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ravenheart
08-10-2011, 12:22 PM
November 19, Starland Ballroom, Sayreville.

Goes without saying that Holy Hell are opening.

mankvill
08-10-2011, 12:25 PM
Tix starting at $300

MPF
08-10-2011, 12:41 PM
Tix starting at $300

Since they charge venues $50,000, I'm not surprised.

Maideneer
08-10-2011, 12:44 PM
Tickets are $75, which is still ridiculous.

Steev
08-10-2011, 01:06 PM
You think at some point this band would realize why they don't do well in the US

bt11763
08-10-2011, 01:09 PM
oh lord :lol:

ravenheart
08-10-2011, 01:34 PM
Since they charge venues $50,000, I'm not surprised.

They charge promoters, not venues. And that is actually surprisingly low... Like, peanuts-low for a successful band. Are you sure it's not $500,000?

MPF
08-10-2011, 01:42 PM
They charge promoters, not venues. And that is actually surprisingly low... Like, peanuts-low for a successful band. Are you sure it's not $500,000?

For Manowar....here...that's fucking expensive.

There's a reason why they only played 2-3 venues on their last us...."Tour".

I love Manowar, but come on. They are such a small band here.

ravenheart
08-10-2011, 01:53 PM
Even so, that's ridiculously low. In Europe they go for at least 10 times that.

BloodoftheKings
08-10-2011, 02:14 PM
Who the fuck is gonna pay $75 to see Manowar? I based my user name on this site off one of their songs and even I wouldn't.

Dissimulate
08-10-2011, 02:15 PM
Even so, that's ridiculously low. In Europe they go for at least 10 times that.
Yes but in Europe they're a huge draw. Here they play clubs.

ravenheart
08-10-2011, 02:18 PM
They're only playing clubs in the UK too, interestingly. Well, the London date is probably more a theatre. The rest are clubs.

If they're that cheap to book in the US, I'm surprised they don't play more dates. Bands who go for peanuts usually get booked a lot.

Northern_Shaman
08-10-2011, 07:52 PM
Is there anywhere to look at the different figures that bands charge promoters? Or do you have to know/ask promoters who've negotiated with band(s) in question? Really interested in reading about this sort of stuff but I have no idea where to begin.

MPF
08-10-2011, 09:14 PM
Is there anywhere to look at the different figures that bands charge promoters? Or do you have to know/ask promoters who've negotiated with band(s) in question? Really interested in reading about this sort of stuff but I have no idea where to begin.

I'm friends with the big Metal promoter in Minnesota. That's how I found out.

They were going to be playing in St. Paul until they jacked up their prices.

Thrasher-NY
08-11-2011, 06:11 AM
Well, I go way back to the first 3 or 4 albums which were good for the time. Anything after that they became caricatures of themselves. Further showing how out of touch they are by charging 75 bucks in this economy?!! Seems pretty sketchy.....real curious to what kind of crowd this draws.

ravenheart
08-11-2011, 06:19 AM
Is there anywhere to look at the different figures that bands charge promoters? Or do you have to know/ask promoters who've negotiated with band(s) in question? Really interested in reading about this sort of stuff but I have no idea where to begin.

It is all pretty much kept under wraps to be honest.

As we're finding here it varies greatly from territory to territory too.

I only know a few, but there are certain American bands who go for $1million per show in Europe. No joke.

Northern_Shaman
08-11-2011, 02:33 PM
It is all pretty much kept under wraps to be honest.

As we're finding here it varies greatly from territory to territory too.

I only know a few, but there are certain American bands who go for $1million per show in Europe. No joke.

Damn! That's crazy. I'd be curious to know figures on bands like Immortal who don't play very often, and bands like Amon Amarth and Opeth who tour fairly frequently but draw a significant crowd anyway.