McFarlane Toys Announces February Release of SLASH Action Figure Based on the Guitar Hero(R) III: Legends of Rock In-Game Character

McFarlane Toys announces plans to produce a “SLASH” action figure based on his in-game character from Activision’s hit videogame, Guitar Hero(R) III: Legends of Rock. The action figure is expected to hit mass retailers in February 2009.

Slash, one of the most iconic guitarists of all time, lead guitarist for the acclaimed hard rock act Velvet Revolver and a former member of Guns ‘N’ Roses, will be the newest Guitar Hero action figure.

The hugely popular Guitar Hero(R) franchise delivers the ultimate guitar-bending experience and enables aspiring axe shredders everywhere to unleash their inner rock star. Featuring a wide variety of music spanning five decades, the franchise is highlighted by countless original recordings from many of the most beloved artists of all time.

McFarlane Toys’ first line of Guitar Hero action figures set for a Nov. 2008 release includes four of Guitar Hero’s most popular characters: JOHNNY NAPALM, AXEL STEEL, LARS UMLAUT and GOD OF ROCK.

The SLASH figure will have more than 15 moving parts. Also included with the figure is a unique, removable guitar that is interchangeable with the other Guitar Hero figures and a sculpted Guitar Hero logo base.

McFarlane Toys’ 6-inch action figures retail for $10-$15.
Guitar Hero Series I is available at Toys “R” Us stores now.

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About Activision Publishing, Inc.

Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Publishing, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products.

Activision maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Spain, the Netherlands, Australia, Japan and South Korea. More information about Activision and its products can be found on the company’s Web site,

About Signatures Network

Signatures Network is the music industry’s premiere entertainment licensing and merchandising company, holding the merchandising and marketing rights to more than 125 top music artists and entertainment properties, including Slash, The Beatles, Madonna and KISS.

Guitar Hero(R) III: Legends of Rock (C) 2007 Activision Publishing, Inc. Guitar Hero and Activision are registered trademarks of Activision Publishing, Inc.

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