After 2 years without almost concert and festival, this year lots of bands touring around the world. These biggest music bands or artists here are the stats for which metal or rock bands selling more tickets.
Guns N’ Roses, Alice Cooper, System of a Down, Korn, Iron Maiden, Deftones, Gojira, Metallica, and Slipknot are just a few other artists we don’t think of at the moment and are set to tour the globe, including the US and around the world, to finally bring their fans back together and fans. They will also perform at the most renowned annual music festivals coming up as well. Some groups include Metallica, Foo Fighters, Tool, and many others. Besides that, Pollstar has recently collected the top 10 tours of the moment based on the number of tickets sold. They mostly represented metal and rock music genres in the top 10.
Which metal and rock bands selling more tickets on the tour in 2022?
Although the top spot belongs to Ed Sheeran with an average of 73,000 tickets sold for each concert, which is the total of 98% capacity for the venue The pop star actually earned just a little less in gross revenue than Red Hot Chili Peppers, who are ranked as 3th. Ed Sheeran’s average earnings are roughly $50,000 less than that of the iconic rock band. Even though they sold approximately 10,000 fewer tickets. After that, we have Motley Crue along with Def Leppard with their Stadium Tour.
The event sold 36,000 tickets and had a 98.8 percent capacity of the venue The band could play at the number. 4. For fans of metal from the past, Iron Maiden is the top-ranked band at no. 6. They have an average selling of 27,000 tickets each concert, with a 98.4 percent capacity. Kenny Chesney is the 7th, Lewis Capaldi is the 8th with 20,595 tickets per concert. Harry Styles is the 9th and The Lumineers is the 10th according to the selling tickets numbers.
- Ed Sheeran – 73,340 tickets/concert
- Coldplay – 66,429 tickets/concert
- Red Hot Chili Peppers – 60,033 tickets/concert
- Mötley Crüe/Def Leppard – 36,513 tickets/concert
- Billy Joel – 33,414 tickets/concert
- Iron Maiden – 27,369 tickets/concert
- Kenny Chesney – 26,066 tickets/concert
- Lewis Capaldi – 20,595 tickets/concert
- Harry Styles – 19,343 tickets/concert
- The Lumineers – 14,893 tickets/concert
However, about the ticket prices are higher than before:
The cost of tickets to live music events are expected to be 30 percent more expensive in 2022. The reason is “pent increasing demand” because of the pandemic. The report notes that concert visitors bought tickets to concert events from 2019 to 2020 performances for an average of $81 per ticket, however, those who attended concerts paid more for tickets for 2021 to 2022 shows. The data show people paid an average of $192 for tickets, which is an increase of 137% in price.