Australian and New Zealand shows off after John McVie is diagnosed with cancer
gigwise intern
10:19 27th October 2013

Fleetwood Mac have been forced to cancel their tour of Australia and new Zealand as John McVie has been diagnosed with Cancer.

The legendary rock group have just finished the UK and European leg of their World reunion tour, however after hearing the sad news of Fleetwood Mac's founding member, John McVie they have had to pull the last of the dates as he is scheduled for treatment during that time. 

The band released an official statement via their Facebook page this morning (Sunday 27th):

"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 full list of cancelled tour dates are as follows:

November 10 and 11, Sydney, Entertainment Centre

November 14 and December 2, Brisbane, Entertainment Centre

November 16, Hunter Valley, Hope Estate

November 19, Adelaide, Entertainment Centre

November 22 and 23, Perth, Perth Arena

November 26 and 27, Melbourne, Rod Laver Arena

November 30, Geelong, The Hill Winery

Below: 11 stunning shots of Fleetwood Mac, live at London's O2 Arena