Guitar Hero Live's Shred-a-Thon Event Hits Today Bringing DragonForce

During yesterday’s weekly Guitar Hero Live update, I mentioned that big news was likely coming today with the launch of the Shred-a-Thon special event. While I assumed this would include DragonForce’s iconic “Through the Fire and Flames,” I had no idea that the event would come with a new channel entirely.

According to a press release issued today, Shred-a-Thon (launching today and lasting until February 8, 2016) adds a third channel for a limited time to Guitar Hero TV.  The new channel focuses on developer-picked rock favorites that pose the heaviest challenge to seasoned players. Expect to see the following tracks:

  • Alter Bridge — “Cry of Achilles”
  • DragonForce — “Through the Fire and Flames”
  • Lamb of God — “Ghost Walking”
  • Megadeth — “Hanger 18”
  • Trivium — “Strife”

After Shred-a-Thon ends on February 8, “Through the Fire and Flames” will be added to the normal song catalog. Check out the trailer for the event below:

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Lou Contaldi specializes 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.

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