Category - Fleetwood Mac

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UPDATE: Buckingham McVie out June 9

Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie will release Buckingham McVie, a duets album on the Warner Bros. Records label on June 9, according to a new report. Originally intended to be a new Fleetwood Mac album, the recording sessions morphed into a...

Fleetwood Mac headlines Classic West on July 16

Fleetwood Mac will be closing out Classic West at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on Sunday, July 16. The supporting Classic West acts will be Journey and Earth, Wind & Fire. The West Coast concerts are part of the larger Classic East Classic West...

Tango in the Night reissue arrives March 31

Stevie Nicks: Recording ‘Tango’ in my ex-boyfriend’s bedroom was ‘extremely strange’ Update: Rhino has pushed back the release date of the Tango in the Night Deluxe reissue to March 31. On March 31, Fleetwood Mac releases a 30th anniversary expanded...

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Fleetwood Mac, The Eagles to headline new festival

The Eagles and Fleetwood Mac will headline the festivals being billed as Classic East and Classic West in July, Billboard has learned, with shows planned for Citi Field in New York and Dodgers Stadium in Los Angeles. Each festival will take place...

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Listen to unreleased Tango track ‘Where We Belong’

Another preview track has been released from the forthcoming Fleetwood Mac Tango in the Night reissue, a Christine McVie and Lindsey Buckingham collaboration called “Where We Belong.” The Tango in the Night reissue is due out Friday...

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UPDATE: Tango in the Night reissue bumped to March 31

UPDATE, 2/15: Fleetwood Mac’s Tango in the Night reissue is now scheduled to be released on Friday, March 31. No details were given for the delay. Previously reported release dates: March 10 February 24 [jwplayer mediaid=”378676″]...

Sex and drugs and lighting guys

Sex and Drugs and Lighting Guys: The Fleetwood Mac Story The 4th of February marked the fortieth anniversary of something great. This month in 1977, the album Rumours was released by Fleetwood Mac. Filled with memorable tracks, acerbic jabs and drug...

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Stevie Nicks is still one of rock’s biggest icons

40 years after Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours, Stevie Nicks is still one of rock’s biggest icons The iconic 1977 Fleetwood Mac album Rumours turned 40 last week. This album has meant a whole lot to me over the course of my life, and this...

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10 reasons why Rumours is Fleetwood Mac’s best album

Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours is 40 – here are 10 reasons why it’s their best album. It’s safe to say everyone has heard of Fleetwood Mac. Whether you’re 50 or 15, chances are there’s at least one track you know and love – and it’s pretty likely it comes...

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‘The Chain’ rocks Super Bowl GOTG2 trailer

One of the best ads during Sunday’s Super Bowl LI was — of course — the new Guardians of the Galaxy 2 trailer, featuring Fleetwood Mac’s “The Chain.” The clip starts off with John McVie’s signature bassline riff...

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Excess at its most excessive

Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours, 40 Years On This weekend (the 4th February, to be exact) marks the 40th anniversary of the release of Fleetwood Mac’s bestselling album, Rumours. The Grammy Award-winning album was released in 1977, and marked a turning...

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Happy 40th Birthday, Rumours!

As Rumours turns 40, tributes to Fleetwood Mac’s pinnacle work pour in from music critics. Fleetwood Mac‘s classic 1977 album Rumours turns 40 today! Featuring some of the most recognizable tunes in rock music, Rumours has influenced...

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Ken Caillat to buy historic Record Plant

Co-producer of Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours sparks effort to buy Sausalito’s historic Record Plant Studio Forty-one years ago, record producer Ken Caillat loaded his dog in his car and drove from Los Angeles to the Record Plant in Sausalito to work...

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Stevie on ‘Buckingham McVie’: ‘I’m happy for them’

Stevie Nicks says another Fleetwood Mac album is unlikely: ‘We’re not 40 anymore’ The music icon says the band are more keen to focus on touring Stevie Nicks says she does not think Fleetwood Mac will make another album together — because they are...

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Looking out for big, big reissue!

A preview of Rhino Records’ latest reissue project, Fleetwood Mac’s glossy 1987 album Tango in the Night Later this year, Rhino Records will be reissuing Fleetwood Mac’s 14th studio album Tango in the Night, the latest release in a...

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REVIEW: Fleetwood Mac on Fleetwood Mac

Hefty New Book lets Fleetwood Mac tell their own story Fleetwood Mac on Fleetwood Mac: Interviews and Encounters Edited by Sean Egan Chicago Review Press, 448 pp., $28.99. To casual rock-book readers, works that compile previously-written pieces on...

Ryan Beatty covers ‘Dreams’

Up-and-coming recording artist Ryan Beatty has covered Fleetwood Mac’s 1977 #1 single “Dreams.” Beatty’s offers a stripped down, soulful rendition of the Stevie Nicks-penned classic. Have a listen below:

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REVIEW: Fleetwood Mac, Glasgow SSE Hydro

ACCORDING to the traditional concert closing remarks of Fleetwood Mac’s resident ringmaster Mick Fleetwood, “the Mac is most definitely back” – and now these MOR giants come with added Christine McVie.   Rating: * * * *  The...

