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Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s (PlayStation 2)

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Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s Credits

Harmonix Music Systems, INC. - 80's Team

ProducerHelen McWilliams
Associate ProducerPete Maguire, Jeff Allen
Audio LeadPete Maguire, Jeff Allen
Sound DesignerIzzy Maxwell, Sachi Sato, Arthur Inasi, David Bax, Andrew Buch, Catherine Cavanagh, Jeremy Page, Martin Rodriguez, Marc Brandi, Tristram Lozaw, Ramon Castillo
Audio InternRob Lynch
programmingDan Brakeley
Character Concept ArtistJennifer Hrobota
Art SupervisionDare Matheson
Character SupervisionMatthew Gilpin
Art Outsource ManagerJason Kendall
Character ArtistChristopher Hartelius
Venue UpdatesAaron DeMuth
Shell UpdatesJoseph Kowalski
Lip SyncTony Astone
Character IconsReiko Murakami
Media InternTodd Robertson
Senior Tech ArtistJason Warburg
Assistant Tech ArtistRob Stott
Character ModelingLiquid Development
Intro CutsceneGhostmilk Studios, Steve Wilson, Arv Slabosevicius
Poster Artist - Title ScreenJames Quigley
Poster Artist - Main ScreenDWITT 
QA ManagerLuke Jacobs
QA LeadKeith Smith
Interim QA LeadJoseph Pagliuca III
QA CoordinatorBill Cook
TestersSteven Bailey, Maria O'Brien, Joseph Pagliuca III, Grace Williams
General ManagerAlex Rigopulos
VP EngineeringEran Egozy
VP OperationsMichael Dornbrook
VP Product DevelopmentGreg LoPiccolo
VP Business DevelopmentJoe Brisbois
VP Int'l Business DevelopmentBernard Yee
Creative DirectorJosh Randall
Art DirectorRyan Lesser
Art ManagerJason Arnone
Audio DirectorKasson Crooker
SeneschalKris Fell
Administrative AssistantsKurt Davis, Spencer Saltonstall
IT ManagerGreg Rich
IT Support Asst. Dan Conway
Librarian/Admin. Asst.Heather Wilson
Exalted InternAdrian Rigopulos
The InternsEric McDonald, Michael Vitale
Accounting ServicesMelonie Newman
Special Thanks To:The entire HMX crew, all the fans, Daniel Sussman, Charlie Harris, Stephanie O'Malley Deming, Mike Chapman, Matt Chapman, Penny Arcade, Gene Landy, John Lanza, Jeff Light, Tien-Yi Lee, Jerry Wolosenko, the Williamses, and everyone at MTV Networks
Very Special Thanks to the Real Guitar Heroes6025, Don Barnes, Steve Bartek, Edward Bazalgette, Reb Beach, Nuno Bettencourt, Vito Bratta, Charlotte Caffey, Vivian Campbell, Jeff Carlisi, Carlos Cavazo, Robbin Crosby, Warren DeMartini, C. C. Deville, Kenneth Downing, East Bay Ray, Danny Elfman, David Fenton, Herman Frank Jr., Jay Jay French, Scotti Hill, Wolf Hoffman, Steve Howe, Scott Ian, Matthias Jabs, Keith Mack, David Murray, Brent Muscat, Eddie Ojeda, Wally Palmar, Paul Reynolds, Dave Sabo, Rudolf Schenker, Cary Sharaf, Adrian Smith, Zack Smith, Daniel Spitz, Billy Squier, Greg Steele, Andy Summers, Glenn Tipton, Marty Walsh, Jane Wiedlin, Fernando Von Arb, Billy Zoom, all the heroes at WaveGroup sound

