Heading up the list of touring artists on this week’s Hot Tours recap (see list, below) are Shinedown and Breaking Benjamin with sales topping $1 million from the final four venues on their North American co-headlining trek. On the road in support of recent albums -- Breaking Benjamin’s Dark Before Dawn that bowed in June and Threat to Survival, Shinedown’s September release -- the bands kicked off the tour on Oct. 16 at INTRUST Bank Arena in Wichita, Kansas. The final performance, a sellout on Nov. 24, was held in Portland, Maine, at Cross Insurance Arena.
With primarily arenas on the schedule, the tour grossed $5.7 million from 24 concerts reported to Billboard by promoters and venues. Overall attendance reached 136,969 with Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena logging the highest box office counts. The venue’s sellout crowd totaled 10,489 in Music City on Nov. 13, generating $437,957 in sales.