- 6:44 pm Monday, October 15th, 2018 by hildiwmmo
Fleetwood Mac just responded to ex-bandmate Lindsey Buckingham’s lawsuit.
They told him to Bring. It.
Not in those exact words.
In THESE exact words: “Fleetwood Mac looks forward to their day in court.”
That statement came from band spokesperson Kristen Foster.
The sequence of events:
-Last April, Fleetwood Mac fired Lindsey Buckingham and announces they will replace him with Mike Campbell of Tom Petty’s Heartbreakers and Neil Finn of Crowded House
-About 3 weeks later, Fleetwood Mac releases tour dates
-About 4 months later (August), Lindsey Buckingham announces solo tour dates
- 5:32 pm Thursday, October 11th, 2018 by hildiwmmo
8 months after being fired from the band he helped skyrocket to success, Lindsey Buckingham has filed suit against them.
According to US Weekly, the lawsuit accuses Fleetwood Mac of breach of fiduciary duty, breach of oral contract and intentional interference with prospective economic advantage.
If you remember, Buckingham had asked the band to postpone its tour for 3 months while he toured with his solo band. Shortly thereafter, the hammer dropped.
The band announced they would be parting ways with Buckingham and invited Mike Campbell, guitarist for Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers and Neil Finn, guitarist/vocalist of Crowded House into the band.
- 12:44 pm Thursday, October 4th, 2018 by hildiwmmo
The newly-revamped lineup of Fleetwood Mac kicked off their tour in Tulsa last night – one day after the one-year anniversary of the death of Tom Petty. This is significant because Stevie Nicks is considered to be an honorary member of Tom’s band, The Heartbreakers, and because Heartbreakers guitarist Mike Campbell made his debut last night as a member of Fleetwood Mac.
[Lots of videos below…]
Campbell, and Crowded House guitarist Neil Finn, are both replacing longtime Fleetwood Mac guitarist/songwriter Lindsey Buckingham, whose solo tour coincides with that of his former band.
The night kicked off, as it usually does, with The Chain.
- 3:02 pm Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 by hildiwmmo
Even longtime Fleetwood Mac fans, disappointed that the band parted ways with the incredibly talented guitarist Lindsey Buckingham, have to be curious as to what the band will sound like now.
Replacing Buckingham’s are two guitarist-songwriters. Mike Campbell worked with Steve Nicks before, when he co-wrote “Stop Dragging My Heart Around” with the leader of his longtime band, The Heartbreakers. Tom Petty dueted with Nicks on the track.
Also joining the Mac Attack, guitarist and songwriter, Tim Finn of Crowded House.
And here they are playing two of the band’s most iconic hits. What do you think?
- 5:41 pm Monday, May 14th, 2018 by hildiwmmo
Friday night at a show in Los Feliz, California, Lindsey Buckingham told the crowd how he feels about being fired from Fleetwood Mac about a month ago.
“I have sadly taken leave of my band of 43 years, Fleetwood Mac. This was not something that was really my doing or my choice,” Buckingham told the crowd.
“I think what you would say is that there were factions within the band that had lost their perspective.”
“It harmed the 43-year legacy that we had worked so hard to build. And that legacy was really about rising above difficulties in order to fulfill one’s higher [More]
- 2:52 pm Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 by hildiwmmo
The new incarnation of Fleetwood Mac will play the Amalie Arena in Tampa on Monday, February 18. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 4 at 10am – with a presale starting the day before, at midnight Thursday, May 3. EVENT DETAILS
Now that guitarist/singer/songwriter Lindsey Buckingham has been ousted from the band, Fleetwood Mac has hired two musicians to fill his very big shoes.
Guitarist/songwriter Mike Campbell of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers and Crowded House frontman Neil Finn are now members of Fleetwood Mac.
As the tour was announced today, the band gave several interviews where, obviously, they were asked why they [More]
- 4:31 pm Monday, April 9th, 2018 by hildiwmmo
The end of an era – again.
Lindsey Buckingham is no longer a member of Fleetwood Mac. For the second time in their history, the guitarist has left the group, according to Variety.
This time, though, he may not have left by choice. Rolling Stones is now reporting he has been fired after a “disagreement over the band’s upcoming tour.”
In a statement, the band has announced that Heartbreakers’ guitarist/songwriter/producer Mike Campbell will be joining the band for the upcoming tour.
Stevie Nicks and Mike Campbell are tight, as she has been called an “honorary Heartbreaker.”
- 10:53 pm Sunday, January 28th, 2018 by Joe Rock
- 3:30 pm Monday, January 15th, 2018 by hildiwmmo
If you like it, you can buy even buy it. It’s for sale…for a cool $22.5 million.
The Fleetwood Mac guitarist’s home is located in Brentwood, California and just finished being built last year.