General of the Dark Army
Landover or Baltimore?Wilmington is the largest city in Delaware and it is only a 19 minute train journey from downtown to central Philadelphia which also means it's about a 2 minute flight on Ed Force One. The band could do a daytime matinee in Wilmington and have a dozen Trooper Ales before performing in Philly the same evening.
Maryland, 1987. But I have seen Maiden on three continents...Australia, Europe and North America.
Landover or Baltimore?
In other words: have you seen Sea of Madness or not?!
Houston has 2.2 million people in Texas (the 2nd most populous state in US) and yet Texas was skipped on AMOLAD and TBOS tours. So it is not just about population as much as finding a promoter (I would assume...don't know that much about the insides of the music biz).It's called The Grinder and it is currently on Fox.
Collin's on point. These states have little to no metal scene, but they also have far fewer people in general - Idaho has 1.6 million people, Montana just over 1 million people in the whole state! Comparatively, the city of Chicago has upwards of 2.7 million people, New York has 8.4 million, and the greater Los Angeles area has 18.5 million people! Even if the metal scene isn't massive in those places, you're still pretty much guaranteed to sell more tickets.
Houston has 2.2 million people in Texas (the 2nd most populous state in US) and yet Texas was skipped on AMOLAD and TBOS tours. So it is not just about population as much as finding a promoter (I would assume...don't know that much about the insides of the music biz).
Definitely true. The city where I live Spokane, WA has a small population (300,000) compared to other cities. The biggest concerts we had in the last few years were Kiss and the Eagles. This city has a big metal scene too. If Maiden were to come here then they would Definitely sell out our Arena which seats about 13,500.Oh, it's about a lot more than just population for sure (travel plans, best deals with venues, previous ticket sales in the region, etc), but I think places with a very small population are far less likely to see a big concert swing through their town.
I know! Not many bands came this way in the 80s so Im told. Im glad I was too young to know what I was missing! We also had a gap between '95 and 2011 though they played Dublin a couple of times in between