Queen’s mega-hit ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ is 20th century’s most streamed song

British band Queen’s most well-known tune, “Bohemian Rhapsody,” has become the 20th century’s most streamed song. Universal Music Group said the song has been streamed more than 1.6 billion times globally on streaming platforms such as Spotify. The song which was recorded in 1975 reached number one on the charts twice in the United Kingdom in … Continue reading “Queen’s mega-hit ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ is 20th century’s most streamed song”

British band Queen’s most well-known tune, “Bohemian Rhapsody,” has become the 20th century’s most streamed song.

Universal Music Group said the song has been streamed more than 1.6 billion times globally on streaming platforms such as Spotify. The song which was recorded in 1975 reached number one on the charts twice in the United Kingdom in the years 1975 and 1991, The Guardian reported.

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The song reached new popularity following the film “Bohemian Rhapsody” which chronicled the band’s success. The movie is also a success and has grossed more than $173 million domestically, according to Box Office Mojo. The film is currently in theaters and received a best picture drama Golden Globe nomination. Rami Malek, who portrayed Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in the film, received a Golden Globe nomination as well.

From left: Brian May, Adam Lambert and Roger Taylor of Queen. (AP)

The band’s guitarist, Brian May, said in a statement that he was “very happy” to hear the song was still successful.

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“So the river of rock music has metamorphosed into streams! Very happy that our music is still flowing to the max!” May said in a statement, according to The Guardian.

Other songs that were close to being the most streamed of the 20th century include Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” and Guns N Roses’ “Sweet Child O’Mine.”

Kathleen Joyce is a breaking/trending news producer for FoxNews.com. You can follow her at @Kathleen_Joyce8 on Twitter.

Bret Michaels reveals recent struggles with diabetes after performing at charity concert

Former Poison frontman Bret Michaels felt inspired after performing at a charity event to not only get himself in shape, but be open about his medical issues.

The singer, 55, spent his weekend performing at the Toys In The Sun Run charity concert to benefit the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital. He later revealed on Twitter that he personally donated $5,000 to the cause where he thanked fans, promoters, bikers, veterans and radio volunteers that made the event possible.

On Monday the former “Rock of Love” star wanted to show the world that the event stayed with him after it was over. The star spoke about his own battle with diabetes since he was a child and how he’d allowed it to get a little out of hand recently. However, he noted that the children he saw battling the condition with such bravery inspired him to get his act together.

“I’ve spent the last 3 weeks in & out of emergency rooms with my kidneys & tests on my heart. With over 500,000 injections in my lifetime along with blood tests as a result of having Type 1 #Diabetes since age 6, I’ve been feeling a little down lately physically & spiritually,” he said. “Yesterday spending time in Florida on & off stage with diabetic friends, veterans, especially the kids & their families from @ToysInTheSunRun to benefit @JDCHospital was an amazing moment. Starting today I woke up, got my workout on & my blood sugar right…no more excuses!”

The message came along with a collage showing pictures of Michaels at the event as well as a shirtless picture showing his healthier body.

The donation money came from Michael’s Life Rocks Foundation. According to the foundation’s website, the charity brings money to benefit several causes including diabetes, childhood cancer, military support and pet charities. Most notably, it sends children with diabetes to camps to help them both learn how to manage their condition and socialize with others that are living with diabetes as well.

While Michaels is getting personal about his battle, this is hardly the first time he’s shared his experience working as a rock star with type-1 diabetes.

“It’s all about maintaining a balance,” he told DiabetesHealth in 2008. “That’s the weirdest thing for a rock star to say: ‘balance.’ But as a diabetic rock star, it’s been about balance in my life. For every rose, there’s a thorn: that’s a song we have, and that’s what it is. It’s finding a sense of balance.”

Amy Winehouse’s ex-husband Blake Fielder-Civil stuns ‘Good Morning Britain’ audience with shocking appearance

Amy Winehouse's ex-husband Blake Fielder-Civil's appearance shocked "Good Morning Britain" viewers Tuesday as he slammed her dad's plans for a hologram tour.