REVIEW: ‘The best Isle of Wight in years’

Fleetwood Mac managed to do the impossible at Isle of Wight: top Blur’s performance from the previous night, says Patrick Smith. If any act were to top Blur’s glorious Saturday-night set, it would surely be folk-rock behemoths Fleetwood...

REVIEW: Fleetwood Mac storm Isle of Wight Festival stage

…with incredible performance: see the excited reaction. Fleetwood Mac received a HUGE reaction from the crowd as they returned to the stage tonight. Fleetwood Mac closed the Isle of Wight Festival with an incredible performance tonight. More...

Fleetwood Mac CANCEL Manchester Arena gig due to illness

The news comes just hours before the On With The Show tour was set for Manchester, with no reschedule date available. Fleetwood Mac have been forced to cancel their Manchester Arena gig due to illness. It is the second gig in a week the British...

Christine McVie: Why I went back to Fleetwood Mac

She wrote some of the band’s best known hits but walked away for a quiet life in the country. But now Christine McVie is back with Fleetwood Mac on a tour which is heading to New Zealand. She talks about her return to the fold. Speaking from...

Fleetwood Mac on 18th world tour

Still rock and roll but pills and joints now about arthritis Mick Fleetwood snorted seven MILES of cocaine while Stevie Nicks has a hole bigger than a 5p piece in her septum – but those hellraising days are behind them. Multi-million dollars...

Why we’re excited about the return of Christine McVie

Those heading for the Isle of Wight festival will see something Mac fans feared they would never see again: Christine McVie’s return after a 16-year absence. To listen to Fleetwood Mac’s Christine McVie speak, you’d never guess she was a member of...

REVIEW: Back together, and just about perfect

The return of the band’s classic line-up on their On With the Show tour is cause for celebration – and fascination. “Let’s get this party started!” isn’t the introduction you expect at a Fleetwood Mac show, and especially not from Stevie Nicks...

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What I learned about branding from Fleetwood Mac

One of the benefits of trade association volunteerism is getting small-group time with the keynote speakers. As such, I had the chance to listen to a few tales told by Mick Fleetwood. For those unfamiliar with Fleetwood’s branding and business...

February 23, 1978: Rumours wins Grammy for Album of the Year

20th Annual GRAMMY Awards Feb. 23, 1978 Album Of The Year Winner: Fleetwood Mac, Rumours Eagles, Hotel California Steely Dan, Aja James Taylor, JT John Williams, Star Wars — Motion Picture Soundtrack In a race between five albums that climbed the...

UCR readers pick Fleetwood Mac for two awards

Ultimate Classic Rock readers have chosen Fleetwood Mac for two Ultimate Classic Rock Awards in their annual reader’s poll, Best Reissue or Archival Release (Rumours Deluxe Edition) and Best Rock Music Commercial (“Landslide”...

Fleetwood Mac 'Off the Record' with Joe Benson

Southern California classic rock station The Sound 100.3 FM featured Fleetwood Mac ‘Off the Record’ with Joe Benson” on Sunday night.
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AUDIO: Johnnie Walker meets Fleetwood Mac

Listen to the entire interview   Late last year, a packed audience at London’s O2 Arena went wild as Fleetwood Mac welcomed Christine McVie on stage – completing the line-up of the band that produced one of the biggest selling albums of...

You make fighting fun

…OK, Lindsey Buckingham admits, I did kick Stevie Nicks… Fleetwood Mac are back… and still settling old scores Despite the acrimony and excesses, and after 45 years as soft rock’s favourite soap opera, the legendary band have...

Fleetwood Mac's classic lineup inching closer to reunion

Fleetwood Mac are on hold while bassist John McVie sorts out his recent health scare, but once he’s back on the mend, it’s looking more and more likely that the band will welcome back a former member. We’re talking about longtime keyboardist and...

Eye of the Hurricane

Heroic drug abuse, physical violence, epic strops… Forget Rumours, Fleetwood Mac’s craziest album was Tango in the Night. In December 2012, three members of Fleetwood Mac cried together. in public, at the memory of something that had happened all of...

VINTAGE VIDEO: ‘Sisters of the Moon’

“Sisters of the Moon” from Fleetwood Mac’s 1982 concert at the Los Angeles Forum is an essential performance by most longtime fans’ standards. “Intense silence” as she walks onto the stage, Stevie channels the spookier elements of “Rhiannon” and...

Back with Second Hand News: Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours

I remember reading an issue of Rolling Stone a few years ago about the ‘100 Greatest Albums of All Time’, and thinking about how these countdowns might differ in different magazines – NME’s top 10 will almost certainly not be the same as Kerrang’s...

Will it ever be cool to like Fleetwood Mac?

Fleetwood Mac are back and bigger than ever, but is it finally time guitar fans dropped their pretensions and embraced one of the greatest “uncool” acts of the 1970s? Rampaging commercial success will not earn an artist the acceptance of the wider...

Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours still flying 36 years later

Forty million people weren’t wrong. Rumours, one of the greatest-selling albums in the history of music, has just been reissued in a “35th Anniversary edition” that includes all sorts of bonus goodies for Fleetwood Mac fans. Of course, when the...

Fleetwood Mac’s winner

Good to see so many Guestlisted readers are devoted to the Mac. They’re kind of the ultimate band: pop with amazing rock guitar solos, or rock with amazing pop hooks, and baby boomers and hipsters both adore them (as they should). Here are a few of...

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