Guitar Hero Cheats

Codes

  • Easter Egg Pushbutton Codes

    Enter these at the Game mode selection menu:

    EffectCode
    Crowd has Monkey HeadsBlue, Orange, Yellow, Yellow, Yellow, Blue, Orange
    Crowd has Skull HeadsOrange, Yellow, Blue, Blue, Orange, Yellow, Blue, Blue
    Player uses Air GuitarOrange, Orange, Blue, Yellow, Orange
    Rock meter will always stay greenyellow, blue, orange, orange, blue, blue, yellow, orange
    Unlock AllYellow, Orange, Blue, Blue, Orange, Yellow, Yellow
    Unlocks Hero GuitarBlue, Orange, Yellow, Blue, Blue
    Venue DisappearsBlue, Yellow, Orange, Blue, Yellow, Orange
  • PAL Button Codes

    Enter codes at main menu

    EffectCode
    Character plays Air Guitar (no guitar)Yellow, Yellow, Orange, Blue, Yellow
    Character plays Guitar Hero Guitar (SG Controller)Blue, Yellow, Blue, Orange, Blue
    Crowd cheat 1Yellow, blue, blue, orange, orange, blue, yellow
    Crowd cheat 2Yellow, blue, yellow, yellow, blue, blue, orange, orange
    No Venue modeOrange, yellow, orange, blue, blue, yellow
    Rock meter stays green (practise mode)Orange, blue, yellow, yellow, blue, blue, orange, yellow
    Unlock AllYellow, Orange, Orange, Yellow, Blue, Blue, Yellow

    Contributed By: Rimjaw_, light487, and ulicqeldroma13.

Glitches

  • Play as Secret characters without unlocking them

    The description is misleading, this glitch allows you to use the secret characters in carrer mode without unlocking them on a given difficulty level

    To get this to work both of these conditions must be met

    1: You will need to have unlocked the character previously on another difficulty level (such as normal)

    2: You must NOT have played the desired level of play at all (so unlock them on medium to play with them on hard/expert, but do not play hard/expert at all)

    To do the actuall glitch just go to medium and select either Izzy or Grim, and allow the game to save your progress, now head into hard or expert (assuming you have never touched these modes yet) and do NOT move the cursor when promted to select a hero, just hit green (or X) and select your guitar (when playing as Grim you'll notice that it works right here). When you start playing your hero won't be Axel Steel (or whoever was highlighted) but one of the two secret characters, don't ever change your character though because if you do you won't be able to play as them again until they are unlocked.

    Contributed By: dorkninja.

Unlockables

  • Unlockable - Characters, items, and other features unlocked by in-game tasks

    Cash amount is related to the current career difficulty. Easy difficulty does not accumulate cash.

