To the growing list of musical superstars who will grace upcoming Guitar Hero games, we now must add multiple Grammy Award winner, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and legendary singer-songwriter Johnny Cash. Cash will be make his video game debut as a playable character in Activision’s upcoming Guitar Hero 5 game.
According to the company: “Cash’s virtual image will live on as Guitar Hero players can rock out on any instrument controller to ‘Ring Of Fire,’ and even unlock the ability to strum and sing along as the ‘Man in Black’ himself in the all-new Electric Honky Tonk Bar venue.” Cash joins the ever-growing list of playable in-game artists for the game including The Rolling Stones, The White Stripes, Kings of Leon, Tom Petty, Bob Dylan and Vampire Weekend, plus more than 25 artists from a variety of music genres that will be making their music video game debut.
Check out the trailer featuring Johnny Cash in his video game debut after the jump. Guitar Hero 5 hits store shelves September 1st.