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Band Hero Cheats, Codes & Guides

Band Hero Unlockables

  • Unlock Bonus Characters

    Adam Levine - Successfully complete the Maroon 5 "She Will Be Loved" gig.
    Adrian Young - Successfully complete the No Doubt "Don't Speak" gig.
    Frankenrocker - Successfully complete the Diamond Bonus Challenge for the Fall Out Boy "Sugar, We're Goin' Down" gig.
    Gwen Stefani - Successfully complete the No Doubt "Don't Speak" gig.
    Shadow Character - Successfully complete the Gold Bonus Challenge for the David Bowie "Let's Dance" gig.
    Taylor Swift - Successfully complete the Taylor Swift "Love Story" gig.
    Tom Dumont - Successfully complete the No Doubt "Don't Speak" gig.
    Tony Kanal - Successfully complete the No Doubt "Don't Speak" gig.
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  • Unlockables

    Characters

    Adam Levine - Complete Gig on Maroon 5 - She Will Be Loved
    Adrian Young - Complete Gig on No Doubt - Don't Speak
    Frankenrocker - Complete Diamond Bonus Challenge on Fall Out Boy - Sugar, We're Goin' Down
    Gwen Stefani - Complete Gig on No Doubt - Just A Girl
    Shadow Character - Complete Gold Bonus Challenge on David Bowie - Let's Dance
    Taylor Swift - Complete Gig on Taylor Swift - Love Story
    Tom Dumont - Complete Gig on No Doubt - Just A Girl
    Tony Kanal - Complete Gig on No Doubt - Don't Speak

    Extras

    Air Instruments - Complete Platinum Bonus Challenge on Aly & AJ - Like Whoa
    HUD Free Mode - Complete Platinum Bonus Challenge on Alphabeat - Fascination
    Invisible Characters - Complete Platinum Bonus Challenge on Filter - Take A Picture
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  • Band Hero trophies

    Entry location: Trophy list
    Platinum Trophy (Platinum)
    Earn all of the Bronze, Silver and Gold Trophies in Band Hero

    Welcome to Band Hero (Bronze)
    Complete all of the tutorials

    Rise to Fame (Bronze)
    Complete 25% of the gigs in Career

    Nation's Star (Silver)
    Complete 50% of the gigs in Career

    World Known (Silver)
    Complete 75% of the gigs in Career

    Glimmer (Bronze)
    Earn 111 Stars in Career

    Sparkle (Silver)
    Earn 333 Stars in Career

    Shine (Silver)
    Earn 555 Stars in Career

    Platinum Blonde (Bronze)
    Earn Platinum level on a Career Challenge

    Iced Out (Bronze)
    Earn Diamond level on a Career Challenge

    My First Gig (Bronze)
    Complete a Career gig on any difficulty

    Road Most Travelled (Silver)
    Unlock every venue

    The Long Road Ahead (Gold)
    Complete Career on any difficulty with any instrument

    M.C. (Bronze)
    Host an online Career game and play a song

    Face to Face (Bronze)
    Complete 25 online Pro Face-Off matches, win or lose

    Till Death Do Us Part (Bronze)
    Play an online Do or Die game

    Nice to Meet You (Silver)
    Complete the gigs and unlock all of the celebrity characters

    A New Challenge Awaits (Silver)
    Complete 50 of the Career Challenges at Platinum or Diamond

    Testing the Waters (Silver)
    Play through every Band Hero song once

    In the Moment (Bronze)
    Successfully complete a Band Moment

    Star Light, Star Bright (Bronze)
    Score over 10,000 points while in a single Star Power deployment in Career or Quickplay

    A Cool Mill (Bronze)
    Score over 1,000,000 points as a band in any single song in Career or Quickplay

    Studio Time (Bronze)
    Create a GH Studio song

    Fevered Pitch (Bronze)
    100% a song as a vocalist

    Jack of All Trades (Bronze)
    Complete at least one challenge for every instrument at Gold level or better

    There's no 'I' in 'Band Hero' (Bronze)
    Complete a song with 4 players without any members failing on expert in Career or Quickplay

    Four of a Kind (Bronze)
    Complete a song as 4 of the same instrument on any difficulty in Quickplay or Career

    Star Powered (Bronze)
    Earn an 11x multiplier

    Picture Perfect (Bronze)
    Streak through an entire song without missing a note on medium or harder difficulty

    Treasure Hunt (Gold)
    Collect all of the Secret Notes

    Secret Notes 1 (Bronze)
    Hint: *e*** *c*****y

    Secret Notes 2 (Bronze)
    Hint: **n** ***k***

    Secret Notes 3 (Bronze)
    Hint: *** *ol**** ****e*

    Secret Notes 4 (Bronze)
    Hint: **l* *ll**

    Secret Notes 5 (Bronze)
    Hint: A** * A*

    Secret Notes 6 (Bronze)
    Hint: ***o*n 5

    Secret Notes 7 (Bronze)
    Hint: **v** *o***

    Secret Notes 8 (Bronze)
    Hint: *v***s***c*

    Secret Notes 9 (Bronze)
    Hint: H*****

    Secret Notes 10 (Bronze)
    Hint: *a* B****a*

    Secret Notes 11 (Bronze)
    Hint: *o ***b*

    Secret Notes 12 (Bronze)
    Hint: ***v** **y*

    Secret Notes 13 (Bronze)
    Hint: **i** *i***

    Secret Notes 14 (Bronze)
    Hint: **ll*** ****l*

    Secret Notes 15 (Bronze)
    Hint: **l*** **ff

    Secret Notes 16 (Bronze)
    Hint: *e***w***d

    Secret Notes 17 (Bronze)
    Hint: *h* *ll-**e***** **j****

    Secret Notes 18 (Bronze)
    Hint: **y O*****

    Secret Notes 19 (Bronze)
    Hint: **r* **u****
    Submitted by GamesRadar
  • Band Hero Achievements

