The Hunting Party Tour is the eleventh concert tour by American rock band Linkin Park. It was launched in support of Linkin Park's sixth studio album, The Hunting Party (2014). The tour was partially announced in May 2014 through a teaser released after the release of trailer of a co-headlined tour Carnivores Tour by Linkin Park and Thirty Seconds to Mars. Later, the tour was officially announced on November 23 with a whole trailer in promotion. Its first leg under the name European Tour began on May 5, 2014, in Lisboa, Portugal, and ended on June 14 in Castle Donington, England, where they played Hybrid Theory as a whole album. The tour features special guests Of Mice & Men and Rise Against. On January 15, 2015, the band begun the world tour for The Hunting Party with the first leg under North American Tour. During a show at Indianapolis, Chester Bennington injured his leg, which led to the cancellation of the tour North American Tour. The band continued the world tour on May 9, performing at the first edition of Rock In Rio in America.
Rumours of a tour from Linkin Park first circulated after the release of trailer of Carnivorous Tour. The tour's first leg was in Europe where the band played 9 shows. The leg had a duration of 16 days. The tour began with "Rock In Rio" show at Lisboa. And later the tour took a break after the Download Festival where the band played Hybrid Theory as a whole album together for the first time. The first leg included shows like "Rock in Rio", "Rock am Ring" , "Rock im Park", "Alfa Romeo City Sound", "Greenfield" and "Download Festival".
The second leg of the tour started after the end of "Carnivores Tour", and was titled as "The Hunting Party European Tour". The duration of the second leg was 22 days which included 16 shows. Of Mice & Men were included as Special guest from this leg and also toured with Linkin Park to North America. The leg was the return of band from North America back to Europe. It started on November 3, at Zürich in Switzerland. The same date was also the official declaration of "The Hunting Party Tour". The show at O2 World in Berlin became the first live concert in the world to be broadcast at Astra 19.2 degrees East in Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixel) in HEVC standard, at 50 fps and a colour depth of 10 bit. The broadcast was confirmed on November 13th by Warner Music Germany and SES. The band released a pop up store in Berlin during the tour, and it was sponsored by "Samsung".
The third leg of the tour was officially announced on November 3, 2014, after the completion of Carnivores Tour. The trailer revealed that the tour would feature guest artists like Of Mice & Men and Rise Against. The second leg was supposed to have 19 shows but only 3 shows took place, after the cancellation of the rest shows, due to the leg injury of Chester Bennington. Later on the another additional leg was introduced as North American Summer Tour in support of the album. Whereas Of Mice and Men and Rise Against were not included in the line up.
The concert tour was kept going by continuing the second leg of European Tour. The leg is scheduled to take place after the Stone Temple Pilots with Chester Bennington's Spring U.S. Tour and seven headlining concerts by the band like Rock in Rio USA where the band will play with artists like "Deftones", "John Legend", "No Doubt", "Metallica", and "Taylor Swift", Rock on the Range, Rocklahoma, Amnesia Rockfest, Loudwire Music Festival and Summerfest. There are five shows of the leg officially announced till present. The shows includes like Rock in Roma and FM4 Frequency Festival.
A new leg was introduced during early May, which included five shows in China. The leg was named as "The Hunting Party China Tour". The leg was powered by "Life" and presented by "Mercedes Benz". All the shows during the leg will take place at stadiums across China.
Sales for general tickets began on November 7, 2014. Linkin Park offered pre-sale tickets for the fan club members. The set list mixed The Hunting Party with the rest of the band's catalog. A minute-long trailer for the tour premiered in November 2014, featuring a British narrator and assorted live scenes, paired with some of the bands' songs, including "Bleed It Out", "In The End", "Guilty All the Same", "Final Masquerade", "What I've Done" and "Rebellion" by Linkin Park and "I Don't Want to Be Here Anymore", "Tragedy + Time" by Rise Against. The promotional poster for the tour featured the hashtag as "#THEHUNTINGPARTYTOUR". The show at O2 World in Berlin became the first live concert in the world to be broadcast at Astra 19.2 degrees East in Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixel) in HEVC standard, at 50 fps and a colour depth of 10 bit. The broadcast was confirmed on November 13th by Warner Music Germany and SES. The band released a pop up store in Berlin during the tour, and it was sponsored by "Samsung". The volunteering during the tour was done by "Music for Relief" The Chinese leg of the tour was powered by "Life" and presented by "Mercedes Benz". The presale of the tickets started on May 6. The tickets were provided by "Yongle Ticket" and "228". 
Though the band had only three shows in North America after the cancellation of the remaining dates, the gross compiled by the tour was $1,022,937 making the band the third largest gross collector of January. The shows between November 22-24, made Linkin Park again the third largest gross collector with $3,154,280 collected.
This set list is representative of the show in Orlando at Amway Center. It does not represent all dates throughout the tour.
