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Municipal Waste

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Band Photo: Municipal Waste (?)

Formed: 2001
From: Richmond, VA, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Municipal Waste News

Below is our complete Municipal Waste news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.

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Municipal Waste Streaming "Slime And Punishment"

Richmond Virginia's Municipal Waste will unleash latest piece of toxic detritus "Slime And Punishment" on June 23rd via Nuclear Blast Records.

Today, the band releases a brand new single and title track off the upcoming album - check it out via the visualizer video below. Pre-orders are online here and the track listing is as follows:

1. Breathe Grease
2. Enjoy The Night
3. Dingy Situations
4. Shrednecks
5. Poison The Preacher
6. Bourbon Discipline
7. Parole Violators
8. Slime And Punishment
9. Amateur Sketch
10. Excessive Celebration
11. Low Tolerance
12. Under The Waste Command
13. Death Proof
14. Think Fast More...

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Municipal Waste Talks Cover Art

Following a clip explaining the album's title, today Municipal Waste reveals a new video discussing the artwork for "Slime and Punishment."

This album marks the band's fourth time working with Andrei Bouzikov, as he was responsible for creating the artwork for "Massive Aggressive," "The Art Of Partying," and a split with Toxic Holocaust.

"Slime And Punishment" will be released on June 23rd via Nuclear Blast Records. More...

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Municipal Waste Explains New Album's Title

Equipped with a crushing sound that will implode both your soul and skull, Richmond Virginia's Municipal Waste barrels back onto the scene with latest piece of toxic detritus, "Slime And Punishment."

Watch Ryan Waste and Tony Foresta share how the album title materialized in the video clip available below.

New album "Slime And Punishment" will be released on June 23rd via Nuclear Blast Records. Order your copy of the album digitally on iTunes or over at Amazon Music and receive a download for "Amateur Sketch" instantly. The full track listing is as follows:

1. Breathe Grease
2. Enjoy The Night
3. Dingy Situations
4. Shrednecks
5. Poison The Preacher
6. Bourbon Discipline
7. Parole Violators
8. Slime And Punishment
9. Amateur Sketch
10. Excessive Celebration
11. Low Tolerance
12. Under The Waste Command
13. Death Proof
14. Think Fast More...

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Municipal Waste Discusses Recording New Album

Equipped with a crushing sound that will implode both your soul and skull, Richmond Virginia's Municipal Waste barrels back onto the scene with latest piece of toxic detritus, "Slime And Punishment."

Tony Foresta and Phil "Landphil" Hall recently discussed what it was like recording at Phil's studio, Blaze of Torment. Check the video out below.

"Tracking at home makes it a lot less stressful," comments Landphil. "We don't have to worry about looking at the clock or answering to anybody else's schedule. We just set our own schedule and make the album happen in a way that is convenient for us.."

New album "Slime And Punishment" will be released on June 23rd via Nuclear Blast Records, with pre-orders available here. The cover artwork for this sixth album was created by the band's good friend, Andrei Bouzikov, and the track listing is as follows:

1. Breathe Grease
2. Enjoy The Night
3. Dingy Situations
4. Shrednecks
5. Poison The Preacher
6. Bourbon Discipline
7. Parole Violators
8. Slime And Punishment
9. Amateur Sketch
10. Excessive Celebration
11. Low Tolerance
12. Under The Waste Command
13. Death Proof
14. Think Fast More...

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Municipal Waste Announces New Album

Equipped with a crushing sound that will implode both your soul and skull, Richmond Virginia's Municipal Waste barrels back onto the scene with latest piece of toxic detritus, "Slime And Punishment." The band's sixth album will be released on June 23rd via Nuclear Blast Records. Check out first single "Amateur Sketch" below.

Ryan Waste states, "We've been getting punished for the last five years by people asking for a new album. Now we're here to return the favour with an aural onslaught of speed metal punk. Enjoy a taste of slime courtesy of the Waste."

"We're sorry this took so long" comments vocalist Tony Foresta. That was our bad. It feels good to be back musically kicking you in the balls... and or titties."

New release "Slime And Punishment: is the first Waste album to be engineered by bassist Phil "Landphil" Hall at Blaze of Torment Studios in Richmond, VA. Mixing and mastering was completed by Bill Metoyer in Hollywood, CA. The cover artwork for the sixth album was created by the band's good friend, Andrei Bouzikov. More...

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Headline News

Van's Warped Tour 2017 Lineup Revealed

Looks like that leaked Warped Tour lineup from back in February was totally accurate!

GWAR and CKY will in fact be on this year's edition of the tour, as well as some surprises like Alestorm and Carnifex.

The full list of tour dates, kicking off June 16th and running through August 6th, can be found below. The artist roster will consist of: More...

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Iron Reagan Debuts New Song & Music Video

Iron Reagan (Municipal Waste, etc.) debuts a new song and music video entitled "Bleed The Fifth", taken from the upcoming new album "Crossover Ministry", which will be out in stores on February 3rd, 2017 on CD/LP/Cassette/Digital via Relapse Records. The clip features some of the cast of the Comedy Central show, "Delco Proper".

