Mapex Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Christian Wissmuller • Upfront • September 9, 2019

MAPEX, one of the leading drum brands in the world and well renowned for its innovation and artistic craftsmanship, is celebrating 30 years of bucking trends and shaking up conventions within the drum industry. MAPEX has had a number of remarkable achievements since its founding in 1989: they have sold world-class instruments in more than 30 countries worldwide; have been selected as “one of top five best drum brands in the world;” and received industry awards from NAMM and Music and Sound Retailer. From beginners and amateurs to professional performers, MAPEX offers their “Unique and Fearless” essence to every player, encouraging them to find their artistic expression and never compromise.

Many famed drummers, such as Russ Miller, Jeff Hamilton, and Chris Adler, use MAPEX drums exclusively.  “MAPEX has been making great instruments for such a long time, it is a great instrument to play,” saidRuss Miller, “I’ve been happy to be a MAPEX artist since 2012, I am looking forward to many more years of doing just that.”

To mark their 30thanniversary this year, 300 limited edition modern yet classic drum sets and 600 limited edition snare drumswill be launched globally in Q4 2019. MAPEX has launched a special web site, enabling consumers to explore the brand history and test their own MAPEX knowledge with an online quiz. For details, visit MAPEX 30thonline at www.mapex30th.com.

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