Opinion: Why Your Favourite Band isn’t on Rocksmith

With every music game there are bands everyone wants in. Over the years the knowledge has spread about which bands are possible and which aren’t, but with Rocksmith it’s a whole new spectrum of players that are unfamiliar with the reasons why we can’t have a certain band or artist. This article will help to explain speculative reasons why these highly requested bands won’t be on your Rocksmith disc anytime soon.

Also please remember that we still don’t understand how Music Licensing works and if you think you do, you probably don’t.

Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin is a band everyone wants in their favourite music game. Jimmy Page has been vehemently opposed to the idea for a few reasons:  He doesn’t want to hand the master tapes over. and he generally doesn’t like music games. Of course both those things are slightly “non issues” with Rocksmith, but nonetheless despite him slightly changing his mind in 2010, there has been no evidence that Jimmy will be handing over Led Zeppelin tracks anytime soon.

Pink Floyd

While there has never been much open discussion on why exactly Pink Floyd hasn’t appeared in any video game yet, Nick Mason (drummer) wasn’t thrilled about the idea of their music being experienced through plastic guitars. Since 2009 there has been no sign of any progress being made on this. Also you’d have to imagine a pretty hefty price tag to lock in a song like Time or Comfortably Numb.

Metallica

Guitar Hero: Metallica was released in 2009, since then there has been no other Metallica songs released for any other music game. Relicensed, yes, but no new content. As some people may remember in 2010 with the release of Guitar Hero Warriors of Rock all the Metallica songs were relicensed for export into GH5, Band Hero, and Warriors of Rock. This suggests that the exclusivity contract was extended and in my mind, has been confirmed by the appearance of Metallica at various Activision events and recently them being characters in Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD.

The Beatles

Harmonix released The Beatles: Rock Band in 2009. No tracks from the game export, there has been no DLC released for the platform since December of 2009 (or if you are on PS3 April 2010). There will never be another music game that has their music. Fight me.

Streaming doesn’t buy you DLC

Guns N’ Roses

Axl Rose and Slash do not get along. Now that we understand that, you should know nothing angers Axl Rose more than Slash’s old band Velvet Revolver. Slither is a track on disc for Rocksmith. There will never be Guns N’ Roses on Rocksmith.

Update: Yeah, whatever you say…

Jimi Hendrix

Exclusive to Harmonix and now BandFuse. This could change in the future and knowing Janie, it’s pretty likely that we could see Hendrix come to Rocksmith in the future.

AC/DC

While things have changed this year, AC/DC’s only Music DLC release was through a separate disc that was exportable. These songs to this day have not appeared via the music store nor did “Let There Be Rock” export from Rock Band 2. Out of all the bands so far, AC/DC is definitely one of the more likely ones to show up in the future.

Green Day

Harmonix released Green Day: Rock Band, in 2010. The game exported completely on launch and recently one of their newest singles “Oh Love” was released for download. Following that, the entire on disc setlist was relicensed for digital download via the music store. It seems unlikely that Green Day’s music will ever appear outside of that platform.

Journey

Despite a wonderful story about meeting members of the band on a flight, Journey’s inclusion in Rocksmith seems very unlikely. Harmonix was unable to export Anyway You Want It, and since then have only had one other appearance of Journey through their music store. Don’t Stop Believing (Which is now no longer available). Problems seem to stem from their original vocalist, Steve Perry being unwilling to co-operate with the other members of the band. If Journey ever does appear in Rocksmith, chances are it will be one of those two songs.

The Who

Another supposed Harmonix Exclusive band, but you never know.

Eagles

Other than their inclusion in Guitar Hero World Tour and the three DLC songs that followed we haven’t seen anything from the Eagles since.

Aerosmith

As far as we know are still under contract with Activision. Last appearance of their music being Cryin in Guitar Hero Warriors of Rock.

Van Halen

I just assume that the general reviews, response, and way Guitar Hero: Van Halen was handled soured the band on music games for the foreseeable future. Also could be still under contact with Activision.

Looks like Eddie and the boys have finally came around… To Rock Band 4!

Prince

For awhile we thought it might never happen, but now things seem to be looking a lot more hopeful.

