in the journal Nature
Major Health Breakthroughs Made the Year You Were Born
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 10 days ago
Ohio State University researchers published their results in the journal Nature. From pouring water into a cup to playing guitar hero, Burkhart’s hand doesn’t just move — it functions. This could potentially be the biggest health care... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Major health breakthroughs made the year you were bornOhio State University researchers published their results in the journal Nature
Major health breakthroughs made the year you were born
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 10 days ago
Ohio State University researchers published their results in the journal Nature. From pouring water into a cup to playing guitar hero, Burkhart’s hand doesn’t just move — it functions. This could potentially be the biggest health care... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Major health breakthroughs made the year you were bornOhio State University researchers published their results in the journal Nature
Major health breakthroughs made the year you were born
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 10 days ago
Ohio State University researchers published their results in the journal Nature. From pouring water into a cup to playing guitar hero, Burkhart’s hand doesn’t just move — it functions. This could potentially be the biggest health care... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Major health breakthroughs made the year you were bornOhio State University researchers published their results in the journal Nature
Major health breakthroughs made the year you were born
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 10 days ago
Ohio State University researchers published their results in the journal Nature. From pouring water into a cup to playing guitar hero, Burkhart’s hand doesn’t just move — it functions. This could potentially be the biggest health care... Read more
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The Forward
A Jewish Tribute to Prince, Holy Unifier of Spirit and SexPrince also knew how to mainstream himself. His biggest hits were on the “Purpl
A Jewish Tribute to Prince, Holy Unifier of Spirit and Sex
The Forward / Posted 10 days ago
Prince also knew how to mainstream himself. His biggest hits were on the “Purple Rain” album, and tended toward the epic-guitar-hero Prince, rather than the erotically-grinding-funky Prince. (“Kiss,” from a later album, is perhaps an exception.)... Read more
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Billboard
Digital Services, Looking to Clean Up for Their Customers, Are Hurting Independent Labels and Artists“Dream On” and three others from the group's Columbia Records days, which it wa
Digital Services, Looking to Clean Up for Their Customers, Are Hurting Independent Labels and Artists
Billboard / Posted 10 days ago
“Dream On” and three others from the group's Columbia Records days, which it wanted to include in the video game Guitar Hero: Aerosmith. Columbia Records, Aerosmith’s home until 1982, threw away the multi-track recording as soon as a... Read more
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The Advocate
Jazz Fest highlightsFM radio chestnuts. Janelle Monae lights up the Congo Square Stage with contemp
Jazz Fest highlights
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
FM radio chestnuts. Janelle Monae lights up the Congo Square Stage with contemporary R&B from the future, and jam-band guitar hero Warren Haynes rides with Gov’t Mule at the Gentilly Stage. Don’t miss: Shannon Powell’s Smokey Johnson tribute,... Read more
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The Advocate
The 2016 New Orleans Jazz Fest at night: Keith Spera’s guide to the first week’s live music after darkGeno Delafose, Chubby Carrier and Chris Ardoin with the late Beau Jocque’s High
The 2016 New Orleans Jazz Fest at night: Keith Spera’s guide to the first week’s live music after dark
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
Geno Delafose, Chubby Carrier and Chris Ardoin with the late Beau Jocque’s High Rollers band. New Orleans-by-way-of-Sweden guitar hero Anders Osborne kicks off the “Fess Jazztival” at Tipitina’s. Soul-jazz-funk-spoken word ensemble Tank & the... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Senior Spotlight: Dan Mitchell, Guitaristthe dances. He taught young Dan a few cords and, as Dan says, "the rest is hist
Senior Spotlight: Dan Mitchell, Guitarist
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 11 days ago
the dances. He taught young Dan a few cords and, as Dan says, "the rest is history." He marveled at the playing of his own guitar hero, Chet Atkins. The aspiring guitarist wore out many vinyl records attempting to emulate that style. While there... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Generation Axe show brings guitar greats to Hard Rock Livefor his wild playing style and work with many iconic rock groups. He was even a
Generation Axe show brings guitar greats to Hard Rock Live
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
for his wild playing style and work with many iconic rock groups. He was even a playable character in the 2008 video game “Guitar Hero World Tour.” Malmsteen is a classically-inspired heavy metal musician in his native country of Sweden. He is... Read more
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Macworld
First Look: Magic Instruments' rhythm guitar makes you sound like a pro with the push of a buttontried out a digital guitar that made me feel like a virtuoso despite having no
First Look: Magic Instruments' rhythm guitar makes you sound like a pro with the push of a button
Macworld / Posted 12 days ago
tried out a digital guitar that made me feel like a virtuoso despite having no skills whatsoever. You’ve probably played Guitar Hero or Rock Band before, and using the new rhythm guitar from Magic Instruments is a similar type of experience,... Read more
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TechCrunch
Press a button, play a chord on Magic Instruments’ digital guitarsongs in a few minutes. Meet the Magic Instruments Rhythm guitar. It might loo
Press a button, play a chord on Magic Instruments’ digital guitar
TechCrunch / Posted 12 days ago
songs in a few minutes. Meet the Magic Instruments Rhythm guitar. It might look like a toy video game controller from Guitar Hero, but it can play real music through its built in speaker. And with the accompanying app, you’ll get instructions... Read more
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Engadget
Magic Instruments' digital guitar makes it easy for anyone to jampower the whole thing, and the body itself is only a little lighter than most e
Magic Instruments' digital guitar makes it easy for anyone to jam
Engadget / Posted 12 days ago
power the whole thing, and the body itself is only a little lighter than most electric guitars -- this is no chintzy Guitar Hero controller. The other half is an app for iOS and Android that houses the Magic Instruments equivalent of sheet... Read more
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International Business Times
Cancelled Guitar Hero MMO would have tied Activision's music franchise together with free-to-play RPG In 2011, Activision cancelled all future games in the music series that began w
Cancelled Guitar Hero MMO would have tied Activision's music franchise together with free-to-play RPG
International Business Times / Posted 13 days ago
In 2011, Activision cancelled all future games in the music series that began with Guitar Hero, after a massive drop in sales attributed to an over-saturation of the market. Among the games cancelled were Guitar Hero 7, DJ Hero 3 and a free-to-play... Read more
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Engadget
There was gonna be a 'Guitar Hero' MMOa small music venue that needed to attract as many non-player characters each n
There was gonna be a 'Guitar Hero' MMO
Engadget / Posted 13 days ago
a small music venue that needed to attract as many non-player characters each night as possible. You'd do this by "hiring" Guitar Hero players on the console to come and "perform" at your location. Blah blah, virtual economy, blah blah, social... Read more
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IGN
Seems Like We Almost Had a Guitar Hero MMOFootage has emerged of what appears to be a cancelled MMO in the Guitar Hero fr
Seems Like We Almost Had a Guitar Hero MMO
IGN / Posted 13 days ago
Footage has emerged of what appears to be a cancelled MMO in the Guitar Hero franchise, called Hero World. The information comes from a new video by Unseen64, which purports that, following the release of DJ Hero 2 in 2010, FreeStyle Games pitched... Read more
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CNET
Games for your gums: New app aims to make brushing teeth funare dispatched by brushing at a steady beat in key zones around the gum line.
