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Iron Maiden Almost Top Billboard's Hot Tours Chart

08/29/2016
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Iron Maiden

(hennemusic) Iron Maiden have landed at No. 2 on the latest edition of Billboard's Hot Tours chart. According to the music industry magazine, the veteran UK rockers appear on the list based on the final counts reported from its European tour that included headlining dates and festival appearances at 32 cities in 24 countries during a 10-week span.

The European tour was the final leg of the band's Book of Souls World Tour that played in six continents from February 24 through the finale at Wacken Open Air festival on August 4 - which was streamed live.

Overall ticket sales from the tour reached $54.6 million from 47 reported shows with 816,721 tickets sold during the 23-week run. Included in this week's tally for Iron Maiden are 13 concerts from the band's final stretch through Europe that added $19.5 million in revenue to the tour's overall box office counts. Read more here.

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