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Guitar Hero Drum Set

Guitar Hero World Tour will feature a wireless Guitar Hero drum set and Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers gives us a hands-on preview. Video after the break.

There's not a lot of new information to be found otherwise, but as none other than Stuart Copeland helpfully reminds us, the kit is in fact wireless. No headband included though, it seems.
[via Engadget - InsideGamer]

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Guitar Hero World Tour

Unlike the previous installment, Guitar Hero World Tour features a "'Music Studio' mode which allows players to "compose, record, edit and share music," and the 8-player 'Battle of the Bands' mode." Video after the break. Click here for first picture in gallery.

..the still curious, but ambitious sounding promise to add "significantly more localized downloadable music than ever before on all of the next-generation consoles."
[via GT - Joystiq]

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Just when you thought Ben Heck was ready for a vacation, he unveils his latest creation: custom Guitar Hero pedal controllers. Continue reading for an overview and video. Click here for first picture in gallery.

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A group of college students have built "Slashbot", which "works as a completely standalone process, using a converter box to translate specific pixel information from the screen intro note presses and strums on the mechanical contraption." Video after the break. Click here for first picture in gallery.

On average, the bot is achieving 90 percent accuracy in expert mode, and has yet to be defeated by a human challenger. Next up? It plans to eradicate all human life on Earth, of course
[via Engadget - Slashbot]

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If you've been looking for a Guitar Hero hack that automates the game for you, look no furthur than "AutoGuitarHero". This hack essentially uses "the composite video input to determine which notes need to be hit in real time." Video after the break. Click here for one more picture.

That, as you might have guessed, is way beyond any notion of practicality, and far outside the realm of the average DIYer's skill level, but it seems like it does indeed work, although there are apparently a few minor kinks left to be worked out
[via HackedGadgets - Engadget]

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That's right, a modder created a "PSX64 interface for plugging his PS2 Guitar Hero guitar into the C64, which he's having produced for sale alongside a 5 1/4-inch floppy disk of Shredz64." Video after the break.

In case you need a refresher, Shredz64 is all about bringing a Guitar Hero-style experience to the Commodore 64 -- which, in addition to holding much sentimental value, is quite the musical device in its own right
[via Engadget]

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BlendTec master Tom Dickson is back at it again, and this time he attempts to blend Guitar Hero 3. Video after the break.

I won't spoil it, but know that it doesn't hold up too well to a Pete Townshending. For a blender that costs as much as a PlayStation 3 it had better f&*@ this thing up
[via Kotaku]

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Someone from the Arcadecontrols forum built this incredible arcade style Guitar Hero cabinet, complete with marquee. Click here for more pics.

A simple but brilliant design--build an arcade style cabinet for Guitar Hero with a real Marshall cab acting as the base, a marquee and speakers on the top, and connect it to a hacked PS2 with every Guitar Hero game loaded on the hard drive
[via Gizmodo]

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Unlike its predecessor, this full-sized, PlayStation 2 compatible, LEGO Guitar Hero controller was modeled after a real Fender guitar. First image in gallery.

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Yes, this LEGO Guitar Hero controller actually works, and is just slightly larger than its PS2 counterpart. First picture in gallery.

This is a custom guitar controller for the game Guitar Hero, modeled after a Gibson Explorer guitar, with an extra large scratch-plate for style. I gutted the real controller and put the electronic boards in the lego case, so it actually works, too

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