After a disagreement stemming from plans for the band's upcoming tour, Fleetwood Mac has fired member Lindsey Buckingham, and will replace him on the tour with Mike Campbell, formerly of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, and Neil Finn of Crowded House.
Former Fleetwood Mac guitarist Billy Burnette was the first to break the news last week with a subtle, since deleted, tweet that read "Breaking news: Lindsey Buckingham is out but I'm not in."
The band has since issued a collective statement welcoming "the musical talents" of their two newest members, Finn and Campbell.
Mick Fleetwood also released a statement reading in part "We know we have something new, yet it's got the unmistakable Mac sound."
Buckingham had been a member of Hall of Fame band since 1974 when he joined with Stevie Nicks. He's responsible for penning a number of their most recognizable hits including "Go Your Own Way." After leaving the band before the "Tango On The Night" tour in 1987, Buckingham rejoined in 1996 and had remained active since.
Dates for the upcoming tour haven't been released yet, but Nicks suggested it would start in June and be "global."