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Holding Out for a Guitar Hero: The Uncertain Future of the Six-String

For the next week, SPIN will be venturing into the great unknown to attempt to answer some questions (or at least hazard some guesses) about…
Andrew Unterberger / October 22, 2015

‘Guitar Hero’ Maker: Cobain Avatar Is Legal

Nirvana fans ticked-off about Kurt Cobain's unlockable avatar in Guitar Hero 5, which, frighteningly, allows the Nirvana deity to sing Bon Jovi and Bush songs,…
Dean Stattmann / September 18, 2009

Sneak Peek: Kurt Cobain’s ‘Guitar Hero’ Character

For four iterations of the Guitar Hero franchise, one rock icon has been notably absent: Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain -- but that all changes with…
Ray Padgett / August 28, 2009

Spinal Tap: Is the Joke Finally Over?

SPIN has made no secret of its reverence for a certain iconic film currently celebrating its 25th anniversary. Yet for all the accolades, Purple Rain…
Steve Kandell / August 17, 2009

Best Buy Launches ‘Guitar Hero World Tour’

Who better to be the first to try the latest Guitar Hero game, Guitar Hero World Tour, than world-touring rock stars? This past Saturday (Oct.
SPIN Staff / November 3, 2008