Lindsey Buckingham Given Emergency Open Heart Surgery - Noise11.com
Lindsey Buckingham, Fleetwood Mac. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Lindsey Buckingham, Fleetwood Mac. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Lindsey Buckingham Given Emergency Open Heart Surgery

by Paul Cashmere on February 9, 2019

in News

Former Fleetwood Mac guitarist Lindsey Buckingham has undergone open heart surgery and the operation may have permanently damaged his vocals cords.

Lindsey’s wife Kristen confirmed the surgery tweeting “I am sad to say that late last week Lindsey underwent emergency open heart surgery. He is now recuperating at home and each day he is stronger than the last. While he and his heart are doing well, the surgery resulted in vocal cord damage. While it is unclear if this damage is permanent, we are hopeful it is not”.

Kristen also spoke of the stress of the past year with Lindsey departing from Fleetwood Mac. She said “We feel so fortunate he is still alive,” adding, “having lost his father at 56 and his brother at 46 to heart related illness”.

Fleetwood Mac sent their best in a Tweet:

Follow Noise11 on Twitter for news as it happens

For news as it happens follow Noise11 on Facebook

Noise11.com

Listen to the Noise11 Music News channel now at iHeartRadio

Comments

comments

Related Posts

Leo Sayer Selfie
NOISE11 EXCLUSIVE: Leo Sayer takes you track by track through ‘Selfie’ at iHeartRadio

Music legend Leo Sayer will release his 15th studio album ‘Selfie’ on 26 April, 2019. He sat down exclusively with Noise11.com to talk about every song on iHeartRadio.

13 hours ago
Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http:://www.noise11.com
Prince Family Fights Administrators

Prince's siblings are seeking to take more control over the late superstar's estate after clashing with administrators and taking issue with their exorbitant expenses.

21 hours ago
David Lee Roth and Eddie Van Halen of Van Halen perform on stage during 2013 STONE Music Festival at ANZ Stadium on April 20, 2013 in Sydney, Australia photo by Ros O'Gorman
Van Halen Attempted A Reunion In 2018 But It All Came Crashing Down

Van Halen attempted to reform in 2018 but it all went south very quickly.

3 days ago
AC/DC Etihad Stadium, Rock Or Bust World Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
AC/DC Tour Rumours Splatter the Internet

The ‘AC/DC to tour again’ rumours are sweeping the Internet again with reliable source Eddie Trunk using the word “absolutely” when spreading the word.

3 days ago
Aerosmith-Stone-Music-Festival-Sydney-Photo-By-Ros-OGorman
Aerosmith Dig Deep Into Catalogue For Vegas Residency

Aerosmith are giving fans a deeper dose of their catalogue during their residency at the MGM in Las Vegas.

3 days ago
Iggy Pop, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Iggy Pop Performs First Show of 2019 in Sydney

Iggy Pop played his first show for 2019 at the Sydney Opera House on Monday night and served a treat of classics.

3 days ago
Eric Clapton image by Ros O'Gorman
John Mayer Joins Eric Clapton On Stage In Japan

John Mayer rocked out with the guitar great Eric Clapton onstage over the weekend as he kicked off his five-night residency in Tokyo, Japan.

3 days ago