So... Activision's desperate to increase Guitar Hero's appeal, and they're making it more like Rock Band.|
This might not necessarily be a bad thing, however, particularly a later bit...
The article outlines the game's studio mode, which will give users a variety of ways to create their own songs. Players will be able to jam along with one of the game's existing tracks, record songs as they're played, or meticulously detail note charts.
As rumored, the game will also allow users to share the songs they create. Players will initially only be able to upload five songs for others to enjoy, but if those tracks are rated highly by other users, the creators might "get signed," raising the cap to 10 songs or more.