Check out now "Bleed The Fifth" below.

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Iron Reagan Debuts New Song "Grim Business"

Iron Reagan (Municipal Waste, etc.) debuts a new song entitled "Grim Business", taken from the upcoming new album "Crossover Ministry", which will be out in stores on January 28th via Relapse Records.

Check out now "Grim Business" below.

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Bloodstock Wishes You A Metal Christmas

The organizers of the Bloodstock Festival just checked in with this heavy metal Christmas greeting to fans and announcement about new band confirmations:

"As we pelt into December, Bloodstock HQ is getting some Christmas treats ready! As well as preparing the on-sale dates of VIP upgrades, the remainder of the VIP ticket allocation and this year’s deposit scheme, we’ve three more bands to announce for 2017!

"Joining the BOA fray for the first time are Skindred. The boisterous Welsh crew mix a unique blend of reggae, punk and metal and are renowned for their live shows. If you’ve ever taken part in Evil Scarecrow’s epic ‘Crabulon’ before, get ready to join in with the Newport helicopter! Check out ‘Sound The Siren’ from their current album ‘Volume,’ out now via Napalm Records.

"Also landing a main stage slot are Canadian thrash icons, Annihilator. Last year’s ‘Suicide Society’ album - the band’s fifteenth! - spawned tour dates around the globe, but rumour has it they’re heading back to the studio this month! More...

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Iron Reagan Details New Album "Crossover Ministry"

Iron Reagan has posted an informercial spoof previewing material from the band's forthcoming new album "Crossover Ministry", which will be out in stores on February 03rd via Relapse Records. Guitarist Phil Hall (also Municipal Waste) handled the production duties on the album, while Converge‘s Kurt Ballou mixed it.

Check out now the "Crossover Ministry - Infomercial" below.

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Metal & Beer Fest Announced

On Saturday and Sunday, April 22nd - 23rd, 2017, Decibel Magazine is bringing the loudest, heaviest two-day craft beer festival in the world to The Fillmore Philadelphia: the first annual Decibel Metal & Beer Fest, presented by Unibroue. Ticket info is available here.

For nearly a decade, Decibel has fostered the brotherhood between the craft beer and metal worlds with the monthly "Brewtal Truth" column written Adem Tepedelen. Now, the two worlds will be united in one glorious weekend of extreme sound and suds in Philadelphia.

Headliners include grindcore brutalizers Agoraphobic Nosebleed (Saturday) and reunited stoner doom legends Sleep (Sunday) with Municipal Waste, Pig Destroyer, Immolation, Panopticon, Withered, Khemmis, Krieg, Crypt Sermon, Falls of Rauros and Cemetery Piss rounding out a devastating weekend of intoxicated metal mayhem.

A host of craft breweries in the U.S. will also be taking part: TRVE (CO), Hammerheart (MN), Holy Mountain (WA), Burial (NC), Atlas (DC), Hoof Hearted (OH), Neshaminy Creek (PA), Burnt Hickory (GA), Hydra (SD), Tired Hands (PA), Champion (VA), Three Weavers (CA), 18th Street (IN) and Cigar City (FL). More...

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Brain Tentacles Premieres Full-Album Stream

Brain Tentacles (Municipal Waste, Yakuza, etc.) premieres the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming self-titled debut album, which will be out in stores later today via Relapse.

Check out now "Brain Tentacles" in its entirety below.

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Municipal Waste Recruits New Guitar Player

Richmond, Virginia’s speed metal punks from Municipal Waste are very pleased to announce the addition of brand new member, Nick Poulos, on second guitar. Guitarist Ryan Waste comments:

"Nick joining the Waste is a big deal for us, we couldn’t just add anyone to the fold. It had to be a close friend, and he's one of our best buds in fact. It doesn’t hurt that he can play his ass off too! He gets our style and totally adds to it, making us an even heavier force to be reckoned with. We’re all having a blast working together, cooking up new tunes and pulling out some classic Waste cuts for this upcoming UK tour and Download Festival!"

Nick Poulos adds: "I couldn't be more thrilled about teaming up with the Waste! We're no strangers when it comes to making music together and when they asked me to join on second guitar, there was zero hesitation. The history of this band and watching the growth has not only made me proud but excited for the future.”

Nick Poulos currently plays with Ryan Waste in Volture and Bat, and formerly played with bassist Phil Hall in Cannabis Corpse. Additionally, Municipal Waste is set to commence a U.K. headline tour this week, kicking off with an epic performance at the Download Festival.

June 11 Download Festival @ 19:50-20:35 Dogtooth Stage
June 12 Manchester@ Sound Control
June 13 Glasgow @ The Cathouse
June 14 Newcastle @ Think Tank
June 15 Leeds @ Brudenell Social Club
June 16 London @ The Underworld More...

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Ringworm Premieres New Song "Destroy Or Create"

Cleveland quintet Ringworm premieres a new song entitled "Destroy Or Create" and a Venom cover version for "Poison", taken from a bizarre split 7'' with jazz-noise super-group Brain Tentacles (members of Municipal Waste, Keelhaul, Yakuza), featuring Venom and Celtic Frost covers from each act.

