Foo Fighters, Tool & Red Hot Chili Peppers Made Shocking Money In 2017

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Pollstar have released its top 200 North American Tours of 2017 list.

Blabbermouth have compiled a top 25 list of hard rock touring acts of 2017 based off Pollstar’s list.

01. METALLICA ($110.3 million; 1.14 million tickets sold)
02. GUNS N’ ROSES ($98 million; 837,000 tickets sold)
03. ROGER WATERS ($92.1 million; 756,000 tickets sold)
04. RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS ($67.5 million; 809,000 tickets sold)
05. TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA ($61.5 million; 1.01 million tickets sold)
06. BON JOVI ($37.9 million; 446,000 tickets sold)
07. GREEN DAY ($31.7 million; 630,000 tickets sold)
08. JOURNEY ($29.4 million; 379,000 tickets sold)
09. QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT ($29 million; 298,000 tickets sold)
10. DEF LEPPARD ($28.6 million; 404,000 tickets sold)
11. IRON MAIDEN ($21.4 million; 330,000 tickets sold)
12. FOO FIGHTERS ($19.9 million; 219,000 tickets sold)
13. TOOL ($19 million; 246,000 tickets sold)
14. NICKELBACK ($18.8 million; 466,000 tickets sold)
15. FOREIGNER ($16.5 million; 416,000 tickets sold)
16. A PERFECT CIRCLE ($12.8 million; 223,000 tickets sold)
17. ZZ TOP ($11.2 million; 173,000 tickets sold)
18. BOSTON ($10.1 million; 203,000 tickets sold)
19. STEVE MILLER BAND ($10 million; 176,000 tickets sold)
20. THE WHO ($9.4 million; 66,000 tickets sold)
21. REO SPEEDWAGON / STYX ($7.7 million; 218,000 tickets sold)
22. SCORPIONS ($6.2 million; 88,000 tickets sold)
23. PRIMUS ($6 million; 148,000 tickets sold)
24. KING CRIMSON ($5.8 million; 78,000 tickets sold)

Blabbermouth reported, “Unlike Pollstar’s recently revealed Top 20 Worldwide Tours, which saw guns N’ roses come in at No. 2 and Metallica come in at No. 5, the North American chart ranks Metallica at No. 3, with a total continental gross of $110.3 million from 1.14 million tickets sold. That’s two slots ahead of Guns N’ Roses, who grossed $98 million in North America through sales of more than 836,000 tickets.