Activision, today announced that legendary guitar hero Slash will provide an original track and appear as a boss battle character in Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, delivering wannabe rock stars the chance to shred against the music icon. Additionally, Guns N' Roses' rock anthem hit "Welcome to the Jungle" will be included in the game's robust soundtrack that also features master tracks by such renowned rock bands as The Rolling Stones, Beastie Boys, Muse and Pearl Jam. Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock is slated for release this fall.
Activision also confirmed the company's E3 videogame line-up, which includes Bee Movie Game, based on the upcoming computer-animated comedy from DreamWorks Animation, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, id Software's Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars, Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, Spider-Man: Friend or Foe and Tony Hawk's Proving Ground.
"Guitar legend Slash, combined with Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock's robust soundtrack and innovative new game features, will continue to solidify the brand's leadership in the rhythm-action genre," said Robin Kaminsky, executive vice president of Activision Publishing. "Additionally, our diverse and well-rounded E3 portfolio underscores Activision's continued commitment to building brands that appeal to global audiences and delivering top-quality games that delight fans worldwide."