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Legends Of Rock: The 19 Best Guitar Hero 3 Songs

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Best Guitar Hero 3 Songs

The Best Guitar Hero 3 Songs

Guitar Hero 3: Legends of Rock is the third installment in the Guitar Hero franchise. The game was developed by Neversoft and distributed by Activision. It was available for PS2, PS3, Wii, XBOX 360, and PC.

In general, Guitar Hero was a smash hit in the video game world. A big reason for this was the guitar-shaped controller used to play the game. This allowed players to rock out to their favorite songs without having to know how to play an instrument. It was this innovative game design that changed the face of music-based games forever.

Guitar Hero III: Legends Of Rock has over seventy songs throughout the game. While there are a lot of classic rock songs in the lineup, there are also a ton of great punk and metal songs. Today, we want to go over our favorite songs from Guitar Hero 3. Enjoy!

3’s & 7’s – Queens Of The Stone Age

In Guitar Hero 3: Legends of Rock, ‘3’s & 7’s is one of the later songs encountered in the game. It appears in level seven of the solo campaign, and level five of the co-op campaign.

Outside of the game, ‘3’s & 7’s’ is track eight on Queens of the Stoneage’s 2007 album ‘Era Vulgaris’.

Anarchy In The U.K. – The Sex Pistols

‘Anarchy In The U.K.’ is a mid-game song in Guitar Hero 3. It is found in level four of the solo career, and level three of the co-op career.

The Sex Pistols are a classic rock band known for helping bring punk rock into mainstream culture in the late 1970s. ‘Anarchy in the U.K.’ is one of the most popular tracks from their 1977 album ‘Never Mind The Bollocks, Here’s The Sex Pistols’.

Before I Forget – Slipknot

‘Before I Forget’ is an end-game track in Guitar Hero 3. It appears in level seven of the game’s career mode.

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Slipknot is a famous heavy metal band from Des Moines, Iowa. ‘Before I Forget’ is track ten on the band’s 2004 album ‘Vol. 3: The Subliminal Verses’.

Black Sunshine – White Zombie

‘Black Sunshine’ is a late-game song in Guitar Hero 3. It appears in level 6 of the solo career mode, and level 5 of the co-op mode.

White Zombie was a noise and metal band from New York City, New York. The band was made up of Rob Zombie, Sean Yseult, Jay Yuenger, and John Tempesta. ‘Black Sunshine’ is track four on the band’s 1992 album La Sexorcisto: Devil Music Volume One.

Bulls On Parade – Rage Against The Machine

‘Bulls on Parade’ is a song found at the beginning of Guitar Hero 3. It shows up in level two of the solo career mode and in level one of the co-op career mode.

Rage Against The Machine is a hip hop and metal group from Los Angeles, California. The band is made up of Tim Commerford on bass, Zack De La Roca on vocals, Tom Morello on guitar, and Brad Wilk on drums. ‘Bulls on Parade’ is track two on the band”s 1996 album Evil Empire.

Cherub Rock – The Smashing Pumpkins

‘Cherub Rock’ is a mid-game track in Guitar Hero 3: Legends of Rock. It is found in level six of the solo mode and level four of the co-op mode.

The Smashing Pumpkins is an alternative rock band from Chicago, Illinois. The group consists of Billy Corgan, James Iha, Jimmy Chamberlin, and Jess Schroder. ‘Cherub Rock’ is track one on the band’s 1993 album ‘Siamese Dream’.

Holiday In Cambodia – The Dead Kennedys

‘Holiday In Cambodia’ is a mid-game song in Guitar Hero 3. It appears in level 5 of solo mode and level 4 of co-op mode.

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The Dead Kennedys were a punk rock band from San Francisco, California. The original band was made up of Jello Biafra on vocals, East Bay Ray on guitars, Ted on drums, and Klaus Flouride on bass. ‘Holiday In Cambodia’ is track thirteen on the band’s 1980 album ‘Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables’.

Knights Of Cydonia – Muse

‘Knights of Cydonia’ is a late-game song in Guitar Hero 3. It appears in level seven of the solo career mode and level six of the co-op playthrough.

Muse is a rock group from Teignmouth, Devon, England. The band’s lineup includes Matt Bellamy on vocals and guitar, Dominic Howard on drums, and Chris Wolstenholme on bass. ‘Knights of Cydonia’ is track eleven on the band’s 2006 album Black Holes And Revelations.

Kool Thing – Sonic Youth

‘Kool Thing’ is an early game song from Guitar Hero 3: Legends of rock. It is found in level two of co-op mode and level four of the solo mode.

Sonic Youth is an experimental indie rock group from New York City, New York.

The band’s final lineup had Kim Gordon on vocals. Thurston Moore on guitar. Lee Ranaldo on guitar, Steve Shelley on drums, and Mark Ibold on bass. ‘Kool Thing’ is track four on the band’s 1990 album Goo.

Miss Murder – AFI

‘Miss Murder’ is a beginning song in Guitar Hero 3. It is found in level three of the solo career playthrough and level two of the co-op playthrough.

