The 20 Hardest Working Bands of 2010

There are lots of ways to measure hard work in this business.

But the road is often where the blood, sweat and tears come out.  And according to data compiled by Songkick and shared with Digital Music News, these were the artists putting in the longest hours and most miles away from home last year.

1. Mayday Parade
194 tour dates; 71,000 miles traveled

2. Caribou
185 tour dates; 139,000 miles traveled

3. Surfer Blood
183 tour dates; 111,000 miles traveled

4. Two Door Cinema Club
168 tour dates; 130,000 miles traveled

5. Skillet
166 tour dates; 72,000 miles traveled

6. Willie Nelson
161 tour dates; 56,000 miles traveled

7. Lady Gaga
159 tour dates; 89,000 miles traveled

8. Vampire Weekend
159 tour dates; 150,000 miles traveled

9. Beach House
157 tour dates; 89,000 miles traveled

10. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
155 tour dates; 82,000 miles traveled

11. Never Shout Never
154 tour dates; 56,000 miles traveled

12. Every Avenue
153 tour dates; 73,000 miles traveled

13. Breathe Carolina
147 tour dates; 68,000 miles traveled

14. 30 Seconds to Mars
142 tour dates; 124,000 miles traveled

15. We the Kings
134 tour dates; 82,000 miles traveled

16. Hey Monday
133 tour dates, 51,000 miles traveled

17. B.o.B.
127 tour dates; 128,000 miles traveled

18. Alesana
124 tour dates; 57,000 miles traveled

19. Parkway Drive
120 tour dates; 87,000 miles traveled

20. Megadeth
117 tour dates; 88,000 miles traveled