Holier Than Thou achievement in Guitar Hero: Metallica

Holier Than Thou

Complete all instrument careers

Holier Than Thou+0.1
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How to unlock the Holier Than Thou achievement

  • EvoHeroEvoHero158,015
    03 Apr 2009 16 Apr 2009
    37 1 9
    Completion for all four careers is based on the same requirements as completing one career (earn 72 stars and beat the song The Thing That Should Not Be)

    Some tips:

    -- The whole career on a given instrument does not have to be defeated on one specific difficulty--if there's a song you're having trouble with, simply drop down in difficulty, or better yet, change to a different song since you only need to pass a certain number of songs to unlock The Thing That Should Not Be. While songs like Fight Fire With Fire will be unlocked after a certain point in Guitar or Bass careers, you can still go back and play MUCH easier songs like Toxicity or Stacked Actors and likely get many more stars for your trouble.

    -- Vocals are a slightly different beast than in GH:WT, so it's actually somewhat enjoyable to play on higher difficulties this time around. If you're still not feeling it, place your microphone next to something that makes a constant amount of noise (a fan is best) and select Beginner as your difficulty.

    -- Band career is NOT required for this achievement.
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    dirty howycheck this out. I have completed career on vocals, drums, guitar, and bass. I have the achievements for all four of those, but for some reason I did not get the Hollier Than Thou achievement. WHY? It is really pissin me off.
    Posted by dirty howy on 25 May 09 at 00:07
    killerbeej2Keep playing a few in another career. Sometimes they're delayed.
    Posted by killerbeej2 on 15 Oct 09 at 15:05
    Data555doughit may be possible that they were done on separate hard drives or xboxes, possibly messing it up.
    Posted by Data555dough on 09 Feb 10 at 23:53
    central perk 08half my guitar career was done one 1 xbox, then the dreaded rrod, same hard drive different xbox for the remaining 3 1/2 careers no Hollier than thou achievemenet, really annoying especially for 150 g
    Posted by central perk 08 on 05 May 10 at 09:52
    Lobo SamhainAll 4 instument careers must be completed on the same save file. I just made this mistake earlier today and had to redo the entire vocals career for it to unlockk
    Posted by Lobo Samhain on 23 Jun 10 at 22:48
    finallife6its so easy for 150g just the vocals career is broken and very boring but at least its not easy to fail
    Posted by finallife6 on 20 Aug 10 at 21:22
    ZX KNIGHTIn fairness it only takes about 2.5 hours to complete this game, you can get it done 30 minutes a night in less than a week. :)
    Posted by ZX KNIGHT on 03 Nov 10 at 20:51
    Kiwi SoldierSo, if we did one career on one console, and the other 3 on a different console, can we still get the 150g??
    Posted by Kiwi Soldier on 26 Jan 11 at 11:14
    Killswitch9000You need all four instrument careers completed in the one save file. I finished my last instrument and was then disappointed to not get the 150G. I went back and checked my other instruments in that save file and I was only half way through the bass career. From memory I lost my completed bass career when I had a one of my 7 RRoD! So if you have 3 in one file you will need to complete the 4th one in that save file to get the 150
    Posted by Killswitch9000 on 28 May 12 at 15:30
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