Breaking News: Fleetwood Mac Cancels Australian Tour; John McVie Diagnosed with Cancer
Breaking news via the band's Facebook page, Fleetwood Mac has just cancelled their upcoming Australia and New Zealand tours due to cancer treatment being needed for band member John McVie. They do not reveal the specifics, but we join their fans in wishing him a speedy recovery.
Fleetwood Mac who has just completed the European leg of their phenomenally successful worldwide tour has announced the cancellation of their upcoming 14 date tour of Australia and New Zealand.
John McVie, one of the co founding and original members of Fleetwood Mac is now scheduled to be in treatment for cancer during that period of time.
"We are sorry to not be able to play these Australian and New Zealand dates. We hope our Australian and New Zealand fans as well as Fleetwood Mac fans everywhere will join us in wishing John and his family all the best."
The current Fleetwood Mac lineup includes Stevie Nicks, Lindsey Buckingham and original members Mick Fleetwood and John McVie. The band recently completed the Fleetwood Mac Live 2013 arena tour, its first time touring since 2009. The tour marked the 35th anniversary of the release of the classic album Rumours, one of the most successful albums in history with sales exceeding 40 million copies. It remained at the top of the pop charts for more than 31 weeks and produced four Top 10 singles.