Founded in 1989, Mapex is well known as one of the world's leading drum brands with a 30 year history of innovation and artistic craftsmanship, and are the drum brand of choice to an ever growing number of musicians from begginers to professionals alike.
Mapex Drum Kits are built using premium grade hardwoods like maple, walnut, birch and basswood which are carefully matched by skilled experts to ensure that every drum carries its signature tonal and resonant properties that define the distinctive Mapex sound.
Their finishes look great, are durable and easy to maintain. Mapex lacquer finished drums feature an eight-coat, hand-rubbed, high-gloss lacquer applied to each shell.
Mapex isolated tom mounting systems ensures the sound you hear is all tom. From the bearing edges to the easy set bass drum claws, their dedicated artisans think like musicians and apply their expertise to creating a drum set that lets you focus on your playing and not on the equipment. Every drum gets the same treatment. Regardless of price, Mapex want every drum they craft to be built to exacting specifications.
Mapex stand behind their instruments and are relentless in designing and producing drums and hardware that can endure performance after performance. The result is a drum that you take on stage or into the studio with complete confidence.
Here at Riffs & Licks Music, we stock a wide range of Mapex drums including the Saturn V, Armory & Mars ranges, Black Panther snare drums and Falcon series hardware. There's a Mapex option for all players and budgets - from beginners to pro's.