Harmonix Music Systems, INC. - Guitar Hero 2 Development Team

Project LeaderDaniel Sussman
ProducerElena Siegman, Tracy Rosenthal-Newsom
Associate ProducerHelen McWilliams
Programming Lead / Character SystemJames Wiley Fleming
Engine LeadEric Malafeew
Assistant Programming Lead / Game SystemsEthan Fenn
Venue SystemDan Ogles
Game ShellChristine Legge Barrett, Yang Yang, Joseph Kowalski
Beatmatch SystemDan Schmidt
MiloJeff Somers
Build SystemMarc Flury
Additional ProgrammingDan Brakeley, Matthew Moss
Audio LeadEric Brosius
Sound DesignersIzzy Maxwell, Jeff Allen, Devon Newsom, Peter Moore, Sachi Sato
Tutorial VoiceoverJason Kendall
Game DesignerChris Canfield
CopywritersHelen McWilliams, Terri Brosius, Christian Wissmuller
Art LeadDare Matheson
Venue LeadPeter A. MacDonald
Character LeadMatthew Gilpin
Art Associate ProducerJason Kendall
Concept ArtistsJennifer Hrobota, Matthew Gilpin, Adolph Wong, Matt Perlot, Paul Lyons, Matthew Moore, Steven Kimura, Peter A. MacDonald, Reiko Murakami, Aaron DeMuth
Character TechAdolph Wong
Character AnimationChristopher Hartelius, Kelly Scott, Jeffrey B. Carroll, Reiko Murakami
Venue ModelingPeter A. MacDonald, Steven Kimura, Matthew Moore, Matt Perlot
Venue LightingMatthew Moore, Gayle Robertson
Venue EffectsDavid Boghdan, Brian Gibson
CinematographerAaron DeMuth
Track/HUDElliot Clapp, Brian Gibson, Matt Perlot
Lip SyncNoah Berkley, Reiko Murakami
Median Intern/HMX Video EditorTodd Robertson
Additional ArtistsKevin McGinnis, Leeanne Williams
Character ModelingLiquid Development, RedOctane Technologies, Andrew Hickinbottom
Guitar ModelingLiquid Development, Jason Kendall, Matthew Gilpin
Guitar Hero II LogoJoseph Kowalski
Intro CutsceneGhostmilk Studios, Steve Wilson, Arv Slabosevicius
Senior Tech ArtistJason Warburg
Tech ArtistsJason Booth, Sean Baptiste
Tech Art InternWill Miller
QA ManagerLuke Jacobs
QA CoordinatorBill Cook
TestersArthur Inasi, Keith Smith, Rob Stott, Dan Meretzky, Tim Cook, Alex Rossi, Heather Wilson, Boston Livingstone
Poster Artist - Data DialogShepard Fairey
Poster Artist - Main ScreenDWITT 
Poster Artist - Career Difficulty SelectDWITT 
Poster Artist - Career HomeJames Quigley
Poster Artist - End Game ScreenJames Quigley
Poster Artist - Quickplay Difficulty SelectLittle Friends of Printmaking
Poster Artist - Co-Op Part SelectSteven Kimura
Poster Artist - Multiplayer Difficulty SelectBrian Ralph
Poster Artist - Multiplayer Mode SelectJeremy Wabiszczewicz
Poster Artist - Training SelectJen Corace
Poster Artist - Tutorial SelectJay Ryan
Poster Artist - Practice Part SelectSteven Kimura
Poster Artist - Practice Difficulty SelectMatt Perlot
Poster Artist - Practice Section SelectJohn Dee
Poster Artist - Practice Speed SelectJeremy Fish
Poster Artist ‑ OptionsJesse Lefkowitz
Poster Artist - Audio SettingsAaron DeMuth
Poster Artist - Video SettingsDare Matheson
Poster Artist - Calibrate LagShawn Witt
Poster Artist - Data SettingsMark Dancey
Poster Artist - Bonus VideosPaul Lyons
Poster Artist - Controller SelectJoseph Kowalski
Developed byHarmonix Music Systems

