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Drum Set Reviews

Mapex Drums

Cheap Prices On Mapex Drums

Mapex drums are now among among the leading brands in the industry with their popularity increasing over the past few years. With a range of sets to suit all pockets and styles, they're certainly worth looking into.

Their range starts with the entry-level Voyager for new drummers, and finishes with the Orion leading the way for more demanding players. Get stuck in!

Mapex Orion


The Orion is the top-of-the-range drum set available from Mapex. Made with some beautiful wood finishes, and thin, responsive shells, it certainly promises a lot. But is this set really worth the high end price tag? Mapex Orion.

Mapex Saturn


The Saturn offers shells made from an interesting mixture of Maple and Walnut. And they have been popular with professional players like Gregg Bissonette and Will Calhoun. So, do you want to know what all the fuss is about? Mapex Saturn.

Mapex Meridian


The Meridian has been released to replace the popular Pro M series and is available in 100% maple or birch. But, this isn't just a re-branding, the Meridian has many new features. With good hardware, nice finishes and great sound - it's clear to see why this won the MIPA best set 2009! Mapex Meridian.

Mapex Horizon


Mapex have released the new Horizon made from 100% basswood. The sound is quite basic, but the features are pretty good for a set in this price range. Plus, it comes with a nice high-gloss finish too. Write a review.

Mapex Voyager


Voyager is the entry-level set and is aimed at beginners. It's made from 100% basswood and comes with a 330 series hardware pack. Plus, you can get some Mapex cymbals included if you want them. If you're looking for a starter set, this is worth checking out. Write a review.

Archived Reviews

Mapex Pro M

Pro M

The Pro M was Mapex drums fastest expanding range due to its growing popularity with drummers wanting a good mid-level set. With many features of the top sets included - it's clear to see why. A good set with quality features. Mapex Pro M.

Mapex M Birch

M Birch

The M Birch, as the name surgests, is an all birch set that offers a solid attacking sound. When you add in the good quality hardware package, it looks like a very attractive deal. But, how does the M Birch stand up compared to all the other birch sets on the market? Mapex M Birch.

Mapex VX Series

VX Series

The VX Series is a lower-level drum set that still offers some good features and finishes. Made from basswood, it isn't as good sounding as a maple or birch set, but still gives a good sound for the price. Mapex VX Series.

Mapex QR Series

QR Series

The entry-level set by Mapex, and it's designed with the new player in mind. If you want an affordable set to take you through your first few years of playing - check our review and see if it's for you or not. Mapex QR.

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