Missi Callazzo leads Megaforce Records into 40th year of metal and more

Megaforce Records releases records for metal, rock, and hardcore punk artists, such as Metallica, Anthrax, Third Eye Blind, and Bjørk. At 40 years old, Megaforce is the same age as Benchmark! Husband and wife Jon and Marsha Zazula (rest in peace) founded this NYC record label, and some of their earliest releases were Metallica’s first albums. Missi Callazzo, VP since the late 1980s, is a leader in an industry where women are underrepresented. She ordered posters to promote Third ...
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Metropolitan Music Community performs, with a social conscience

The Metropolitan Music Community (MMC) had Benchmark print their 2021 Winter Concert program. MMC provides adult instrumentalists the opportunity to make music in a friendly setting and share it with the public. The program brims with socially conscious themes: George Floyd, music from marginalized parts of the world, and more. “Unspoken,” the first piece, recognizes George Floyd and Black Lives Matter, the largest U.S. protest movement ever, even larger than the one surrounding the Vi...
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