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  • Simulation, Musical Instrument / Band Sim
  • Unknown
  • Activision
  • Teen
  • September 1, 2009


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Invisible Characters

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HUD Free Mode

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Focus Mode

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Contest Winner 1

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Auto Kick

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Always Slide

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All Characters

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Air Instruments

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Unlockable Features

  • Quickplay Venue "Wormhole" (required for The Grand Tour) As guitarist, 4X multiplier for 50sec on "Play That Funky Music" (in Sideshow venue)
  • Cheat: Auto-kick (all kick bass notes are autoplayed) As drummer, hit 200 non-cymbal notes on "Mirror People" (in Angel's Crypt venue, fills don't count)
  • Extra: Performance Mode (removes track and hud) With two players, get a band multipler for 42 seconds on "Bleed American" (in The Aqueduct venue)
  • Extra: Hud-Free Mode (removes rock meter, star power guage, score display) as a vocalist, get Excellent on 75 consecutive phrases in the rap song "Bring The Noise 20XX" (in Neon Oasis venue)
  • Extra: Focus Mode (blacks out background) As a drummer, hit 265 tom notes on "Brianstorm" (in The Golden Gate venue)
  • Cheat: All Slider Gems (All single notes are changed into slider/tap notes) As guitarist, hit 230 tap notes on the song "Du Hast" (in Neon Oasis venue)
  • Cheat: All HOPOs (Changes almost every note possible into a HOPO or Hammer-On/Pull-Off note) As guitarist, whammy sustain notes on the song "Hurts So Good" for 25 seconds total or more (in Club Boson venue)
  • Extra: Air Instruments (Instruments will be almost completely invisible, guitar strings will still be visible) As Guitarist, strum 340 chords or more on the song "Sultans of Swing" (in O'Connel's Corner venue)

  • Special Character Unlockables

  • Johnny Cash Complete the song "Ring of Fire" on any difficulty, any instrument
  • Carlos Santana Complete the song "No One To Depend On (Live)" on any difficulty, any instrument
  • Kurt Cobain Complete the song "Smells Like Teen Spirit" on any difficulty, any instrument
  • Shirley Manson Complete the song "I'm Only Happy When It Rains" on any difficulty, any instrument
  • Matt Bellamy Complete the song "Plug in Baby" on any instrument on any difficulty

  • Costume Unlockables

  • Axel Steel's Battle Scar outfit Complete challenge for Medicate
  • Axel Steel's Hog Wild outfit Complete challenge for Send a Little Love Token
  • Axel Steel's Shoulder Blades outfit Complete challenge for Sympathy for the Devil
  • Casey Lynch's Flying Trapeze outfit Complete challenge for Superstition
  • Casey Lynch's Monochrome Maiden outfit Complete challenge for So Lonely
  • Casey Lynch's Sharpshooter outfit Complete challenge for In My Place
  • Clive Winston's Deer Scout outfit Complete challenge for Sneak Out
  • Clive Winston's Persuader outfit Complete challenge for Blue Orchid
  • Clive Winston's Sugar Daddy outfit Complete challenge for Shout It Out Loud
  • Eddie Knox's Casual Wednesday outfit Complete challenge for Gamma Ray
  • Eddie Knox's Crusier outfit Complete challenge for Make It wit Chu
  • Eddie Knox's Suede Spade outfit Complete challenge for Six Days a Week
  • Izzy Sparks's Impresario outfit Complete challenge for Feel Good Inc.
  • Izzy Sparks's Sideshow outfit Complete challenge for Scatterbrain
  • Izzy Sparks's Stiki outfit Complete challenge for Jailbreak
  • Johnny Napalm's 1976 outfit Complete challenge for Judith
  • Johnny Napalm's Generation Zzyzx outfit Complete challenge for Looks That Kill
  • Johnny Napalm's Suburban Snot outfit Complete challenge for Fame
  • Judy Nails's Big Knee Pin outfit Complete challenge for Gratitude
  • Judy Nails's Mall Chic outfit Complete challenge for Runnin' Down a Dream
  • Judy Nails's The Riot Starts Here outfit Complete challenge for You Give Love a Bad Name
  • Lars Umlaut's Grendel outfit Complete challenge for All Along the Watchtower
  • Lars Umlaut's Soldier of Farce outfit Complete challenge for In the Meantime
  • Lars Umlaut's Valhalla outfit Complete challenge for We're an American Band
  • Pandora's Gretel outfit Complete challenge for Steady, As She Goes
  • Pandora's State of Fluxus outfit Complete challenge for Back Round
  • Pandora's Strapped outfit Complete challenge for L.A.

