Aerosmith Made More Money From Guitar Hero Than From Any Album

April 14, 2016 in Daily Bulletin

Matt Novak found an interesting quirk about the band Aerosmith’s career:

  • As Centives has covered before musicians don’t actually make all that much money from selling their music.
  • Instead the real money is in selling merchandise like t-shirts, or going on live tours.
  • When Guitar Hero was at its peak Aerosmith made a lot of money from licensing its songs and image to the video game.
  • This, in turn, meant a new generation of fans interested in their music which lead to more concert and merchandizing revenues.

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Source: Gizmodo