Games for your gums: New app aims to make brushing teeth fun
CNET / Posted 14 days ago
are dispatched by brushing at a steady beat in key zones around the gum line. Meanwhile, Mouth Band is a simplified Guitar Hero-style game where you choose from a selection of tunes and play through each song by brushing in tempo with the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Rivermaya reduxfor a series of gigs and guitar clinics. Currently residing in Azusa, a suburb
Rivermaya redux
Pilipino Star / Posted 14 days ago
for a series of gigs and guitar clinics. Currently residing in Azusa, a suburb of Los Angeles, California, the Pinoy guitar hero was surprised with the overwhelming support from friends and fans alike, who came in droves just to see him back... Read more
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Breitbart
Implanted Brain Chip Allows Paralyzed Man to Control Hand Againon his arm, and, with practice, Ian was able to pick up and pour from a bottle,
Implanted Brain Chip Allows Paralyzed Man to Control Hand Again
Breitbart / Posted 16 days ago
on his arm, and, with practice, Ian was able to pick up and pour from a bottle, stir with a straw, and even play a bit of Guitar Hero. Without actual sensation in the hand, Burkhart had to concentrate and pay attention to when he was contracting... Read more
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Gamasutra
Report: This is what Activision's cancelled Guitar Hero MMO looked liketo showcase footage of a cancelled massively multiplayer online game, Hero Worl
Report: This is what Activision's cancelled Guitar Hero MMO looked like
Gamasutra / Posted 16 days ago
to showcase footage of a cancelled massively multiplayer online game, Hero World, that would have linked into games in the Guitar Hero and DJ Hero franchises. It's an intriguing find, and while it's unclear where Roberston obtained the footage... Read more
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Games Radar
Whoa, there was almost a Guitar Hero tie-in MMOadapted to MMOs. Mass Effect? Yes please. Fallout? Hey, the Elder Scrolls went
Whoa, there was almost a Guitar Hero tie-in MMO
Games Radar / Posted 16 days ago
adapted to MMOs. Mass Effect? Yes please. Fallout? Hey, the Elder Scrolls went there. Pokemon? Who hasn't had that dream? Guitar Hero and DJ Hero? Well, as absurd as that might sound, it was almost a reality, as covered in a new episode of... Read more
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Denver Post
Saunders: Trombone Shorty tours Breckenridge, schools show brassmusician due to his exotic technique, it's just as easy to put him in the colum
Saunders: Trombone Shorty tours Breckenridge, schools show brass
Denver Post / Posted 16 days ago
musician due to his exotic technique, it's just as easy to put him in the column of those profoundly influenced by jazz guitar hero Wes Montgomery. Experiencing Haque in the intimate confines of the Nocturne Jazz and Supper Club sounds... Read more
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Al.com
Lita Ford's epic rock memoir and her lost vintage LP that's finally releasedFowley presiding; dating Motley Crue star Nikki Sixx (she also bought him his f
Lita Ford's epic rock memoir and her lost vintage LP that's finally released
Al.com / Posted 16 days ago
Fowley presiding; dating Motley Crue star Nikki Sixx (she also bought him his first tattoo); becoming metal's first female guitar hero; dalliances with various recreational drugs; solo success with 1989's sleek, sultry "Lita" album and the... Read more
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The Gadgeteer
Play “real” air guitar with the wearable Zivix AirJamz wristbandknow what it is (do you live under a rock?), air guitar is pantomiming playing
Play “real” air guitar with the wearable Zivix AirJamz wristband
The Gadgeteer / Posted 16 days ago
know what it is (do you live under a rock?), air guitar is pantomiming playing an electric guitar just like your favorite guitar hero shredding to a classic song. Anyone can play air guitar, but how would you like to play a “real” air guitar that... Read more
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Daily Herald
Rihanna, Wheaton College Gospel ChoirWayward Son" may have experienced a recent resurgence among a new generation of
Rihanna, Wheaton College Gospel Choir
Daily Herald / Posted 16 days ago
Wayward Son" may have experienced a recent resurgence among a new generation of music fans thanks to the "Rock Band" and "Guitar Hero" games, but Kansas has been going strong since way before the days of digital music. Catch the classic... Read more
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