Wavegroup Sound

Music / Vocals Recorded & Produced atWaveGroup Sound Fremont CA; San Francisco CA
Lead Music Produer & MixerWill Littlejohn
Additional MixingNick Gallant
Additional Production ServicesDoug Doppler, Scott Dugdale, Ric Fierabracci, Nick Gallant, Lance Taber, Joel Taylor
GutiarDoug Doppler, Nick Gallant, Marcus Henderson, Lance Taber
BassDarryl C. Anders, Stuart Dubey, Ric Fierabracci, Nick Gallant
Drums, PercussionScott Dugdale, Joel Taylor
Keyboards, Piano, OrganScott Dugdale, Will Littlejohn
TrumpetStefan Colson
SaxesLuke Pennella
VocalistsLindsay A. Bauer, Brandon Bayless, Dirk Benson, Brad Brooks, Moorea Dickason, Scott Dugdale, Mark Edwards, Nick Gallant, Marcus Henderson, John Honoré, Andrew Chaikin, Will Littlejohn, Brooks Lundy, Kimberly A. Nieva, Sue Pelmulder, Chris Perry, Steven Saxon, Daniel Shorago, Ray J. Sutton, David Dees Urrutia, Austin Willacy, Susan Zelinsky
EngineersLindsay A. Bauer, Paul Barros Bessone, Scott Dugdale, Bill Frank, Nick Gallant, John Honoré, Mark David Lee, Will Littlejohn, Bob Marshall, Sue Pelmulder, Ray J. Sutton, David Dees Urrutia
Audio ProgrammersScott Dugdale, Will Littlejohn
CastingLeslie Barton
Production CoordinatorKimberly A. Nieva

Motion Capture - House of Moves, Inc

CEOTom Tolles
Executive ProducerScott Gagain
Associate ProducerGreta Anderson
COOMatt Lawrence
Production ManagerChristopher Bellaci
Sales & Marketing CoordinatorJennifer Becherer
IT ManagerScott Webster
Capture SupervisorGary Roberts
Capture OperatorAndre Petrossian
QA LeadLaura Siewert
QA AssistantVince Argentine
Video LeadNikola Dupkanic
Production AssistantJosephine Darkwah
MoCap ActorsJudita Wignall, Matt Wignall, Ryan Lesser, Dare Matheson

RedOctane

Executive ProducerJeff Matsushita
Associate ProducerTheodor Lange
QA LeadDaniyel Garcia
QACasimero Agustin, Mark Johnson, Raul Renteria, Amanda Amezcua
Song Selection TeamTheodor Lange, Chris Larkin
Song Asset ManagerPatrick Bowman
VP of MarketingStacey Hirata
Global Brand ManagerDoug McCracken
Licensing AssociateChris Larkin
Marketing AssistantKyle Rechsteiner
Sr. PR SpecialistBryan Lam
PR CoordinatorJordan Dodge
Creative Services ManagerMike Doan
Graphic DesignersMaly Bun, Minna Hu
PresidentKai Huang
Head of PublishingDusty Welch
COOCharles Huang
ControllerRichard Santiago
AccountingTina Xu
Logistics ManagerCandy Lu
 Logistics SpecialistScott Yang
HR GeneralistKathryn Fernandez
VP of AccessoriesLee Guinchard
Director of R&DJack McCauley
Product ManagerSteve Withers
Production Engineer Mgr. Jared Chan
Product DesignerCody Lee
RedOctane EuropeZach Fountain
The rest at RedOctane, specifically:Hana Sakamoto, Trina Kratz, Henry Okamoto, Michael Pan, Patty Simonelli, Masai Davis, John Devecka, Sami Venkat
All of the folks at Activision corporate, Specifically:Michael J. Griffith, Ron Doornink, Thomas Tippl, Brian Kelly, Robert Kotick, Robin Karninsky, Maria Stipp, Steve Young, Josh Taub, Laura Hoegler, Jennifer Sullivan, Wade Pottinger, Sean Dexheimer, Dan Schaffer, Molly Hinchey, George Rose, Gregory Deutsch, Mary Tuck, Kap Kang, Danielle Kim, Dave Anderson, Justin Berenbaum, Tina Kwon, Susan Rude, John Dillulo, Ami Sheth, Maryanne Lataif, Michelle Schroder, Christopher D. Wilson, Steve Rosenthal, Blake Hennon, Vic Lopez, Justin Bennett, Jamie Bafus, Philip Terzian, Jay Komas, Neil Armstrong, Peter Oey, Steve Werb, Todd Szalla, Nikuni Dalal, Christopher D. Wilson, Kathryn Murray, Christopher Cosby, Frankie Kang, Mark Lamia, David Stohl, Steve Pearce, Dan Block, Activision APAC, Activision Europe
Worldwide Executive of MusicTim Riley
Manager, Music AffairsBrandon Young

