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This is the initial setlist for Guitar Hero Live

Guitar Hero Live Setlist

To the delight of plastic instrument aficionados everywhere, two of the biggest rhythm game franchises of all time are being resurrected this year in the forms of Rock Band 4 and Guitar Hero Live.

Admittedly, with beloved studio Harmonix behind Rock Band 4, one game might to have a slight advantage over the other at the outset, but on Tuesday, Guitar Hero Live developer FreeStyleGames grabbed our attention by unveiling the first 24 songs from its official setlist on Rolling Stone.

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The list is highlighted by big hitters, including The Killers, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Green Day, as well as popular indie artists The Lumineers, Sleigh Bells and Alt-J. Check out the full list below:

  • The Black Keys – “Gold on the Ceiling”
  • Blitz Kids – “Sometimes”
  • Ed Sheeran – “Sing”
  • Fall Out Boy – “My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up)”
  • Gary Clark, Jr. – “Don’t Owe You a Thang”
  • Green Day – “Nuclear Family”
  • The Killers – “When You Were Young”
  • The Lumineers – “Ho Hey”
  • My Chemical Romance – “Na Na Na”
  • Pierce the Veil – “King for a Day (feat. Kellin Quinn)”
  • The Rolling Stones – “Paint it Black”
  • Skrillex – “Bangarang”
  • The War on Drugs – “Under the Pressure”
  • Black Veil Brides – “In The End”
  • Rage Against the Machine – “Guerrilla Radio”
  • Judas Priest – “Breaking the Law”
  • Pantera – “Cowboys From Hell”
  • Sleigh Bells – “Bitter Rivals”
  • System of a Down – “Chop Suey!”
  • Alter Bridge – “Cry of Achilles”
  • Alt-J – “Left Hand Free”
  • Broken Bells – “Leave It Alone”
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Higher Ground”
  • The Pretty Reckless – “Going to Hell”

FreeStyleGames plans to continue releasing lists on a weekly basis until the entire setlist for the game is unveiled. Guitar Hero Live will launch this fall on PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii U and mobile devices.

Jacob Siegal is Associate Editor at BGR, having joined the news team in 2013. He has over a decade of professional writing and editing experience, and helps to lead our technology and entertainment product launch and movie release coverage.