Mapex Drummer Of Tomorrow competition gathers pace!

Video entries are coming in from all over the UK for Mapex´s Drummer Of Tomorrow competition.

The entries encompass a very diverse range of playing styles and all types of music. The judges are really going to have their work cut out when they come to choose the 12 finalists.

The competition closes on 1st September so there´s only a few weeks left. Get your entry in for the chance to win some fantastic prizes and to showcase your talent on the Mapex website. If you make the finals, there´s an exclusive opportunity to perform live on stage at the Music Live show in November.

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Here´s what a couple of Mapex´s international artists had to say about the competition:

Greg Bisonette “I´m very excited that Mapex are doing this event. It sounds like a great event. Mapex is really big in education all over the world. This sounds like a really, really great competition. Looking forward to seeing you at the finals.”

Jason Bowld “If you´re aged between 16 and 25 there´s absolutely no excuse for you not to be involved in this amazing event, because Mapex are a company dedicated to grass roots playing and education all over the world. This competition will give you the chance to showcase your chops in front of future employers and future fans. So get yourself involved - now!”

Chris Barnes

I'm MusicRadar's eCommerce Editor. It's my job to manage the buyer's guides on MusicRadar and help musicians find the right gear and the best prices. I'm a guitarist and a drummer and I've worked in the music gear industry for 18 years, including 7 years as Editor of the UK's best-selling drum magazine Rhythm, and 5 years as a freelance writer working with many of the world's biggest musical instrument brands including the likes of Roland, Boss, MusicRadar and Natal.