Any hardcore Metallica fan might feel a little nonplussed about a band that once swore they'd never make videos now signing off on their own cartoons. It's a little weird to watch James Hetfield shouting "Master of puppets, pulling your strings," while dressed in a mo-cap suit, surrounded by computers, pounding on a plastic guitar. But anyone who likes rhythm games and heavy metal will quickly get over that once they see what an obvious labor of love this game turned out to be. The rest of the wussies will save their cash for Guitar Hero: The Smiths, coming any day now.
Fun Factor: B-