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Guitar Hero: Metallica

Codes

Cheats menu

Select "Cheats" at the main menu, then "Enter New Cheat". Enter one of the following codes to unlock the corresponding cheat option at the menu. A message will confirm correct code entry.

EffectCode
Press Red(2), Blue, Yellow, Green(3), YellowAir instruments
Press Red(3), Blue(2), Green(2), YellowAlways Drum Fill
Press Yellow, Red, Green, Red, Green, Red(2), BlueBlack Highway
Press Green, Red, Green, Blue, Red(2), Yellow, BlueFlame Color
Press Blue, Red(2), Green, Red, Green, Red, Yellow.Gem Color
Press Green, Blue, Red, Yellow(2), Red, Green(2).Hyperguitar, Hyperbass, and Hyperdrums
Press Green, Red, Yellow(3), Blue(2), GreenInvisible Rocker
Press Green, Red, Yellow, Blue(2), Yellow, Red, Green.Metallica Costumes
Yellow (2), Blue, Red, Blue, Green, Red (2)Performance Mode
Press Red(2), Yellow, Red, Blue, Red, Red, BlueStar Color
Press Yellow, Green, Red, Blue(4), Red.This mode automatically plays the bass pedal for the drummer. It has no effect online.
Press Green(2), Red(2), Yellow, Red, Yellow, BlueThis turns all guitar notes (not chords) into touch pad sliding notes connected by purple lines. It has no effect online
Press Green, Red, Yellow, Blue, Red, Yellow, Blue, GreenThis unlocks additional Line 6 effects in the Music Studio
Press Red, Green(2), Yellow, Blue, Green, Yellow, GreenVocal Fireball

Contributed By: Kia_Xiou and TheCloudyWolf.

Unlockables

Achievements

Complete each achievement to get the allotted gamerscore.

UnlockableHow to Unlock
Earn 100 stars in Band Career or any single instrument Career...And Justice for All (50)
Earn a band Hot Streak (4 player band)2 X 4 (10)
You hit every star power phrase in the song OrionAstronomy (10)
You scored 1,000,000 on the song Battery as a bandBattery (30)
Win an online Pro Face-Off matchBetter Than You (10)
Win an online battle match with the Fade to Black power upBlack (10)
You created a custom tattooBlackened (5)
Win an online Band v Band match (8 players)Blitzkrieg (10)
You scored 575,000 on the song Creeping Death as the guitaristCreeping Death (30)
You recovered from a poor performance in Quickplay or CareerCure (5)
You performed as the drummerDamage Inc. (5)
You created a new custom rockerDisposable Heroes (5)
You scored 450,000 on the song Dyer's Eve as the drummerDyer's Eve (30)
You scored 330,000 on the song Enter Sandman on guitarEnter Sandman (30)
You created a new custom band logoEye of the Beholder (5)
You scored 340,000 on the song Fight Fire with Fire as the bassistFight Fire with Fire (30)
You created a new custom instrumentFixxxer (5)
Drummed every green note and finished the song Blood and Thunder with the rock meter in greenGreen Hell (15)
Complete a song on Expert + in Quickplay or Career (drums only)Hero of the Day (30)
Complete all instrument careersHolier Than Thou (150)
You performed as the bassistInvisible Kid (5)
Complete the career as the vocalistJames Hetfield (25)
You rocked out as King DiamondKing Diamond (5)
Complete the career as the guitaristKirk Hammett (25)
Complete the career as the drummerLars Ulrich (25)
You rocked out as LemmyLemmy (5)
You scored the highest individual score on a song in a bandMaster of Puppets (10)
100% a song (4 player band)Metal Militia (30)
Complete any instrument career on Expert (Guitar, Bass, Vocals, Drums or Band)Metallica (75)
You performed as the vocalistMotorbreath (5)
Complete the career in a band (2-4 player band)Nothing Else Matters (50)
Complete a song with any instrument on Hard or Expert in local Quickplay or CareerOne (10)
Download a song from GHTunesReload (5)
You triggered star power simultaneously (4 player band)Ride the Lightning (10)
Complete the career as the bassistRobert Trujillo (25)
Play 20 online matchesSeek & Destroy (25)
You performed as the guitaristSome Kind of Monster (5)
You scored 65,000 on Stone Cold Crazy as the vocalistStone Cold Crazy (30)
You completed a song at The Stone venueStone Dead Forever (5)
Earn $15,000The Ecstacy of Gold (50)
Complete a song with all band members on expert in Quickplay or Career (4 player band)The Four Horsemen (20)
You completed a song in every In-the-Round venueThe House Jack Built (10)
View a Metallifacts videoThe Memory Remains (5)
Complete the TutorialsThe More I See (5)
Complete a song in a band in Quickplay or Career (4 players)The Struggle Within (10)
Win an online Face-Off matchThe Unforgiven (10)
You won an online Face-Off match by 25,000 points or moreThe Unforgiven II (10)
You won an online Pro Face-Off match by 25,000 points or moreThe Unforgiven III (10)
You completed a song at the Ice Cave venueTrapped Under Ice (5)
Complete a song in every venueWherever I May Roam (15)

Contributed By: Guard Master.

Unlockable Characters

UnlockableHow to Unlock
Earn 100 stars in vocalist careerJames Hetfield
Earn 150 stars in Vocalist careerJames Hetfield Classic
Earn 200 stars in Vocalist careerJames Hetfield Zombie
Beat the song "Evil" in any instrument careerKing Diamond
Earn 150 stars in Guitar careerKirk Hammet Classic
Earn 200 stars in Guitar careerKirk Hammet Zombie
Earn 100 stars in guitar careerKirk Hammett
Earn 100 stars in drum careerLars Ulrich
Earn 150 stars in Drum careerLars Ulrich Classic
Earn 200 stars in Drum careerLars Ulrich Zombie
Beat the song "Ace of Spades" in any instrument career modeLemmy
Earn 100 stars in bass careerRobert Trujillo
Earn 150 stars in Bass careerRobert Trujillo Classic
Earn 200 stars in Bass careerRobert Trujillo Zombie
Earn 100 stars in a band careerZach Harmon
Earn 100 stars in a band careerZach Harmon Alt

Contributed By: tashaga_kaoe, Miko00014, WonsAuto, and rynocerator.