James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett of Metallica perform Sept. 6 at the opening night of Chase Center in San Francisco. (Getty Images) A trio of heavy metal bands took the top spots in the three biggest capacity categories on our Hot Tickets chart this week. Metallica took top honors on the More Than 15,000 Capacity chart with a show at Ernst Happel Stadion in Vienna that grossed $4,827,840. Attendance was 48,755, and tickets cost $99.02. Iron Maiden landed at No. 1 on the 10,001-15,000 Capacity chart with a performance at Bell MTS Place in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The band grossed $689,783 and played to 9,362 fans. The ticket range was $34.21-$95.03. Def Leppard took the top spot on the 5,001-10,000 Capacity chart with four shows at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, where they grossed $2,637,634. Almost 16,000 fans paid between $98 and $257 to see the rockers in […]
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