Here are a few of the 85 Guitar Hero 5 band/artists that have been confirmed so far. All bands/artists have been collected from various interviews with Activision reps. Here they are:
The Rolling Stones
The White Stripes
Kings of Leon
Band of Horses
Jimmy Eat World
Queens of the Stone Age
3 Doors Down.
More to be announced tomorrow according to Activision...
Just Announced, New Bands/Artists that are in the game:
Queen, David Bowie, Weezer, Bon Jovi, Billy Idol, Elliot Smith, Bronx, Wolfmother, Rammstein, Beck, Garbage, Billy Squier, My Morning Jacket, Kaiser Chiefs (DOUBLE YESS!!) and lastly, Brand New.