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Guitar Hero Aerosmith is the most recent Guitar Hero by Activision and Neversoft. It was released on June 29th 2008 for U.S.. It takes the player through the history of Aerosmith, and stopping off at real tour spots they went, like The Super Bowl in 2001.


Game Modes

All modes which appeared in Guitar Hero III return, except for Co-Op Career. Menus have been re-designed to suit the Aerosmith theme to the game. The shop has also been renamed as The Vault.

Achievements for Xbox 360 versions are named after songs by Aerosmith.


A departure from the other games, Guitar Hero: Aerosmith follows the career of Aerosmith. At first, players start each tier as two opening acts, which the band from previous titles play as, with a Rhythm Guitarist added. After finishing the songs, the audience demands the namesake band (similar to encore demands in previous titles), and then the players perform two more songs as Aerosmith. Once THAT is completed, players must perform an encore as Aerosmith.

In the last tier, before Aerosmith is called onto the stage, Joe Perry challenges the player (as a different Guitar Hero) to a Guitar Battle.


There are six tiers stages in the game.

  1. Getting the Band Together (Nipmuc High School)
  2. First Taste of Success (Max's Kansas City)
  3. The Triumphant Return (The Orpheum)
  4. International Superstars (Moscow)
  5. The Great American Band (Half-Time Show)
  6. Rock n' Roll Legends (Rock & Roll Hall of Fame)


Characters from Guitar Hero III will return, as opening acts, with new costumes based on the Guitar Hero III ones.

New characters include Joe Perry (lead guitarist), Tom Hamilton (bassist), Brad Whiteford (rhythm guitarist) and DMC (of Run-D.M.C). All four are unlockable, and are actual guitarists. Their real-life counterparts did motion capture exclusively for the game.

Track listing

The following table contains the tracks in the game. In each set, the first two tracks are from artists who inspired, performed with, or liked by Aerosmith. It was previously announced that The White Stripes and Deep Purple were to appear in the game as "opening acts", but they were ommitted from the final track list.

Song Artist Tier
All the Young Dudes Mott the Hoople 1
Dream Police Cheap Trick 1
Uncle Salty Aerosmith 1
Make It Aerosmith 1
Draw the Line (Encore) Aerosmith 1
I Hate Myself for Loving You Joan Jett 2
All Day and All of the Night The Kinks 2
Movin' Out Aerosmith 2
No Surprize Aerosmith 2
Sweet Emotion (Encore) Aerosmith 2
Complete Control The Clash 3
Personality Crisis New York Dolls 3
Livin' on the Edge Aerosmith 3
Rag Doll Aerosmith 3
Love in an Elevator (Encore) Aerosmith 3
King of Rock Run-D.M.C 4
She Sells Sanctuary The Cult 4
Bright Light Fright Aerosmith 4
Nobody's Fault Aerosmith 4
Walk This Way (Encore) Run-D.M.C featuring Aerosmith 4
Always on the Run Lenny Kravitz 5
Hard to Handle The Black Crowes 5
Beyond Beautiful Aerosmith 5
Back in the Saddle Aerosmith 5
Dream On (Encore) Aerosmith 5
Cat Scratch Fever Ted Nugent 6
Sex Type Thing Stone Temple Pilots 6
Guitar Battle vs. Joe Perry Joe Perry 6
Toys in the Attic Aerosmith 6
Mama Kin Aerosmith 6
Train Kept A-Rollin' Aerosmith 6

In addition to a career setlist, there are bonus songs that can be purchased in The Vault.

Song Artist
Combination Aerosmith
Kings and Queens Aerosmith
Let the Music do the Talking Aerosmith
Mercy Joe Perry
Pandora's Box Aerosmith
Pink Aerosmith
Rats in the Cellar Aerosmith
Shakin My Cage Joe Perry
Talk Talkin' Joe Perry
Walk This Way Aerosmith
Joe Perry Guitar Battle Joe Perry

Currently, there are no plans to offer the tracks in Guitar Hero Aerosmith as downloadable content for Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock or the upcoming Guitar Hero World Tour, yet the song Dream On in Guitar Hero Aerosmith was offered as downloadable content for Guitar Hero III on February 16 and 17, 2008.


  • This is first game that hard have over 1000 notes.
  • Create a band and choose "Aerosmith" as the name. You can then you can go straight to Moscow.
  • By using Unlocked All Songs cheat. One song: Pandora's box isn't unlocked by using that cheat.
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