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AFI is a punk rock/emo band from Ukiah, California. The band’s current lineup consists of Davey Havok on vocals, Adam Carson on drums, Hunter Burgan on bass, and Jade Puget on guitar. ‘Miss Murder’ is track three on the band’s 2006 album Decemberunderground.

My Name Is Jonas – Weezer

‘My Name Is Jonas’ is a mid-game song in Guitar Hero 3. It appears in level four of the solo play mode and level five in the co-op mode.

Weeer is a rock band from Los Angeles California. The band’s current lineup has Rivers Cuomo on vocals and guitar, Patrick Wilson on drums, Brian Bell on guitar, and Scott Shriner on bass. ‘My Name Is Jonas’ is track one on the band’s 1994 self-titled album (also known as ‘The Blue Album’).

The Greatest Guitar Hero 3 Songs

Paranoid – Black Sabbath

‘Paranoid’ is a beginner song in Guitar Hero 3. It appears in level 4 of the solo game and in level three of the co-op mode.

Black Sabbath is a metal band from Birmingham England. The group consists of Ozzy Osbourne on vocals, Bill Ward on drums, Geezer Butler on bass, and Tony Iommi on guitar. The band is known for its role in the development of the heavy metal genre. ‘Paranoid’ is track two on the band’s 1970 album of the same name.

Sabotage – Beastie Boys

‘Sabotage’ is a track from Guitar Hero 3: Legends of Rock that appears in level 1 of the co-op play mode. It may seem weird that a hip hop group is featured on Guitar Hero, but many songs by the Beastie Boys incorporate elements of rock and punk.

Beastie Boys are a hip hop group from New York City, New York. The trio consists of Mike D, MCA, and Ad-Rock. ‘Sabotage’ is track six on the group’s 1994 album Ill Communication.

Story of My Life – Social Distortion

‘Story of My Life’ is one of the first songs in Guitar Hero 3. It is in the first level of the solo mode. This song does not appear in co-op mode.

Social Distortion is a punk rock band from Fullerton, California. The band is made up of Mike Ness on vocals and guitar, Jonny Wickersham on guitar, Brent Harding on bass, and David Hidalgo Jr. on drums. ‘Story of My Life’ is track three on Social Distortion’s 1990 self-titled album.

When You Were Young – The Killers

‘When You Were Young’ is an early-game track in Guitar Hero 3. It is found in level three of the solo career mode and in level one of the co-op mode.

The Killers is an indie/post-punk band from Las Vegas, Nevada. The band consists of Brandon Flowers on vocals, Dave Keuning on guitar, Mark Stoermer on bass, and Ronnie Vannucci Jr. on drums. ‘When You Were Young’ is track three on the band’s 2006 album ‘Sam’s Town’.

Can’t Be Saved – Senses Fail

‘Can’t Be Saved’ by Senses Fail is a downloadable bonus track from Guitar Hero 3: Legends of Rock.

Senses Fail is an emo/post-hardcore band from Ridgewood, New Jersey. The band’s current lineup has Buddy Nielsen on vocals, Gavin Caswell and Jason Milbank on guitar, Greg Styliades on bass, and Steve Carey on drums. ‘Can’t Be Saved’ is track four on the group’s 2006 album ‘Still Searching’.

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F.C.P.R.E.M.I.X. – The Fall of Troy

‘F.C.P.R.E.M.I.X.’ by The Fall of Troy is a bonus DLC song for Guitar Hero 3.

The Fall of Troy is a math post-hardcore band from Mukilteo, Washington. The main lineup of the band had Thomas Erak on guitar and vocals, Andrew Forsman on drums, and Tim Ward on bass. The band is known for their layered guitar effects and intricate chaotic melodies. ‘F.C.P.R.E.M.I.X.’ is track three on The Fall of Troy’s 2005 album ‘Doppelganger’.

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Prayer of the Refugee – Rise Against

‘Prayer of the Refugee’ is a bonus downloadable song from Guitar Hero 3.

Rise Against is a punk rock band from Chicago, Illinois. The band’s current lineup consists of Tim McIlrath on vocals and guitar, Joe Principe on bass, Chris Chasse on guitar, and Brandon Barnes on drums. ‘Prayer of the Refugee is track six on their 2006 album ‘The Sufferer & The Witness’.

Through The Fire And Flames – DragonForce

‘Through The Fire And Flames’ is probably the most well-known song from Guitar Hero 3. It is also the most difficult song in the game (and maybe the series as a whole). This track is not part of the regular game’s storyline and was offered as bonus DLC.

DragonForce is a power metal band from London, England. The band’s current lineup has Marc Hudson on vocals, Herman Li and Sam Totman on guitar, Alicia Vigil on bass, and Gee Azalone on drums. ‘Through The Fire And Flames’ is track one on the band’s 2005 album ‘Inhuman Rampage’.

What Do You Think Are The Best Guitar Hero 3 songs?

We hope you enjoyed our list of the best Guitar Hero 3 songs. What is your favorite song featured in this game? Let us know on social media!

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