Find out how much KISS, Blind Guardian, Monsters of Rock Festival and more made on the road

Posted by on June 5, 2015

If you keep wondering how much your favorite bands make when they head out on the road, Billboard‘s Boxscore released their latest batch of earnings and attendance from many artists, including rock and metal ones and w’ve summarized them here for you.

This time, we have a look to the gross earnings from larger names in the industry, including 2 dates of a festival in Latin America and many many other bands you liked at some point in life. Don’t deny it, you like KISS. Here are the bands you wish they call you to join them:


Artist: ‘Monsters Of Rock Brazil‘: Ozzy Osbourne, KISS, Judas Priest, Motörhead, Manowar, Black Veil Brides, etc.
Venue: Sao Paulo, BRA – Arena Anhembi
Date: Apr. 25-26th, 2015
Gross Sales: $6,365,540
Attendance/Capacity: 72,337 / 76,428
Ticket Prices: $235.25, $117.62


Artist: Foo Fighters & Rise Against
Venue: Melbourne, AUS – Etihad Stadium
Date: Feb. 28th, 2015
Gross Sales: $5,479,510
Attendance/Capacity: 56,981 / 56,981
Ticket Prices: $130.40, $101.51, $78.08, $58.56


Artist: KISS
Venue: Curitiba, BRA – Pedreira Paulo Leminski
Date: Apr. 21st, 2015
Gross Sales: $1,073,040
Attendance/Capacity: 14,980 / 17,700
Ticket Prices: $427.09, $91.99


Artist: Blind Guardian
Venue: Hamburg, GER – O2 World
Date: May 02nd, 2015
Gross Sales: $147,062
Attendance/Capacity: 3,607 / 4,000
Ticket Prices: $49.37, $42.64


Artist: Nightwish, Sabaton & Delain
Venue: San Francisco, CA – Warfield Theatre
Date: Apr. 28th, 2015
Gross Sales: $96,111
Attendance/Capacity: 2,179 / 2,350
Ticket Prices: $178, $36


Artist: Coal Chamber, Filter, Combichrist, American Head Charge & Saint Ridley
Venue: Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live!
Date: Mar. 31st, 2015
Gross Sales: $10,854
Attendance/Capacity: 402 / 700
Ticket Prices: $27


Artist: ‘Monsters Of Rock Argentina‘: Ozzy Osbourne, Kiss, Judas Priest, Motörhead, etc.
Venue: Buenos Aires, ARG – Ciudad del Rock
Date: May 02nd, 2015
Gross Sales: $1,304,240
Attendance/Capacity: 26,354 / 35,000
Ticket Prices: $134.21, $67.10


Artist: Ministry
Venue: Anaheim, CA – City National Grove Of Anaheim
Date: May 11th, 2015
Gross Sales: $40,491
Attendance/Capacity: 893 / 1,700
Ticket Prices: $70, $20


Artist: Cavalera Conspiracy, Death Angel, COC Blind & Lody Kong
Venue: San Francisco, CA – Regency Center Grand Ballroom
Date: May 03rd, 2015
Gross Sales: $13,774
Attendance/Capacity: 485 / 1,424
Ticket Prices: $30, $28


Just remember, we here at Metal Insider will always encourage you not to cry yourself to sleep at night after reading these numbers and keep on dreaming.


[via theprp.com]


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