Vic Firth SDC Danny Carey Signature Series Drumsticks are truly unique sticks! Features a cut-in design at the gripping area for improved comfort and a tapered butt end for improved balance. Each Vic Firth Signature Series model was conceived through extensive research with the finest drummers from a variety of musical styles. The designs reflect their musical requirements in terms of balance, feel, sound projection and cymbal color. All colored sticks feature a clear, natural tip. All sticks are hickory unless otherwise noted.