This page is for HIGHWAY STAR, the Brad Holmes cover of a song by Deep Purple that appears in GUITARFREAKS 3rdMIX. For the song Highway star by 小野秀幸 feat. Mercy which appears in GuitarFreaks V6 & DrumMania V6 BLAZING!!!!, please see Highway star.


Song Information

Composition/Lyrics: Blackmore, Gillan, Glover, Load, Paice
Arrangement/Guitars/Bass/Other Instruments & Drum Programming: Qtec
Vocals: Brad Holmes
Recording Engineer: Masami Kenmoku(Qtec), Miho Toyoda
Original Artist: Deep Purple
Album: Machine Head (1972)
BPM: 170
Length: 1:36
Movie: まゆねぇ
First Music Game Appearance: GUITARFREAKS 3rdMIX
Other Music Game Appearances:

  • Rock Revolution


Nobody gonna take my car
I'm gonna race it to the ground
Nobody gonna beat my car
It's gonna break the speed of sound

Ooh it's a killing machine
It's got everything
Like a driving power big fat tyres
And everything

I love it and I need it, I bleed it
Yeah, it's a wild hurricane
Alright, hold tight
I'm a highway star

Song Connections / Remixes

  • A cover of another song by Deep Purple, SMOKE ON THE WATER, also appears in GUITARFREAKS 3rdMIX.


  • Machine Head is Deep Purple's sixth studio album.

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Video Production Information


Difficulty & Notecounts

Difficulty for early GF/DM games rated from 1 to 10 stars. GF/DM difficulty for GF5/dm4 and beyond rated from 1 to 99.

Game Drum Guitar Bass Open
Basic Advanced Extreme Basic Advanced Extreme Basic Advanced Extreme Basic Advanced Extreme
Notecounts - - - 316 316 316 445 445 - - - -
GF3→GF4 - - - 5 7 8 N/A N/A - - - -
GF5→GF6 - - - 58 63 73 N/A N/A - - - -
GF3/dm2 CS - - - 5 7 8 N/A N/A - - - -