Scorpions

Have never had a master track in any guitar game, only covers in Guitar Hero III and Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80’s. Extremely hard to license.

Update: Rock Band 4 has licensed a 2011 re-record of “No One Like You” there’s hope for Rocksmith yet!

Bands with Weird Tunings

At this time Rocksmith only supports the following tunings: Standard, Drop D, Eb, and Open G. While this could change in the future the developers have stated that tunings like “Drop C,” for instance, don’t register too well with their software. So sorry Sunn O))) fans, we won’t see them on here anytime soon.

Rocksmith UK

The band that filed an injunction against Ubisoft for stealing their name will never end up on Rocksmith, but it seems as though they will be appearing in a different game.

NOPE

While all these bands unwillingness to participate may discourage and anger you, take solace in the fact that there are many, many other bands that would love to appear on Rocksmith and will be just as enjoyable to play and learn from.

If you’d like a band to appear in Rocksmith be sure to register and fill out the form.

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Bob Goudreau
Bob Goudreau
October 24, 2016 11:14 am

First off all Rocksmith is a learning tool and not a game, we actually play the real notes on a real guitar and learn how to play also, i am proof of that, we don’t play on a silly plastic guitar, those groups that thinks that we are a game, so try Rocksmith, they would see that it’s so much more than a game, they should instead be proud that we are playing their songs on Rocksmith.

Terry Martin
Terry Martin
March 5, 2017 2:56 pm

Thanks for reposting. Looks like some got scratched off, but some look very unlikely after reading them.

4NeverAfter
4NeverAfter
August 9, 2016 2:43 am

After seeing G N’ R during their reunion tour (minus Izzy), and watching Axl and Slash on stage together again, I searched to see if maybe there was a possibility of some of their tracks being added to Rocksmith and came across this page. Elliot– insert foot into mouth? Looks like you need to update your markdown for more strikethroughs 😛

Riff Repeater
Riff Repeater
August 9, 2016 11:47 am
Reply to  4NeverAfter

I’m sure they’ll hate each other again after the tour, don’t worry

Dan
Dan
August 28, 2015 10:07 am

Call me crazy, but I’d love a pack of TV show themes like The Munsters, Batman, Barney Miller (that great bass line), Hawaii Five-O, etc. There were so many iconic songs back then. Maybe it could be a less expensive pack like the classical song pack.

MarleySantana
MarleySantana
August 28, 2015 1:24 pm
Reply to  Dan

Funny you should mention that. I was just going through my old Guitar One magazines. In the December 2006 issue they had a segment called,

TOP 10 FOR OUTSTANDING GUITAR WORK IN A TV THEME…
10. Simon & Simon
9. The A-Team
8. The Ren & Stimpy Show
7. Three’s Company
6 South Park
5. Chico and the Man
4. Batman
3. Beverly Hills 90210
2. Law & Order
1. Barney Miller

I wish they had a collection of honorable mentions. I’d place the following on that list primarily for the baselines.

Spiderman (1960s cartoon)
Fat Albert (1970s cartoon)
Night Court (1980s tv show)
…i have to hear it again, but possibly Seinfeld as well.

MarleySantana
MarleySantana
August 27, 2015 6:59 pm

Hey Elliott, I was curious about your thoughts on four other acts not previously included on your list above.

What’s the deal with Chuck Berry? With Johnny B Goode, No Particular Place to Go, Guitar Boogie and some others of his remaining popular for so long, why hasn’t he been on any of these games?

I know the Red Hot Chili Peppers had 1 song on the first Rocksmith. What’s their deal on not releasing more? (All Around the World, Hard to Concentrate, Breaking the Girl, and about 30 others)

Also curious about Stevie Ray Vaughan.

Lastly, and I’m sure you saw this coming—- Bob Marley and the Wailers.

Daniel
Editor
August 27, 2015 10:23 pm
Reply to  MarleySantana

Stevie Ray Vaughan already has a wide presence on Rock Band and Guitar Hero and the license has never appeared to be very hard for Music Games to obtain, so we honestly don’t know why SRV has only appeared as a featured artist thus far.

