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Mike Campbell Issues Statement on Joining Fleetwood Mac for Fall Tour

After the surprising announcement, earlier this week about Lindsey Buckingham's exit from Fleetwood MacMike Campbell has issued a statement about joining the band.

The Heartbreakers guitarist posted the following to his Facebook page:

"Though I was sad to hear Lindsey Buckingham is no longer with Fleetwood Mac, I am honored and excited to join the band. Lindsey is one of my favorite musical artists. A true genius at songwriting and guitar playing. I intend to honor his songs while at the same time bring my musicality to the band. After one rehearsal I can tell it’s going to be an amazing collaboration. I am also very happy to have an opportunity to play with Neil Finn, who I greatly admire. Fleetwood Mac not only has one of the greatest rhythm sections in rock history, it also has two of the finest voices and songwriters in Stevie Nicks and Christine McVie. I am looking forward to the tour with great anticipation."
Finn issued a statement, albeit a cheeky one, earlier this week that simple read:

"Snow warnings for parts of the country, the mystery of Stonehenge solved and yes I’ve joined Fleetwood Mac."

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.