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‘Guitar Hero' Streamer Conquers Track Previously Thought to Be Impossible

'Soulless 4,' a ridiculously complex 'Guitar Hero' track, was completed with an unbroken streak for the first time ever.
Wajeeh Maaz
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 its 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

'Conductrix' Is Like 'Guitar Hero' for Conducting an Orchestra

A video game composer wants to teach the world how to conduct an orchestra.
Willie Clark

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.
Mat Ombler

Free Beer for Life: Wolfmother’s Andrew Stockdale Just Wants People to Enjoy His Rock 'n' Roll

Ten years on from the 'Guitar Hero' days, these Aussie rockers are feeling like winners with their new album 'Victorious.'
Cat Jones

​A True Guitar Hero Finds a Hilarious Way Around YouTube's Copyright Rules

Shoo be doo be doo be doo.
Rachel Pick

White Denim's New Video for "Holda You (I'm Psycho)" Is a Work of Air Guitar Mastery

The explosive Austin rock crew return with new album, 'Stiff,' and this video, which stars US Air Guitar World Champ Michael “Operation Rock a Pussy” Lovely.
Kim Taylor Bennett
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 turn my frown upside down.
Mike Diver
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 created a whole new performance experience.
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 Rock Band 4 could be the title to headline the resurgence.
Mike Diver