MarleySantana
MarleySantana
August 28, 2015 1:07 pm
Reply to  Daniel

Wow, I guess it’s good and bad. Good that SRV’s music is at least accessable, bad in that we’ve only see him once on RS. Hope we may get some more Holiday gifts later this year (as with last year’s great Oct-Dec run) and see SRV. (I’m still wondering if a Def Leppard pack will be on the horizon. I commented on it earlier. Last week’s pack seemed like a set up to me.)

finger
finger
August 27, 2015 2:21 am

Anybody else requesting Blind Guardian, Rhapsody, Dark Moor, and the like?

Casey
August 27, 2015 11:37 pm
Reply to  finger

I’ve requested Blind Guardian.

chris
chris
August 25, 2015 11:09 pm

whats up with Ozzy…. Crazy Train or any othe Randy Rhoads

WIsenheimer
WIsenheimer
August 26, 2015 11:31 am
Reply to  Elliott

Maybe he can’t request it. I’ve never been able to on either my ps3 browser or my tablet. I buy like 90% of dlc yet have no voice as far as song requests go because for some reason the only thing I can’t seem to do online is request a song. (It redirects to blank page). Granted i’m probably just not smart enough to figure it out but its still frustrating all the same. Lol.

WIsenheimer
WIsenheimer
August 26, 2015 7:18 pm
Reply to  Elliott

That where the part about me not being smart enough comes into play, lol. I can’t figure out how to do that. I’m wishing I hadn’t tossed the desktop out the window 5 years ago. Thanks though.

DRein9
DRein9
August 24, 2015 3:26 pm
MarleySantana
MarleySantana
August 27, 2015 7:47 pm
Reply to  DRein9

Well it is getting colder in the middle east. Maybe ice is on the way. And in other parts of the world, monkeys are preparing to take flight.

Daniel
Editor
August 17, 2015 8:07 pm

Do we know if Van Halen made an exclusivity deal with Harmonix, or did they just license some songs?

MarleySantana
MarleySantana
August 17, 2015 3:29 am

A better write up for Van Halen would be as follows:

Considering the obvious lack of concern for their fans, (Guitar Hero:Van Halen, Live from the Tokyo Dome (minus DVD) and the repeated and highly unnecessary dissing of former band members, it is clear the VH is a seriously broken and divided house. For each record/CD writing credits were given to all members of the band. With that in mind and the fact the current and former band members don’t get along, Van Halen will most likely never see the light of day until (God forbid) key members of the collective start dying off and the decisions on how to handle the band are in more intelligent hands.

The Fix: Send Suge Knight to EVH’s house. Have him pull a Robert Van Winkle move on him and then we’ll get the Van Halen music and merchandise that the fans deserve.

MarleySantana
MarleySantana
August 17, 2015 11:26 am
Reply to  Elliott

Wow, what the hell? That’s how misguided these buffoons are. They failed with Guitar Here before, now they’re going back in the same direction with Rock Band. And instead of helping fans really learn the music (Rocksmith) they want you to just push some buttons and fake it? I see the motto here.

from Ken Ober (Mtv’s Remote Control) “If at first you fail, fail again.”

MarleySantana
MarleySantana
August 17, 2015 11:27 am
Reply to  MarleySantana

Sorry about the typo. Guitar Hero

Captain
Captain
August 17, 2015 11:40 am
Reply to  MarleySantana

Do you play CoD, GTA or a racing game.

Do you watch TV shows about not real stuff.

Who cares if it is fake, it is all about fun.

I found guitar hero and rock band more fun then rocksmith.

MarleySantana
MarleySantana
August 27, 2015 6:48 pm
Reply to  Captain

Yep, I’ve played and enjoyed those games. I even played Rock Band--got the kit. Here’s the difference. I’ve been somewhat close to situations similar to CoD. In that sense, yeah I’d rather fake it. GTA, TV shows, I’m sure most folks would chose to fake it and watch as well. When it comes to music, if given the opportunity to learn to play the song for real or push some buttons that don’t really mean anything, I’d chose learning it for real. (okay matter of preference) To me, it is more enjoyable to sit down with someone and do a little call and response or jam on a song together then to say, “Hey I can push these buttons really fast.” If you go to a music shop, the city has a power outtage, your out on the back porch watching the sunset, or your at a party or barbecue, it would be nice to know how to play something for real.