  • Easter eggs

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    Achievement List

  • Fest Quartet Quest (20) Play 10 4-Player RockFest Mode games of any type
  • The Grand Tour (30) Unlock every venue in the world, and then some
  • Going Gold (20) Complete 50 of the challenges at Gold or better
  • Going Platinum (30) Complete 50 of the challenges at Platinum or better
  • Going Diamond (50) Complete 50 of the challenges at Diamond
  • Iron Lungs (20) Complete a 25-phrase streak as a Vocalist
  • Sampler Plate (30) Play at least one song in Quickplay, Career and each Competitive game type
  • Producer (10) Create a music studio song
  • The Fabricated Four (10) Create a band of 4 created rockers and play a song with them
  • Quadruple Threat (30) Complete at least one challenge for every instrument at Gold level or better
  • Rocktopus (20) Make a standard 8 player Band v Band match online, win or lose
  • Me'nage a` Huit (20) Play an online match with 8 players, all on the same instrument
  • Outgoing (10) Complete 25 Pro Face Off matches online (Win or Lose)
  • Barbershop (10) Play a song with 4 Vocalists
  • Drumline (10) Play a song with 4 Drummers
  • String Quartet (10) Play a song with 4 Lead Guitarists
  • All Four Bass Are Belong to Us (10) Play a song with 4 Bass Guitarists
  • Explore the Studio Space (10) Read 5 Tooltips in GHMix
  • Play It To The Bone (20) Make and complete a setlist which is at least 1 hour long
  • Challenge of the Supergroup (20) Complete 5 band challenges at Gold or better
  • Crowd Pleaser (5) Fill your Rock Meter all the way
  • What's an LP? (20) Complete 14 songs in Quickplay
  • Young Star (10) Collect 25 Stars in Career
  • Rising Star (20) Collect 101 Stars in Career
  • Shooting Star (30) Collect 303 Stars in Career
  • Senior Commander (10) Earn 5 or more Stars on a song in Career or Quickplay
  • Super Star (50) Collect 505 Stars in Career
  • You Want More? (10) Play 5 encore gigs
  • Synchronized (10) Complete 20 Band Moments
  • The Streak (30) Complete a 1001 note streak
  • Crank It Up To 11 (20) Achieve a maxed out band multiplier as a standard band
  • What's New? (5) Complete any tutorial's lesson on a new feature
  • No Mistakes Allowed (20) Streak through the entirety of a song in Quickplay or Career
  • Above And Beyond (10) Complete a song with an average individual multiplier above 4x
  • Score Big (5) Earn 500,000 points in a single song as a solo act
  • Score Bigger (10) Earn 1,000,000 points in a single song as a solo act or band
  • Score Biggest (30) Earn 3,000,000 points in a single song as a band
  • Our Powers Combined (10) As a 4 player standard band, all 4 players activate Star Power simultaneously
  • Box Set (20) Complete 100 songs in Quickplay
  • Juke Box (30) Complete 300 songs in Quickplay
  • Chanteuse (10) 5 Star 'Ex-Girlfriend', 'Send A Little Love Token' and 'Only Happy When It Rains' as a Vocalist
  • Star Cluster (100) Collect 808 Stars in Career
  • Special Guest (10) Complete a song with your Xbox 360 Avatar
  • Representative (5) Complete a sponsor gig challenge at Diamond level
  • Over 9000! (5) Went super
  • Open Minded (50) Gave every one a chance
  • Starstruck (20) Had a brush with celebrity
  • Did You Finish Like We Did? (5) Came alive
  • The Traditional (50) Beat the game

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