Billboard's Hot Tours: Avenged Sevenfold Are #1. - Avenged Sevenfold

Billboard's Hot Tours: Avenged Sevenfold Are #1.

Avenged Sevenfold have claimed the #1 spot on Billboard’s Hot Tours list with the “Welcome To The Family” tour with a $3,666,256 total gross and a 99,725 attendance.

Avenged Sevenfold claims the No. 1 spot on the Hot Tours rankings with more than $3.6 million in box office grosses reported from the Welcome to the Family Tour, which kicked off on April 22 at CenturyTel Center in Bossier City, La.  Joined by opening acts Three Days Grace, Bullet For My Valentine and Sevendust on select dates, the California rock band headlined 16 shows during the tour that ran during April and May. According to tour promoter Frank Productions, the number of sold seats neared the 100,000 mark for the tour.  Avenged Sevenfold was also a top draw at Carolina Rebellion in Charlotte on May 7 with 30,000 fans in attendance for the rock festival’s first outing.  The band was the final act on the main stage that also featured performances by Godsmack, Three Days Grace and Stone Sour, among other bands during the all-day music festival event.

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