The 36-year-old was married to the late singer from 2007 to 2009 with the pair having a notoriously turbulent relationship.

Appearing on Tuesday's show, Blake shared his unhappiness at Mitch Winehouse's plans to stage a hologram tour for his daughter's fans.

Blake said: "The way I feel about the actual hologram itself it's no different to watching a video clip or listening to her music.

"I object to every sort of opportunity that's been made, it seems since Amy passed away seven years ago there's been three films, a hologram tour, to me I can't see many other reasons for this tour."

However host Piers Morgan pointed out Blake had also cashed in on his late wife's memory by selling his story to the press.

Blake said it wasn't "life-changing money" and added: "To call it cashing in is a bit misleading, I would have done it without any money but the reason I ended up taking money was I had been in a situation where I found it really hard to get a job and couldn't really earn money any other way."

In response to his comments, Amy's family released a statement that read:  "All the family’s proceeds from the hologram tour will go to the Amy Winehouse Foundation which is helping 1000s of young people around the UK and abroad through its drugs and alcohol education, music programmes, women's recovery house and much more.

"Though there has been a positive reaction from her fans, not everyone has to welcome the hologram. But ultimately Amy believed passionately in helping those in need and that is a vital part of her legacy we want to secure."

Later on the show Blake also tried to defend claims he was the one who got Amy — who died at 27 — into hard drugs during their relationship.

Amy Winehouse and Blake Fielder-Civil. (AP)

He said: "The drug thing has been attributed to me for years, the fact me and Amy only used drugs together six months of our marriage.

"I'm not willing to be the only person to take responsibility.

"I feel like I'm the only one who has taken responsibility since Amy died.

"People don't realize Amy didn't do anything Amy didn't want to do.

"I will always carry a burden of guilt of how I should have acted."

Amy Winehouse with her father Mitch. (Getty Images)

However, viewers were too distracted by his appearance to pay much attention to what he was saying.

One wrote on Twitter: "Kids, Blake Fielder-Civil on #GMB should be a warning to live healthily and brush your teeth."

Another added: "Omg amy winehouse's husband is a state #gmb" while a third tweeted: "What a mess…..The blake fellow is…get him off."

A fourth agreed, writing: "Blake should be on #jeremykyle #gmb."

This article originally appeared in The Sun.

Cannibal Corpse guitarist arrested for burglary, assault with a deadly weapon on a police officer: reports

Pat O'Brien, lead guitarist for death metal band Cannibal Corpse, was arrested Monday after his Northdale, Florida home caught fire and ammunition exploded, according to multiple reports.

Firefighters were able to contain the flames, Fox 13, but faced difficulty due to the ammo detonating inside the residence causing flames to shoot through the roof.

While firefighters battled the blaze, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's office responded to a burglary call at a different house nearby. Authorities told Fox 13 that O'Brien, 53, was arrested after entering the home without permission and refusing to leave.

O'Brien allegedly pushed a woman down in the home before entering the property's backyard.

Responding deputies claim that they found O'Brien hiding near a fence near his own property and that he charged at officers with a knife and wouldn't obey commands.

Police reportedly tased O'Brien to subdue him before he was taken into custody.

No one was hurt in the fire nor in the burglary.

The musician was charged with burglary of an occupied dwelling, as well as assault and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon on a law enforcement officer.

O'Brien has not been charged in the house fire at this time, though police claimed there were military-style flamethrowers in the home.

Reps for O'Brien and Cannibal Corpse did not immediately return Fox News' request for comment.

Radio station scraps ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’ ban after listener outcry

A California radio station has reversed its decision to stop playing “Baby It's Cold Outside” over controversial lyrics in the age of the #MeToo movement after the overwhelming majority of listeners said they opposed the ban.

KOIT radio station Program Director Brian Figula said in a statement on Monday that the reversal came after hearing out thousands of listeners and concluding “that the vast majority consider the song to be a valuable part of their holiday tradition, and they still want to hear it on the radio.”

The station polled the listeners, with more than three quarters saying they oppose banning the song from the station’s daily playlist.

