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LISTEN: Just-released Tom Petty Song “Gainesville”

  • 4:27 pm Thursday, September 20th, 2018 by hildiwmmo

Below, hear “Gainesville” – Tom Petty’s homage to the city two hours to our north, where he was born and raised,

It’s one of several previously unreleased tracks that will be included in the career-spanning box set, “Tom Petty: An American Treasure, out Friday, September 28.

It’s not yet been a year since our beloved rocker’s passing and his grieving family is already talking about two more releases in the coming months. One, a live set and the other, a package of re-mixed tunes from the Wildflowers sessions that Tom spoke so much about releasing, just prior to his death.

The forthcoming “American [More]

Hear the New Fleetwood Mac’s TV Debut!

  • 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?

The Mac Attack Cometh!

  • 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]

Heartbreakers Play for First Time Since Petty’s Death

  • 3:54 pm Monday, April 23rd, 2018 by hildiwmmo

It’s been over 6 months now since we lost Tom Petty (on October 2).

This past Saturday night, Heartbreakers Mike Campbell, Benmont Tench and Steve Ferrone played together, along with other musicians Patti Smith, Beck and Stephen Stills, who invited the band to play the “Light Up the Blues” event in Los Angeles, an autism awareness benefit.

FULL STORY HERE. 

Lindsey Buckingham Leaves Fleetwood Mac

  • 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.”