Well, it is, according to KISS’ Gene Simmons. So, that’s a little unofficial, but it was stated in an interview with GameOn.
Admittedly, Activision has not confirmed Guitar Hero 6 and have only revealed vague plans for “a new Guitar Hero game”.
“I’m the voice of Guitar Hero 6,” says KISS front man Gene Simmons during a video clip produced by GameOn, a division of UK media site ITN. And that’s all he says. The clip — view it after the break — has been removed from the context of what’s assumed to be a full interview and essentially turns Simmons’ statement into a gag line. Still, Simmons does appear to be the first “official” spokesperson to outright name the next iteration of Guitar Hero, albeit unofficially.
Activision previously dated a forthcoming Guitar Hero game for the “back half” of 2010. Presumably, that’s “Guitar Hero 6” and the game Simmons will apparently star in. What? Activision didn’t offer his crew a full-on Guitar Hero: KISS game? It’s for the better, really, because all we want to do is get the digitized Simmons onstage and make him crank ‘dat Soulja Boy!