Check out now "Destroy Or Create" and "Poison" by Ringworm below.

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Ozzfest And Knotfest Combining

Remember that new collaboration teased via Twitter between Ozzy and Slipknot back when it looked like Ozzy had gone missing? Turns out Ozzfest and Knotfest are going to combine together.

The news was announced today in an event at Los Angeles today where Sharon and Ozzy appeared together with the members of Slipknot (check out footage below).

This new combined festival is set for Saturday, September 24 (Ozzfest) and Sunday, September 25 (Knotfest) at San Manuel Amphitheater and Festival Grounds in San Bernardino, California. Tickets will go on sale May 20th. Confirmed bands include: More...

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Ex-Pantera Singer Phil Anselmo Covers Celtic Frost

Child Bite premieres its cover of the Celtic Frost track "The Usurper", taken from the upcoming 12” titled "Morbid Tales: A Tribute To Celtic Frost", which will be released on November 13th via Corpse Flower Records. The song features ex-Pantera and Down frontman Phil Anselmo on vocals and is one of numerous Celtic Frost covers done by bands such as Municipal Waste, Hayward (feat. Scott Kelly and Jason Roeder of Neurosis) and many more.

You can now check out "The Usurper" below.

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Iron Reagan Premieres New Music Video

Iron Reagan (Municipal Waste etc.) premieres a new music video for "Rat Shit" below. The band is going to support The Black Dahlia Murder this fall and winter, on this year's edition of the "Indiemerch Tour". Check out all dates after the jump:

"Indiemerch 2015 Tour": More...

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Teenage Time Killers Live Footage Posted

Supergroup Teenage Time Killers - featuring musicians of Slipknot/Stone Sour, Lamb Of God, Clutch, Prong, Municipal Waste etc.- took to the stage September 12th for the band's first-ever live performance. The concert was held at "The Fonda Theatre", in Hollywood, CA.

Check out fan-filmed live footage of the Misfits cover "Where Eagles Dare" below, featuring Corey Taylor, Randy Blythe, Peter Stahl, Tommy Victor, Lee Ving:

Artists originally booked for the performance included: More...

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OpEd

A Second Look At Heavy Metal In Video Games

Two weeks back we asked a simple question: why isn't there more heavy metal in the video game world?

Our Facebook page blew up with gamers offering up their favorite titles with metallic soundtracks, and we took a closer look at several worth your time. In that post still available here if you didn't read it, we looked at the king of heavy metal video games – Brutal Legend – as well as Saint's Row The Third, Killing Floor 2, Painkiller, and Guilty Gear X2 Reload.

After that post went online, Zynthetic – responsible for much of the music in Killing Floor and Killing Floor 2 – wrote up an article attempting to answer the question of why more metal doesn't show up in video games since they seem like a perfect and obvious match.

For his take on the lack of metal in gaming, including the difficulties in licensing existing music and the lack of metallic knowledge among composers, read the full article right here.

Since we love gaming and we love metal, it seemed like a good idea to keep checking in every so often with new entries that combine the two, and this week we'll cover four more solid games filled to the brim with extreme metal. Don't see your favorite game listed? Don't worry, we'll cover more in the future, but be sure to still give us your picks in the comments below.

Splatterhouse

Five years ago a reboot of the '88 arcade game Splatterhouse hit consoles, and it was very much notable for the inclusion of an all-metal soundtrack featuring the likes of Lamb of God, Mastodon, Municipal Waste, Cavalera Conspiracy, and Goatwhore.

As the name would suggest, it's filled with buckets of blood and guts, and the action-oriented beat 'em up style is somewhat similar to Dante's Inferno/God Of war/etc. The frantic combat will see your character Rick frequently losing limbs and more, but that's not a problem because they grow back – and hey, you can pick up the severed appendages of your foes to continue beating them down!

This one's filled to the brim with all sorts of horror goodies (and ridiculousness) like time travel, cosmic horror deities, and plenty of nods to Lovecraft with names like “Dr. West” and places called “Arkham.” Someone helpfully put all the songs from the soundtrack together into one playlist at YouTube here, and you can check out a game trailer below:

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Tony Foresta Releases "Liquid Arson" Hot Sauce

Tony Foresta, lead singer of Municipal Waste and Iron Reagan, has released a brand of signature hot sauce called "Liquid Arson."

A collaboration with the Tears Of Joy hot sauce brand, Tony's sauce is a mosh pit in your mouth with a 9 out of 10 heat rating and is available for purchase at this location. Tony comments:

"This is a collaberation with me and Brian from The mighty 'Tears Of Joy' hot sauce in Austin Texas. I've been wanting to work with him for years as I've always been a big fan of his store and the sauces he makes, The Sword's 'Tears of Fire,' His Tequila Lime Sauce, Red Fang's 'Night Destroyer' to name a few. Liquid Arson is an Italian flavored sauce that packs a punch but still has a lot of flavor. Good with almost anything to me personally I think it goes best with meatball subs, pizza or chicken parm. It's kind of like a nuclear marinara sauce." More...

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