- "Guilty All the Same"
- "Given Up"
- "With You"
- "One Step Closer"
- "Castle of Glass"
- "Leave Out All the Rest" / "Shadow of the Day" / "Iridescent"
- "Robot Boy"
- "Waiting for the End"
- "Final Masquerade"
- "Wretches and Kings" / "Remember the Name"
- "Lying From You"
- "Somewhere I Belong"
- "In the End"
|May 30, 2014Vorlage:Efn||Lisboa||Portugal||Parque da Bela Vista||Animal Jazz||56,000 / 57,832|
|June 1, 2014||St. Petersburg||Russia||Petrovsky Stadium||21,405 / 21,405|
|June 2, 2014||Moscow||Sports Complex Olympiysky||70,000 / 70,050|
|June 5, 2014||Wrocław||Poland||Stadion Miejski||Fall Out Boy||41,000 / 42,771|
|June 7, 2014Vorlage:Efn||Adenau, Rheinland-Pfalz||Germany||Nürburgring||Animal Jazz||100,000 / 150,000|
|June 8, 2014Vorlage:Efn||Nürnberg||Volkspark Dutzendteich||Fall Out Boy||40,000 / 42,000|
|June 10, 2014||Milano||Italy||Ippodromo del Galoppo||Animal Jazz||12,000 / 12,500|
|June 12, 2014||Interlaken||Switzerland||Flughafen Interlaken||12,000 / 12,000|
|June 14, 2014Vorlage:Efn||Castle Donington||England||Donington Park||105,000 / 110,000|
|The Hunting Party European Tour|
|November 03, 2014||Zürich||Switzerland||Hallenstadion||Of Mice & Men||16,000 / 16,000|
|November 04, 2014||Stuttgart||Germany||Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle||14,000 / 14,000|
|November 06, 2014||Cologne||Lanxess Arena||18,000 / 18,000|
|November 07, 2014||Amsterdam||Netherlands||Ziggo Dome||17,000 / 17,000|
|November 09, 2014||Oberhausen||Germany||König-Pilsener-ARENA||15,000 / 15,000|
|November 10, 2014||Hamburg||O2 World||18,000 / 18,000|
|November 12, 2014||Leipzig||Arena Leipzig||14,000 / 14,000|
|November 13, 2014||München||Olympiahalle||17,000 / 17,000|
|November 14, 2014||Wien||Austria||Wiener Stadthalle (Halle D)||15,000 / 15,000|
|November 16, 2014||Paris||France||Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy||21,000/ 21,000|
|November 17, 2014||Frankfurt||Germany||Festhalle||14,000 / 14,000|
|November 19, 2014||Berlin||O2 World||17,000 / 17,000|
|November 20, 2014||Bremen||ÖVB-Arena||15,000 / 15,000|
|November 22, 2014||Manchester||England||Phones 4u Arena||21,000 /21,000|
|November 23, 2014||London||O2 Arena||42,000 / 42,000|
|November 24, 2014|
|January 15, 2015||Orlando||United States||Amway Center||Of Mice & Men and Rise Against||15,323 / 19,164|
|January 17, 2015||Nashville||Bridgestone Arena||19,000 / 20,000|
|January 18, 2015||Indianapolis||Bankers Life Fieldhouse||18,500 / 19,000|
|North American Summer Tour|
|May 9, 2015Vorlage:Efn||Las Vegas||United States||MGM Resorts International||Of Mice & Men and Rise Against||61,000 / 61,396|
|May 17, 2015Vorlage:Efn||Columbus||Mapfre Stadium||28,000 / 30,000|
|May 23, 2015Vorlage:Efn||Pryor||Catch the Fever Music Festival Grounds||–|
|May 24, 2015Vorlage:Efn||San Antonio||AT&T Center||19,000 / 19,000|
|June 19, 2015Vorlage:Efn||Montebello||Canada||Marina de Montebello||Mad Caddies||TBA|
|June 23, 2015||Mexico City||Mexico||Arena Ciudad de México||TBA|
|June 25, 2015||Monterrey||Arena Monterrey|
|June 27, 2015Vorlage:Efn||Mack||United States||Jam Ranch||Nothing More and A Day To Remember|
|June 30, 2015Vorlage:Efn||Milwaukee||Marcus Amphitheater||A Day To Remember|
|The Hunting Party China Tour|
|July 17, 2015||Nanjing||China||Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre||TBA||TBA|
|July 19, 2015||Shenzhen||Shenzhen Bay Sports Center|
|July 22, 2015||Shanghai||Hongkou Football Stadium|
|July 24, 2015||Chongqing||Chongqing Olympic Sports Center|
|July 26, 2015||Beijing||Workers Stadium|
|The Hunting Party European Tour|
|August 20, 2015Vorlage:Efn||Hasselt||Belgium||Kempische Steenweg||TBA||TBA|
|August 22, 2015Vorlage:Efn||St. Pölten||Austria||Green Park|
|August 23, 2015Vorlage:Efn||Hockenheim||Germany||Hockenheimring|
|August 25, 2015||Rybnik||Poland||Rybnik Stadium||While She Sleeps|
|August 27, 2015||Minsk||Belarus||Minsk||The Last Internationale and My Riot|
|August 29, 2015||Moscow||Russia||Sports Complex Olimpiyskiy||TBA|
|August 30, 2015Vorlage:Efn||St. Pölten Hauptbahnhof||Austria||Green Park|
|August 31, 2015||Jämsä||Finland||Himos Park||Disco Ensemble and Dead By April|
|September 3, 2015||Berlin||Germany||Stadion An der Alten Försterei||TBA|
|September 5, 2015Vorlage:Efn||Düsseldorf||Germany||Esprit Arena||Broiler and Kraftklub|
|September 6, 2015Vorlage:Efn||Rome||Italy||Ippodromo delle Capannelle||Simple Plan|
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