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Municipal Waste

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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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Cauldron To Record Live DVD

Canadian heavy metal act Cauldron have spent the last month touring North America with label mates Municipal Waste on the "Waste The World" tour. This coming Sunday, December 6th, the tour will reach Cauldron's hometown of Toronto, where the band are set to capture their Opera House show on film for an upcoming DVD.

The tour still has the following dates remaining:

12/6 - Toronto, ON @ Opera House
12/7 - Montreal, QC @ Foufounes
12/8 - Worcester, MA @ Palladium (Upstairs)
12/9 - New York, NY @ Gramercy Theater
12/10 - Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church
12/11 - Richmond, VA @ Alley Katz

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Municipal Waste Bassist Comments On Stage Flight

Municipal Waste are currently out on the road on the “Waste the World" tour and they performed on Thursday, November 19th at the Key Club in Los Angeles, CA. The Key Club is the home of the band Steel Panther, and they have a rig that allows the bass player to fly over the crowd. Bassist Land Phil had known about this and he wanted to take to the skies. Here is what Phil had to say about the experience:

"We had seen a band called Steel Panther at the Key Club do this stunt before and since they play there every Monday I figured that they had the rig set up all the time. When we arrived at the venue I was right! After asking the stage manager if it was ok we began rehearsing the spot, I think I went up in the air about 3 times before the doors opened. When the show started I was looking at the set list counting down the songs getting more and more nervous about it, When I was hanging over the audience ( probably about 20 ft. in the air ) I remember thinking These WASTE fans are really getting their money’s worth eh? Ha ha! When I landed Dave clicked in sadistic magician and the rest was history!”

Footage of the flying Municipal Waste bassist can be found at this location. The band still has the following upcoming tour dates: More...

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Taco Bell Announces 2009 Feed The Beat Bands

Taco Bell continues to "Feed the Beat" for up-and-coming rock acts and announced today the 100 bands that made the 2009 Feed the Beat lineup. Celebrating its fourth year, Feed the Beat provides free food and marketing support to America’s up-and-coming rock acts. This year, touring bands from across the nation, including The All-American Rejects, The Acacia Strain, Municipal Waste, Atreyu, Owl City, Dr. Dog, and more, will receive $500 in Taco Bell Bucks. More than just free food, bands also receive marketing support for their music.

Music fans will be able to discover each Feed the Beat band on Taco Bell’s Virtual Music Festival Web site, which showcases their music and exclusive content created for the site. Once there, fans can listen to bands they know or discover new tunes as they stream music via the Feed the Beat Music Player.

“Feed the Beat began as a simple way to show how much we love and support independent music, but it’s grown to become a benchmark for how Taco Bell supports bands and artists,” said David Ovens, Chief Marketing Officer, Taco Bell Corp. “Our Feed the Beat bands have been showcased via our partnerships with MTV and ESPN, as we work hard to highlight their talent and music. Whether helping to extend the spotlight on their nominations for Video Music Awards, getting them to play at the VMAs, or creating live concerts and soundtrack opportunities during the X Games, the work never stops in support of our bands. We want to help our 2009 lineup to realize at least the same type of success and hopefully more.”

Taco Bell is proud to congratulate all of the 2009 Feed the Beat bands: More...

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Victims To Support Municipal Waste On Euro Tour

Victims and Municipal Waste will be touring in Europe together this winter. Victims released the "Lies, Lies, Lies" 7" EP and their album "Killer" on Deathwish Inc. earlier this year. Here are the latest Victims tour dates:

11/26: Stockholm, Sweden @ Kafe 44 w/ Spectra Hawk
11/27: Goteborg, Sweden @ Truckstop Alaska w/ Spectra Hawk
11/28: Malmo, Sweden @ Utkanten w/ Spectra Hawk
01/19: Berlin, Germany @ Magnet Club w/ Municipal Waste, Reproach
01/20: Stuttgart, Germany @ Juha West w/ Municipal Waste, Reproach
01/21: Munich, Germany @ Feierwerk w/ Municipal Waste, Reproach
01/22: Bologna, Italy @ Sottotetto Club w/ Municipal Waste, Reproach
01/23: Treviso, Italy @ New Age Club w/ Municipal Waste, Reproach
01/25: Hamburg, Germany @ TBA w/ Municipal Waste, Reproach
01/27: Stockholm, Sweden @ Debaser w/ Municipal Waste
01/28: Oslo, Norway @ Betong w/ Municipal Waste
01/29: Bergen, Norway @ Garage w/ Municipal Waste
01/30: Birmingham, UK @ Academy w/ Municipal Waste
02/01: Glasgow, UK @ King Tuts w/ Municipal Waste
02/02: Leeds, UK @ Cockpit w/ Municipal Waste
02/04: London, UK @ Scala w/ Municipal Waste
02/05: Bolwerk, Netherlands @ Sneek w/ Municipal Waste, Reproach
02/06: Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Milkweg w/ Municipal Waste

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Municipal Waste Announces European Tour

American crossover thrash outfit Municipal Waste has announced a series of headlining shows in Europe that will kick off in January. This tour is in support of the bands latest studio album, "Massive Aggressive" which is in stores now through Earache Records. Support on the tour will come from Reproach.