    Entry location: Achievement list
    Welcome to Band Hero (5 points)
    Complete the Tutorials

    Rise to Fame (10 points)
    Complete 25% of the gigs in Career

    Nation's Star (20 points)
    Complete 50% of the gigs in Career

    World Known (30 points)
    Complete 75% of the gigs in Career

    Glimmer (10 points)
    Earn 111 Stars in Career

    Sparkle (20 points)
    Earn 333 Stars in Career

    Shine (30 points)
    Earn 555 Stars in Career

    Platinum Blonde (10 points)
    Earn Platinum level on a Career Challenge

    Iced Out (10 points)
    Earn Diamond level on a Career Challenge

    Road Most Traveled (20 points)
    Unlock every venue

    The Long Road Ahead (30 points)
    Complete Career on any difficulty with any instrument

    M.C. (5 points)
    Host an online Career game and play a song

    Face to Face (15 points)
    Complete 25 online Pro Face-Off matches, win or lose

    Till Death Do Us Part (5 points)
    Play an online Do or Die game

    Nice to Meet You (20 points)
    Complete the gigs and unlock all of the celebrity characters

    A New Challenge Awaits (30 points)
    Complete 50 of the Career Challenges at Platinum or Diamond

    Testing the Waters (20 points)
    Play through every Band Hero song once

    15 Minutes of Fame (5 points)
    Complete a song as an Avatar rocker

    In the Moment (5 points)
    Successfully complete a Band Moment

    Star Light, Star Bright (10 points)
    Score over 10,000 points while in a single Star Power deployment

    A Cool Mill (10 points)
    Score over 1,000,000 points as a band in any single song in Career or Quickplay

    Fevered Pitch (15 points)
    100% a song as a vocalist

    Jack of All Trades (15 points)
    Complete at least one challenge for every instrument at Gold level or better

    There's no 'I' in 'Band Hero' (15 points)
    Complete a song with 4 players without any members failing on expert in Career or Quickplay

    Four of a Kind (10 points)
    Complete a song as 4 of the same instrument on any difficulty in Quickplay or Career

    Star Powered (10 points)
    Earn an 11x multiplier

    Picture Perfect (15 points)
    Streak through an entire song without missing a note on medium or harder difficulty

    Treasure Hunt (490 points)
    Collect all of the Secret Notes

    My First Gig (5 points)
    Complete a Career gig on any difficulty

    Secret Notes 1 (5 points)
    Hint: *e*** *c******y

    Secret Notes 2 (5 points)
    Hint: **n** ***k***

    Secret Notes 3 (5 points)
    Hint: *** *ol**** ****e*

    Secret Notes 4 (5 points)
    Hint: **l* *ll**

    Secret Notes 5 (5 points)
    Hint: A** * A*

    Secret Notes 6 (5 points)
    Hint: ***o*n 5

    Secret Notes 7 (5 points)
    Hint: **v** *o***

    Secret Notes 8 (5 points)
    Hint: *v***s***c*

    Secret Notes 9 (5 points)
    Hint: H*****

    Secret Notes 10 (5 points)
    Hint: *a* B****a*

    Secret Notes 11 (5 points)
    Hint: *o ***b*

    Secret Notes 12 (5 points)
    Hint: ***v** **y*

    Secret Notes 13 (5 points)
    Hint: **i** *i***

    Secret Notes 14 (5 points)
    Hint: **ll*** ****l*

    Secret Notes 15 (5 points)
    Hint: **l*** **ff

    Secret Notes 16 (5 points)
    Hint: *e***w***d

    Secret Notes 17 (5 points)
    Hint: *h* *ll-**e***** **j****

    Secret Notes 18 (5 points)
    Hint: **y O******

    Secret Notes 19 (5 points)
    Hint: **r* **u****

    Studio Time (10 points)
    Create a GH™Studio song
    Submitted by GamesRadar
  • Band Hero codes

    Entry location: Go to Input Cheats in the Options menu
    G = Green, R = Red, Y = Yellow, B = Blue

    Air Instruments: B,Y,B,R,R,Y,G,Y

    All HO/POs: R,G,B,G,B,G,R,G

    Always Slide: Y,G,Y,Y,Y,R,B,R

    Auto Kick: Y,G,Y,B,B,R,B,R

    Electrika Steel Unlocked: B,B,R,Y,R,Y,B,B

    Focus Mode: Y,Y,G,G,R,R,B,B

    HUD Free Mode G,R,G,R,Y,B,G,R

    Invisible Characters: G,R,Y,G,Y,B,Y,G

    Most Characters Unlocked: B,Y,G,Y,R,G,R,Y

    Performance Mode: Y,Y,B,G,B,R,R,R
    Submitted by GamesRadar

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More Info

Release date: Nov 03 2009 - Xbox 360, PS3, DS, Wii (US)
Nov 06 2009 - Xbox 360, PS3, DS, Wii (UK)
Available Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3, DS, Wii
Genre: Family
Published by: Activision
Developed by: Vicarious Visions, Neversoft
Franchise: Guitar Hero
ESRB Rating:
Everyone 10+: Lyrics, Mild Suggestive Themes
PEGI Rating:
12+