Now before those who misread the above paragraph begin the dog-pile, I want to restate, “I enjoyed those games.” Unless there is a sales thing that I’m not seeing (admittedly, I didn’t research the numbers), it would seem like the failure of Guitar Hero Van Halen would guide the band in a new direction as far as games go—Rocksmith.

I’m guessing Guitar Hero and Rock Band are out selling Rocksmith. (which is unfortunate). It would be nice if VH didn’t retrace old steps. Why not go in a new direction and help people learn the music for real as opposed once again just pushing buttons?

Maxime
Maxime
July 23, 2015 10:41 pm

Scorpion:(….almost any song would make me jizz all around

Some randy rhoads tracks??

Daniel
Editor
November 4, 2014 5:23 pm

Looks like it’s time to cross another artist off the list!

Jed
Jed
August 20, 2014 6:53 pm

Hendrix is in Fantasia: Music Evolved. There’s still hope!

Oscar Bernard
Admin
August 20, 2014 7:13 pm
Reply to  Jed

Fantasia’s a Harmonix title, though. I’m pretty sure they still have the deal with his estate. Remember, they helped in an unknown way with BandFuse.

Daniel Weddell
Daniel Weddell
June 27, 2014 3:22 pm

Now that Bandfuse is dead, there may be a chance for Rocksmith to get some Hendrix songs.

Funn Dave
Funn Dave
March 1, 2014 2:40 am

If you’d like your band to appear in Rocksmith be sure to register and fill out the form:
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Michael
Michael
January 7, 2014 10:46 am

How about some Michael Jackson -- beat it, could that be a loophole for getting some Van Halen?
Also Black or White would be an awesome addition for a guitar-game 🙂

MarleySantana
MarleySantana
August 27, 2015 7:42 pm
Reply to  Michael

Give In To Me or Dirty Diana would be good too. (requested both)

Daniel
Editor
August 27, 2015 10:21 pm
Reply to  MarleySantana

Don’t forget about Get On The Floor from Off The Wall; with an absolutely monstrous bassline from Louis Johnson:

MarleySantana
MarleySantana
August 28, 2015 1:28 pm
Reply to  Daniel

My heavens yes. Haven’t heard this in a while, but yes. MJ has had some great guitar/bass tracks over the years. I hope Ubisoft is checking in on this.

Jakeb
Jakeb
October 28, 2013 7:23 pm

Actually to the Jimmy Page comment. There was an interview in 2010 where he said his problem with music games was the plastic guitar. HOWEVER he began to realize that games like that led to kids picking up real guitars and learning. Please do your research. Don’t rely on old in this case EXTREMELY old information. Actually I will get a link.

http://www.plasticaxe.com/2010/01/21/jimmy-page-coming-around-to-music-games/

Like I said. Do your research.

lolololol
lolololol
November 4, 2013 6:07 am
Reply to  Jakeb

You should probably practice your reading comprehension

Funn Dave
Funn Dave
March 1, 2014 2:42 am
Reply to  Jakeb

I mean, it does say that it was in 2010 right there in the article….

Patrick
Patrick
January 8, 2013 7:22 pm

All we have to do is wait till the copyrights expire for these bands' songs and by then computers will be able to sort out the different tracks so no master tapes will be necessary.

Paimun
January 8, 2013 8:23 pm
Reply to  Patrick

MT

Rob Hayes
Rob Hayes
December 26, 2012 9:39 am

What about Chicago? Hendrix even said that Terry Kath is a better guitarist then him.

Tommy
December 26, 2012 10:37 am
Reply to  Rob Hayes

Yeah that's a great story. Chicago is definitely a possible band for Rocksmith though 🙂

Dan A.
Dan A.
December 16, 2012 6:13 pm

Okay…..but lots of other great bands exist: Iron Maiden, Grateful Dead, Frank Zappa, Steely Dan, Dave Mathews Band, Alice In Chains, Black Sabbath, Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, Jefferson Airplane, Moody Blues, Cream, Cheap Trick, Allman Brothers, Deep Purple, The Clash, Oasis, Santana, The Ramones, Bad Religion……! These bands are ALL more appealing than the Black Keys, Queens of the Stone Age, the Killers, etc.

