RedOctane and Harmonix have announced a few of the songs that should make up the 55-strong playlist in Guitar Hero II, due out in the US this November.
Ostensibly to trail its E3 showing next week, RedOctane's said we can expect Black Sabbath's "War Pigs", Butthole Surfers' "Who Was in My Room Last Night?", KISS' "Strutter", Rush's "YYZ", Reverend Horton Heat's "Psychobilly Freakout" and Van Halen's "You Really Got Me" in GH2.
There'll also be an original recording by Drist called Arterial Black - and Drist, whose Marcus Henderson was the original Guitar Hero guitarist - will be performing in one of a few mini-concerts planned for GH2's showing in E3's Kentia Hall.
Also on the bill for the three days of E3 are the winners of the first "Be a Guitar Hero" competition, Graveyard BBQ, and LA rock group Shaimus. Apparently Halo Friendlies lead guitarist Judita Wignall - the template for GH's Judy Nails - will be making "special guest appearances" too.