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John Blackwell leaving Tama for Dixon?

Posted by Giuli on June 12, 2016 at 3:15 AM Comments comments (376)

Just found this video on youtube. I wonder if he also left Sabian for Turkish.

Glen Sobel Leaves Mapex for DW

Posted by Webs User on February 23, 2016 at 10:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Well Mapex lost another great drummer.  Glen Sobel has signed with DW.   

MusicRadar votes Retrosonic "Kit of the Year"

Posted by Webs User on December 19, 2012 at 9:10 AM Comments comments (0)

The people at MusicRadar, put up a top 10 drum picks of the year, every year.  For two years in a row now, Mapex has won the "Drum Kit of the Year" award.  Two years ago it was the Black Panther Velvetone.  This year I am proud to anounce that it is one of my kits.  The Black Panther Retrosonic.  Congratulations Mapex on another fine product!

RUSH finally to be inducted into RRHOF

Posted by Webs User on December 12, 2012 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (0)
The greatest rock band in the world is finally going to be put into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It has been a long time coming! Congratulations boys, you definately deserve it!

Matt Halpern leaves Mapex for Yamaha!

Posted by Webs User on December 10, 2012 at 10:15 AM Comments comments (3)

Well it is his third company in three years!  Like most people nowadays, he is just going where he gets paid the most!  By!  :)

Custom bass drum graphics

Posted by Webs User on January 30, 2011 at 6:40 PM Comments comments (3)

Just wanted to give everyone the heads up that our member Patentagosse is in the graphics business, and is offering custom bass drum graphics for sale on this site.  

No new Saturn Colors for 2011

Posted by Webs User on January 11, 2011 at 7:36 PM Comments comments (4)

Well I guess the boys and Girls at Mapex really aren't listening to us loyal Saturn lovers.  They are more interested in getting new people.  They are not doing anything new to the Saturn line for this year.

5 Piece Blaster kit price

Posted by Webs User on January 11, 2011 at 2:41 PM Comments comments (0)

Mapex USA just announced that the 5 Piece Blaster Kit MSRP is going to be $4169.00 for 10,12,14,16,22.  Ouch.  

New 2011 Mapex stuff

Posted by Webs User on January 1, 2011 at 12:48 PM Comments comments (0)

Click on the link below to see some new Mapex stuff for 2011.  These pics are courtesy of  


Here comes the Panther

Posted by Webs User on December 21, 2010 at 9:54 AM Comments comments (0)

On January 3 2011, Mapex is set to show us some new Black Panther stuff.  Stay glued to;