Guitar Hero Live Welcomes Manic Street Preachers to Growing Library

on May 11, 2016 3:55 PM

Welcome to the weekly Guitar Hero Live update! As many of you know, Monday-Wednesday is when Guitar Hero Live gets the lion share of additions to their roster via the Premium Sets. This week features a new band to the long list of artists — Manic Street Preachers.

For those out of the loop, Premium Sets, which allow you to play select tracks before they are released to the general public a week later, are unlocked through either micro-transaction or completing select songs with qualifying scores. This is what players got this week:

Festival Headliners:

  • Manic Street Preachers – Motorcycle Emptiness
  • Manic Street Preachers – You Stole the Sun from My Heart
  • Manic Street Preachers ft. Nina Persson – Your Love Alone is Not Enough

Also, with the advent of new Premium Shows, the old Shows are thrown into the On Demand list and are available for Guitar Hero on demand. Expect to find these in the lineup from last week:

  • Arch Enemy – War Eternal
  • August Burns Red – Identity
  • Bullet for My Valentine – Raising Hell

As a bit of an editorial note, it seems like Guitar Hero Live’s weekly additions are starting to wind down. Absent their recent Coachella promotion, we may be seeing the end of FreeStyle Games’ support for the title. This wouldn’t be surprising, of course — Guitar Hero Live has underperformed sales-wise, according to prior Activision financial reports.

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Lou Contaldi is the Editor-in-Chief at DualShockers, specializing in both reviews and the business behind gaming. He began writing about tech and video games while getting his Juris Doctor at Hofstra University School of Law. He is maybe the only gaming journo based in Nashville, TN.