Cara Carriveau


Guns N’ Roses tour now third highest-grossing of all time

INDIO, CA – APRIL 16: Musician Axl Rose and Slash of Guns N’ Roses performs onstage during day 2 of the 2016 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival Weekend 1 at the Empire Polo Club on April 16, 2016 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella)

Guns N’ Roses has now completed the third highest-grossing tour of all time. The band’s “Not In This Lifetime” reunion trek has grossed $584.2 million from 5,371,891 tickets sold at 158 concerts across six continents. Launched in April 2016, the tour featured original members Slash, Duff McKagan and Axl Rose performing together for the first time since 1993.

At least four other tours have topped $500 million in sales including U2‘s “360” tour and the Rolling Stones‘ “A Bigger Bang” trek. The Guns trek topped $82 million in sales during 2018 alone, having grossed an average of $3.7 million per show over the course of 24 dates.