Tommy
December 17, 2012 10:39 am
Reply to  Dan A.

You raise a good point, other music does exist and musical opinions tend to vary!

James K Polk
James K Polk
December 21, 2012 12:19 pm
Reply to  Dan A.

Appealing? Yes. More appealing than Black Keys and QotSA? Well, everyone's entitled to their opinions I suppose!

Trip
October 28, 2013 7:45 pm
Reply to  Dan A.

😉 EXACTLY DAN; AND SORRY yes opinions vary, but anyone who thinks queen of the stone age are better than the Grateful Dead is not educated in the field of music. Seriously, it can be argues THE GD are the greatest AMERICAN band in the history of the republic. The Black Keys, I have listened to a few songs, not gonna rip them, but c’mon please be reasonable people, the bands Dan brought up, and they run the gauntlet from Dead to Maiden in diversity, are all much more musically appealing than most of the Rocksmith songs; Christ pretty much every one he mentioned is an iconic band. And I know it will never happen, BUT HOW FREAKIN SAD IS IT THAT THE TECHNOLOGY EXISTS BUT THAT THE BEATLES WILL NEVER BE ABLE TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF IT, AT LEAST FOR MANY YEARS. F###### SUCKS.

Groove
Groove
December 14, 2012 6:28 am

Taken from http://www.ubi.com/UK/Games/Info.aspx?pId=11147

"… Rocksmith has amassed an amazing library of songs from different music genres allowing players to experience those moments first hand. Whether you like classic rock bands such as The Rolling Stones, The Cure, Lynrd Skynrd or if you’re more into current chart-toppers such as The Strokes, Muse, Radiohead and The Foo Fighters, we have you covered. And with our growing tracklist from metal to indie rock available for download, you will always find a song that suits your mood.!"

Lies! I do not see any Foo Fighters songs!

Tommy
December 14, 2012 6:38 am
Reply to  Groove

That will change next week…

Groove
Groove
December 13, 2012 6:03 am

Does anyone know whether or not Foo Fighters will ever appear on Rocksmith?

Tommy
December 13, 2012 6:05 am
Reply to  Groove

We might find the answer to that question in a few hours

Mike
Mike
December 11, 2012 1:40 pm

It seems I calmed down the YouTube comments by referring to this article. So far, it's currently the highest comment on the Nickelback video (U.S. Trailer) with 7 thumbs up.

machetemonkey
machetemonkey
December 11, 2012 12:44 pm

In addition to licensing issues with Metallica, they often fall under the "weird tunings" category as well. In recordings, they're songs are generally tuned a quarter-step down, halfway between E standard and Eb. Live, they generally play in Eb. We've seen Eb in bass (Song 2), but never in guitar. This could also possibly explain why a lot of old hair metal bands (Motley Crue, Def Leppard, etc) haven't appeared in the game yet despite lots of requests and what seems like relatively little licensing trouble (no obvious exclusivity agreements, etc).

Tommy
December 11, 2012 4:34 pm
Reply to  machetemonkey

Good point. We already have seen a song that was pitch shifted to match the tuning restrictions Rocksmith has (Mississippi Queen).

Heyjacob
Heyjacob
December 11, 2012 12:07 am

How about more songs from Radiohead? with all arrangements?

…that would be coooooool

D00d
D00d
December 10, 2012 1:50 pm

Ok, but how about the songs from the bands that are already on Rocksmith? We have Deep Purple. We have Blue Oyster Cult. Where are the Highway Star and Burnin' For You?

Tommy
December 10, 2012 1:57 pm
Reply to  D00d

Not in Rocksmith yet?

Paimun
December 9, 2012 6:30 pm

What about Phish?

Tommy
December 10, 2012 3:50 am
Reply to  Paimun

I hope so.

