Shred’s Not Dead

New Rock Band VR game is loaded with guitar classics

By Gary Graff
March 8, 2017

A full array of guitar heroics will be part of Rock Band VR, the latest version of the popular video game that’s due out March 23.

The first 20 of 60 planned songs for the game have been announced, including six-string classics such as Van Halen’s “Panama,” Aerosmith’s “Walk this Way,” Avenged Sevenfold’s “Beast and the Harlot,” Alice In Chains’ “Man in the Box,” Ghost’s Grammy award-winning “Cirice” and Megadeth’s “Hangar 18.”

The full first list of VR tracks includes:

Aerosmith, “Walk This Way”
Against the Current, “Running With the Wild Things”
Alice In Chains, “Man in the Box”
Arctic Horror, “Black Seas”
AudioDamn!, “Lights Out”
Avenged Sevenfold, “Beast and the Harlot”
Basement, “Promise Everything”
The Black Keys, “Gold on the Ceiling”
Bon Jovi, “Livin’ on a Prayer”
DragonForce, “Through the Fire and Flames”
Foo Fighters, “Everlong”
Ghost, “Cirice”
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, “Bad Reputation”
The Killers, “When You Were Young”
Megadeth, “Hangar 18″
Oasis, “Champagne Supernova”
OneRepublic, “Counting Stars”
Paramore, “Ain’t It Fun”
The Shelters, “Rebel Heart”
Spirit Kid, “To My Romeo”
Van Halen, “Panama”