Enlarge Even without Glenn Tipton and/or KK Downing, Judas Priest is raking it in.

Wanna Know How Much Judas Priest, Prophets of Rage, Nightwish and Others Earn to Play Shows?


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.

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: Judas PriestSaxon & Black Star Riders
Venue: Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun Arena
Date: Mar. 22nd, 2018
Gross Sales: $360,923
Attendance/Capacity: 6,198 / 6,267
Ticket Prices: $63.75, $53.75, $43.75

Artist: Prophets of RageDead Letter Circus & Bare Bones
Venue: Sydney, AUS – Hordern Pavilion
Date: Mar. 22nd, 2018
Gross Sales: $136,580
Attendance/Capacity: 1,909 / 5,078
Ticket Prices: $86.49, $38.48

Artist: Nightwish
Venue: Montreal, QC – Metropolis
Date: Mar. 20th, 2018
Gross Sales: $122,147
Attendance/Capacity: 1,839 / 2,198
Ticket Prices: $157.33, $65.30

More show grosses, including several others from Periphery’s 2017 European tour, are available at The PRP.

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