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Band Hero Trophy Guide

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I would consider this one of the easiest Music games to fully complete.  Nothing is that challenging in it.  It is still a  fun game, but not for someone looking for challenge. The reason it isn't that challenging is because it is more for the whole family and you can tell Activision/Neversoft are trying to get new people involved in the game.

  • Author : OmegaMustard
  • Time To 100% : 20-25 Hours
  • Difficulty : 4
  • Online Trophies : 3/49
  • Offline Trophies : 45/49
  • Num Playthroughs : N/A

Trophy Guide & Road Map [toggle]

Earn all of the Bronze, Silver and Gold Trophies in Band Hero

Collect all other trophies and this one will unlock automatically. 

Complete all of the tutorials

You must complete all tutorials. Gameplay, Guitar, Bass, Vocals, Drums and Band.

Complete 25% of the gigs in Career

If you are playing straight through each and every song. You will get this by the end of the second venue.

Complete 50% of the gigs in Career

If you are playing straight through each and every song. You will get this by the end of the fifth venue.

Complete 75% of the gigs in Career

If you are playing straight through each and every song. You will get this by the end of the seventh venue.

Earn 111 Stars in Career
Tiered

See "Shine" for more information

Earn 333 Stars in Career
Tiered

See "Shine" for more information

Earn 555 Stars in Career
Tiered

Probably the quickest way to get this is to play all songs first on beginner vocals. Just put the mic in front of a fan and let each song play. This will net you 6 stars on each song.

Earn Platinum level on a Career Challenge

You can read the challenge for a song when you click on the song. There are Guitar, Bass, Vocals, Drums and Band challenges. If you are playing online in someone else's career and they do a challenge, it counts for your career even if you aren't playing the same instrument. The first few challenges are probably the easiest. Note that most challenges must be don't on expert, but not all. You can play around a bit and find an easy one to get Platinum or even diamond on.

Earn Diamond level on a Career Challenge
Complete a Career gig on any difficulty

You will get this right after playing your first song in career.

Unlock every venue

Play the majority of the gigs in each venue and this will unlock after playing a few in the last venue.

Complete Career on any difficulty with any instrument

You will unlock this at the same time as Road most Traveled. Just play the majority of the gigs in each venue and you will get this.

Host an online Career game and play a song

When you click on career from the main menu. You can either invite friends or search for players. Once at least one person joins. Just play through a song and this will unlock.

Complete 25 online Pro Face-Off matches, win or lose

Just go to competitive play and search in Pro Face Off.  Just complete 25 games, win or lose. You will probably  find more games on guitar than any other instruement.

Play an online Do or Die game

Go on Xbox Live and search in Rockfest. Do or Die is a random game that will come up. If you do this in a private match, you can just select a Do or Die game.

Complete the gigs and unlock all of the celebrity characters

You must play the following, NOte there are 3 Taylor Swift songs you only have to play 1. I listed Love Story below because it is the first one you come across in the career.

  • Love Story - Taylor Swift
  • Don't Speak - No Doubt
  • Just A Girl - No Doubt
  • She Will Be Loved - Maroon 5
Complete 50 of the Career Challenges at Platinum or Diamond

You must complete 50 different challenges at at least Platinum level which makes this achievement really easy. MOst of the challenges have to be done on expert, so keep that in mind.  You can sometimes find people online playing other instruments if you search in career. You can always see if they will help with challenges you can't do.

Play through every Band Hero song once

There are a total of 65 songs. Doesn't matter what instrument or difficulty, just play through all of them.

Successfully complete a Band Moment

A band moment is when you have more than one person playing. You will see some notes that are on fire. Make sure everyone  playing hits all the notes and the track will shine orange. This is a band moment.

Score over 10,000 points while in a single Star Power deployment in Career or Quickplay

This can be gotten very easily on any song with a lot of double note chords. Just save your star power until one of these parts and then activate it.

Score over 1,000,000 points as a band in any single song in Career or Quickplay

You can easily get this on most songs with 4 people playing on any difficulty except beginner.

Create a GHâ„¢Studio song

Just go to GH Studio and then select GHMix. Create a new song and just strum a few notes, then save and quit.

100% a song as a vocalist

This can be done on any difficulty. So just pick a song, select beginner and keep a 4x streak.

Complete at least one challenge for every instrument at Gold level or better

There are plenty of challenges to choose from for each instrument. If you want to know some easy ones. Turning on auto kick on the cheats menu and doing a drum kicks challenge. For Vocals, download the free metal song pack on xbox live and select one of the  challenges that require vocals on a select your own song and play Unearth. For Guitar and Bass, pick whatever you feel you can do.

Complete a song with 4 players without any members failing on expert in Career or Quickplay

Pick Bad Reputation by Joan Jett and everyone play expert bass if you are having trouble with this one.

Complete a song as 4 of the same instrument on any difficulty in Quickplay or Career

Doesn't matter the instrument or the difficulty. All 4 members must be playing the same instrument. Mix matching Guitar and Bass doesn't count. Must be all guitar or all bass. You can mix match Mics and headsets if doing vocals.

Earn an 11x multiplier

To earn an eleven x multiplier, you must have 4 people. Hit a band moment and make sure everyone has a 4x and full star power and all activate it as soon as the track lights up orange. Can be done on any difficulty or any combination of instruments.

Streak through an entire song without missing a note on medium or harder difficulty

This means you can't over strum either. Must keep a streak through the whole song. Bad Reputation is very easy to  100 percent on guitar and bass. Remember that it can be on medium.

Collect all of the Secret Notes

There are a total of 19 Secret notes. Doesn't matter what difficulty or what instrument the song is played with. Nothing really special about it, just play the  19 songs that are linked with the notes. The list is below.

Hint: *e*** *c******y

For the secret note trophies, play the song listed in the description. Can be done in quickplay or career. Doesn't matter what instrument or difficulty. You must 100 percent the song unless you just happen to know where the secret notes are.

"Beautiful Soul" - Jesse McCartney

Hint: **n** ***k***

"Black Cat" - Janet Jackson

Hint: *** *ol**** ****e*

"Honky Tonk Women" - The Rolling Stones

Hint: **l* *ll**

"Take What You Take" - Lily Allen

Hint: A** * A*

"Like Whoa" - Aly & AJ

Hint: ***o*n 5

"She Will Be Loved" - Maroon 5

Hint: **v** *o***

"Let's Dance"- David Bowie

Hint: *v***s***c*

"Bring Me to Life" - Evanescence

Hint: H*****

"Lips of an Angel" - Hinder

Hint: *a* B****a*

"Love is a Battlefield" - Pat Benatar

Hint: *o ***b*

"Don't Speak" - No Doubt

Hint: ***v** **y*

"I Heard It Through the Grapevine" - Marvin Gaye

Hint: **i** *i***

"Wannabe" - Spice Girls

Hint: **ll*** ****l*

"Y.M.C.A." - Village People

Hint: **l*** **ff

"So Yesterday" - Hilary Duff

Hint: *e***w***d

"Ocean Avenue" - Yellowcard

Hint: *h* *ll-**e***** **j****

"Dirty Little Secret" - The All-American Rejects

Hint: **y O******

"Oh, Pretty Woman" - Roy Orbison

Hint: **r* **u****

"Kung Fu Fighting" - Carl Douglas