Eddie Knox (also known as Arthur Rose, June 1st 1971, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States Of America) is the 6th character and appears for the first time in Guitar Hero II, but returned in Guitar Hero: World Tour. There has been no official statement describing why Eddie Knox was not included in Guitar Hero III. He is American. He is a greaser, which means he follows trends established in the 1950s (which represent the birth of rock, in the form of rockabilly), so his style can be compared to that of Elvis Presley , Eddie Cochran , Chuck Berry , and Brian Setzer . He appears on the cover of the Xbox 360 version of Guitar Hero II, along with Casey Lynch.


When he's not cruisin' in his '55 Chevy, Knox brings his hard-working rock to any stage he sets foot on. A real road dog, Knox claims that as long as he's got his hollow body and his pomade, he ain't too far from home. -- Guitar Hero II, Guitar Hero World Tour, and Guitar Hero: Metallica (where "Chevy" is replaced with "hot rod") in-game bio

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Eddie Knox as he appeared in GH2.


Eddie Knox(left) on stage with the male singer(right) in Guitar Hero II playing Psychobilly Freakout

Guitar Hero II Xbox 360 Cover

Eddie knox as he appears on the Xbox 360 version of Guitar Hero 2.


Guitar Hero IIEdit

Eddie Knox has two outfits, one available at the start of the game, and one available for purchase in The Store.


With this outfit, Eddie is wearing a torn shirt exposing his chest and heavily tattooed arms. He is also wearing normal jeans with a belt.


In this outfit, Eddie wears a jacket with a shirt underneath, and is wearing pants that look like the jacket. His sideburns also mysteriously disappear. Also, the sleeves of his jacket cover up the majority of Eddie's many tattoos, and somewhat not noticeable, the visible tattoos slightly change position when compared to his "Reno" outfit.

Guitar Hero World TourEdit

Torso: Ratty Rod Top
Pants: Ratty Rod Jeans
Shoes: Zebra Skin Kickers
Accessories: MackEnchow (left arm), True Chains (right arm) He doesn't wear accessories in the Wii and Playstation 2 versions.

Guitar Hero: MetallicaEdit

In Eddie's default outfit, he wears a plain white t-shirt, dark ripped jeans, a black fingerless glove on his right hand, a studded watchband with a skull in the middle, and spiked boots. Eddie also sports the same tattoos from GHWT.

Torso: Very Casual

Pants: Metal Head Basics

Shoes: Spikes On The Side

Accessories: Skull Piece (left arm) and Fingerless (right arm)

Guitar Hero: Smash HitsEdit

Eddie's default outfit in Smash Hits looks similar to his default outfit from World Tour.

Guitar Hero: Van HalenEdit

Eddie wears the exact same outfit from World Tour and Smash Hits except he wears Spikes On The Side instead of Zebra Skin Kickers.

Guitar Hero LiveEdit

While not appearing in the game physically, Eddie's name is shown to be one of the nine opponents in GHTV's Premium Shows.

Trivia Edit

  • Eddie Knox is unlockable as a bonus character in Quickplay+ in Warriors of Rock by obtaining rank 13.
  • In early builds of Guitar Hero II, Knox was named both Dax Deville and King Kendall in various places.

Characters of Guitar Hero
Guitar Hero: Axel Steel - Clive Winston - Grim Ripper - Izzy Sparks - Johnny Napalm - Judy Nails - Pandora - Xavier Stone

Guitar Hero II: Casey Lynch - Lars Ümlaüt - Eddie Knox

Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock: - Elroy Budvis - God of Rock - Lou - Metalhead - Midori - Slash - Tom Morello - Bret Michaels

Guitar Hero On Tour: Gunner Jaxon - Memphis Rose

Guitar Hero Aerosmith: Brad Whitford - DMC - Joe Perry - Tom Hamilton

Guitar Hero World Tour: Aaron Steele - Billy Corgan - Hayley Williams - Jimi Hendrix - Johnny Viper - Marcus Fretshredder - Matty Cannz - Nick - Ozzy Osbourne - Riki Lee - Rina -Rockubot - Shirley Crowley - Skeleton - Sting - Ted Nugent - Travis Barker - Zakk Wylde

Guitar Hero Metallica: Fembot - James Hetfield - King Diamond - Kirk Hammett - Lars Ulrich - Lemmy - Robert Trujillo - Zach Harmon

Guitar Hero Modern Hits: Simon Grimmsy - Calista Valenz

Guitar Hero: Smash Hits: Mario Greendale

Guitar Hero: Van Halen: Eddie Van Halen - Alex Van Halen - Wolfgang Van Halen - David Lee Roth

Guitar Hero 5: Johnny Cash - Carlos Santana - Shirley Manson - Matt Bellamy - Kurt Cobain - Shadow - FrankenRocker - Gerald Contest Winner - Golden God

Band Hero: Quincy Styles - Taylor Swift - Adam Levine - Gwen Stefani - Tom Dumont - Tony Kanal - Adrian Young

DJ Hero: DJ Jazzy Jeff - DJ AM - Z-Trip - Grand Master Flash - The Disc jockey

Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock: Echo Tesla - Austin Tejas - Demi-God of Rock - Minotaur - Arthas Menethil

NPCs: The Bassist - Bret Michaels - The Drummer - The Female Singer - Joey Kramer - The Keyboardist - The Guitarist - The Male Singer - Steven Tyler - The Singer - The Disc jockey

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