Activision Technical Requirements Group

QA DirectorJames Galloway
TRG Senior ManagerChristopher D. Wilson
TRG Submissions LeadDan Nichols
TRG Platform LeadKyle Carey
TRG Project LeadJason Harris
TRG Floor LeadsScott Soltero, Tomo Shikami, Jon Sheltmire
TRG TestersBrian Bensi, Colin Kawakami, Kirt Sanchez, Robert Riter, Scott Borakove, Ryan McCullough, Mark Ruzicka, Keith Kodama, Marc Villanueva, Sasan Helmi
Special Thanks To:Teri Nguyen, Uyen Nguyen, Miko Garcia, 10:58, BeastMan, Skye Lange, Dream Lange, Dorothy Yang, Jordoan, Virginia Lu, The Lam and Fujikawa family, Jo‑Jessica, AMI & JO, The Bender, Helper Team, The San Jose Sharks, The Juco Family, M.A.C., Teresa Leann Santos, Da Bears: MB&GB, The Larkin Family, N0‑Nancy, Just Peachy, Enuts, Matt Barnes, B‑Diddy, Barens Beard, Freddie Arnott, GeraBel, Rooney, Grey Hawke, Dasmexa, Biljac, Jon the DSM, Tracy Price, Tag Hunter, Hunter Watson, Matthew Salutillo, Jace Pwoerchord, Lillian Qian, Kaylan Huang, Charley Huang, Simon Huang, Lily Huang, RedOctane India crew, Dennis Goh, Eskander Matta, Tom Knudsen, Matt Crowley

In-Game Partners

Gibson USA, specificallyHenry E. Juszkiewicz, David Berryman, Jim Rosenberg, Rob Senn, Caroline Galloway, Katey Twombly, Kevin Philbin, Jason Sanders, Eric Marlow, Cara Hogan, Alex Madrid, Don Pitts, Ellen Canas, Jon Grimson, Deborah Orsland
Ernie Ball, SpecificallySterling Ball, Brian Ball, Casey Ball, Dudley Gimpel
Mesa/Boogie, SpecificallyRandall Smith, Doug West, Steve Mueller, Tien Lawrence
Orange USA, SpecificallyJason Green, Grahm Gulden
Krank Amplifications, SpecificallyMartin Chan, Jody Dankberg, Pat Flanagan
Line 6, SpecificallyErik Tarkianinen, Marcus Ryle, Kristina Gariano Shue, Ethan Tufts
Boss U.S., SpecificallyPaul Youngblood, Octavio Padilla, Tara Callahan
Drum Workshop, SpecificallyScott Donnell
Avedis Zildjian Co., SpecificallyCraigie Zildjian, John Sorenson, Brad Baker, Annette R. Macamaux
Guitar Center, SpecificallyMarty Alberson, Andy Heyneman

Fonts

TapewormTM RegularLloyd Springer, TypeArt Foundry Inc
HelveticaTM BlackMax Miedinger, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG
ClarendonTMHermann Eidenbenz, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG

