Band Hero Gets Current Acts

Jackson Five, The Turtles and All American Rejects come to Band Hero

Band Hero delivers the most exciting and accessible music collection ever assembled for the entire family. The game’s set list is packed with No. 1 hits, including Jackson 5’s “ABC,” Don McLean’s “American Pie,” KT Tunstall’s “Black Horse and the Cherry Tree,” The Turtles’ “Happy Together” and Taylor Swift’s “Love Story.”

Players will see there are a few features from Guitar Hero 5, such as Party Play, RockFest and various Nintendo exclusive modes as they strum, drum and sing along to their favourite, popular tunes as a full band with any combination of four singers, guitarists, bassists and drummers or simply sing together in the all-new karaoke-style Sing-Along Mode.

Band Hero also allows owners of multiple Guitar Hero games by allowing players to import songs from Guitar Hero 5, Guitar Hero Greatest Hits and Guitar Hero World Tour.

The week Band Hero hits store shelves, 69 tracks from the acclaimed Guitar Hero 5 will be available to import for Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft for 480 Microsoft Points, on the PlayStation3 computer entertainment system for $9.95, and Wii for 600 Wii Points. In addition, 61 of the chart-topping hits featured in Band Hero can be imported into Guitar Hero 5 for Xbox 360 for 420 Microsoft Points, on the PlayStation 3 system for $8.45, and Wii for 500 Wii Points.