Guitar Hero

To Hell And Back

We Should Be Hopeful About Metal's Future

How two young Japanese girls convinced me that metal is changing for the better (plus new tunes from Carpe Noctem, Minority Threat, Domkraft, To End It All, and more).
Kim Kelly
First Dates

Bowling, Illuminati, and Guitar Hero: I Took Teen Pop Misfit GIRLI on a First Date

Sometimes it's hard not to judge a book by it’s cover – especially when the cover presents itself head to toe in neon pink, and raps about punching someone’s nan in the face.
Emma Garland

I Discover All the Best Music in My Life Through Video Games, and I’m Not Alone

Without Tony Hawk's Pro Skater, Grand Theft Auto, and Dave Mirra, my music library would probably be a near empty vessel.
VICE vs Video games

Now Is a Good Time To Find Your Video Gaming Happy Place

We all need pick-me-up games to make a bad day better. Here are a few that are guaranteed turn my frown upside down.
Mike Diver
VICE vs Video games

Here Are 13 PlayStation 2 Games That Still Kick Ass In 2015

Sony's best-selling system had the greatest software library of any console, so let's celebrate its most singular successes.
Jake Laverde
The Greatest Things Of All Time

I Lived a Teenager's Dream and Flew to England to Play the New 'Guitar Hero' Game

The game is a "live experience" now, but is still pretty stupid overall. We had a blast.
Miles Raymer
VICE vs Video games

‘Guitar Hero Live’ Is the Rock God Simulator I Never Knew I Needed

Guitar Hero might have seemed dead and buried, but by going Live its makers have birthed a monster.
Mike Diver
VICE vs Video games

‘Rock Band 4’ Promises To Be Much More Than a New-Gen Encore

Rhythm action gaming is back in 2015, and Harmonix and Mad Catz's co-published <i>Rock Band 4</i> could be the title to headline atop the lot.
Mike Diver
The Noisey Guide to

We Reviewed Every Band on the New 'Guitar Hero'

Good news for nerds who think rock ‘n’ roll means standing three feet in front of TV screen without blinking for four straight minutes!
Noisey Staff
VICE vs Video games

Lightning Bolt’s Bassist Is Making an Amazing-Looking ‘Rhythm Violence’ Game

The Rhode Island noise duo's Brian Gibson is about to shake up a stale gaming genre with <i>Thumper</i>.
Mike Diver
VICE vs Video games

This Was the Week in Video Games

Anita Sarkeesian isn't taking your games away, but she does have ideas on what they should be in the future.
Mike Diver
The Food Issue


I’ve just spent the past three days kneeling on my bed, staring at the screen, and frantically banging my head as I “shredded” my way through such venerable hits as “Higher Ground” (Chili Peps version, natch), “Iron Man,” “I Wanna Be Sedated,” and...
Colonel Ed Sanders