Check out this awesome short documentary that New York based alternative/rock band The Young Presidents shot while in the studio. The band, who worked with Rob Fraboni (Rolling Stones, Bob Marley) and Corey Glover of Living Colour, was recording two songs for their upcoming album in the same studio where Beastie Boys recorded Sabotage. The group is led by Mitchell Kaneff, who is also the author of “Taking Over: Insider Tips from a Third Generation CEO.” His true passion lies in collecting guitars, of which he has many, and his band The Young Presidents (he plays bass). The guitarist in this band, Jake Hertzog is according to Guitar Player Magazine “one of the finest young guitar players on the scene.” His catalog of work includes WakeyWakey!, Nickelodeon’s Naked Brothers Band, a column in Guitar Player Magazine and his own jazz trio.

Stockholm, Sweden 3-piece old-school death metal band Malfeitor originally formed in 1990 and remained active until 1995 when they went on hiatus. Fortunately for fans everywhere, in 2010 the beast emerged from its lengthy slumber and now, 22 years since forming, their debut full-length Dum Morior Orior is set to drop in April/May (on CD via Hellthrasher Productions and LP via Chaos Records). Until then, anxious fans can check out this promotional video for the song “Conversation in Minor” made by band member Benny Moberg.

In 2009, following the devastating fires that swept through Greece, as well as many other places around the world, the concept for the Earth Is calling Us EP was devised, and the need to take action and help reforestation was fully realised In December 2010, the EP was released as Katerina’s first solo project with friend Gina playing the guitar, Maria Roka on bass and Tolis Toleas on drums.