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Old 01-10-2013, 10:48 AM
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Pollstar Top 200 Grossing NA Tours of 2012

http://www.pollstarpro.com/files/cha...ricanTours.pdf

Just listing metal/hard rock that shows up:

5. Roger Waters
8. Van Halen
14. Red Hot Chilli Peppers
23. Aerosmith
32. Trans Siberian Orchestra
33. Rush
36. Journey
46. Metallica
48. Kiss / Motley Crue
52. Rolling Stones - Amazing, 4 NA shows and they still made $18 million. Also w/ average price of $519.97. Wow
55. The Who
58. Warped Tour
59. Iron Maiden
64. Def Leopard / Poison
75. Linkin Park
96. Rise Against
99. Tool
109. Rammstein
110. Uproar Tour
126. Styx / Reo Speedwagon / Ted Nugent
138. Heart
143. Guns N Roses
152. Boston
163. Jane's Addiction
171. ZZ Top
172. Sublime With Rome
180. Gigantour
195. Simple Plan
197. Motley Crue
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Old 01-10-2013, 10:54 AM
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Hey, Bon Iver grossed 4.3 million on tour last year, I'm asking for a raise.
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Old 01-10-2013, 11:16 AM
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Hey, Bon Iver grossed 4.3 million on tour last year, I'm asking for a raise.
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Old 01-10-2013, 08:33 PM
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Roger Waters is one rich fucking man.
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Old 01-10-2013, 08:43 PM
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- Boston tours for the first time since 2008

- Doesn't play in Boston
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Old 01-10-2013, 09:02 PM
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I would think that Warped Tour is would be ALOT higher.
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Old 01-10-2013, 09:22 PM
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I would think that Warped Tour is would be ALOT higher.
Compared to most of these, Warped is a LOT cheaper and plays to way less people. Roger Waters and Van Halen play to tens of thousands of people in arenas, Warped gets like...maybe 5000 in a parking lot? Idk.
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Old 01-11-2013, 02:06 AM
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Old 01-11-2013, 04:06 AM
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Compared to most of these, Warped is a LOT cheaper and plays to way less people. Roger Waters and Van Halen play to tens of thousands of people in arenas, Warped gets like...maybe 5000 in a parking lot? Idk.
Average Warped Tour crowd is around 20,000. Chicago is usually way more than that.

I agree though that compared to most tours Warped Tour is the cheapest by far though.
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The only real surprise for me was Aerosmith being so low on the proper list (i.e. the world tours one). But then, they did only played NA didn't they?
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