He told Classic Rock magazine: “There’s no doubt we were well equipped with the marching powder. That’s a well-worn fairytale that gets more like a war story, that gets more and more aggrandised.
“I’m not minimalising the fact that we were definitely partaking in that lifestyle.
“But these weren’t a bunch of people crawling across the floor with green froth coming out of their mouths, we were working, you know?
“That went on for a long, long time, Stevie Nicks has addressed it, so I’m not divulging anything that she hasn’t spoken about.
“It got out of hand way after the making of ‘Rumours’. I remember not working for two years. I can’t even remember what I did.
“I was the party animal in the band, for sure. I wanted venture to say, Stevie was a close second.”
Though the 73-year-old musician believes himself to be the wildest member of the Grammy-winning group, Stevie, 72, has previously admitted she considered herself “the worst drug addict” of them all.
Stevie – who is also joined in the ‘Go Your Own Way’ group by former couple Christine and John McVie – said: “All of us were drug addicts, but there was a point where I was the worst drug addict. I was a girl, I was fragile, and I was doing a lot of coke. And I had that hole in my nose. So it was dangerous.”