TOP 25 MUSICAL INSTRUMENT/BAND SIM GAMES

Ah, the delightfully wacky world of musical instrument/band simulators! There's just something so entertaining about feeling like a rock star without ever having to leave your couch. What's not to love about these games? You get to live out your wildest musical fantasies, whether it's drumming like a maniac or shredding on the guitar like a pro. Players are drawn to the immersive experience of creating and performing their own music, with the added benefit of not having to go through the hassle of actually learning how to play an instrument (let's be real, who has the time?). And if you're looking for the best musical instrument/band simulators out there, look no further than this site! We've scoured the web to bring you a top-notch selection of games that will have you feeling like a true rock star in no time. So grab your virtual guitar, turn up the volume, and let's rock and roll!

#01
Games like Guitar Freaks

Guitar Freaks

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Console
  • Release: 1998
  • Rating: 9/10

#02
Games like Samba de Amigo

Samba de Amigo

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Wii
  • Release: 2000
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#03
Games like Guitar Hero

Guitar Hero

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2, Console, iPhone / iPad
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#04
Games like Rock Band

Rock Band

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2, Xbox 360, iPhone / iPad, Wii, PS3
  • Release: 2007
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#05
Games like Elite Beat Agents

Elite Beat Agents

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: DS
  • Release: 2006
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#06
Games like Gitaroo Man

Gitaroo Man

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2, Console
  • Release: 2002
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#07
Games like Guitar Hero II

Guitar Hero II

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2, Xbox 360, Console
  • Release: 2006
  • Rating: 8.2/10

#08
Games like Um Jammer Lammy

Um Jammer Lammy

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Console, PS3
  • Release: 1999
  • Rating: 8.2/10

#09
Games like DJ Hero 2

DJ Hero 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Xbox 360, Console, Wii, PS3
  • Release: 2010
  • Rating: 8.2/10

#10
Games like Rock Band 2

Rock Band 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2, Xbox 360, Console, Wii, PS3
  • Release: 2008
  • Rating: 8.2/10

#11
Games like Guitar Hero 5

Guitar Hero 5

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2, Xbox 360, Console, Wii, PS3
  • Release: 2009
  • Rating: 8.2/10

#12
Games like Rock Band 3

Rock Band 3

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Xbox 360, Console, Wii, PS3, DS
  • Release: 2010
  • Rating: 8/10

#13
Games like DJ Hero

DJ Hero

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2, Xbox 360, Console, Wii, PS3
  • Release: 2009
  • Rating: 8/10

#14
Games like Amplitude

Amplitude

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2, Console, PS4
  • Release: 2003
  • Rating: 8/10

#15
Games like Theatrhythm Final Fantasy

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: iPhone / iPad, 3DS
  • Release: 2012
  • Rating: 7.8/10

#16
Games like DrumMania

DrumMania

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PS2, Console, Browser
  • Release: 1999
  • Rating: 7.7/10

#17
Games like Frequency

Frequency

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2, Console
  • Release: 2001
  • Rating: 7.6/10

#18
Games like Rock Band Unplugged

Rock Band Unplugged

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Console
  • Release: 2009
  • Rating: 7.4/10

#19
Games like Band Hero

Band Hero

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2, Xbox 360, Console, Wii, PS3, DS
  • Release: 2009
  • Rating: 7.3/10

#20
Games like Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s

Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2
  • Release: 2007
  • Rating: 7/10

#21
Games like Hatsune Miku: Project Diva f

Hatsune Miku: Project Diva f

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS Vita, PS3
  • Release: 2012
  • Rating: 7/10

#22
Games like Bandfuse: Rock Legends

Bandfuse: Rock Legends

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3
  • Release: 2013
  • Rating: 7/10

#23
Games like Gitaroo Man Lives!

Gitaroo Man Lives!

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: Console, Browser
  • Release: 2006
  • Rating: 7/10

#24
Games like Guitar Hero III

Guitar Hero III

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PC, PS2, Xbox 360, Mac, Console, Wii, PS3
  • Release: 2007
  • Rating: n/a

#25
Games like The Beatles

The Beatles

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Xbox 360, Console, Wii, PS3
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: n/a