'Guitar Hero Live' Set List Includes Ed Sheeran, Skrillex & More

Ed Sheeran
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Ed Sheeran perfoms live at Espaco das Americas on April 29, 2015 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Amazing news for the millennial set: After five long, agonizing years without the plastic guitars we grew up loving, Activision and Freestyle's Guitar Hero is finally making a comeback.

While the relaunch was officially announced on April 14 (after months of buzzing rumors within the gaming circuit), the initial set list has just been announced, as reported by Rolling Stone.

Activision Announces 'Guitar Hero' Relaunch With New Controller, Real Crowds

Ed Sheeran's hit "Sing," the Black Keys' "Gold on the Ceiling" and Skrillex's "Bangarang" are among the songs players can rock out to on their brand-new Guitar Hero Live controlle, which is reportedly "more realistic" than past Guitar Hero instruments.

What's different about this version, aside from the new instrument-shaped controller, is that you can play in two separate modes: GHTV, which, according to Activision, is "the world's first playable music video network", and the first person "Live" perspective, which allows players to feel both the shame of sucking and the high of being a rock star, all in the virtual world.

So the more notes you miss, the more your audience boos and throws bottles at you (video evidence above). The better you are, the greater chance you have of seeing your bandmate crowd-surf (keep watching the video and you'll see this too).

What if you only play games on your phone, you say? Fear not. For the first time ever, GH will be available on mobile devices in addition to the heritage favorites Playstation 3 and 4, Xbox One and 360 and Nintendo Wii U.

Can't wait to get strumming on those virtual strings and pressing those physical buttons? Pre-orders have already begun.

The Guitar Hero Live initial set list:
The Black Keys - "Gold on the Ceiling"
Blitz Kids - "Sometimes"
Ed Sheeran - "Sing"
Fall Out Boy - "My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up)”
Gary Clark, Jr. - "Don't Owe You a Thang"
Green Day - "Nuclear Family"
The Killers - “When You Were Young"
The Lumineers - "Ho Hey"
My Chemical Romance - "Na Na Na"
Pierce the Veil - "King for a Day (feat. Kellin Quinn)"
The Rolling Stones - "Paint it Black"
Skrillex - "Bangarang"
The War on Drugs - "Under the Pressure"
Black Veil Brides - "In The End"
Rage Against the Machine - "Guerrilla Radio"
Judas Priest - "Breaking the Law"
Pantera - "Cowboys From Hell"
Sleigh Bells - "Bitter Rivals"
System of a Down - "Chop Suey!"
Alter Bridge - "Cry of Achilles"
Alt-J - "Left Hand Free"
Broken Bells - "Leave It Alone"
Red Hot Chili Peppers - "Higher Ground"
The Pretty Reckless - "Going to Hell"


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