Codes

  • Guitar Hero 3 Codes

    To enter cheats, from the main menu go to Options -> Cheats -> Enter New Cheat. For each code, you have to strum while you press the given buttons. Notes in parenthesis are held together while you strum.
    i.e. (RY) denotes Red and Yellow buttons held and strummed once

    Also, there are five levels of hyperspeed in GH3. Level 5 is INSANITY to say the least. To switch between them, you press the green button while the code is highlighted after you enter it.

    All codes except Unlock All Songs may be turned off directly from the cheat menu by pressing the green button.

    EffectCode
    Air Guitar(YB) (GY) (GY) (RB) (RB) (RY) (RY) (YB) (GY) (GY) (RB) (RB) (RY) (RY) (GY) (GY) (RY) (RY)
    Easy Expert (makes the timing window bigger for hitting notes, Cannot be used in single career mode.)(GR) (GY) (YB) (RB) (BO) (YO) (RY) (RB)
    HyperspeedOBOYOBOY
    Large GemsG R G Y G B G O G B G Y G R G GR RY GR YB GR BO GR YB GR RY GR GY
    No Fail (does not work in career mode)(GR) B (GR) (GY) B (GY) (RY) O (RY) (GY) Y (GY) (GR)
    Performance Mode(RY) (RB) (RO) (RB) (RY) (GB) (RY) (RB)
    Precision Mode(GR) (GR) (GR) (RY) (RY) (RB) (RB) (YB) (YO) (YO) (GR) (GR) (GR) (RY) (RY) (RB) (RB) (YB) (YO) (YO)
    Unlock All Songs(YO) (RB) (RO) (GB) (RY) (YO) (RY) (RB) (GY) (GY) (YB) (YB) (YO) (YO) (YB)YR(RY)RYO
    Unlock Everything (uses 4-note chords, no sound will play)(GR_BO) (GRYB_) (GRY_O) (G_BYO) (GRYB_) (_RYBO) (GRYB_) (G_YBO) (GRYB_) (GRY_O) (GRY_O) (GRYB_) (GRY_O)

Glitches

  • Fight Lou in expert mode with Easy mode notes.

    After getting to the end of the game in expert mode with nothing left to do but fight Lou, Start the battle with him and shortly after the first riff`s, Strum without holding any fret`s untill you lose, At the game over screen go to "Tutorial"
    After that, Pick the Tutorial for Guitar Battle, And play through it untill you get the message "Lesson Complete"
    As soon as the next Fret-Board appears. Pause it and go to exit, This will take you back to the lesson menu, From there hit the red button which will take you back to the list of song`s, The fight with Lou will be highlighted, Pick the song and your done! Lou`s notechart and player will be set to Easy mode! Note: Your notechart will stay in expert mode, But his will be changed to Easy.

    Contributed By: FlamingStarwind.

Unlockables

  • Secret Guitars

    To unlock these guitars, you must complete these tasks. You must complete these tasks in career mode.

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    "Bat" Guitar5-Star Every Song On Easy
    "Beach Life" BassComplete Co-Op Career Mode On Hard
    "Distant Visitor" GuitarComplete Career Mode On Expert
    "El Jefe" Guitar5-Star Every Song On Expert
    "Jolly Roger" Guitar5-Star Every Song On Medium
    "Moon Shot" GuitarComplete Career Mode On Easy
    "Nemisis 13" GuitarComplete Co-Op Career Mode On Any Difficulty
    "Neversoft Skateboard" Guitar5-star Co-Op Career Mode On Expert
    "PendulAxe' BassComplete Co-Op Career Mode On Expert
    "Rojimbo" GuitarComplete Career Mode On Hard
    "Saint George" GuitarComplete Career Mode On Medium
    "Tiki" Guitar5-Star Every Song On Hard

    Contributed By: DeathIce.

  • Through the Fire and Flames

    To unlock this song, you must defeat Lou in the final guitar battle on any difficulty. The song will then be unlocked for all difficulties in the bonus song list.

    Contributed By: the0mega.

  • Unlockable characters

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    LouBeat the Lou boss battle and buyin unlock shop for $15,000
    SlashBeat the Slash boss battle and buy in unlock shop for $10,000
    Tom MorelloBeat the Tom Morello boss battle and buy in unlock shop for $10,000

    Contributed By: Vampire_Dan.

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