Bat – Under The Crooked Claw (Nuclear Blast)

For those unfamiliar, Bat is the speed-punk side project of Ryan Waste and Nick Poulos from Municipal Waste. Their debut full length Wings Of Chains came out in 2026, followed by the Axestasy EP three years later. Under The Crooked Claw, which will hurt your ears next Friday, is the band’s first album for Nuclear..

MUNICIPAL WASTE – announce UK + Ireland tour with GEL + UNDEATH

Photo: Adam Malik. Richmond Virginia speed freaks MUNICIPAL WASTE have announced a UK headline tour for October this year, with support coming from GEL and UNDEATH. The band are currently prepping for a packed month of European festival performances and club shows, kicking off this week with performances at Download Festival and Into The Grave. MUNICIPAL WASTE's Tony Foresta commented, "Its been way too long..


Photo: Travis Shinn Photo: Christoph Voy KREATOR and LAMB OF GOD have announced their label mates MUNICIPAL WASTE as support on their State Of Unrest 2023 European co-headline tour. The run was originally due to take place in Autumn 2022, but was recently postponed until February and March 2023. Acclaimed cross-over thrashers and notorious party animals MUNICIPAL WASTE from Richmond, Virginia, are known for their wild and..

MUNICIPAL WASTE – release new video for ‘Crank The Heat’

Photo: Corey Davenport Richmond USA's hard-charging, metal maniacs MUNICIPAL WASTE have released a new video for Crank The Heat featuring appearances by IRON LUNG, SICK OF IT ALL, WARTHOG and more! Directed and produced by David Brodsky and Allison Woest of My Good Eye Visuals (Clutch, Cannibal Corpse, Gwar), the clip follows the band and friend's wild shenanigans in the back of a NYC taxi.  Vocalist Tony Foresta comments on the intoxicating new..

MUNICIPAL WASTE – raise the dead in new animated video for ‘Grave Dive’

Photo: Corey Davenport Following up on the release of their critically acclaimed, thrash-masterpiece, Electrified Brain, Richmond's hard-charging, metal maniacs MUNICIPAL WASTE have released an epic new animated video for their single Grave Dive created by Pierre Mousquet, in which the band summons an army of dead fans for a hell-raising concert with cameos by the Toxic Avenger, Lemmy, The Ramones, Skeletor and countless others. Commenting on..

Municipal Waste – Electrified Brain (Nuclear Blast)

Richmond, Virginia crossover act Municipal Waste arrived and not only at the point of the rejuvenation of thrash but going some way as to leading its charge.  Those not in the know or wondering whether crossover is just another sub-genre for the sake of it, Municipal Waste is very much from the D.R.I. and Suicidal..

MUNICIPAL WASTE – reveal face-melting dystopian horror flick for new single ‘Electrified Brain’, new album out 1 July

Richmond's hard-charging, thrash metal maniacs Municipal Waste have debuted the title track from their massively-anticipated 7th studio album, Electrified Brain, that's due out July 1st via Nuclear Blast. Their third single, Electrified Brain arrives in the grotesque form of a face-melting horror short directed by esteemed FX artist Norman Cabrera (From Dusk Till Dawn, The Walking Dead, Kill Bill). Commenting on the new single and video, guitarist Ryan Waste says: "Electrified Brain..

MUNICIPAL WASTE – announce new studio album ‘Electrified Brain’ + release single ‘Grave Dive’

Photo: Kip Dawkins Not an April Fools' joke! Richmond's hard-partying, thrash metal maniacs Municipal Waste will release their massively-anticipated 7th studio album, Electrified Brain, on July 1st via Nuclear Blast. Today, the band has revealed the shocking cover artwork by James Bousema, track listing and the deadly single Grave Dive which is available to stream NOW! lectrified Brain marks Municipal Waste's first..