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Released July 19, 2011 for Rock Band
Celebrating Soundgarden on Tour 2011
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Genre: Grunge
Album: Badmotorfinger (1991)

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Great song... TechHit
...from one of my all time favourite bands, but the charting in this song is terrible, and it's a real chore to play. The charting reminds me of Joker and the Thief by Wolfmother, i.e. hand cramp nightmare. I love playing challenging songs, but not if they physically hurt/tire your hands.

The main riff is quick transitioning from strums to hammer-ons, and the part which causes me the most pain in my left hand is the B-O then quickly back to G-R... rinse and repeat... It would've been much more desireable to chart the most of the riff as HO's, and take out much of the relentless O-G charting.

It's a great shame because I love Soundgarden, and I wish I could play this song more. But not if it's going to accelerate my arthritis development, and take away my enjoyment of listening/playing this song.
07.22.11 3:16am 0 Replies | Reply +4 Relevance
The Weakest Link HGinCT14
Soundgarden is usually known for interesting and complex drum charts but this is not one of them. what you play during the first 30 seconds is what you play the entire song, until it gets to end and is so slow it will bore you to sleep.

That said, it's not a terrible song at all, but you can skip it over if you really want. However, if you plan on buying everything else? just buy the whole pack, you'll basically get this song for free.
07.19.11 7:18pm 0 Replies | Reply -1 Relevance
Runa216
Everything about this track is painful and annoying and repetitive on guitar. There isn't a single part of this song that is remotely fun.

Watching is is interesting, since it's all over the fret board and the pattern changes a few times throughout the duration of the song, but every variation on the pattern is either hand-crampingly annoying to play or boring as sin, alongside some of the most annoying and most boring charts all at once.

I'm noticing more and more that Soundgarden have the same problem with all of their guitar charts in this pack. Some good ideas, some solid riffs, and some real skill behind the real tracks that just don't translate to Rock Band at all due to the length and repetition.

Plus, as an aside, they also have this cock-teasing tendency to sound like they're about to change things up with a solo or a bridge or some variation on the annoying, repetitive patterns, only to back out at the last second, giving you another 12 reps of the same riff you just did before teasing you again, only to give you 6 more reps of the riff you just did.

Soundgarden tease me with their talent and uniqueness only to have it stricken from me as I come to realize their work is just not fun to play at all.

if I could give this any lower a score, I would.

I could copy and paste this exact review on like, 3/4 of the soundgarden songs in Rock Band. The major exceptions - at least on Guitar - being Spoonman and Superunknown. I only bought this pack because those two songs are a tonne of fun and some of my favorites on their respective discs (Rock Band 2 and 4, respectively). Huge mistake.

Avoid at all cost if you play Guitar.
02.15.16 4:42am 0 Replies | Reply -2 Relevance
padyo
I agree with the first guy, about the hand-cramping belligerence of this chart. A shame, really. Because it's a killer kick ass tune. As for drums, I was surprised by the relative ease of the chart. Trust me: Trying to play along to this song by ear (rather than on sight) on a real drum kit is a bitch.
07.24.11 5:49am 0 Replies | Reply -2 Relevance
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