E3 2008: Guitar Hero World Tour with REM, Metallica

Talking about music games, Microsoft reveals that Xbox Live is responsible for 3.5 million music downloads. They bring out Kai Huang from Red Octane, who shows off a new touch-slide guitar and cymbals.

He touts the “greatest number of master tracks from the best bands” going to Guitar Hero, and then talks up the World Tour Music Creator.

And now, an REM trackpack will be available with three tracks from their newest album before anyone else. The Eagles are mentioned, plus, Metallica is joining with GH, bringing Death Magnetic in its entirety as a download at the same time the album is released, for both GHIII and World Tour this December.