MÖTLEY CRÜE, DEF LEPPARD, RUSH Among Top-Grossing North American Tours Of 2011

Pollstar, the only trade publication covering the worldwide concert industry, has published a list of the Top 200 top-grossing North American tours of 2011.

The following are the top-ranked hard rock/metal tours of the year (overall ranking based on total box office gross data as provided to Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers):

15. JOURNEY

Gross (millions): 37.4
Average Tickets: 12,065
Cities/Shows: 58/58

41. MÖTLEY CRÜE

Gross (millions): 21.1
Average Tickets: 7,397
Cities/Shows: 51/51

47. DEF LEPPARD/HEART

Gross (millions): 19.2
Average Tickets: 8,364
Cities/Shows: 45/45

51. RUSH

Gross (millions): 18.3
Average Tickets: 9,757
Cities/Shows: 25/26

64. LINKIN PARK

Gross (millions): 14.0
Average Tickets: 9,807
Cities/Shows: 24/24

68. PEARL JAM

Gross (millions): 12.3
Average Tickets: 18,578
Cities/Shows: 10/11

73. GUNS N' ROSES

Gross (millions): 11.2
Average Tickets: 6,446
Cities/Shows: 33/35

75. AVENGED SEVENFOLD

Gross (millions): 10.9
Average Tickets: 5,803
Cities/Shows: 53/53

91. RAMMSTEIN

Gross (millions): 9.0
Average Tickets: 12,175
Cities/Shows: 12/13

94. Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival

Gross (millions): 8.6
Average Tickets: 8,977
Cities/Shows: 30/30

95. OZZY OSBOURNE

Gross (millions): 8.5
Average Tickets: 7,479
Cities/Shows: 22/22

96. Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival

Gross (millions): 8.5
Average Tickets: 9,578
Cities/Shows: 25/25

97. JUDAS PRIEST

Gross (millions): 8.4
Average Tickets: 4,334
Cities/Shows: 38/38

101. Music As A Weapon

Gross (millions): 7.9
Average Tickets: 4,669

126. SOUNDGARDEN

Gross (millions): 6.1
Average Tickets: 5,167

132. KISS

Gross (millions): 5.8
Average Tickets: 2,704

155. AEROSMITH

Gross (millions): 4.7
Average Tickets: 24,995

166. A PERFECT CIRCLE

Gross (millions): 4.4
Average Tickets: 3,967

175. IRON MAIDEN

Gross (millions): 4.2
Average Tickets: 15,941

180. SYSTEM OF A DOWN

Gross (millions): 4.1
Average Tickets: 7,604

198. DEFTONES

Gross (millions): 3.4
Average Tickets: 2,371

You can see the entire list of the Top 200 top-grossing North American tours of 2011 in PDF format at this location.

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