• Saturn’s Evolution Series of Drum Kits

    Mike Lawson | December 3, 2020

    The new Saturn Evolution Series of drum kits offers hybrid shell technology, presenting both Birch/Walnut blended shells and Maple/Walnut blended shells in the same series, giving the player unprecedented selection in sound character.

  • Revamped Black Panther Drums Series from Mapex

    Mike Lawson | October 16, 2020

    The revamped Black Panther series is designed to cover a drummer-centric number of sonic choices, producing a selection of 14 different wood and metal sounds, following a carefully devised sonic-flow logic and further developed through the Mapex Concept Hybrid approach to drum design.

  • Mapex Launches New Campaign with a New Focus ‘Stay at Home, Learn at Home, Play at Home’

    Mike Lawson | April 17, 2020

    In this rapidly changing, extremely challenging time in our market and society, Mapex Drums is responding to drummers who are now spending the bulk of their time at home.

  • Jupiter, Mapex, Majestic Announce Virtual Education Series

    Mike Lawson | March 30, 2020

    Jupiter Winds, Mapex Drums, and Majestic Percussion are pleased to announce The Virtual Education Series for students and music teachers throughout the world, presented in partnership with the International Music Education Summit.

  • Black Panther Design Lab Series Drums from Mapex

    Mike Lawson | December 18, 2018

    Showcasing the highest level of MAPEX design and manufacturing capabilities, the Black Panther Design Lab series leverages 30 years of drum making experience and extensive knowledge of the science of sound to bring new sonic concepts to life.

  • WGI World Championship Medalists Announced

    Mike Lawson | April 28, 2017

    The complete list of medalists at the WGI Sport of the Arts 2017 World Championships has been announced.

  • Mapex’s Newly Expanded Accessory Line

    Mike Lawson | January 3, 2015

    Mapex Falcon Series: The MB100 cymbal boom arm sports an Omni-Glide tilter that rotates 360 degrees for unlimited cymbal positioning, and the quick-release wing nut allows for quick and easy setup/teardown. All Mapex cymbal arms feature knurled surfaces to prevent slipping during performance. 

    Mapex SONIClear Tom Holder: The SONIClear Tom Holder employs a low-mass design that preserves vibration in the drum, thus increasing tom resonance and tonal clarity. It also has an Omni-ball arm adjustment for unlimited tom angle options.

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