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Earnings & Attendance: How Much Do AC/DC, SLIPKNOT, TOOL, LAMB OF GOD Make Touring?

Posted by on February 17, 2016 at 3:04 pm

It's been a really long time since we've done one of these, so we're going back a little bit in time here for some of these…

Artist: AC/DC & Vintage Trouble
Venue: East Rutherford, NJ – MetLife Stadium
Date: Aug. 26th, 2015
Gross Sales: $4,492,251
Attendance/Capacity: 48,881 / 50,000
Ticket Prices: $105, $94, $75, $40

AC/DC are the kings of insane stage shows and huge revenue returns!

Artist: Slipknot
Venue: Buenos Aires, ARG – Estadio GEBA
Date: Oct. 03rd, 2015
Gross Sales: $951,109
Attendance/Capacity: 13,463 / 15,600
Ticket Prices: $74.20, $53

Meanwhile, Slipknot ain't doing too bad themselves.

Artist: Tool & 3Teeth
Venue: San Francisco, CA – Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
Date: Jan. 06th-07th, 2016
Gross Sales: $1,476,140
Attendance/Capacity: 17,365 / 17,365
Ticket Prices: $90, $85

Artist: Tool, Primus & 3Teeth
Venue: Kansas City, MO – Sprint Center
Date: Jan. 20th, 2016
Gross Sales: $920,673
Attendance/Capacity: 13,307 / 13,307
Ticket Prices: $77.50, $57.50, $37.50

Artist: Tool, Primus & 3Teeth
Venue: Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
Date: Jan. 23rd, 2016
Gross Sales: $919,435
Attendance/Capacity: 13,734 / 13,734
Ticket Prices: $75, $55

Artist: Tool & 3Teeth
Venue: New Orleans, LA – Smoothie King Center
Date: Jan. 31st, 2016
Gross Sales: $905,795
Attendance/Capacity: 13,601 / 13,601
Ticket Prices: $77.50, $57.50

Artist: Tool, Primus & 3Teeth
Venue: Pensacola, FL – Pensacola Bay Center
Date: Jan. 30th, 2016
Gross Sales: $562,964
Attendance/Capacity: 7,359 / 7,444
Ticket Prices: $79.50

These TOOL figures are crazy. I wonder if these include the $500 VIP experience.

Artist: Lamb Of God, Anthrax, Deafheaven & Power Trip
Venue: Chicago, IL – Aragon Ballroom
Date: Jan. 30th, 2016
Gross Sales: $127,784
Attendance/Capacity: 3,608 / 4,691
Ticket Prices: $39, $35

Lamb of God are no slouches either.

Artist: ‘98 Rockfest‘: Five Finger Death Punch, Breaking Benjamin, Rise Against, etc.
Venue: Tampa, FL – Amalie Arena
Date: Apr. 24th, 2015
Gross Sales: $348,398
Attendance/Capacity: 6,596 / 8,032
Ticket Prices: $189, $49

If you've ever wondered how much these radio rock fests bring in, the answer is a lot!

Artist: Ghost & Purson
Venue: Detroit, MI – Majestic Theatre
Date: Oct. 02nd, 2015
Gross Sales: $30,360
Attendance/Capacity: 1,100 / 1,100
Ticket Prices: $30, $27.60

Artist: Ghost & Purson
Venue: Los Angeles, CA – The Mayan
Date: Oct. 26th, 2015
Gross Sales: $40,321
Attendance/Capacity: 1,325 / 1,325
Ticket Prices: $30.60, $28

I wonder if Ghost will experience any sort of post-Grammy bump.

Artist: Korn, Suicide Silence & Islander
Venue: Oakland, CA – Fox Theater
Date: Oct. 30th, 2015
Gross Sales: $138,705
Attendance/Capacity: 2,800 / 2,800
Ticket Prices: $55, $49.50

Korn still bringing in six figures is impressive

Artist: Opeth
Venue: New York, NY – Beacon Theatre
Date: Oct. 22nd, 2015
Gross Sales: $119,284
Attendance/Capacity: 2,777 / 2,777
Ticket Prices: $70, $40, $34.50, $29.50

Opeth, equally, if not moreso as impressive. I was at this show and it was pure magic.

Artist: Marilyn Manson
Venue: Shreveport, LA – Festival Plaza
Date: Nov. 01st, 2015
Gross Sales: $84,759
Attendance/Capacity: 2,015 / 3,084
Ticket Prices: $47, $17.25

Artist: Marilyn Manson & Head Wound City
Venue: Paso Robles, CA – Vina Robles Amphitheatre
Date: Oct. 23rd, 2015
Gross Sales: $76,740
Attendance/Capacity: 1,931 / 3,018
Ticket Prices: $55, $40

Artist: Danzig, Superjoint Ritual, Veil Of Maya, Prong & Witch Mountain
Venue: San Jose, CA – City National Civic
Date: Oct. 29th, 2015
Gross Sales: $25,361
Attendance/Capacity: 1,087 / 3,326
Ticket Prices: $35, $16.60

Artist: Danzig, Superjoint, Veil Of Maya & Prong
Venue: New York, NY – PlayStation Theater
Date: Oct. 21st, 2015
Gross Sales: $39,865
Attendance/Capacity: 1,240 / 2,150
Ticket Prices: $40, $37