The European tour dates are as follows: More...

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Municipal Waste Announces More World Tour Dates

MUNICIPAL WASTE has recently announced the “WASTE THE WORLD TOUR 2009” with support from GOATWHORE from 11/06-11/16, THE ACCUSED from 11/18-12/03, BRUTAL TRUTH from 12/04-12/11, PHOBIA and CAULDRON on all tour dates. The complete schedule including some new dates is as follows:

11/06 - Raleigh, NC @ Volume 11 Tavern
11/07 - Atlanta, GA @ Drunken Unicorn
11/08 - Orlando, FL @ Backbooth
11/09 - Tampa, FL @ State Theater
11/11 - Houston, TX @ Meridian
11/12 - Austin, TX @ Red 7
11/13 - Oklahoma City, OK @ Conservatory
11/14 - Denton, TX @ Rubber Gloves
11/16 - Tempe, AZ @ Clubhouse
11/18 - San Diego, CA @ The Casbah
11/19 - Los Angeles, CA @ Key Club
11/20 - Anaheim, CA @ Chian Reaction
11/21 - San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s
11/23 - Portland, OR @ Satyricon
11/24 - Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
11/25 - Bellingham, WA @ Wild Buffalo House of Music
11/27 - Edmonton, AB @ The Starlite Room
11/28 - Calgary, AB @ The Warehouse
11/29 - Winnipeg, MB @ Pyramid Cabaret
12/01 - Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock
12/02 - Chicago, IL @ Subterranean
12/04 - Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick
12/05 - Cleveland Heights, OH @ Grog Shop
12/06 - Toronto, ON @ Opera House
12/07 - Montreal, QC @ Foufounes
12/08 - Worcester, MA @ Palladium (Upstairs)
12/09 - New York, NY @ Gramercy Theater
12/10 - Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church

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Municipal Waste Announces World Tour Dates

MUNICIPAL WASTE has announced the “WASTE THE WORLD TOUR 2009” Providing direct support on the tour will be GOATWHORE from 11/06-11/16, THE ACCUSED, from 11/18-12/03, and BRUTAL TRUTH from 12/04-12/11. Appearing on all shows will be PHOBIA and CAULDRON.

Singer Tony Foresta, had the following to say about the upcoming tour. “I’m really excited to finally get back on the road and do a full headlining WASTE tour in the states. It’s been a really long time since we’ve done on our own headlining run and I think it has been long past due. People should expect a far more rowdier gig then the ones we’ve played while opening for bands. I’m looking forward to trashing venues all over the states. I’m also really pumped about the bands on this tour. It is going to be one to remember!" More...

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Municipal Waste Posts New Music Video Online

Crossover thrash metal group Municipal Waste has posted their new music video online for the song, "Wrong Answer." You can check it out below. The song comes from the bands new studio album, "Massive Aggressive" which was released this week through Earache Records. More...

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Ghoul Announces European Tour Dates

GHOUL has announced the complete tour dates for their European Roadkill tour. Complete Ghoul tour dates are as follows:

09/05 - Morbide Festspiele XI at Eastclub - Bischofswerda, Germany w/ Malevolent Creation, Vomitory, Satans Revenge on Mankind
09/07 - MKC-Next Bar - Ziar Nad Hronum w/ Jakubysko and Boiling Point
09/08 - Chelsea - Vienna, Austria w/ Municipal Waste
09/09 - Channel Zero - Ljubljana, Slovenia w/Extreme Smoke 57 and Septic Scum
09/11 - Septembertember 2 Dismember Fest - Bologna, Italy w/Birdflesh and Septic Scum
09/12- Uns Scheint die Sonne aus Dem Arsch Festival - Riegenhof, Germany
09/13- Le Klub - Paris, France w/ Altar of Plagues, Eibon, Lava, & Arafat
09/15- Semifinal- Helsinki, Finland w/ AVOIMEN HAUDAN LOYHKA and FORCA MACABRA
09/16- Vastavirta - Tampere, Finland w/ AVOIMEN HAUDAN LOYHKA
09/17- Little Devil - Tilburg, Netherlands w/ Sinister, Regurgitation, Viral Load, Embalmer
09/18- Velokot - Oostende, Belgium
09/19- NRW Deathfest at AJZ Bahndamm - Wermelskirchen, Germany
10/30 - Oakland Metro - Oakland, California, USA w/ Cannabis Corpse, Brainoil, Population Reduction, Ramming Speed

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Municipal Waste Shoots New Music Video

American crossover thrash metal group Municipal Waste has filmed a new music video for the song, "Wrong Answer" which comes from the bands forthcoming new studio album, "Massive Aggressive." The video was directed by David Brodsky and filmed in New York and contains nods to gore and seventies game shows amongst other things. "Massive Aggressive" will be released on August 25th through Earache Records.

