Originally Posted by fonzbear2000
A band whom I've never heard of and whose last album peaked at only 97 on Billboard is playing in theaters? They must have gained quite a bit of popularity over here unless those theaters are really small or a larger band is headlining.
Going by record sales is no longer valid in determining a band's popularity. I've never listened to these guys, but out of curiosity I looked them up on last.fm
They have 735k listeners.
To put that into perspective, Opeth has 511k. Amon Amarth has 333k.
So yeah, they will probably sell out a lot of these venues. Opeth sold out the Vancouver one last time they played here (and it was 19+