“KOIT's listeners have spoken, and the overwhelming message is they do want to hear 'Baby, It's Cold Outside' on our station, as they have throughout the years,” he said.

“More than seven out of every 10 listeners who responded said although some lyrics of the song may reflect a different era and a different sensibility than today, still they love the tradition and history of the song, and want to hear it as part of their holiday season,” he added.

KOIT previously purged the song on Dec. 3 after receiving “complaints” from listeners, who pointed out that the song contains troubling lyrics and may send a wrong message about consent.

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In the 1944 tune, written by Frank Loesser that has been covered by many artists, a female sings: “I really can’t stay,” to which a man responds: “But baby, it’s cold outside.”

In another part of a song, a woman is heard singing lines like “Say what's in this drink?”, “The answer is no” and “I've gotta get home.”

The station’s initial move to scrap the song came after Cleveland station WDOK removed the tune after one listener called in and suggested that it’s not appropriate to play the 1940s classic in 2018.

“It wasn't really our decision,” WDOK host Desiray told Fox 8. “It's the decision of our listeners.”

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KOSI 101 in Denver also temporarily scrapped the song, but listeners overwhelmingly voted against the plan to permanently ban the song. The station said that the poll, which attracted about 15,000 responses, “showed overwhelmingly that KOSI 101.1 listeners were in favor of the holiday classic returning to the air.”

“Respondents voted 95 percent in favor of us keeping the song as part of KOSI 101.1’s tradition of playing all of your holiday favorites,” KOSI 101.1 program director, Jim Lawson, said. “While we are sensitive to those who may be upset by some of the lyrics, the majority of our listeners have expressed their interpretation of the song to be non-offensive.”

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The controversy over the song prompted Dean Martin’s daughter to announce that she will continue singing the classic in front of audiences.

Deana Martin appeared on “Fox & Friends” Monday, criticizing the attempts to ban the song, which her father so famously performed.

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“I was absolutely flabbergasted,” she said. “It’s just insane. When I heard it, I said, ‘This can’t possibly be.’ You know, it’s a sweet, flirty, fun holiday song that’s been around for 40 years for my dad. He did it in ’59. But when I saw it, I tweeted, ‘I think this is crazy. What do you think?’ And then all of a sudden, it went viral.”

“I know my dad would be going insane right now,” she said of the controversy. “He would say, ‘What’s the matter with you? Get over it. It’s just a fun song.’ 'Cause he was so sweet anyway. … He was a great guy. Fun guy. Nice. And he wouldn’t want to do anything offensive. That wasn’t Dean Martin. So this has just been outrageous.”

Fox News’ Stephanie Nolasco, Mariah Haas and Elizabeth Zwirz contributed to this report.

Lukas Mikelionis is a reporter for FoxNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @LukasMikelionis.

Holderness Family’s modern take on ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ goes viral

The Holderness Family, famous for creating parody songs, took a new approach to the Christmas classic, "Baby, It's Cold Outside" after the recent fallout surrounding the lyrics from the original song.

The family's parody version, "Baby, Just GO Outside," emphasizes consent and after 20 hours, the music video has about 32 million views as of Tuesday morning.

Since the 1940s song has come under fire in the last few years for its lyrics with non-consensual implications, multiple radio stations have banned the song from their holiday playlists, according to HuffPost.

But the Holderness Family offered a modern twist to the lyrics.

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The woman's voice says, "I simply must go," and instead of the man responding, "But, baby you'll freeze out there," the revised version goes, "Uber is right outside." Another line is revised to say, "My mother will start to worry. … Definitely text her right now."

Other lyrics including, "understood — no mean no" and "you're free to go," also align with the values of today's #MeToo movement.

The family's other viral hits include "Baby Got Class," a parody of the classic "Baby Got Back."

Amy Lieu is a news editor and reporter for Fox News.

Shania Twain reveals she battles with stage fright: ‘I suffer a lot’

Few entertainers command an audience as successfully as Shania Twain, but in a new interview, the country superstar admits she still gets anxious every time she's set to perform.

