METALLICA Grossed $70 Million From 13 Shows On Summer 2019 Leg Of 'WorldWired' Tour

METALLICA Grossed $70 Million From 13 Shows On Summer 2019 Leg Of 'WorldWired' Tour

According to Billboard's Boxscore data, the summer 2019 leg of METALLICA's "WorldWired" tour grossed more than $70 million from 13 shows. The highest-earning date ($8,194,075) took place on June 8 in Meath, Ireland, where a near-capacity crowd of 71,122 saw the band perform at the iconic venue Slane Castle. The second-biggest concert ($6,745,329) happened on July 6 in Berlin, Germany, where 68,452 fans were packed into the sold-out Olympiastadion.

Music industry trade magazine Pollstar recently named METALLICA one of the top-earning hard rock and metal tours of the "2019 Midyear" reporting period, which covered the six-month range from November 22, 2018 to May 22, 2019.

The group's 21 North American "WorldWired" arena shows during the reporting period grossed a total of $41.7 million, good for an average per-show gross of $1.99 million. With an average attendance of more than 16,000, the band moved nearly 350,000 tickets altogether.

On a per-show basis, METALLICA did even better internationally, as five of the six European stadium concerts the group performed in May grossed a combined $28 million thanks to an average attendance of more than 58,000. Altogether, the band grossed $69.7 million in the six-month reporting period, making the group the fourth highest-grossing act in the world during that time behind only Elton John, Pink and Justin Timberlake — each of whom sold fewer tickets but had a higher average ticket price.

METALLICA's "WorldWired" tour has played more than 130 shows across the world since its 2016 kick-off.

Last November, drummer Lars Ulrich told The Mercury News that the trek could last through early 2020.

The San Francisco Bay Area metal giants have been touring in support of their latest album, "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct", which came out in November 2016.

Latest Boxscore data for "WorldWired" tour:

Artist: METALLICA, GHOST, BOKASSA
City, Country, Venue: Slane, Ireland - Slane Castle
Date: June 8, 2019
Gross Sales: $8,194,075
Attendance/Capacity: 71,122 / 78,824
Ticket Prices: $115.21

Artist: METALLICA, GHOST, BOKASSA
City, Country, Venue: Amsterdam, Netherlands - Amsterdam Arena
Date: June 11, 2019
Gross Sales: $5,151,429
Attendance/Capacity: 50,576 / 50,576
Ticket Prices: $101.86

Artist: METALLICA, GHOST, BOKASSA
City, Country, Venue: Cologne, Germany - RheinEnergieStadion
Date: June 13, 2019
Gross Sales: $4,267,243
Attendance/Capacity: 41,460 / 42,021
Ticket Prices: $102.92

Artist: METALLICA, GHOST, BOKASSA
City, Country, Venue: Brussels, Belgium - King Baudouin Stadium
Date: June 16, 2019
Gross Sales: $5,243,080
Attendance/Capacity: 49,039 / 49,039
Ticket Prices: $106.92

Artist: METALLICA, GHOST, BOKASSA
City, Country, Venue: Manchester, UK - Etihad Stadium
Date: June 18, 2019
Gross Sales: $4,510,011
Attendance/Capacity: 40,473 / 42,154
Ticket Prices: $111.43

Artist: METALLICA, GHOST, BOKASSA
City, Country, Venue: London, UK - Twickenham Stadium
Date: June 20, 2019
Gross Sales: $6,080,657
Attendance/Capacity: 51,819 / 52,244
Ticket Prices: $117.34

Artist: METALLICA, GHOST, BOKASSA
City, Country, Venue: Berlin, Germany - Olympiastadion
Date: July 6, 2019
Gross Sales: $6,745,329
Attendance/Capacity: 68,452 / 68,452
Ticket Prices: $98.54

Artist: METALLICA, GHOST, BOKASSA
City, Country, Venue: Gothenburg, Sweden - Ullevi Stadion
Date: July 9, 2019
Gross Sales: $4,668,092
Attendance/Capacity: 63,348 / 63,348
Ticket Prices: $73.69

Artist: METALLICA, GHOST, BOKASSA
City, Country, Venue: Copenhagen, Denmark - Telia Parken
Date: July 11, 2019
Gross Sales: $4,811,332
Attendance/Capacity: 44,944 / 45,698
Ticket Prices: $107.05

Artist: METALLICA, GHOST, BOKASSA
City, Country, Venue: Trondheim, Norway - Granasen Arena
Date: July 13, 2019
Gross Sales: $4,348,793
Attendance/Capacity: 38,794 / 38,794
Ticket Prices: $112.10

Artist: METALLICA, GHOST, BOKASSA
City, Country, Venue: Hameenlinna, Finland - Festival Park
Date: July 16, 2019
Gross Sales: $5,330,615
Attendance/Capacity: 55,519 / 55,519
Ticket Prices: $96.01

Artist: METALLICA, GHOST, BOKASSA
City, Country, Venue: Tartu, Estonia - Raadi Airfield
Date: July 18, 2019
Gross Sales: $4,791,241
Attendance/Capacity: 59,099 / 59,099
Ticket Prices: $81.07

Artist: METALLICA, GHOST, BOKASSA
City, Country, Venue: Moscow, Russia - Luzhniki Stadium
Date: July 21, 2019
Gross Sales: $6,073,606
Attendance/Capacity: 61,546 / 63,505
Ticket Prices: $98.68

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