The new Keith Moon Signature Stick At Vic Firth, we feel so honored to be the
company invited by the Keith Moon estate, to make this new product. We’ve created this stick with careful
consultation with the estate, and we are excited and proud to immortalize
Keith’s drumming legacy with this new product. The new Keith Moon signature model matches
the exact specifications of the stick used throughout his storied career. The Keith Moon signature stick is unique in it’s design,
surely different than any other current Vic Firth stick. The medium shaft, which measures at .560,
has a fast, sloping medium taper. The length is just short of 16″ and crafted in
hickory with an oval wood tip, this stick packs plenty of punch when needed, and
can work in a variety of musical settings. Keith Moon was a legendary English drummer,
who played with the iconic rock band, The Who. Noted for his unique style and tremendous energy,
he continues to be praised by critics and musicians to this day. Keith was posthumously inducted into the
Modern Drummer hall of fame in 1982, becoming only the 2nd rock drummer to be chosen. In 2011, Moon was voted the 2nd greatest drummer
in history, by a Rolling Stone readers poll. This has been a wonderful project for us at Vic Firth. To be able to commemorate one of the most influential
and recognized names in the history of drumming has not only been very rewarding, but totally gratifying!

Product Spotlight: Keith Moon Signature Stick
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23 thoughts on “Product Spotlight: Keith Moon Signature Stick

  • January 15, 2016 at 6:29 pm
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    MOON THE LOON!

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  • January 15, 2016 at 8:08 pm
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    Hey everyone. We'd like to address something really important, so listen up! 🙂

    Keith Moon's daughter and the Keith Moon estate approached us to make this stick happen. They wanted to take the few remaining pairs of Keith's actual stick and faithfully recreate them — immortalizing the profile of his stick and his drumming legacy. We were and are absolutely floored and honored that they came to us to make this happen!

    We don't claim (in this video or elsewhere) that Keith played our sticks in life. Back in those days, no-name sticks were much more common than any name brand. Many drummers played whatever model came with their kit! So while we don't claim that Keith was a Vic artist during his life, we DO very proudly claim that Keith's family turned to Vic Firth to make this stick a reality.

    This was one of the last projects Vic worked on in his life. An artist in his own right, he was as excited as the rest of us to pay homage to a legend like Mr. Keith Moon. Please, help us spread the real story behind these sticks. Thanks for your time!

    – Your fellow drummers on the VF team.

    “We wanted this new Keith Moon model to be made by the very best drumstick company," states Keith’s daughter Amanda DeWolf. "By choosing Vic Firth, we have accurately replicated the design and provided the enhanced quality that Vic Firth is renowned for."

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  • January 15, 2016 at 9:59 pm
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    Did Keith design this from heaven?

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  • January 16, 2016 at 6:31 pm
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    more diversity is always a good thing.

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  • January 16, 2016 at 9:11 pm
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    Now make John Bonham sticks!

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  • January 17, 2016 at 6:04 am
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    Here it is….

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  • January 21, 2016 at 11:45 am
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    •WORKS IN A VARIETY OF MUSICAL SETTINGS
    How is that a positive? That is applicable to every drumstick ever. Haha

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  • February 21, 2016 at 6:34 am
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    i have a real moon stick, for real

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  • February 24, 2016 at 5:11 pm
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    Keith Moon: a lifelong alcoholic who drank ‘Champers’ for breakfast; with a penchant for gorilla tranquilisers; and who broke his wife’s nose 3 times through repeated domestic abuse.

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  • March 20, 2016 at 8:30 am
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    I love the graphic, and that Vic Firth got the honors, VF are just the best out there…

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  • July 31, 2016 at 6:36 pm
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    well this honors' keiths' memory I would say. I like the size too i'm going to give them a try.

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  • August 26, 2016 at 2:55 pm
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    I think its a good idea, Im sure theres plenty of Keith Moon fans out there who would love to own a pair of his replica sticks….and they are sanctioned by his family so its all above board. I'll be buying some!

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  • September 4, 2016 at 9:56 pm
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    Make a John Bonham stick!

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  • January 4, 2017 at 9:00 pm
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    Better off getting a pair of Jeff Porcaro replica sticks. Hes a better drummer to emulate, if you want to play well.

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  • January 28, 2017 at 2:09 pm
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    Keith Moon immortalised himself, it didn't matter what products he used.

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  • January 28, 2017 at 9:25 pm
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    I think I'm gonna puke.

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  • February 3, 2017 at 2:36 am
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    Back in the late 1960's my friend went to see The Who at the FILMORE EAST in N.Y.C.One of Keith's sticks rolled to the edge of the stage. My friend being in the front row grabbed it and later gave it to me.I still have it.What kind of stick is it?,I was surprised even back then that it was a Ludwig Joe Morello model.Some years later [70's] I read that he liked Joe Morello.

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  • February 3, 2017 at 2:43 am
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    Actually my idol back then was Mitch Mitchell.

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  • October 8, 2017 at 9:23 am
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    Sounds more like sales pitch

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  • July 29, 2018 at 5:03 pm
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    The drumming in the background sounds nothing like Keith Moon. Moon insisted on his drums being tuned perfectly and despite the opinions of some, didn't flail around on the tom toms like a drunken ape.

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  • October 1, 2018 at 4:29 pm
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    JOHN BONHAM! JOHN BONHAM! JOHN BONHAM! JOHN BONHAM!
    2Bs

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  • October 30, 2018 at 3:15 am
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    It was a joy to watch Keith drumming in a style all his own. Such energy like I've never seen.

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  • December 19, 2018 at 12:10 pm
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    I'm still trying to find a pair of Ginger Baker's sticks.

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