"I suffer a lot from stage fright," Twain revealed during an appearance on "Live With Kelly and Ryan" on Friday (Dec. 7). She says the only for her to combat those nerves is intensive preparations.

"I spend the whole day preparing for the show," she states in the video above. "So it's not just a two-hour show. The whole day is my show."

The 53-year-old singer says she's mindful of everything she does on the day of a concert and is especially careful of what she eats and drinks. "And then I'm okay. It's like preparing for an exam," she notes. "Every show is an exam. I've gotta get out there and do my best."

Twain released her most recent album, "Now," in 2017, after a 15-year break between albums. She hit the road in 2018 for her Now Tour, which ran from May until August, and she says that while she has nerves before each concert, "Once I'm out there, I'm really fine … the anxiety starts morphing into excitement and adrenaline, and I get out there and I'm so hyperactive."

The country icon admits that she forgets her lyrics "all the time" while she's singing live — especially if she pays too much attention to fans who are singing along.

"If I make eye contact with somebody and they mess up where they are in the song, that's it, I'm off," she says.

Twain's current gig shouldn't get her too frazzled. She's judging a new country-themed reality TV singing contest called "Real Country" alongside Jake Owen and Travis Tritt. "Real Country" airs on Monday and Tuesday nights on the USA Network.

Dean Martin’s daughter responds to ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’ controversy, says her father ‘would be going insane’

Dean Martin’s daughter is sticking by her pledge to continue performing “Baby It’s Cold Outside” despite the frosty reception the decades-old song has been receiving over its lyrics.

The 70-year-old appeared on “Fox & Friends” Monday and responded to the sudden outrage over the holiday melody, which her father so famously performed before his passing in 1995 at age 78.

“I was absolutely flabbergasted,” said Deana about the recent controversy. “It’s just insane. When I heard it, I said, ‘This can’t possibly be.’ You know, it’s a sweet, flirty, fun holiday song that’s been around for 40 years for my dad. He did it in ’59. But when I saw it, I tweeted, ‘I think this is crazy. What do you think?’ And then all of a sudden, it went viral.”

Deana explained that like her, many fans of the longtime track were perplexed by the news over the holiday season.

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“They were saying, ‘This is madness. We’ve gone insane now,’” she explained. “… It’s just a sweet, fun song. There’s nothing bad about it.”

“Baby It’s Cold Outside” has sparked a debate over the years on whether or not its lyrics are problematic.

In the tune, a female sings: “I really can’t stay,” to which a man responds: “But baby, it’s cold outside.”

In another part of the song, the woman is heard singing lines like “Say what’s in this drink?”, “The answer is no” and “I’ve gotta get home.”

Deana shared that the two characters are playing along with each other as the male attempts to woo his lady to stay a little longer due to the chilly weather.

“It’s flirty, it’s sexy, it’s sweet – there’s nothing bad about that song,” said Deana. “It just breaks my heart.”

Deana added her father would quickly respond to the backlash with just as much confusion.

“I know my dad would be going insane right now,” she said. “He would say, ‘What’s the matter with you? Get over it. It’s just a fun song.’ 'Cause he was so sweet anyway. … He was a great guy. Fun guy. Nice. And he wouldn’t want to do anything offensive. That wasn’t Dean Martin. So this has just been outrageous.”

Despite the backlash, Deana said she does want to better understand why some listeners are offended by “Baby It’s Cold Outside” especially now.

“I think it’s a moment for us in time to maybe change what’s going on,” said Deana. “I don’t know how to do it yet, but I’m out there trying to talk to people. It could be a learning moment for all of us.”

But as for modifying the lyrics for her audience? Deana added she’s perfectly content with the classic.

“I don’t want to change the lyrics,” she said. “When she says, ‘Hey, what’s in this drink?’ I don’t think she’s talking about some pill being put in that drink. It’s like, ‘Is this punch?’ You know, what’s in this drink? Is it vodka? It was nice. It’s just breaking my heart that people would turn that around.

“… This PC is driving me nuts. You gotta sit back and relax. Have a good time. It’s OK. People gotta have a sense of humor about themselves. I understand the #MeToo movement and everything. I’m all for that. But this? We gotta relax and have fun again.”

