September 25, 2022

Def Leppard and Mötley Crüe’s co-headlining stadium tour introduced in a whopping $173.5 million, making it the best grossing tour of both band’s profession.

The extremely anticipated outing lastly befell in 2022 after being postponed twice because of the pandemic. The invoice was completely stacked, with the aforementioned headliners receiving assist from fellow rock icons Poison and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts.

Common ticket gross sales for every night time had been 37,520 — greater than thrice the draw that Def Leppard and Mötley Crüe had beforehand reached on their very own — with a mean nightly incomes of $4.96 million.

Boston was the most important market, with the bands enjoying a two-night stand at Fenway Park on August fifth and sixth. A complete of 64,000 tickets offered for $9.3 million in earnings.

Different notable attracts that remodeled $6 million included dates in Charlotte, North Carolina; Denver, Colorado; Glendale, Arizona; and Inglewood, California.

Most of the headlines surrounding the trek had been centered on Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee. After breaking his ribs previous to the outing, he was initially restricted to enjoying solely a handful of songs every night time. He would finally carry out his first full set of the tour on the June twenty eighth present in Charlotte.

Towards the top of the trek, Lee set the web ablaze by posting a full-frontal nude selfie on social media with no regret. In truth, the drummer introduced his affinity for exhibitionism to Mötley Crüe’s dwell present, catching flak after he inspired viewers members to show themselves at a number of exhibits, in addition to whipping out a real-live dachshund (wiener canine) from his pants in Los Angeles.

Count on to catch Mötley Crüe on tour fairly a bit in 2023 and 2024, as bassist Nikki Sixx just lately instructed Leisure Tonight that the band plans on enjoying roughly 120 exhibits throughout over the subsequent couple years.

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