News > QUEEN Musical, Guitar Hero World Tour Partner To Offer Ultimate Night Of Rock 'N' Roll - Apr. 9, 2009

Added on 13-Apr-2009

The critically acclaimed and longest-running musical at London's prestigious Dominion Theatre, "We Will Rock You" — based on the music of QUEEN — has partnered with Activision Publishing, Inc.'s Guitar Hero World Tour to offer patrons the ultimate night of rock.

Before and after select performances of the hit musical, which embarks on its first U.K. tour this month, people will be able to rock with Guitar Hero World Tour to three of QUEEN's hit tracks, "C-Lebrity", "Fat Bottom Girls" and "We Are The Champions", as well as the entire 86-song on-disc set list, with prizes awarded to the best virtual performers. The game will also be featured at regional "We Will Rock You" preview and launch events, where members of the cast can mingle with press and VIPs.

"We're thrilled to have Guitar Hero World Tour hitting the road with the extremely popular musical, 'We Will Rock You'," says Ian McClellan, Senior Brand Manager, Red Octane. "As one of the driving forces in music and video games today, Guitar Hero is the perfect offering which enables fans to experience QUEEN's, plus a bevy of other rock 'n' roll giants', music in an all new way."

"We Will Rock You" played at the Palace Theatre, Manchester between March 21 and March 26; and will run at the Sunderland Empire between June 10 and June 27; the Birmingham Hippodrome July 1 and September 5; the Bristol Hippodrome between September 16 and October 31; and the Edinburgh Playhouse between November 4 and January 9, 2010.

Please see regional box offices for ticket availability.

Submitted by: mickyparise

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