Deana’s televised remarks come just days after the performer told Fox News she’s not going to stop singing “Baby It’s Cold Outside” in front of audiences.

“’Baby it’s Cold Outside’ is a cute, flirtatious and romantic song written by Frank Loesser in 1944,” Deana told Fox News.

“It won the Oscar for ‘Best Original Song’ in the 1949 film ‘Neptune’s Daughter.’ It’s been recorded by dozens of the world’s top recording artists for over 60 years, including my dad Dean Martin… This song is included in his very successful 1959 ‘Winter Romance’ album and I’m very proud that it has become an evergreen favorite that is played every holiday season.”

“I personally love performing ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’ and will continue to do so,” added Deana. “Merry Christmas!”

Susan Loesser, the daughter of Frank Loesser, also told NBC News Thursday her father had no ill intentions when he wrote it.

“Bill Cosby ruined it for everybody,” said the 74-year-old, as reported by USA Today. “Way before #MeToo, I would hear from time to time people [calling] it a date rape song. I would get annoyed because it’s a song my father wrote for him and my mother to sing at parties. But ever since Cosby was accused of drugging women, I hear the date rape thing all the time.”

Susan added her father would have been “furious” over the decision made by some radio stations that have chosen to stop playing the track.

"Baby It’s Cold Outside" writer, Frank Loesser, is pictured here. (Getty)

“I think it would be good if people looked at the song in the context of the time,” explained Susan. “People used to say ‘what’s in this drink?’ as a joke. You know, ‘this drink is going straight to my head so what’s in this drink?’ Back then it didn’t mean you drugged me.”

The publication shared “Saturday Night Live” previously linked the song to Cosby in a December 2015 episode that aired just days before the fallen comedian was charged with criminal sexual assault.

The sketch depicts Cosby (Kenan Thompson) wearing one of his signature sweaters singing “Baby It’s Cold Outside” while sitting next to a woman (Tina Fey) on a couch. She then asks “Say, what’s in this drink?”

“Baby, It’s Cold Outside” made headlines this year when a radio station in Ohio pulled it from its lineup after a listener expressed concern over the song’s lyrics.

According to Fox 8, WDOK Christmas 102.1 removed the tune after one listener called the radio station and suggested it’s not appropriate to play the 1940’s classic in 2018.

“It wasn’t really our decision,” WDOK host Desiray told the outlet. “It’s the decision of our listeners.

“People might say, ‘Oh, enough with that #MeToo,’ but if you really put that aside and listen to the lyrics, it’s not something I would want my daughter to be in that kind of situation,” she continued, explaining that the “tune might be catchy, but let’s maybe not promote that sort of an idea.”

Other stations in the U.S. have reportedly been tasked with determining the song’s fate in their regions.

USA Today reported Wednesday radio stations in Northern California and Colorado have turned to polling their listeners in order to decide what to do.

Following the removal, San Francisco-based station 96.5 KOIT revealed on their website that they too had decided to do away with the song. But the decision sparked an outcry among their listeners to bring it back, they said.

“On Monday, December 3rd, 96.5 KOIT Program Director, Brian Figula, made the decision to remove ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’ (from various artists) after receiving complaints from listeners, and the trending national story from Cleveland,” the station said. “After removing the song, we have received hundreds of comments on social media and via email demanding that ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’ be placed back to the Christmas Playlist.”

The public’s response prompted them to create a poll to help determine the song’s future, the results of which would be announced Monday, the website said.

KOSI 101 in Denver found itself in a similar situation, revealing in a news release Tuesday that it also surveyed their listeners about the song. The station's online poll generated more than 15,000 responses and “showed overwhelmingly that KOSI 101.1 listeners were in favor of the holiday classic returning to the air,” KOSI 101 said.

“Respondents voted 95 percent in favor of us keeping the song as part of KOSI 101.1’s tradition of playing all of your holiday favorites,” KOSI 101.1 program director, Jim Lawson, said. “While we are sensitive to those who may be upset by some of the lyrics, the majority of our listeners have expressed their interpretation of the song to be non-offensive.”

