Guitar Hero: Metallica Dated For North America

Metallica's own Guitar Hero game will be riding the lightning on its way to retail shelves on March 29 for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, according to the band's official site.

The second-class consoles, Wii and PlayStation 2, will get their own versions of Guitar Hero: Metallica, but not until Spring, which translates to "likely in early May."

Metallica's official site reminds us about what's new in Guitar Hero: Metallica, including 28 tracks from the titular band, as well as guest appearances from Alice In chains, Foo Fighters and Slayer. For more info, hit up the band's official site.

Guitar Hero . . . Worst Kept Secret, Part II [Metallica.com - thanks, François!]