Artist: Judas Priest & Mastodon
Venue: Paso Robles, CA – Vina Robles Amphitheatre
Date: Oct. 16th, 2015
Gross Sales: $82,030
Attendance/Capacity: 1,483 / 3,018
Ticket Prices: $75, $55

Artist: Judas Priest & Mastodon
Venue: Fresno, CA – William Saroyan Theatre
Date: Oct. 23rd, 2015
Gross Sales: $113,740
Attendance/Capacity: 1,478 / 2,339
Ticket Prices: $129.50, $39.50

Judas Priest, Marilyn Manson and Danzig having trouble filling venues. Maybe October is not a good month to tour?

Artist: Judas Priest & Mastodon
Venue: Huntington, NY – The Paramount
Date: Nov. 05th-06th, 2015
Gross Sales: $299,689
Attendance/Capacity: 3,160 / 3,160
Ticket Prices: $95

But clearly NY has a lot of love for Priest and Mastodon.

Artist: Marilyn Manson
Venue: Los Angeles, CA – Theatre at Ace Hotel
Date: Oct. 21st 2015
Gross Sales: $108,417
Attendance/Capacity: 1,526 / 1,526
Ticket Prices: $99.50, $49.50

And clearly LA has a lot of love for Manson, with the sellout, although in a smaller venue.

Artist: Puscifer
Venue: Austin, TX – Bass Concert Hall
Date: Nov. 04th, 2015
Gross Sales: $92,144
Attendance/Capacity: 1,927 / 2,805
Ticket Prices: $55, $32

Artist: Puscifer & Luchafer
Venue: Chicago, IL – Riviera Theatre
Date: Nov. 21st, 2015
Gross Sales: $122,990
Attendance/Capacity: 2,510 / 2,510
Ticket Prices: $49

Artist: Puscifer & Luchafer
Venue: Oakland, CA – Fox Theater
Date: Dec. 08th, 2015
Gross Sales: $115,827
Attendance/Capacity: 1,907 / 1,907
Ticket Prices: $79.50, $59.50

No wonder Maynard is all about this project, it's certainly filling up venues.

Artist: Kataklysm & Belphegor
Venue: Montreal, QC – Virgin Mobile Corona Theatre
Date: Nov. 13th, 2015
Gross Sales: $10,392
Attendance/Capacity: 516 / 625
Ticket Prices: $22.60, $18.83

Canadians love death metal, pure and simple.

Artist: King Diamond & Exodus
Venue: New York, NY – PlayStation Theater
Date: Nov. 19th-21st, 2015
Gross Sales: $206,880
Attendance/Capacity: 4,888 / 6,450
Ticket Prices: $50, $45

New Yorkers love King Diamond. This was three nights in a two thousand seater, must've been very rewarding for the band.

Artist: King Diamond & Electric Citizen
Venue: Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
Date: Nov. 23rd, 2015
Gross Sales: $23,502
Attendance/Capacity: 859 / 2,300
Ticket Prices: $30, $27

Meanwhile, middle of nowhere Pittsburg is not as responsive to the King.

Artist: Machine Head
Venue: Huntington, NY – The Paramount
Date: Nov. 24th, 2015
Gross Sales: $18,518
Attendance/Capacity: 729 / 1,573
Ticket Prices: $25

Artist: Machine Head
Venue: Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall
Date: Nov. 19th, 2015
Gross Sales: $12,555
Attendance/Capacity: 623 / 1,000
Ticket Prices: $25, $20

Artist: Machine Head
Venue: St. Petersburg, FL – State Theatre
Date: Dec. 04th, 2015
Gross Sales: $14,193
Attendance/Capacity: 613 / 705
Ticket Prices: $30, $25

Machine Head making some cash on these solo gigs, but having trouble filling up venues without any support.

Artist: Between The Buried And Me, Enslaved, Intronaut & Native Construct
Venue: Los Angeles, CA – The Mayan
Date: Nov. 29th, 2015
Gross Sales: $16,553
Attendance/Capacity: 601 / 1,300
Ticket Prices: $28, $27.50

This was a great tour. Shocked LA didn't come out for it.

Artist: Symphony X & Overkill
Venue: Minneapolis, MN – Mill City Nights
Date: Sep. 26th, 2015
Gross Sales: $17,685
Attendance/Capacity: 594 / 640
Ticket Prices: $100, $32, $25, $12.50

Seems like a great bill for fans.

Artist: Tremonti & Trivium
Venue: Minneapolis, MN – Mill City Nights
Date: Sep. 30th, 2015
Gross Sales: $10,555
Attendance/Capacity: 509 / 1,186
Ticket Prices: $25, $20

Ouch!

Artist: The Black Dahlia Murder, Goatwhore, Iron Reagan, Entheos & Artificial Brain
Venue: Minneapolis, MN – Mill City Nights
Date: Nov. 28th, 2015
Gross Sales: $6,863
Attendance/Capacity: 390 / 661
Ticket Prices: $20, $17.50, $8.75

These guys are road warriors.

[special thanks ThePRP]

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