The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine:

Artist/Event: DEF LEPPARD, BRYAN ADAMS, RANDY COLEMAN
Venue: KeySpan Park
City/State: Brooklyn, N.Y.
Date: July 9, 2005
Attendance: 9,645
Capacity: 10,000

Artist/Event: JUDAS PRIEST, QUEENSRŸCHE
Venue: Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
City/State: Selma, Texas
Date: June 25, 2005
Attendance: 11,976
Capacity: 19,262

Artist/Event: JUDAS PRIEST, QUEENSRŸCHE
Venue: Shoreline Amphitheatre
City/State: Mountain View, Calif.
Date: July 2, 2005
Attendance: 11,303
Capacity: 22,000

Artist/Event: JUDAS PRIEST, QUEENSRŸCHE
Venue: Journal Pavilion
City/State: Albuquerque, N.M.
Date: June 28, 2005
Attendance: 6,771
Capacity: 12,121

Artist/Event: JUDAS PRIEST, QUEENSRŸCHE
Venue: White River Amphitheatre
City/State: Auburn, Wash.
Date: July 6, 2005
Attendance: 4,977
Capacity: 19,512

Artist/Event: Rock Never Stops Tour: CINDERELLA, RATT, QUIET RIOT, FIREHOUSE
Venue: Sioux Falls Arena
City/State: Sioux Falls, S.D.
Date: June 14, 2005
Attendance: 3,906
Capacity: 4,939

Artist/Event: TED NUGENT, RACY GRACE
Venue: Uptown Theatre
City/State: Kansas City, Mo.
Date: July 1, 2005
Attendance: 1,764
Capacity: 2,000

Artist/Event: WHITESNAKE, DRUG UNDER
Venue: Universal Lending CityLights Pavilion
City/State: Denver, Colo.
Date: July 3, 2005
Attendance: 1,706
Capacity: 4,487

Artist/Event: UFO, MOUNTAIN, RICK DERRINGER
Venue: Hampton Beach Casino
City/State: Hampton, N.H.
Date: July 7, 2005
Attendance: 916
Capacity: 1,800