Rock Acts Dominate the Biggest Tours of All-Time List
According to Billboard, Guns N’ Roses Not In This Lifetime Tour is the fourth-biggest tour of all time. The tour has earned $475 Million to date in gross sales. The tour kicked off in Las Vegas in April of 2016 and the band played its last show in November 2017. The tour is set to resume in Europe on June 3rd, 2018 in Berlin, Germany.
To date Guns N’ Roses have played to more than 4.3 million fans and headlined 123 shows over five continents. These numbers don’t include the festivals that Guns N’ Roses have headlined. According to Billboard, the Not In This Lifetime Tour recently surpassed Roger Waters the Wall Live Tour to become the fourth highest grossing tour of all time. The Wall Tour earned a whopping $459 Million from 2010 through 2013. U2 takes the top spot on the highest grossing tour of all time list with $736 Million from it’s 360° stadium tour (2009-2011). In the number two spot is the Rolling Stones for their Bigger Bang Tour (2005-2007) bringing in $558 Million. Just ahead of Guns N’ Roses for the third spot is Coldplay for their A Head Full of Dreams Tour (2016-2017) that took in $523 Million. Here’s hoping Guns N’ Roses surpasses Coldplay after their Europe tour concludes this summer.
Looking at the highlights of Guns N’ Roses Not In This Lifetime Tour, the band’s two shows in London this past summer brought in $17.6 Million. In 2016, the band’s highest grossing date was a two night stint at MetLife Stadium that brought in $11.6 Million. To read more about this story check out Billboard.
In Other Guns N’ Roses News
Slash was recently interviewed on the final episode of Nikki Sixx’s radio show Sixx Sense. During his interview he talked about reuniting with Axl Rose and talked a bit about the Not In This Lifetime tour. He also discussed being busy at work on “new material”. Whether that’s a Guns N’ Roses album or Conspirators album still remains to be seen. You can check out a full recap of the interview here Check out what he had to say below.