Trip
October 28, 2013 8:11 pm
Reply to  Paimun

😆 💡 UMM YESSSSSSS. When we look at this video game, we have to al;so look at bands whose makeup and music fits the game, and Phish fits this game as well as any other game. Plus learning their songs is akin to learning music, as there tunes are greed very much towards the instrumental side. In fact, Phish would be a great band to base a whole Rocksmith game around, minus the idiotic promo BS that other bands are into. Phish would be cool enough to focal solely on the music, and doubt they would be expensive, as they are all about music. And please, you don’t have to deal with any of the Phish scene with the game, just the band, so please don’t factor that in. 90% of the scene is great people, but yes 10% are idiots, but that is probably better than most bands. As for green Day, so they don’t went to be an American Idioot, is that why they sing in a fake English accent? Actually they should make a Rocksmith technology based game called Quality tunes, and have only a few select bands for those of us who are not into the BS that other bands promote. The game would also be generation conscious for no other reason than a certain generation is going to be more open minded to video games. The game would have material from only a distinct few: Phish; Pearl Jam; Widespread Panic; Aquarium Rescue Unit; Nirvana; White Stripes; Gov.t Mule/Warren Haynes Band. As for other bands, there are plenty of other greater bands even in said generation, but from the standpoint of guitar/bass (For Example blues traveler is too linked toy the harmonica to include, as yes they have non harp tunes, but w/out their best work… Read more »

Trip
October 28, 2013 8:12 pm
Reply to  Trip

😀 excuse typos like greed =- geared etc.

Mike
Mike
December 9, 2012 2:25 pm

You know guys, this isn't a thread to request certain DLC.

Trip
October 28, 2013 8:17 pm
Reply to  Mike

why not????? The DLC needs to improve, and unless we say something wherever possible those in the position won’t get it. Just look at the top 10 supposed most popular RS 2 tunes; the list is an absolute joke, and will ruin the game if they follow that direction. Yes my opinion, but it will be impossible to learn how to play guitar without the best possible musicians included in the game.

geo
geo
December 9, 2012 12:23 pm

I have read somewhere that Angus Young doesn't want fans to listen to just one or two AC/DC songs. He thinks the hole album should be listened to (like there all some kind of concept albums). So, unless rocksmith releases a dirty deeds pack featuring all nine songs, they wont do it.

Tommy
December 9, 2012 2:10 pm
Reply to  geo

That was one of the obvious reasons but as you'll see if you click that link in the AC/DC paragraph, their entire catalogue is available on iTunes, and yes, you can buy singles.

Trip
October 28, 2013 8:21 pm
Reply to  Tommy

AC DC is an amazing band, and although considered metal by many, they are really just heavy blues. Angus is such an incredible musician, but his brother is a perfect example of how rhythm guitar can be all important in certain bands sound, and how you don’t have to be able to play running at 50mph to be a solid musician; Angus is a freak of nature, and just so so good.

Berek
Berek
December 8, 2012 2:00 am

Any chance of rage against the machine? Maybe for Jack White projects.

Trip
October 28, 2013 8:23 pm
Reply to  Berek

I vote yes, how can you have a guitar game without Morello, and I almost forgot Primus for Bass, and guitar as lalonde is a sick guitarist, obviously Les may be the best bassist in rock music today

gadders
gadders
December 7, 2012 2:13 pm

i feel optamistic about future acdc tracks coming to rocksmith.
How about summer of 69 by bryan adam. I hear some going ehhhhhhhh.
But classic and fun to learn.
Any news on confirmed dlc guys

Mike
Mike
December 7, 2012 2:33 pm
Reply to  gadders

Nickelback next week.

Burn It to the Ground
How You Remind Me
Third song will be revealed next Tuesday

Mike
Mike
December 7, 2012 6:48 pm
Reply to  Mike

I'm wrong. It's Bottoms Up, not Burn It to the Ground.

