Mapex UK are thrilled to welcome Mike Malyan to their artist family.
Drummer for British Progressive Metal Band Monuments, Mike is also a passionate educator, and teaches modern metal techniques privately as well as through his learning website “MalyanDrum Academy” whilst also regularly streaming to his Twitch channel offering insights on everything from track breakdowns and playing techniques to recording set ups and Q and A’s.
Alongside playing for Monuments, Mike is also well known as a session drummer having worked with TesseracT, Periphery, Plini, Skyharbor and many others.
“We’re thrilled to bring Mike into the Mapex family! His playing speaks for itself and his passion for education and willingness to empower other musicians by sharing his knowledge was clear from our very first conversation and something we’re excited to explore” UK Artist Manager Martin Potts
Mike said “I’m so glad to find a home in the Mapex family. I’ve been a huge fan of their build quality and aggressive tones for a long time, they perform amazingly!”
Mike chose a Saturn Evolution Birch/Walnut blend in Exotic Violet Burst 22×18/10×8/12×9/14×14/16×16 with Black Panther Predator, Razor, Hydro and Persuader Snares and Falcon Hardware.
The band have a busy schedule with festivals and touring and will be heading to the US in September for 6 weeks of shows before coming back to UK to finish the run so look out for Mike and his Saturn kit on the road!
Mapex is exclusively distributed in the UK & Ireland by Korg UK, 1 Harrison Close, Knowlhill, Milton Keynes, MK5 8PA