Shock for fans as legendary band member dies

Brett Tuggle, a keyboardist for legendary band Fleetwood Mac has died aged 70, it has been confirmed.

The musician who played alongside Mick Fleetwood and Stevie Nicks had been battling cancer before his heartbreaking death.

Brett toured with the group between 1997 and 2018 before announcing his departure to play with Lindsey Buckingham who was fired from the group following a disagreement over touring.

His devastating death was confirmed on Twitter by fellow rockstar Rick Springfield who was a close friend of Brett’s.

He said: “Our sweet Brett Tuggle made it home tonight. God bless his beautiful spirit,” alongside a string od snaps of the pair over the years.

Following the news fans have flocked to social media to share their condolences, with one penning: “Brett was an unsung hero in so many HUGE bands: Rick, David Lee Roth, Fleetwood Mac. He was a stellar human. He personally responded to a fan email I sent him years ago about his big contributions to all these bands. So sad. Condolences to his family and friends.”

“So sorry for the loss of Brett Tuggle. Know you were close friends. Heartfelt condolences to you, & Brett’s family,” commented a second.

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