Guitar Hero: Rock's the 80s Song Credits

“Ballroom Blitz”Made famous by Krokus, Mike Chapman (Writing), Nicky Chinn (Writing), Published by BMG Songs Inc.
“Balls To The Wall”Made famous by Accept, Peter Baltes (Writing), Udo Dirkschneider (Writing), Wolf Hoffman (Writing), Stefan Kaufmann (Writing), Schmidt [Writing], Gabriele Hauke (Writing), Published by Schacht Music Inc.
“(Bang Your Head) Metal Health”Made famous by Quiet Riot, Eric Cavazo (Writing), Mark Dubrow (Writing), Frankie Banali (Writing), Tony Cavazo (Writing), Published By: Embassy Music Corp.
“Bathroom Wall”Made famous by Faster Pussycat, Taime Downe (Writing), Greg Steele (Writing), Published by Gypsy Fetish Music
“Because, It’s Midnite”Performed by Limozeen, J. Christopher Arrison (Writing), Nick Niespodziani (Writing), Matt Sonnicksen (Writing), Larry Palaroncini (Writing), Mark Cobb (Writing), Peter Olson (Writing), 2003 Cheap As Free Music Harmless Junk Inc., All Rights Reserved. Used By Permission.
“18 And Life”Made famous by Skid Row, Rachel Bolan (Writing), Dave Sabo (Writing), Published by New Jersey Underground Music Inc.
“Caught In A Mosh”Made famous by Anthrax, Daniel Spitz (Writing), Joseph Bellardini (Writing), Frank Bello (Writing), Charlie Benante (Writing), Scott Ian (Writing), Published by NFP Music, Administered by Zomba Enterprises Inc.
“Electric Eye”Performed by Judas Priest, Robert Halford (Writing), Kenneth Downing (Writing), Glenn Tipton (Writing), Published by EMI APRIL MUSIC INC., Appearing courtesy of Columbia Records with arrangement by SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT, All Rights Reserved. Used By Permission.
“Heat Of The Moment”Made famous by Asia, John Wetton (Writing), Geoff Downes (Writing), Published by Spirit Music and Warner/Chappell, (C) 1982 WB MUSIC CORP., ALMOND LEGG MUSIC CORP (ASCAP) AND PALLAN MUSIC, ALL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ITSELF AND ALMOND LEGG MUSIC CORP, ADMINISTERED BY WB MUSIC CORP., ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
“Hold On Loosely”Made famous by .38 Special, James Michael Peterik (Writing), Jeffrey S. Carlisi (Writing), Don Barnes (Writing), Published by BMG Songs Inc. (ASCAP) and WB MUSIC CORP. (ASCAP) / EASY ACTION MUSIC (ASCAP) AND ROCKNOCKER MUSIC COMPANY, ALL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ITSELF AND EASY ACTION MUSIC, ADMINISTERED BY WB MUSIC CORP., ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
“Holy Diver”Made famous by Dio, Ronnie Dio (Writing), Published by Niji Publishing
“I Ran (So Far Away)”Performed by Flock Of Seagulls, Frank Maudsley (Writing), Paul Reynolds (Writing), Michael Score (Writing), Alister Score (Writing), Published by Zomba Enterprises Inc., Appearing courtesy of the Zomba Label Group with arrangement by SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT
“I Wanna Rock”Performed by Twisted Sister, Dee Snider (Writing), Published by Zomba Melodies Inc.
“Lonely Is The Night”Made famous by Billy Squier, Billy Squier (Writing), Published by Spirit Two Music Inc., (ASCAP) o/b/o Songs of the Knight
“Los Angeles”Made famous by X, Exene Cervenka (Writing), John Doe (Writing), Published by Music Publishing Company of America
“No One Like You”Made famous by Scorpions, Klaus Meine (Writing), Rudolf Schenker (Writing), Published by BMG Songs Inc.
“Nothin’ But a Good Time”Performed by Poison, Bobby Dall (Writing), C. C. Deville (Writing), Bret Michaels (Writing), Rikki Rocket (Writing), Published by Cyanide Publishing, Administered by Zomba Songs
“Only A Lad”Made famous by Oingo Boingo, Danny Elfman (Writing), Published by Cherry River Music Co., Dimensional Songs Of The Knoll, Little Maestro Music, Administered by Cherry River Music Co., All Rights Reserved. Used by Permission.
“Play With Me”Made famous by Extreme, Nuno Bettencourt (Writing), Gary F. Cherone (Writing), Published by © 1987 COLOR ME BLIND MUSIC (ASCAP)., All rights administered by ALMO MUSIC CORP.
“Police Truck”Made famous by Dead Kennedys, Jello Biafra (Writing), East Bay Ray (Writing), Published by Decay Music
“Radar Love”Made famous by White Lion, George Kooymans (Writing), Barry Hay (Writing), Published by Sony/ATV Tunes LLC, o/b/o Snamyook / Sony/ATV Music Publishing
“Round And Round”Made famous by Ratt, Robbin Crosby (Writing), Warren DeMartini (Writing), Stephen Pearcy (Writing), Published by Ratt Music
“Seventeen”Made famous by Winger, Kip Winger (Writing), Reb Beach (Writing), Beau Hill (Writing), Published by EMI VIRGIN MUSIC INC. and EMI VIRGIN SONGS INC., All Rights Reserved. Used By Permission.
“Shakin’”Made famous by Eddie Money, Eddie Money (Writing), Ralph Carter (Writing), Elizabeth Myers (Writing), Published by Three Wise Boys (BMI) and Elizabeth Myers Music
“Synchronicity II”Made famous by The Police, Sting (Writing), Published by EMI BLACKWOOD MUSIC INC., All Rights Reserved. Used By Permission.
“The Warrior”Performed by Scandal, Nick Gilder (Writing), Holly Knight (Writing), Published by U.S. Music and Media, Appearing courtesy of Columbia Records with arrangement by SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT
“Turning Japanese”Made famous by The Vapors, David Fenton (Writing), Published by GLENWOOD MUSIC CORP., All Rights Reserved. Used By Permission.
“We Got The Beat”Made famous by The Go-Go’s, Charlotte Caffey (Writing), Published by BMG Songs Inc.
“What I Like About You”Made famous by The Romantics, Walter Palamarchuk (Writing), Mike Skill (Writing), Jimmy Marinos (Writing), Published by EMI APRIL MUSIC INC., All Rights Reserved. Used By Permission.
“Wrathchild”Made famous by Iron Maiden, Steve Harris (Writing), Published by Zomba Enterprises Inc.

