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Rock super group Fleetwood Mac have confirmed they are starting rehearsals and will head out on the road next year.


The 1970s rock giants plan to tour around the world to mark the 45th anniversary of their first album release, with rumours they could appear at Glastonbury in 2013.


Singer Stevie Nicks has agreed to reunite with Lindsey Buckingham, Mick Fleetwood and John McVie.


Insiders say singer Christina McVie will be not be joining the reunion.


The group may even try to record new material for a proposed Greatest Hits package.


The decision puts pay to months of wrangles and issues between Mick and Stevie.


Nicks confirmed on ABC radio in America: “We go into rehearsals somewhere around the end of February.


“So if everything goes to plan, we should probably be out  by end of April or May, I would think.”


Stevie says the band could work on some new material for a greatest hits package.


“Well, actually, maybe like two songs, maybe four, who knows?” he added.


“We don’t really know yet ’cause we’re not in the world of Fleetwood Mac yet. We’re just still in talks about that”


And they may even be doing a new album, so watch this space.”


Fleetwood Mac – famous for hits like Lies and Don’t Stop - has been on hiatus since 2009.


An expected 2011-12 tour ended up falling apart due to schedule clashes.


That prompted a media battle between Nicks and Cornish born Fleetwood.


American singer Nicks, 64, told a US TV show a tour was on the cards for 2013: “It’s the plan. Because that’s what we do.


"I do my thing. And Lindsey is out doing his thing right now.”


Drummer Fleetwood, 65, changed his mind about a reunion admitting there were no plans in April before wanting a comeback,


He said: “In terms of aspiration, I’m always there for Fleetwood Mac and of course love the band and hope we work and stuff like that.


“But we thought we were going to go out this year and we ended up not doing that... I would say we’re in a waiting game, and that’s fine. We get used to doing that.”


The band’s last record was almost a decade ago when Say You Will peaked at No. 3 in the US in 2003.


Formed by Fleetwood as a blues band in London in 1967, the group gained platinum fame after an early ‘70s membership shake-up brought in Nicks and Buckingham.


They became the sound of a generation thanks to classics, including the self-titled lineup debut, the multi-platinum Rumours and the fan favourite Tusk.


A 2013 tour would mark 45 years since Mac’s first album was released in February 1968.


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