Mike Amato

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Mike Amato is an American music tour manager, best known for working with KISS, Linkin Park, Mötley Crüe, System of a Down, Cinderella, AC/DC, Skid Row, Marilyn Manson, Kid Rock, Daughtry, Green Day, Godsmack, to name a few. He also was the interim manager for Type O Negative while serving as their Tour Manager. Presently on tour internationally with Green Day's 99 Revolutions Tour, Mike continues his passion for the job.

A friendship with Vince Neil Mötley Crüe helped Mike break into the business, and Mötley Crüe manager Doc McGhee gave him a shot. Before getting on the road, Mike already had promoted and produced concerts at Cal Poly as a student.[1]

Mike’s first on-the-road experience came in 1987 as assistant tour manager for Mötley Crüe followed by a five-year trek as tour/road manager from 1989-94. From 1994-95 he was out with Type O Negative as tour manager/accountant, and then with Skid Row in ’95 in the same capacity.[2] his career stay current and active today.

Bands tour managed[edit]

GREEN DAY, July 2012 - Present

DAUGHTRY, Mar 2012 – June 2012

SYSTEM OF A DOWN, Dec 2010 – Mar 2012

rage against the machine, L.A. Rising, July 2011

Brian Setzer Orchestra, April 2011

NIGHT RANGER, Mar 2011

GODSMACK, Sept 2010 – Nov 10

CREED, May 2010 – Sept 10

TOOL, Tool Touring, Inc., Burbank, CA Tour Accountant: May 2010 – July 10

KISS, Mar 2009 – Dec 09

DANIEL POWTER, Feb 2008, Nov – Dec 2008, Nov – Dec 2006

STAIND, Jan — Feb 2008

LINKIN PARK, July 2006 – Oct 08, Jan 2003 – Sep 04

ANDREW “DICE” CLAY, Tour Consultant: Dec 2006

ROB THOMAS, May – Jul 2006

KID ROCK, Jan – May 2006, Dec 2001 – Nov 02

SYSTEM OF A DOWN, Oct 2004 – Nov 05

MARILYN MANSON, Sep 2000 – Oct 01, May 1998 – Aug 99

CINDERELLA, Jun – Sep 2000, Jan – Apr 1998

TYPE O NEGATIVE, Jan 2000 – April 00, Sep – Dec 1999,

COAL CHAMBER, Jan 2000 – April 00, 1996 – 97, 1994 – 95

TYPE O NEGATIVE, Dec 1999 – April 20000, Nov 1996 – Mar 97

SKID ROW, 1995

MOTLEY CRUE, 1991 – 94, Assistant Tour Manager: 1987-91

AC/DC, 1991

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