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Showroom: Mapex Expands and Updates Accessory Line

Mapex has added a complete line of tom holders, cymbal arms, boom arms, and clamps to its hardware selections. The SONIClear tom holder employs a low-mass design that is said to preserve vibration in the drum, thus increasing tom resonance…

Modern Drummer
Feb 26, 2015

Mapex at NAMM 2015 (VIDEO)

In this video from NAMM 2015, Mapex’s Joe Hibbs takes us on a tour of the company’s new offerings for 2015. Mapex improved the Saturn V line to include the SONIClear bearing edges, and SONIClear tom holders now come standard…

Modern Drummer
Feb 23, 2015

Product Close-Up: Mapex Armory Series Drums

November 2014 Issue Product Close-Up Mapex Armory Series Drums Maple/birch shells, precise bearing edges, and a unique snare exchange program…at a midrange price? Yes, please! Mapex has been working hard to bring one-of-a-kind deals and pro-level features to the midrange…

Modern Drummer
Oct 29, 2014

Mapex “Over the Edge Tour??? With Russ Miller and Rashid Williams

Mapex artists and staff members will be stopping in fifteen cities across the USA for the Mapex SONIClear “Over the Edge Tour.” The tour is designed to allow players to experience first-hand the award-winning SONIClear bearing edge and the sound…

Modern Drummer
Aug 29, 2014