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GUNS N’ ROSES, SLIPKNOT, KISS And More Make POLLSTAR’s 2021 List Of Highest-Grossing Tours

Artists like KISS, Slipknot, Guns N' Roses and more all hit the top 100 highest grossing tours for this year.

It appears that rock music, in all of it’s forms, is still alive and well, especially when it comes to live shows and touring.

THE ROLLING STONES had the highest-grossing tour in the world for 2021, according to Pollstar, the publication dedicated to covering the worldwide concert industry. The band’s  “No Filter” run generated a total of $115.5 million from just 12 performances in total. Other notable artists whose tours landed in the top 100 include GUNS N’ ROSES, KISS, SLIPKNOT and MEGADETH / LAMB OF GOD.

Some of the rock/metal artists who made Pollstar’s “2021 Year-End Top 100 Worldwide Tours” list are:

01. THE ROLLING STONES ($115.5 million)
03. GREEN DAY, WEEZER, FALL OUT BOY ($67.3 million)
07. GUNS N’ ROSES ($47.3 million)
30. KISS ($16.9 million)
42. SLIPKNOT’s “Knotfest Roadshow” ($12.3 million)
48. KORN ($10.3 million)
53. ZZ TOP ($9.4 million)
61. MEGADETH, LAMB OF GOD ($7.9 million)
63. SHINEDOWN ($7.5 million)
64. THE BLACK CROWES ($7.4 million)
69. PRIMUS ($7.0 million)
76. FOREIGNER ($6 million)
85. FOO FIGHTERS ($4.5 million)

See the complete list at this location.