Contact Us

Keith Moon

Michael Anthony and Kenny Aronoff Join Entwistle / Moon Tribute Concert

Michael Anthony and Kenny Aronoff
Larry Marano / Rick Diamond, Getty Images

Some of rock's greatest bassists and drummers are coming together to pay tribute to the Who's legendary rhythm section.

Read More

44 Years Ago: Keith Moon’s Chauffeur Killed

Keith Moon
Ian Tyas, Getty Images

The history of the Who is littered with tragic events. From Pete Townshend's abuse when he was a child to the 1979 deaths of 11 fans in Cincinnati to John Entwistle's overdose in 2000. One of the lesser known stories occurred on Jan. 4, 1970, when Neil Boland, who was Keith Moon's driver and bodyguard, was accidentally run over by Moon's Bentley.

Read More

Filed Under: , Category: Anniversaries, News

See What Your Favorite Dead Rock Stars Would Look Like If They Were Still Alive

YouTube / Sachs Media Group
YouTube / Sachs Media Group

Today's dose of "kinda cool, kinda heartbreaking, kinda creepy" news comes to us courtesy of Sachs Media, where execs recently bankrolled a series of computer-generated portraits depicting what some of rock's best-loved deceased stars would look like if they were alive today.

Read More

40 Years Ago: A Fan Plays Drums With The Who

The Who
Hulton Archive, Getty Images

In rock history, there are far more myths (see: The Zeppelin Shark-Groupie Incident) than cinderella stories, especially when you're talking about a band as legendary -- and decadent -- as The Who. But a rare exception took place on Nov. 20, 1973, when Who fan Scott Halpin cemented his status as one of rock's most unlikely heroes, taking the stage to fill in for drug-addled drummer Keith Moon.

Read More

Filed Under: , Category: Anniversaries, News

Roger Daltrey Gets Behind Keith Moon Biopic

Keith Moon
Jack-Kay/Hulton Archives, Getty Images

It's long been trapped in development limbo, but it looks like a movie about the wild life and times of Who drummer Keith Moon might finally be heading for theaters -- with support and creative input from one of Moon's former bandmates, no less.

Read More

Filed Under: , , Category: News

Roger Daltrey Says Keith Moon Wouldn’t Want to Be an ‘Old Man’

The Who
Keystone / Hulton Archive / Getty Images

Legendary Who drummer Keith Moon passed away more than 35 years ago, but he's still never far from Roger Daltrey's thoughts.

Read More

Filed Under: , , Category: News

Top 10 Keith Moon Who Songs

Jack-Kay/Hulton Archives, Getty Images
Jack-Kay/Hulton Archives, Getty Images

This list of the Top 10 Keith Moon Who Songs shows just how important the group's former drummer was to their music. The old saying "they broke the mold with that guy" couldn't be more appropriately applied to anyone than Moon.

Read More

Filed Under: , Category: Lists, Original Features

36 Years Ago: Keith Moon’s Last Who Show

Polydor Records/thewho.com
Polydor Records/thewho.com

Keith Moon played his final tour date with the Who on Thursday, Oct. 21, 1976 at the Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, Canada. It was the final date on the band's 1976 tour. Within two years, Moon would be found dead from an overdose of Heminevrin, a sedative used to combat his alcoholism. Though Moon would perform with the Who in a couple special gigs filmed for use in the documentary, 'The Kids Are Alright,' this would be his last official Who date.

Read More

Filed Under: , Category: Anniversaries, News

35 Years Ago: Keith Moon of the Who Dies

Keystone/Hulton Archive, Getty Images
Keystone/Hulton Archive, Getty Images

On Sept. 7, 1978, the world lost one of its most unique children when Keith Moon left us, far too soon. Much more than simply 'the drummer for the Who,' Moon defiined the term "one of a kind" not only in his ability and style behind the drum kit, but in his utter irreverence and over the top way of life.

Read More

Filed Under: , Category: Anniversaries, News

Keith Moon – August 2012 Classic Rock Birthdays

AugustBirthdays

Sadly, Keith Moon, who would have turned 66 on Aug. 23, is no longer with us. However, that doesn't mean we can't remember the amazing imprint he left on the rock 'n' roll culture.

Keith was the original drummer for the "loudest band in t

Read More

Filed Under: , Category: Special Features

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://ultimateclassicrock.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Ultimate Classic Rock quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on Ultimate Classic Rock quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!