Fox News' Mariah Haas and Elizabeth Zwirz contributed to this report.

Kanye West surprises crowd at tribute event for late rapper XXXTentacion

Kanye West surprised fans at a tribute honoring the late rapper XXXTentacion during Art Basel, jumping onstage to perform a brand new song that features West and the rapper who was gunned down in Florida earlier this year.

During the Thursday night release party for XXXTentacion's first posthumous album "Skins" at the RC Cola Plant, the entire album was initially played all the way through. When it played a second time, West abruptly walked onstage to perform "One-Minute" and the audience roared. An animated video for the song also played in the background. West also briefly brought the late rapper's mother, Cleopatra Bernard, onstage.

Several other rappers, including Lil Wayne, Trippie Redd and PNB Rock, also paid tribute to the young rapper. Wayne gave an emotional performance of their song "Don't Cry" and the crowd sang XXXTentacion's part. Many in the audience were teary.

The 20-year-old rap star, whose real name was Jahseh Onfroy, was fatally shot as he left a motorcycle dealership in June. Officials said a struggle ensued when the rapper's sports car was blocked by another vehicle, two masked gunmen approached and shot XXXTentacion (ex-ex-ex-ten-ta-see-YAWN) multiple times. The gunmen fled with a Louis Vuitton bag containing $50,000.

Rapper XXXTentacion was shot on June 18 in Florida. (AP)

XXXTentacion, who sported dreadlocks and facial tattoos, was a platinum-selling rising star who tackled issues including prejudice and depression in his songs. He also drew criticism over bad behavior and multiple arrests, including charges that he severely beat and abused his girlfriend.

His music got a mega boost after his death.

His album was one of the top five most streamed on Apple Music in 2018 and his song "Sad!" was the second most-streamed song on Spotify this year.

His manager Solomon Sobande described Thursday's album release as a "triumphant" evening for longtime fans to "see their hero on a major scale accepted as the pop superstar that he is."

Although it was "bittersweet", Sobande said it was also "a reminder that his message, his music, everything he didn't go didn't go anywhere but will live on."

Lindsey Buckingham pins his Fleetwood Mac departure on Stevie Nicks

Lindsey Buckingham’s departure from Fleetwood Mac could be tied to an ultimatum from Stevie Nicks.

The 69-year-old musician spoke on air for the first time since his split with the “Rumors” group on “CBS This Morning: Saturday.”

“It appeared to me that she was looking for something to hang on me, in order to instigate some kind of coup,” he told the morning show about a phone call he received from the band’s manager, Irving Azoff.

He continued: “Irving told me, a couple of days later, that she’d given the band an ultimatum, and either I had to go or she was going to go.”

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Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac perform on NBC’s "Today" at the NBC’s TODAY Show on October 9, 2014 in New York, New York.  (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images)

In April, Buckingham received a phone call from the band’s manager to find out that his ex-girlfriend was furious following a benefit show in New York City, though at first it was unclear how that would pan out.

He spoke with Rolling Stone, saying that a couple days after the first phone call: “I called Irving and said, ‘This feels funny. Is Stevie leaving the band, or am I getting kicked out?’”

The guitarist had been with the band since its inception in 1974, but recent tensions over touring schedules have now come to a head with Buckingham filing a lawsuit over his departure.

FLEETWOOD MAC REPLACING LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM BEFORE UPCOMING TOUR

People magazine obtained the filing with the Los Angeles Superior Court that outlined seven offenses, “including breach of fiduciary duty, breach of oral contract and intentional interference with prospective economic advantage.”

In the suit, Buckingham claims that he’d agreed to a two-year run of 60 shows with the band for $14 million but had asked for a three-month delay to the tour’s start to finish his solo tour, People reports. The request was apparently denied, and his solo tour was rescheduled.

The lawsuit has been settled for a couple weeks and the whole band has signed off on it

"I'm happy enough with it," Buckingham said. "I'm not out there trying to twist the knife at all."

Fleetwood Mac’s tour will go on with two alternate guitarists: Neil Finn and Mike Campbell, from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.