Other Games

In addition to this game, the following people are listed as working on other games. No more than 25 people are listed here, even if there are more than 25 people who have also worked on other games.

George Rose, 125 other games
Christopher D. Wilson, 124 other games
David Stohl, 116 other games
Michelle Schroder, 114 other games
Gregory Deutsch, 112 other games
Steve Pearce, 104 other games
Stephanie O'Malley Deming, 104 other games
Maryanne Lataif, 95 other games
Philip Terzian, 94 other games
Marc Villanueva, 87 other games
James Galloway, 86 other games
Kyle Carey, 86 other games
Michael J. Griffith, 83 other games
Sasan Helmi, 80 other games
Steve Rosenthal, 78 other games
Brandon Young, 77 other games
Christopher Cosby, 76 other games
Andrew Chaikin, 74 other games
Mark Lamia, 74 other games
Kap Kang, 70 other games
Danielle Kim, 70 other games
Peter Moore, 67 other games
Dusty Welch, 67 other games
Keith Kodama, 64 other games
Jason Harris, 63 other games

Collaborations

People who have worked on this game have also collaborated on the creation of the following games:

Guitar Hero II, a group of 242 people
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, a group of 146 people
Guitar Hero: Aerosmith, a group of 117 people
Rock Band, a group of 108 people
Guitar Hero: On Tour, a group of 104 people
Guitar Hero: World Tour, a group of 100 people
Rock Band 3, a group of 81 people
Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock, a group of 77 people
Guitar Hero, a group of 76 people
CMT Presents: Karaoke Revolution Country, a group of 63 people
Karaoke Revolution Party, a group of 58 people
DJ Hero 2, a group of 55 people
Dance Central, a group of 52 people
Karaoke Revolution, a group of 41 people
Spider-Man 3, a group of 38 people
LEGO Rock Band, a group of 38 people
Karaoke Revolution Volume 2, a group of 36 people
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, a group of 36 people
Karaoke Revolution Volume 3, a group of 35 people
Blur, a group of 35 people
007: Quantum of Solace, a group of 34 people
Kung Fu Panda, a group of 34 people
Call of Duty: World at War, a group of 34 people
Tony Hawk's Proving Ground, a group of 33 people
EyeToy: AntiGrav, a group of 33 people

Credits for this game were contributed by Freeman (16369) and Chris Canfield (451)