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Holy Shit, Iron Maiden Earn a LOT of Money at Their Shows

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The latest Boxscore report has landed and, as usual, The PRP’s done the heavy-lifting of sorting through it and posting the box office numbers of some notable metal and hard rock bands, this time with an emphasis on Iron Maiden’s recent European dates with Killswitch Engage.

These numbers are quite impressive, putting Maiden in the same realm as Metallica and Guns N’ Roses when it comes to metal acts bringing in the dough.

Note that these numbers are not a wholly accurate reflection of how much money these artists take home. After the ticket numbers are in, the bands still need to pay the opening acts, cover their crew and travel expenses, share a cut with the promoter, pay their manager and booking agent, etc. On the other side of it, the numbers also don’t include any money earned from merch sales. But these Boxscore reports do provide a general idea of the earning power of each of these bands, especially relative to one another.

Artist: Iron Maiden & Killswitch Engage
Venue: Stockholm, SWE – Tele2 Arena
Date: Jun 01st, 2018
Gross Sales: $2,926,064
Attendance/Capacity: 37,221 / 37,221
Ticket Prices: $184, $59

Artist: Iron Maiden & Killswitch Engage
Venue: Prague, CZE – Letnany Airport
Date: Jun 20th, 2018
Gross Sales: $2,314,576
Attendance/Capacity: 29,763 / 30,000
Ticket Prices: $87, $67

Artist: Iron Maiden & Killswitch Engage
Venue: Helsinki, FIN – Hartwall Areena
Date: May 28th-29th, 2018
Gross Sales: $2,072,080
Attendance/Capacity: 20,344 / 20,344
Ticket Prices: $263, $91

Artist: Iron Maiden & Killswitch Engage
Venue: Hannover, GER – Expo Plaza
Date: Jun 10th, 2018
Gross Sales: $1,678,755
Attendance/Capacity: 21,900 / 21,900
Ticket Prices: $77

Artist: Iron Maiden & Killswitch Engage
Venue: Berlin, GER – Waldbuhne
Date: Jun 13th, 2018
Gross Sales: $1,408,961
Attendance/Capacity: 15,757 / 17,000
Ticket Prices: $89

Artist: Iron Maiden & Killswitch Engage
Venue: Copenhagen, DEN – Royal Arena
Date: Jun 05th, 2018
Gross Sales: $1,394,397
Attendance/Capacity: 15,184 / 15,184
Ticket Prices: $104, $58

Artist: Iron Maiden & Killswitch Engage
Venue: Tallinn, EST – Saku Suurhall
Date: May 26th, 2018
Gross Sales: $544,989
Attendance/Capacity: 8,284 / 8,284
Ticket Prices: $83, $59

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