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I've actually never played Guitar Hero — but after perusing the list of songs that are featured in the recently released Guitar Hero 3, I might just be able to complete.

Sure there's some stinkers on the list (one need only see the names Die Hoten Toten and Slipnot to revert back to your original thought on the Guitar Hero phenomenon), but I think Weezer and Sonic Youth songs make it pretty cool. I think I could nail the Stone Roses and Kaiser Chief (and, ok, Guns n Roses) songs. 

I was thinking that it would be cool if Guitar Hero 4 allowed me to try my hand at Blur, Death Cab, and Magnetic Fields (there's a ukulele function on Guitar Hero, right?). What songs do you think should be on Guitar Hero 4?

Thanks to Video Games Blogger for pulling together all the YouTube links. Here's the list. 

Tier 1: Starting Out Small
1. Slow Ride (as made famous by Foghat)
2. Talk Dirty to Me (by Poison)
3. Hit Me with Your Best Shot (as made famous by Pat Benetar)
4. Story of My Life (as made famous by Social Distortion)
5. Encore: Rock and Roll All Nite (as made famous by Kiss)
6. Co-op Encore: Sabotage (by Beastie Boys)

Tier 2: Your First Real Gig
7. Mississippi Queen (as made famous by Mountain)
8. School’s Out (as made famous by Alice Cooper)
9. Sunshine of Your Love (as made famous by Cream)
10. Barracuda (as made famous by Heart)
11. Boss: Tom Morello’s Original Boss Battle Recording
12. Encore: Bulls on Parade (by Rage Against The Machine)
13. Co-op Encore: Reptillia (by The Strokes)

Tier 3: Making The Video
14. When You Were Young (by The Killers)
15. Miss Murder (by AFI)
16. The Seeker (as made famous by The Who)
17. Lay Down (by Priestess)
18. Encore: Paint It Black (by The Rolling Stones)
19. Co-op Encore: Suck My Kiss (by Red Hot Chili Peppers)

Tier 4: European Invasion
20. Paranoid (as made famous by Black Sabbath)
21. Anarchy in the U.K. (by The Sex Pistols)
22. Kool Thing (by Sonic Youth)
23. My Name is Jonas (by Weezer)
24. Encore: Even Flow (by Pearl Jam)
25. Co-op Encore: Cities on Flame with Rock and Roll (as made famous by Blue Oyster Cult)

Tier 5: Bighouse Blues
26. Holiday in Cambodia (as made famous by Dead Kennedys)
27. Rock You Like a Hurricane (as made famous by Scorpions)
28. Same Old Song and Dance (by Aerosmith)
29. La Grange (as made famous by ZZ Top)
30. Boss: Slash’s Original Boss Battle Recording
31. Encore: Welcome to The Jungle (by Guns N’ Roses)
32. Co-op Encore: Helicopter (by Bloc Party)

Tier 6: The Hottest Band On Earth
33. Black Magic Woman (as made famous by Santana)
34. Cherub Rock (by Smashing Pumpkins)
35. Black Sunshine (as made famous by White Zombie)
36. The Metal (by Tenacious D)
37. Encore: Pride and Joy (as made famous by Stevie Ray Vaughn)
38. Co-op Encore: Monsters (by Matchbook Romance)

Tier 7: Live In Japan
39. Before I Forget (by Slipknot)
40. Stricken (by Disturbed)
41. 3’s and 7’s (by Queens of the Stone Age)
42. Knights of Cydonia (by Muse)
43. Encore: Cult of Personality (by Living Colour, Re-recorded)

Tier 8: Battle For Your Soul
44. Raining Blood (by Slayer)
45. Cliffs of Dover (as made famous by Eric Johnson)
46. Number of the Beast (by Iron Maiden)
47. One (by Metallica)
48. Boss: Lou (The Devil) Boss Battle Recording
49. Encore: Devil Went Down to Georgia (as made famous by Charlie Daniels Band, Steve Oumiette rendition)

Bonus Tracks:
50. Avalancha (by Héroes del Silencio)
51. Can’t Be Saved (by Senses Fail)
52. Close (by Lacuna Coil)
53. Don’t Hold Back (by The Sleeping)
54. Down n’ Dirty (by LA Slum Lords)
55. F.C.P. Remix (by The Fall of Troy)
56. Generation Rock (by Revolverheld)
57. Go That Far (by Bret Michaels Band)
58. Hier Kommt Alex (by Die Toten Hosen)
59. I’m in the Band (by The Hellacopters)
60. Impulse (by An Endless Sporadic)
61. In Love (by Scouts of St. Sebastian)
62. In the Belly of a Shark (by Gallows)
63. Mauvais Garçon (by Naast)
64. Metal Heavy Lady (by Lions)
65. Minus Celsius (by Backyard Babies)
66. My Curse (by Killswitch Engage)
67. Nothing for Me Here (by Dope)
68. Prayer of the Refugee (by Rise Against)
69. Radio Song (by Superbus)
70. Ruby (by Kaiser Chiefs)
71. She Bangs the Drums (by The Stone Roses)
72. Take This Life (by In Flames)
73. The Way It Ends (by Prototype)
74. Through the Fire and Flames (by DragonForce)