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Acro-Brats - Call Out$250 in Song Unlock Shop
    Anarchy Club - Behind the Mask$250 in Song Unlock Shop
    Artillery - "The Breaking Wheel"$250 in Song Unlock Shop
    Black Label Society(w/ Zakk Wylde) - Fire it up$300 in Song Unlock Shop
    Count Zero - Sail Your Ship By$250 in Song Unlock Shop
    Din - Fly on the Wall$250 in Song Unlock Shop
    Drist - Decontrol$250 in Song Unlock Shop
    Freezepop - Get Ready 2 Rokk$250 in Song Unlock Shop
    Graveyard BBQ - Cheat on the Church$300 in Song Unlock Shop
    Guitar Skin: Apline White Gibson EDS-1275$150 in Skin Unlock Shop
    Guitar Skin: Birdseye Maple Gibson ES-335$200 in Skin Unlock Shop
    Guitar Skin: Blue Gibson Firebird$150 in Skin Unlock Shop
    Guitar Skin: Cherry Gibson Les Paul Special$200 in Skin Unlock Shop
    Guitar Skin: Cooper Gibson Firebird$200 in Skin Unlock Shop
    Guitar Skin: Cracked Blue Gibson Flying V$250 in Skin Unlock Shop
    Guitar Skin: Custom Cherry Gibson ES-335$250 in Skin Unlock Shop
    Guitar Skin: Custom Dragon Gibson Moderne$250 in Skin Unlock Shop
    Guitar Skin: Custom Flame Gibson SG$250 in Skin Unlock Shop
    Guitar Skin: Custom Rising Sun Gibson Explorer$250 in Skin Unlock Shop
    Guitar Skin: Custom Snakeskin Gibson Corvus$250 in Skin Unlock Shop
    Guitar Skin: Ebony Gibson ES-335$150 in Skin Unlock Shop
    Guitar Skin: Ebony Gibson Les Paul Standard$150 in Skin Unlock Shop
    Guitar Skin: Ebony Gibson Moderne$200 in Skin Unlock Shop
    Guitar Skin: Ebony Gibson SG$150 in Skin Unlock Shop
    Guitar Skin: Gibson Morderne Red$150 in Skin Unlock Shop
    Guitar Skin: Goldtop GIbson Les Paul Standard$200 in Skin Unlock Shop
    Guitar Skin: Green Lighting Gibson Les Paul Special$250 in Skin Unlock Shop
    Guitar Skin: Natural Gibson Corvus$200 in Skin Unlock Shop
    Guitar Skin: Natural Gibson Explorer$200 in Skin Unlock Shop
    Guitar Skin: Natural Gibson Flying V2$200 in Skin Unlock Shop
    Guitar Skin: Psychodelic Gibson Firebird$250 in Skin Unlock Shop
    Guitar Skin: White Gibson Corvus White$150 in Skin Unlock Shop
    Guitar Skin: White Gibson Explorer$150 in Skin Unlock Shop
    Guitar Skin: White Gibson Les Paul Special$150 in Skin Unlock Shop
    Guitar Skin: Worn Cherry Gibson Flying V$150 in Skin Unlock Shop
    Guitar Skin: Worn White Gibson SG$200 in Skin Unlock Shop
    Guitar Skin: Zakk Wylde Gibson Les Paul Custom$250 in Skin Unlock Shop
    Guitar: Gibson Corvus$700 in Guitar Unlock Shop
    Guitar: Gibson EDS-1275(doubleneck)$850 in Guitar Unlock Shop
    Guitar: Gibson ES-335$600 in Guitar Unlock Shop
    Guitar: Gibson Explorer$600 in Guitar Unlock Shop
    Guitar: Gibson Firebird$600 in Guitar Unlock Shop
    Guitar: Gibson Les Paul Special$600 in Guitar Unlock Shop
    Guitar: Gibson Moderne$700 in Guitar Unlock Shop
    Honest Bob and the Factory-to-Dealer Incentives - Hey$250 in Song Unlock Shop
    Made in Mexico - Farewell Myth$250 in Song Unlock Shop
    Monkey Steal the Peach - Guitar Hero Theme$250 in Song Unlock Shop
    Playable Character: Grim Reaper$8000 in Character Unlock Shop
    Playable Character: Izzy Sparks$5000 in Character Unlock Shop
    Shaimus - All of this$250 in Song Unlock Shop
    The Bags - CaveMan Rejoice$300 in Song Unlock Shop
    The Model Sons - The Story of my Love$250 in Song Unlock Shop
    The Slip - Even Rats$250 in Song Unlock Shop
    Upper Crust - Eureka, Ive found love$300 in Song Unlock Shop
    Video: Characters$325 in Video Unlock Shop
    Video: Songs$350 in Video Unlock Shop
    Video: Venues$325 in Video Unlock Shop

    Contributed By: davievil.

  • Battle Axe

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    The Battle AxeBeat Career Mode on Expert Difficulty

    Contributed By: FaustVII.

  • Guitar Hero - Guitar God Status

    Complete every song including bonus tracks in normal, hard, and expert modes with a five star rating and recieve guitar god status.

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Guitar God StatusEvery song completed with five star rating.

    Contributed By: ScarredTheory.

Guitar Hero II Cheats

Codes

  • Codes

    At the title menu, enter the code.

    EffectCode
    Air GuitarY,Y,B,O,Y,B
    Crowd has Eyeball HeadsB,O,Y,O,Y,O,B
    Crowd has Monkey HeadsO,B,Y,Y,O,B,Y,Y
    Flaming HeadO,Y,O,O,Y,O,Y,Y
    Horse HeadB,O,O,B,O,O,BO,O,B
    Hyper Speed De/ActivateOrange, Blue, Orange, Yellow, Orange, Blue, Orange, Yellow
    Performance mode (Guitar God Mode?)Yellow, Yellow, Blue, Yellow, Yellow, Orange, Yellow, Yellow
    Unlock All (NTSC Version)B,Y,O,R,O,Y,R,Y,R,Y,R,Y,R,Y

    Contributed By: y0kk3n, Van_Daminator, justshifl, and Sith_Jedi.

