Metallica achievement in Guitar Hero Metallica


Complete any instrument career on Expert (Guitar, Bass, Vocals, Drums or Band)

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How to unlock the Metallica achievement

  • SSmasterONESSmasterONE279,723
    28 Mar 2009 30 Mar 2009
    43 0 8
    I have the best secret trick/ tip to give you guys. All you have to do is beat the song "The Thing That Should Not Be" on expert difficulty and you get the achievement. You can play the rest of your career on any difficulty.

    That song is unlocked once you reach 71 stars so the minimum amount of songs you need to beat is 15 then you can play "The Thing That Should Not Be."

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    IDS ColossusExpert vocals on any of these games is really easy for anybody that isn't completely tone deaf. but I thought id give it a try anyway just so I can give an updated report. I can confirm absolutely for sure that this STILL WORKS as of my posting this.
    June 6th, 2013. No current patches prevent this exploit.
    Posted by IDS Colossus on 07 Jun 13 at 03:19
    Games MasterWas expecting another B.Y.O.B. type deal with the last song but instead ended up getting this song which I five star-ed whilst half awake on the guitar. laugh
    Posted by Games Master on 24 Oct 13 at 21:31
    brooza664Confirmed this still works in 2020
    Posted by brooza664 on 05 Mar at 20:02
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  • StubaJayStubaJay183,654
    02 Jun 2009 02 Jun 2009
    12 0 2
    Easy way i found with this once you unlock the last song "The Thing That Should Not Be" go back on expert and play it on bass a very easy song on bass and there you go 75 gamer points
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    II TITCH IIgood tip and to help play as a band with some who can play expert on a different instrument, this is one of the easiest songs on the game anyway so nobody should have any problems
    Posted by II TITCH II on 03 Jun 09 at 13:21
    Wanderer128The solution could be more informative like the one above it, but I completely agree that this is quite an easy song on Expert for the bass.
    I'll put it this way, I played through the career on medium and there were even times I'd only get 4 stars, and on "The Thing You Should Not Be" on Expert and on the Bass, I got 5 stars easily.
    Posted by Wanderer128 on 05 Mar 12 at 01:02
  • geegers x3geegers x396,606
    29 Jul 2010 29 Jul 2010
    10 0 0
    in addition to the expert solo career guides above, you can also one-man band this achievement in BAND CAREER and get both achievements at the same time: Nothing Else Matters and Metallica.

    **BE SURE before you start that you check/change the profile you want to attain the achievement is the band leader by going to the preferences screen where you select an instrument, difficulty, etc. then press X (blue button). you should see a coiled blue snake icon above your name indicating that you're the band leader. unfortunately, only one profile, the band leader, can obtain band career achievements.**

    Play an instrument on whatever difficulty you’re comfortable with and add beginner's vocals using the mic trick (**see below**). beginner’s vocals will produce plenty of star power to boost your score and easily attain 5 stars per song.

    **MIC TRICK: as an alternative to a fan, if you have the right setup, it also works to put the singer's mic into your headphones earpiece (i have full turtlebeach headphones) with the volume up to max and have vocals set to beginner, then turn on your TV sound so you can play along.**

    play and obtain all 5 stars in 15 songs until you unlock the ice cave venue (72 stars total). then switch both instruments to Expert and play the final song "The Thing That Should Not Be.” achievements pop up after playing the final song - no need to go and complete all 50+ songs. The final song is easy enough to sing and play at the same time. Expert Vocals and Bass worked for me.
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