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Municipal Waste Posts New Song Online

American Crossover outfit Municipal Waste has posted a new song online entitled, "Divine Blasphemer." You can check it out by heading to the bands official Myspace page. The song comes from the bands forthcoming new studio album, "Massive Aggressive" which will be released on August 25th through Earache Records. The album will be available to buy in the standard jewel case form, limited edition coloured vinyls and a special edition box set that includes the album. a wristband, a woven wristband, 3 pin badges and a sturdy clam box.

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Municipal Waste To Premier New Music This Weekend

Earache Records has issued the following announcement about Municipal Waste debuting a new song this weekend on the Full Metal Jackie show:

"Richmond, VA crossover leaders, Municipal Wastewill debut a new track on this weekend's episode of the nationally syndicated Full Metal Jackie Radio show. Played during the band's recent national tour with Lamb of God, 'Divine Blasphemer' is the kind of fist-pumping, anthemic shout-along that has earned MUNICIPAL WASTE the adoration of critics and fans alike. This is your first chance to listen to the studio version of this blistering track from the band's August 25th release, MASSIVE AGGRESSIVE so make sure you stop what you're doing, get to your computers and radios and get ready to experience some major whiplash.

"Listen to the debut of 'Divine Blasphemer' all this weekend on Full Metal Jackie Radio. For full details on how and when you can listen to the show, go here.

"MASSIVE AGGRESSIVE is MUNICIPAL WASTE's darkest, most focused album of their career and it is available in North America on August 25th. "

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Video Interview With Municipal Waste Posted Online

BrooklynRocks has posted a new video interview with bassist Philip "Land Phil" Hall and Drummer Dave Witte of Municipal Waste. The video can be viewed below. More...

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Municipal Waste Posts New Song Online

Crossover thrash metal band Municipal Waste has posted a new song online entitled, "Wrong Answer." You can check it out by heading to their official Myspace. The song will appear on the bands forthcoming new studio album, "Massive Aggresive" which will be released on Auust 25th.

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Municipal Waste Releasing Three Unheard Songs

Earache band Municipal Waste are set to premiere three brand new songs from their upcoming album "Massive Aggressive" in the early hours of June 9th on Mike Davies' "The Lock Up" on BBC Radio 1. The songs that are to be included on the show are "Wrong Answer" "Wolves Of Chernobyl" and "Acid Sentence". There will also be an interview with vocalist Tony Foresta.

The show is scheduled for 2AM, June 9. For those in the USA too lazy to Google time change, that means we get to hear them at 8PM, June 8.

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Municipal Waste Reveals New Album Artwork

Crossover thrash favourites Municipal Waste has revealed the album cover for their forthcoming new studio record, "Massive Aggressive." You can check it out below. The album is scheduled to be released on August 25th.

Vocalist Tony Foresta states:"We wanted to work with Andrei Bouzikov again because he is like a brother to us. He is one of the few people that can tolerate me and Ryan’s insane pickiness and attention to detail. Not only that but he is multi talented and can do many different styles of art and understands exactly where we are coming from." More...

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Municipal Waste Comments on Scion Rock Show

Tony, vocalist for Municipal Waste, checked in to talk about their last tour with Lamb of God and the upcoming Scion Rock Fest with Trap Them.

"Greetings! Tony here checking in from Richmond to let you know what's new with the MUNICIPAL WASTE camp. We just got back in town 2 weeks ago from our 6 week long tour with Lamb of God. The tour was so much fun and I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the people for coming out and supporting us as well as the bands on the tour for making it such a good time. We
made some great friends and did a lot of "time traveling" with them across the country.

We have a lot of exciting stuff planned this summer and the first thing we have up to bat is a Scion-sponsored show in L.A. on June 10th. We are really looking forward to playing a headlining show and to get our new songs out there to people. We are really fired up about this gig and plan to "go big" on this one so DON'T MISS IT! You will not be disappointed."

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Trap Them, Municipal Waste Playing Free Show

Trap Them announced that they will be playing a free show with Municipal Waste for the Scion Metal Show in Los Angeles. It's on June 10th at the Knitting Factory. All you have to do is RSVP, which you can do here. Space is limited, so if you're in the area, RSVP soon.

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Lamb Of God, AILD Posts Backstage Footage Online

Backstage footage from this years No Fear Energy Music Tour has been posted online which features Lamb Of God and As I Lay Dying. You can check it out below. Also on the tour are God Forbid and Municipal Waste. More...

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No Fear Energy Tour 2009 Rocks Lafayette

Lamb of God is on tour for their seventh studio release, “Wrath,” and they’ve brought along friends that aren’t unknown in the metal community. The tour is only about two months long so catch it if you can. I personally had to drive two hours westward to see the show in Lafayette, Louisiana. But the venue chosen in Lafayette was perfect; it is a medium-sized arena I used to see rodeos in as a child (Lafayette is my hometown.) In New Orleans, we have small bars or sports arenas. In Lafayette, walking into the show was like entering another world like I have never experienced. It was a pitch-blackness with a large stage at the very far end that seemed like the end of the world; the light at the end of a tunnel. Before the show even started, kids were lying next to piles of beer puke on the stone floor. You know it’s going to be a good show. More...

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