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March 18, 2011 10:23 ET

TicketNetwork Advisory -- System of a Down Reunion Tour Spurs Ticket Sales

VERNON, CT--(Marketwire - March 18, 2011) - Despite a hiatus of more than four years, metal band System of a Down has not lost its fan base. The group will run a short North American reunion tour from May 10 to May 24. According to the latest data from the TicketNetwork exchange*:

  • Since March 1, the total amount of orders for the System of a Down tour is 18% higher than total orders for the 2011 Rammstein tour and 40% higher than total orders for the Motley Crue tour.
  • Among metal bands, System of a Down is beaten in total orders only by the dual headliner of Def Leppard and Heart.
  • A quarter of all orders placed are for the May 24th performance at The Forum in Los Angeles.

System of a Down formed in 1992 and released its self-titled debut album in 1998. It gained mainstream notice in 2001 with the release of its sophomore effort Toxicity. Its hit single "B.Y.O.B." won the 2006 Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance.

Selected System of a Down Dates With Average Ticket Price

City Venue   Average Ticket Price
Seattle, WA Key Arena   $112
Chula Vista, CA Cricket Wireless Amph.   $114
Vancouver, CAN Rogers Arena   $127
Englewood, CO Comfort Dental Amph.   $153
Edmonton, CAN Rexall Place   $161

*As of 3/15/2011 11:00 a.m. EDT. Prices may fluctuate based on market demand.

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