Guitar Hero: Rocks the 90's setlist! (Need opinions)

#1 Posted by TheLawnWrangler (1738 posts) -
I need Peoples' opinions on my Rock the 90s setlist

I've been working on this setlist for shits and giggles...but I cant finish it (also idk if it sucks or not) please help I need:

More bonus songs

A few songs in tier 5 and 7



The Distance – Cake

Bound For The Floor – Local H

When I Come Around – Green Day

Pardon Me – Incubus

Flagpole Sitta – Harvey Danger

Encore: Undone - Weezer



Date Rape – Sublime

Come As You Are – Nirvana

My Own Worst Enemy – Lit

Tyler – The Toadies

Add It Up – The Violent Femmes

Encore: Intersate Love Song – Stone Temple Pilots



My Hero – Foo Fighters

No Rain – Blind Melon

Wilma’s Rainbow - Helmet

M+M’s – Blink 182

When Worlds Collide – Powerman 5000

Encore: Bullet With Butterfly Wings – Smashing Pumpkins



Linoleum – NOFX

Sell Out – Reel Big Fish

Debaser – The Pixies

Been Caught Stealing – Jane’s Addiction

All Mixed Up – 311

Encore: Jeremy – Pearl Jam



Wynona’s Big Brown Beaver – Primus

Just – Radiohead

Rusty Cage – Sound Garden

Machinehead - Bush

Encore: Epic – Faith No More



Check – Zebrahead

In The Mind of a Bourgeois Reader –Sonic Youth

Prisoner of Society – The Living End

Jump – Van Halen

Warped – Red Hot Chili Peppers

Encore: Metallica (dont know which song lol)



Ruiner – Nine Inch Nails

Astonishing Panorama of End Times – Marilyn Manson

Wake Up – Rage Against The Machine

Civil War – Guns N Roses



Bonus Setlist:

Better Days – Citizen King

Evil Eye – Fu Manchu

Fight For Your Right – Beastie Boys

Golden I – Mindless Self Indulgence

I Am Hated - Slipknot

Loser - Beck

Self Esteem – The Offspring

Song 2 – Blur

The Impression That I Get – Mighty Mighty Bosstones

tell me what ya'll think!

#2 Posted by Scarabola (5 posts) -

The first thing about Guitar Hero songs is that they need to be fun to play. Second comes songs that people would be familiar with (or at least bands people are familiar with), and since this is a 90s setlist, there has to be songs that define the 90s decade.

There's mine. As you can see I still need one more song for the 7th tier. Some bands I wanted included Tool, Faith No More, Nine Inch Nails, Monster Magnet, Sonic Youth, Bush, Foo Fighters, and many alternative artists, however I could not find any suitable songs that wouldn't interfere with the setliest I already made.

Now for your setlist criticism (cause you asked for it).

Been Caught Stealing is a very difficult sounding song, which is why I moved it to the 7th tier.

I chose Basket Case by Green Day because it was more speedy and frantic, and has a similarity to GH2's Monkey Wrench (sped up song consisting of chord after chord after chord). I chose Cherub Rock simply because Bullet sounds too boring, and Beautiful Disaster as opposed to All Mixed Up due to a more fun sounding track. Santeria by Sublime is more popular than Date Rape (and the word Rape would probably not be allowed in the game). I'm thinking of getting a different Nirvana song (GH2 stole the best Nirvana guitar song), but Come As You Are is simply the same riff over and over again, with a guitar solo copying the vocal meolody. Vasoline by Stone Temple Pilots is a much more guitar heavy song, as is Even Flow by Pearl Jam, Jerry Was a Racecar Driver by Primus, and Paranoid Android by Radiohead. I really don't get why people keep saying Epic by Faith No More is a 90s song, it's from 1988. Machinehead by Bush doesn't sound fun aside from that main riff. Rusty Cage consists of that (really cool) riff that plays throughout the song, and then goes into the break which leads into the breakdown, whereas Bleed Together is much more fun-sounding for lack of a better term. Amazingly we both have Prisoner of Society on our lists, and in the same tier as well. Jump by Van Halen..... what? I veered from using a Metallica song for a few reasons, including the fact that there had never been a Metallica song in any game until GH3, despite being eligible to be in all 3 of the first GH games (Don't forget Rocks the 80s). I'm not familiar with the first two songs in the 7th tier you've chosen, however I opted for Bombtrack by RATM since it's short and simple unlike Wake Up which is very layered and unconventional. And Guns N Roses shouldn't be considered for a 90s rock game.

As you can see my list may not be perfect, especially since the songs of the 8th tier are not alternatvie songs, and with 3 of them being from 1990. I'm opting for a different song by Nirvana, Alice in Chains, and Pantera, but for now those will have to do.

And please don't delete/lock this thread.

#3 Posted by BisonHero (8640 posts) -

Jesus, how did 2000 people view this thread (presumably mostly when it was first posted) and somehow nobody replied to it until now?

#4 Posted by Scarabola (5 posts) -

I guess you have about 2000 people to ask. And a quick google search led me here to see if anyone else had the same crazy idea.

#5 Posted by iAmJohn (6166 posts) -

Oh man, nofx4208. Remember when he used to write in to basically every single Screened podcast? The fuck ever happened to that guy anyway?

PS: Add It Up, Debaser, and Fight for Your Right are not nineties songs.

#6 Posted by gaminghooligan (1725 posts) -

I love Cake but I can't imagine that Going the Distance would be very much fun to play...

#7 Posted by Scarabola (5 posts) -

Yeah, I forgot wether Debaser and Fight for Your Right were 80s or not. P.S. Hooligan, you have the best avatar.

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