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Guitar Hero 5 Cheats and Achievements

guitarhero5One of the most exciting things about a new video game are the cheats. Guitar Hero 5 cheats and achievements are no different and in big demand. I previously posted a few Guitar Hero cheats that carry over from game to game. Thanks to, I now present to you the entire list of Guitar Hero 5 cheats and achievements.

Before you know about the cheat, you need to know how to activate them in the game. Activate the cheats by going to the main menu and clicking on options. From the options seleection, select the cheats option. Click on “Enter New Cheat” and then enter the codes by either using your instrument or your joy stick. You will know if the cheat worked if you get a message that tells you whether you entered the cheat correctly or not.

Full list of Guitar Hero 5 cheats and achievements thanks to Device Magazine.

Guitar Hero 5 cheats:

Unlock All Characters

Press Blue x2, Green x2, Red, Green, Red, Yellow.

Always Slide

Press Green x2, Red x2, Yellow, Blue, Yellow, Blue. This mode turns all guitar notes (not chords) into touch pad sliding notes connected by purple lines. It has no effect online. Note: This code prevents achievements from being earned.

Auto Kick

Press Yellow, Green, Red, Blue x4, Red. This mode automatically plays the bass pedal for the drummer. It has no effect online. Note: This code prevents achievements from being earned.


Press Green x2, Blue, Green x3, Yellow, Green.

Focus Mode

Press Yellow, Green, Red, Green, Yellow, Blue, Green x2.

Performance Mode

Press Yellow x2, Blue, Red, Blue, Green, Red x2.

HUD Free Mode

Press Green, Red, Green x2, Yellow, Green x3.

Invisible Characters

Press Green, Red, Yellow x3, Blue x2, Green.

Air Instruments

Press Red x2, Blue, Yellow, Green x3, Yellow.

Contest Winner 1

Press Green x2, Red x2, Yellow, Red, Yellow, Blue.

Guitar Hero 5 Achievements and the corresponding number of Gamerscore points that you get.

Fest Quartet Quest (20 points): Play 10 4-Player RockFest Mode games of any type.

The Grand Tour (30 points): Unlock every venue in the world, and then some.

Going Gold (20 points): Complete 50 of the challenges at Gold or better.

Going Platinum (30 points): Complete 50 of the challenges at Platinum or better.

Going Diamond (50 points): Complete 50 of the challenges at Diamond.

Iron Lungs (20 points): Complete a 25-phrase streak as a Vocalist.

Sampler Plate (30 points): Play at least one song in Quickplay, Career and each Competitive game type.

Producer (10 points): Create a music studio song.

The Fabricated Four (10 points): Create a band of 4 created rockers and play a song with them.

Quadruple Threat (30 points): Complete at least one challenge for every instrument at Gold level or better.

Rocktopus (20 points): Make a standard 8 player Band v Band match online, win or lose.

Ménage à Huit (20 points): Play an online match with 8 players, all on the same instrument.

Outgoing (10 points): Complete 25 Pro Face Off matches online (Win or Lose).

Barbershop (10 points): Play a song with 4 Vocalists.

Drumline (10 points): Play a song with 4 Drummers.

String Quartet (10 points): Play a song with 4 Lead Guitarists.

All Four Bass Are Belong to Us (10 points): Play a song with 4 Bass Guitarists.

Explore the Studio Space (10 points): Read 5 Tooltips in GHMix.

Play It To The Bone (20 points): Make and complete a setlist which is at least 1 hour long.

Challenge of the Supergroup (20 points): Complete 5 band challenges at Gold or better.

Crowd Pleaser (5 points): Fill your Rock Meter all the way.

What’s an LP? (20 points): Complete 14 songs in Quickplay.

Young Star (10 points): Collect 25 Stars in Career.

Rising Star (20 points): Collect 101 Stars in Career.

Shooting Star (30 points): Collect 303 Stars in Career.

Senior Commander (10 points): Earn 5 or more Stars on a song in Career or Quickplay.

Super Star (50 points): Collect 505 Stars in Career.

You Want More? (10 points): Play 5 encore gigs.

Synchronized (10 points): Complete 20 Band Moments.

The Streak (30 points): Complete a 1001 note streak.

Crank It Up To 11 (20 points): Achieve a maxed out band multiplier as a standard band.

What’s New? (5 points): Complete any tutorial’s lesson on a new feature.

No Mistakes Allowed (20 points): Streak through the entirety of a song in Quickplay or Career.

Above And Beyond (10 points): Complete a song with an average individual multiplier above 4x.

Score Big (5 points): Earn 500,000 points in a single song as a solo act.

Score Bigger (10 points): Earn 1,000,000 points in a single song as a solo act or band.

Score Biggest (30 points): Earn 3,000,000 points in a single song as a band.

Our Powers Combined (10 points): As a 4 player standard band, all 4 players activate Star Power simultaneously.

Box Set (20 points): Complete 100 songs in Quickplay.

Juke Box (30 points): Complete 300 songs in Quickplay.

Chanteuse (10 points): 5 Star ‘Ex-Girlfriend’, ‘Send A Little Love Token’ and ‘Only Happy When It Rains’ as a Vocalist.

Star Cluster (100 points): Collect 808 Stars in Career.

Special Guest (10 points): Complete a song with your Xbox 360 Avatar.

Representative (5 points): Complete a sponsor gig challenge at Diamond level.

Additionally, there are five secret achievements:

Over 9000! (5 points): Went super.

Open Minded (50 points): Gave every one a chance.

Starstruck (20 points): Had a brush with celebrity.

Did You Finish Like We Did? (5 points): Came alive.

The Traditional (50 points): Complete Career mode.

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