Guitar Hero Metallica confirmed

    It’s been rumored since way back in June, but today brings an official confirmation of Guitar Hero: Metallica, as the game is slated for release in the first half of 2009. The game is set to allow players to follow Metallica’s career trajectory, and will include famous performances like 1991’s Monsters of Rock Tour. The game will feature 28 Metallica songs as well as songs from Machine Head, Queen, Alice In Chains, and Foo Fighters. There will be a hardware update as well: The drum kit included with the game will feature a double bass drum petal. [Billboard]