Activision Publishing, Inc. and FreeStyleGames today announced that acclaimed band Avenged Sevenfold is taking over GHTV for a one-hour show, taking gamers through some of their most beloved rock songs playable in Guitar Hero Live. Premiering today and airing multiple times throughout the week, the show is dubbed "A7X Rock Classics" and features exclusive footage of the band talking about and introducing some of their all-time favorite songs.
"We always want to let fans interact with music in cool ways," said M. Shadows, lead singer of Avenged Sevenfold. "But now with GHTV, we can take it a step further and speak directly to players about our favorite songs. It's like we're right there with you as you play. It's a cool experience that's never been possible in a music game."
The show features songs from artists including Pantera, Megadeth, AFI, Bob Dylan, Boston, Queensryche, Tenacious D, Faith No More, Deftones, Weezer and more, and will broadcast on GHTV channel 1 at the following times:
- Tuesday, Dec. 22nd at 5:30pm Pacific (World Premiere)
- Wednesday, Dec. 23rd at 1:30am, Pacific
- Thursday, Dec. 24th at 2:00am, Pacific
- Friday, Dec. 25th at 4:30am, , Pacific
- Saturday, Dec. 26th at 5:30am, , Pacific
- Sunday, Dec. 27th at 7:30am, Pacific
- Monday, Dec. 28th at 3:00am, Pacific
- Tuesday, Dec. 29th at 1:30am and 9:30am Pacific
Additionally, Avenged Sevenfold's premium show, featuring playable concert footage recorded at the band's recent headlining performance at England's venerable Download Festival, is being added back into GHTV . The show includes live, playable version of their songs, "Shepherd of Fire," "Buried Alive" and "Nightmare." Activision will also be giving away guitars signed by the band and Avenged Sevenfold albums and merchandise on the Guitar Hero social media channels.
Guitar Hero Live is available now on PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment systems, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system, Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, the Wii U™ console as well as Apple TV and iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. For more information, please visit www.guitarhero.com, www.facebook.com/GuitarHero, www.youtube.com/GuitarHero, or follow @guitarhero on Twitter and Instagram.