Guitar Hero songs to learn with Fret Zealot

Were you a big Guitar Hero? The rhythm video game sent shockwaves through the gaming community when it was first released in 2005, introducing a generation of players to the guitar – albeit, a five-button version. 

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You can learn some of the classic Guitar Hero hits with Fret Zealot! 


Guitar Hero 

Crossroads – Cream

More Than a Feeling – Boston

Sharp-Dressed Man – ZZ Top 

Smoke on the Water – Deep Purple 

Guitar Hero II

Carry On, Wayward Son – Kansas

Free Bird – Lynyrd Skynyrd 

Crazy on You – Heart

Message in a Bottle – The Police

Sweet Child O Mine – Guns ‘n Roses 

Them Bones – Alice in Chains 

The Trooper – Iron Maiden

Guitar Hero III 

Barracuda – Heart 

La Grange – ZZ Top

Pride and Joy – Stevie Ray Vaughan 

School’s Out – Alice Cooper

Sunshine of Your Love – Cream

Welcome to the Jungle – Guns n’ Roses 

Guitar Hero World Tour 

About a Girl – Nirvana 

Are You Gonna Go My Way – Lenny Kravitz

Crazy Train – Ozzy Osbourne 

Hot for Teacher – Van Halen 

Hotel California – Eagles 

La Bamba – Los Lobos

Livin’ on a Prayer – Bon Jovi 

The One I Love – R.E.M. 

Purple Haze – Jimi Hendrix 

Rebel Yell – Billy Idol 

Santeria – Sublime 

Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd 

Guitar Hero 5 

American Girl – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers 

Brianstorm – Arctic Monkeys 

Feel Good Inc. – Gorillaz

Kryptonite – 3 Doors Down

Lonely is the Night – Billy Squier 

Runnin’ Down a Dream – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers 

Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana 

Superstition – Stevie Wonder 

What I Got – Sublime 

You Give Love a Bad Name – Bon Jovi

Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock 

Aqualung – Jethro Tull 

Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen

Money for Nothing – Dire Straits 

Seven Nation Army – The White Stripes 

Sharp Dressed Man – ZZ Top 


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