Archive - December 2015

Fleetwood Mac ranks #6 on Pollstar Top 20

Fleetwood Mac has ranked No. 6 on Pollstar’s Year End Top 20 Worldwide Tours, with total gross sales of $125.1 million and an average gross of $2 million per show. In 2015, the band took its ON WITH THE SHOW TOUR to U.S., Canada, Europe...

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The Year in Review

2015 was another busy year for Stevie and the members of Fleetwood Mac. The ON WITH THE SHOW TOUR was front and center, but Stevie made headlines of her own throughout the year. Here is a recap of some of the year’s biggest moments for the...

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Tusk expands

New box set expands, reveals Fleetwood Mac’s enigmatic opus When the five members of Fleetwood Mac reconvened in the studio in 1978 to record the follow-up to their massively successful/decade-defining/inescapable disc Rumours, it would have...

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VINTAGE VIDEO: ‘Silent Night’

In this vintage video, Stevie talks about her favorite Christmas memory: waking up on Christmas Eve to find her dad unexpectedly building a baby buggy for her because “Santa was very, very busy tonight.” The interview is followed by...

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ALBUM REVIEW: Tusk, Deluxe & Expanded editions

Fleetwood Mac reissues Tusk with unreleased alternate takes and live renditions. (Editor’s note: The article was edited for grammar. The original published article can be accessed by clicking on the link at the bottom of the page.) Tusk...

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REVIEW: Tusk (Deluxe Edition)

Tusk (Deluxe Edition) Fleetwood Mac Rhino **** 1/2 (four-and-a-1/2 stars out of five) The Mac’s wild, punk-y follow-up to Rumours hits just as hard 36 years later, especially on this extras-packed reissue. While the music scenes of England...

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School of Rock’s Sierra Boggess (excerpt)

When we met Sierra Boggess on a rainy New York City morning, within five minutes it became clear that she’s a woman who has given a lot of thought about who she is and how she wants to be in the world (she even managed to do this during the now...

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CD REVIEW: Fleetwood Mac Tusk

With the ‘Mac hangover still hanging thick in the southern air, it’s time for the lush reissue of 1979 epic Tusk. Once the most expensive album ever made, this was their indulgent response to Rumours, the album which cemented the...

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VIDEO: Hilary Duff covers ‘Little Lies’

Hilary Duff has covered Fleetwood Mac’s 1987 Top 10 hit “Little Lies” for her TV Land show Younger. In the interview posted below, Duff mentions that “Fleetwood Mac is seriously one of [her] favorite bands of all time.”...

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The Return of Tusk

Fleetwood Mac’s exotic classic expands When Fleetwood Mac’s Tusk finally was unveiled to the masses back in 1979, it critically dropped like a white elephant. After releasing two of the best, almost flawless pop albums of the seventies —...

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Fleetwood Mac Tusk (Deluxe Edition)

After all of the mythologising — the most expensive rock album ever produced; a staggering commercial failure; a Lindsey Buckingham vanity project with the Fleetwood Mac name attached; what happens when too much money meets too much blow — Tusk...

Stevie’s Rolling Stone issue a top seller

The January 29th issue of Rolling Stone (RS 1227), which featured Stevie on the cover, was one of the best selling magazines of the year, according to Adweek. The issue, also including features on Rush and SNL’s John Belushi, reportedly...

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Tusk by Fleetwood Mac (British GQ)

Tusk by Fleetwood Mac Everyone loves Rumours, but what about its follow-up? Tusk remains the greatest self-sabotage in rock’n’roll history, but this month’s reissue of the Mac’s elephantine monolith reveals a record that...

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Fleetwood Mac to record new album in 2016

So: Stevie Nicks and Mick Fleetwood were at the Broadway premiere of “School of Rock” Sunday night. Why? In the movie, Stevie’s “Edge of Seventeen” is cited and sung. In the musical, too. Big discussion of Stevie and Fleetwood Mac in the show, which...

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Stevie, Mick attend School of Rock Broadway premiere

On Sunday, Stevie Nicks and Mick Fleetwood turned up at the Broadway premiere of School of Rock, a new musical based on the 2003 film, which starred Jack Black and Joan Cusack. Mick’s twin daughters Ruby and Tessa also attended the show, which...

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Tusk songs laid bare one by one

Stevie Nicks, Lindsey Buckingham, and Mick Fleetwood discuss the songs from Tusk in liner notes of the new Deluxe and Expanded editions of Fleetwood Mac‘s 1979 album Tusk. While fans have long speculated about the meaning of the songs, namely...

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The genius of Tusk

Fleetwood Mac could have followed Rumours with more of the same — but they made this visionary masterpiece instead. Evidence exists proving Fleetwood Mac could have followed-up Rumours with something similar had the spirit moved them, instead of the...

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ALBUM REVIEW: Tusk Deluxe

Had Fleetwood Mac played it safe after Rumours, they probably could have made another gajillion-selling album. Instead, they handed the reins to singer and guitarist Lindsey Buckingham and allowed him to steer the follow-up to one of the 20th...

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