  • Hyperspeed on Dualshock

    Just do the sequence on the main menu (while selecting "Career Mode"). And keep doing it repeatedly until a message appears. Don't do it too slow.

    EffectCode
    Activates the HyperspeedTriangule, Square, X, Square, Triangule, Square, X, Square until a message appears

    Contributed By: Thassae.

  • PAL Codes

    At the title menu, enter the code. Enter again to de-activate.

    EffectCode
    Air guitarB, Y, O, B, Y, Y
    Crowd has Eyeball HeadsY,O,B,O,B,O,Y
    Flaming HeadY, Y, O, Y, O, O, Y, O
    Horse HeadB, O, O, B, O, O, B, O, O, B, O, O, B, O, O, B, O
    Hyper SpeedY, O, B, O, Y, O, B, O
    Monkey Head CrowdY, Y, B, O, Y, Y, B, O
    Performance Mode (no HUD)Y, Y, O, Y, Y, B, Y, Y
    Unlock all songs.Blue, Yellow, Orange, Orange, Yellow, Blue, Yellow, Blue, Yellow, Blue, Yellow, Blue, Yellow, Blue, Yellow

    Contributed By: mass_hypnosis, Daggoth_SS, and triplem1075.

Glitches

  • Make Grim Ripper play Gibson Les Paul

    After unlocking the Grim Ripper, select him as your guitarist in Career mode, then exit Career mode. Next, go to Quick Play mode, choose any song at any difficulty, and either finish the song, or quit once it has started. Then, go back to Career mode, and the Grim Ripper will be playing the Gibson Les Paul with the Cherry Sunburst Classic skin! To make him play the scythe again, simply select it in the "Change Guitar" menu.

    Contributed By: MarioKartPrime.

  • Play The Scythe With Anyone

    First you must have Grim Ripper unlocked and select him. Then select another character. The character MUST have their other outfit unlocked. They will have the Scythe unless you change the guitar.

    Contributed By: quanchdogg.

  • The ''R0kk_0n'' glitch.

    The glitch allows you to take any song part you want, and play that over any other song.

    Steps:

    1. Choose your song.

    2. Enter practice mode.

    3. Pick the section you want to play.

    4. Start that section on any speed(slowest is easiest to perform the glitch)

    5. Unplug controller right when the options screen comes back up at the end of the section.

    6. Reinsert controller and press continue. If notechart keeps scrolling, you performed the glitch.

    7. Reset your PS2/Xbox 360 to undo the glitch.

    Contributed By: r0kk_0n.

Unlockables

  • New multiplayer mode

    Pro face-off mode is where both players play all the notes.

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Pro Face-offBeat game on medium or higher

    Contributed By: Bocotainin.

  • Secret Guitars

    Complete the designated in-game tasks to unlock these secret guitars in the shop.

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    "Snaketapus" GuitarBeat Hard Mode
    "The Log" Guitar5-Star every song on Expert
    Battle Axe GuitarBeat Expert Mode
    Casket GuitarBeat Medium Mode
    Eyeball Guitar5-Star every song on Hard
    Fish GuitarBeat Easy Mode
    USA Guitar5-Star every song on Easy
    Viking Guitar5-Star every song on Medium

    Contributed By: justshifl.

  • Unlocking Additional Basses

    Here is how you can unlock additional Basses in Co-Op mode.

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Cream SGGet 5 stars on 20 songs in Co-Op
    Gibson GrabberBeat 20 Songs in Co-Op Mode
    Gibson SG BassBeat 10 Songs in Co-Op mode
    Gibson ThunderbirdBeat 30 Songs in Co-Op mode
    Hofner BassBeat every song on Co-Op mode
    Lava Pearl Musicman StingrayGet 5 stars on 10 songs in Co-Op
    Natural Maple Gibson Grabber BassGet 4 stars on all co-op songs.
    Natural Sunburst Gibson Thunderbird BassGet 5 stars on every song in Co-Op

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