Trip
October 28, 2013 8:30 pm
Reply to  gadders

Nickelback???????????? Is this really the type of band we want on RS 2 in a sense of first thought best thought? I am not going to get into specifics, as it’s not cool to be mean against another person’s fave music, but at the same time, sorry they just are not quite as talented and universal as too many other great bands. And that’s not being mean, that’s fact if we talk strictly talent in a technical sense, and whom other musicians and bands consider technically the best. Sorry to any Nickleback fans if i offended u which I did, so sorry for being a jerk, but it’s important we take advantage of this game as there will not be another chance. There would not be a RS without Beatles Rockband, so i won’t rag on the plastic guitars, but at the same time how sad so many great bands will never be available.

SIdd
December 7, 2012 1:17 pm

We've always heard that GNR would never come to rock band (the real GNR not that chinese democracy bs). As court documents have stated in the past the GNR Partnership is shared between Axl, Duff and Slash so any approval to have GNR's music into rock band would need consent from all three members. I don't know why harmonix can't include their music in Rock Band. Chinese democracy came to the game and paradise city was licensed to burnout paradise without incident.

Tommy
December 7, 2012 1:29 pm
Reply to  SIdd

I think you just answered your own question

expertwinSH
expertwinSH
December 7, 2012 11:49 am

>Lowercase "nope" >classic Elliot.

expertwinSH
expertwinSH
December 7, 2012 11:51 am
Reply to  expertwinSH

Also, it's not "The Eagles". It's just Eagles. Not even Activision could get that right.

Mike
Mike
December 7, 2012 11:55 am
Reply to  expertwinSH

You hate Elliot?

Tommy
December 7, 2012 12:01 pm
Reply to  expertwinSH

you can't spell my name

Trip
October 28, 2013 8:34 pm
Reply to  Tommy

C’mon guys stay on topic, please no personal flame wars, not that u r there yet, but we have to keep that culture away or we will never get anywhere. keep the debate to the topic not the person. thanks

mags
mags
October 28, 2013 10:17 pm
Reply to  Trip

Says the man who accused James of being uneducated for suggesting that some people find QotSA more appealing than Grateful Dead.

Although, that means I’m doing it now. Dagnabbit! I take it back, I take it back…

OsagaTheGreat
Admin
December 7, 2012 11:44 am

Also, for Guns N' Roses, it should also be noted that Slash is "master guitar instructor" for BandFuse, so they might have Slash exclusive now.

Tommy
December 7, 2012 12:03 pm
Reply to  OsagaTheGreat

Correct, but no offense to Slash but his solo music isn't high up on the request list from what I've observed.

Trip
October 28, 2013 8:39 pm
Reply to  Tommy

Slash is the lead instructor for Band fuse, highly doubt he’s gonna be on RS for better or worse.

OsagaTheGreat
Admin
December 7, 2012 11:39 am

Man, Rocksmith UK's website has got to be one of the most violently terrible things my eyes have ever had the misfortune of looking at.

Dennis
Dennis
December 7, 2012 11:23 am

Let's see some Clutch!!!

The Panda
The Panda
December 7, 2012 11:11 am

Fingers crossed for Sepultura, Slayer and Rammstein then!!

(Oh, and Deftones)

(and Foo Fighters)

(and Smashing Pumpkins)

(and Coheed and Cambria)

Espectro Mascarado
Espectro Mascarado
December 13, 2012 6:25 am
Reply to  The Panda

I think Rammstein would be welcome, since they have some pretty good songs in Drop D, but bands like Deftones… It's unlikely. They have been constantly downtuning since their first records. Stef even plays with an eight-string now (whose tuning almost reaches a standard bass tuning).

I would love if they could get Mastodon (which has lots of awesome songs on Standard D -- which I think would be no harder than Drop D to be read by the software) or Opeth (Since they got lots of killer songs on Standard and Drop D) in there. I would totally buy any DLC from these bands right away.

Mike
Mike
December 7, 2012 10:30 am

What about Rage Against the Machine?

Tommy
December 9, 2012 5:31 am
Reply to  Mike
PJ-10
PJ-10
July 22, 2015 10:28 am

Most of the bands listed above have another reason why they won’t be on rocksmith,, they are giant assholes and will remain that way till the end of time!!

YYZ
YYZ
August 27, 2015 7:13 pm
Reply to  PJ-10

Why? Because they didn’t want their music to be on a game?