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
    Air instrumentsPress Red(2), Blue, Yellow, Green(3), Yellow
    Always Drum FillPress Red(3), Blue(2), Green(2), Yellow
    Black HighwayPress Yellow, Red, Green, Red, Green, Red(2), Blue
    Flame ColorPress Green, Red, Green, Blue, Red(2), Yellow, Blue
    Gem ColorPress Blue, Red(2), Green, Red, Green, Red, Yellow.
    Hyperguitar, Hyperbass, and HyperdrumsPress Green, Blue, Red, Yellow(2), Red, Green(2).
    Invisible RockerPress Green, Red, Yellow(3), Blue(2), Green
    Metallica CostumesPress Green, Red, Yellow, Blue(2), Yellow, Red, Green.
    Performance ModeYellow (2), Blue, Red, Blue, Green, Red (2)
    Star ColorPress Red(2), Yellow, Red, Blue, Red, Red, Blue
    This mode automatically plays the bass pedal for the drummer. It has no effect online.Press Yellow, Green, Red, Blue(4), Red.
    This turns all guitar notes (not chords) into touch pad sliding notes connected by purple lines. It has no effect onlinePress Green(2), Red(2), Yellow, Red, Yellow, Blue
    This unlocks additional Line 6 effects in the Music StudioPress Green, Red, Yellow, Blue, Red, Yellow, Blue, Green
    Vocal FireballPress Red, Green(2), Yellow, Blue, Green, Yellow, Green

    Contributed By: Kia_Xiou and TheCloudyWolf.

Unlockables

  • Unlockable Characters

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    James HetfieldEarn 100 stars in vocalist career
    James Hetfield ClassicEarn 150 stars in Vocalist career
    James Hetfield ZombieEarn 200 stars in Vocalist career
    King DiamondBeat the song "Evil" in any instrument career
    Kirk Hammet ClassicEarn 150 stars in Guitar career
    Kirk Hammet ZombieEarn 200 stars in Guitar career
    Kirk HammettEarn 100 stars in guitar career
    Lars UlrichEarn 100 stars in drum career
    Lars Ulrich ClassicEarn 150 stars in Drum career
    Lars Ulrich ZombieEarn 200 stars in Drum career
    LemmyBeat the song "Ace of Spades" in any instrument career mode
    Robert TrujilloEarn 100 stars in bass career
    Robert Trujillo ClassicEarn 150 stars in Bass career
    Robert Trujillo ZombieEarn 200 stars in Bass career
    Zach HarmonEarn 100 stars in a band career
    Zach Harmon AltEarn 100 stars in a band career

Achievements

  • Achievements

    Complete each achievement to get the allotted gamerscore.

    AchievementDescription
    ...And Justice for All (50)Earn 100 stars in Band Career or any single instrument Career
    2 X 4 (10)Earn a band Hot Streak (4 player band)
    Astronomy (10)You hit every star power phrase in the song Orion
    Battery (30)You scored 1,000,000 on the song Battery as a band
    Better Than You (10)Win an online Pro Face-Off match
    Black (10)Win an online battle match with the Fade to Black power up
    Blackened (5)You created a custom tattoo
    Blitzkrieg (10)Win an online Band v Band match (8 players)
    Creeping Death (30)You scored 575,000 on the song Creeping Death as the guitarist
    Cure (5)You recovered from a poor performance in Quickplay or Career
    Damage Inc. (5)You performed as the drummer
    Disposable Heroes (5)You created a new custom rocker
    Dyer's Eve (30)You scored 450,000 on the song Dyer's Eve as the drummer
    Enter Sandman (30)You scored 330,000 on the song Enter Sandman on guitar
    Eye of the Beholder (5)You created a new custom band logo
    Fight Fire with Fire (30)You scored 340,000 on the song Fight Fire with Fire as the bassist
    Fixxxer (5)You created a new custom instrument
    Green Hell (15)Drummed every green note and finished the song Blood and Thunder with the rock meter in green
    Hero of the Day (30)Complete a song on Expert + in Quickplay or Career (drums only)
    Holier Than Thou (150)Complete all instrument careers
    Invisible Kid (5)You performed as the bassist
    James Hetfield (25)Complete the career as the vocalist
    King Diamond (5)You rocked out as King Diamond
    Kirk Hammett (25)Complete the career as the guitarist
    Lars Ulrich (25)Complete the career as the drummer
    Lemmy (5)You rocked out as Lemmy
    Master of Puppets (10)You scored the highest individual score on a song in a band
    Metal Militia (30)100% a song (4 player band)
    Metallica (75)Complete any instrument career on Expert (Guitar, Bass, Vocals, Drums or Band)
    Motorbreath (5)You performed as the vocalist
    Nothing Else Matters (50)Complete the career in a band (2-4 player band)
    One (10)Complete a song with any instrument on Hard or Expert in local Quickplay or Career
    Reload (5)Download a song from GHTunes
    Ride the Lightning (10)You triggered star power simultaneously (4 player band)
    Robert Trujillo (25)Complete the career as the bassist
    Seek & Destroy (25)Play 20 online matches
    Some Kind of Monster (5)You performed as the guitarist
    Stone Cold Crazy (30)You scored 65,000 on Stone Cold Crazy as the vocalist
    Stone Dead Forever (5)You completed a song at The Stone venue
    The Ecstacy of Gold (50)Earn $15,000
    The Four Horsemen (20)Complete a song with all band members on expert in Quickplay or Career (4 player band)
    The House Jack Built (10)You completed a song in every In-the-Round venue
    The Memory Remains (5)View a Metallifacts video
    The More I See (5)Complete the Tutorials
    The Struggle Within (10)Complete a song in a band in Quickplay or Career (4 players)
    The Unforgiven (10)Win an online Face-Off match
    The Unforgiven II (10)You won an online Face-Off match by 25,000 points or more
    The Unforgiven III (10)You won an online Pro Face-Off match by 25,000 points or more
    Trapped Under Ice (5)You completed a song at the Ice Cave venue
    Wherever I May Roam (15)Complete a song in every venue

    Contributed By: Guard Master.

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