Washington, DC-based DARKEST HOUR are proud to announce their inclusion on the next installment of the best-selling Guitar Hero series, Guitar Hero 5. Their track, “Demon(s),” from the band’s 2007 album Deliver Us, will be available as part of the on-disc set list which also includes tracks from such artists as David Bowie, Santana, and Coldplay. The game is available September 1 on Xbox 360, Playstation 3, and Wii.
DARKEST HOUR documented their recent trip to Activision’s studios in a brand-new webisode available at this link.
Guitarist Mike Schleibaum comments: “We are both honored and extremely excited to be a part of Guitar Hero 5 alongside some of our favorite artists of all time! The dudes at Activision rule, and this is by far the best version of the game they have ever put out! We look forward to challenging fans all over the world to Guitar Hero-offs! Make sure to check out the video clip of us at Activision, and by all means get the game and party hard!”
DARKEST HOUR is currently on the Summer Slaughter tour supporting their latest album, The Eternal Return, which debuted at #104 on the Billboard 200. The album marked their highest debut ever on Billboard. Full Summer Slaughter tour dates are listed below.
DARKEST HOUR on the SUMMER SLAUGHTER TOUR w/ Necrophagist & Suffocation:
7/17 - CLIFTON PARK, NY - NORTHERN LIGHTS
7/18 - WORCESTER, MA - PALLADIUM
7/19 - NEW YORK, NY- IRVING PLAZA
7/20 - NEW YORK, NY- IRVING PLAZA