10 artists who have performed over 100 shows on tour

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22 May 2019, 15:45

In 1978, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band kicked off their 117 show Darkness Tour.

The more records you sell, the larger the tour...

Here's 10 artists that have exceeded 100 shows on a tour.

1. U2 - 360 Tour

The 2 year, 110 show tour was the highest grossing tour of all time. U2 even had a 165-foot structure on stage which was nicknamed 'The Claw'.

2. Guns N' Roses - Not In This Lifetime... Tour

Grossing an impressive $563.3 million and spanning an exhausting 159 shows, Guns N Roses played to more than 5 million fans on their 'Not In This Lifetime... Tour'.

3. The Rolling Stones - The Bigger Bang Tour

They may be getting on in age, but The Rolling Stones are not easing up. Their 2005 tour lasted 144 shows over 2 years and broke box office records.

4. Coldplay - A Head Full of Dreams Tour

In 2016, Coldplay played 122 shows on their 'A Head Full of Dreams' Tour including four sellout shows at Wembley Stadium.

5. Bon Jovi - Because We Can Tour

In 2014, Bon Jovi embarked on a 102 show tour that grossed $259 million and had over 2 million people through the turnstiles. 

6. The Eagles - Long Road Out Of Eden Tour

161 shows around the world, The Eagles proved again that they're one of the greatest ever on their 'Long Road Out of Eden Tour'.

7. Pink Floyd - The Division Bell Tour 

The last ever tour under the Pink Floyd banner saw them sell out stadiums and perform 110 shows worldwide.

8. Paul McCartney - The Paul McCartney World Tour

The Paul McCartney World Tour lasted 103 shows starting in 1989, they released 'Get Back' off the back of the end of the tour in 1991.

9. 30 Seconds To Mars - Into The Wild Tour

The Guinness Book of Record for longest album tour cycle goes to 30 Seconds To Mars on their 'Into The Wild Tour', the band played an incredible 309 shows worldwide to promote their 'This Is War LP'.

10. Oasis - (What's The Story) Morning Glory Tour

Playing exactly 100 shows and performing tracks off the iconic album, Oasis played around the world for 14 months on the '(What's The Story) Morning Glory Tour'.


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