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MUNICIPAL WASTE SIGNS WITH NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS!

June 17th, 2011

Undisputed masters of the crossover genre, Richmond, Virginia’s MUNICIPAL WASTE are proud to announce their new worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast Records.

 

On their way to devastate the Mainstage 02 at Hellfest Open Air in France this Saturday, June 18th, WASTE members check in about their big announcement:

 

“It took a real long time to decide what we were going to do for our next record,” states WASTE frontman Tony Foresta.  “We wanted to work with a label that were not only fans of the band and our music, but were willing to get behind any ridiculous idea that we could think of.  Once we realized this, Nuclear Blast was the obvious choice.  The Blast has been friends with the band long before doing a record was even a possibility.  I feel like we’re starting off with a clean slate and decade of experience to start back up on the right track.  Expect some great things in the near future from the WASTE.  This is only the beginning!”

“Nuclear Blast has shown their love for the WASTE for years,” drummer Dave Witte continues.  “And when it came time for a new deal, it was a no brainer in my eyes.  NB all the way.  We are thrilled to be included among a roster of great bands and hard working people that love them.  I can’t wait to get into that studio!”

 

Gerardo Martínez, long-time MUNICIPAL WASTE fan and Label Manager of Nuclear Blast USA, comments on the newest members of the Nuclear Blast Family:

 

“We’ve known the WASTE guys for some time and when the moment was right to bring them on board, we did not hesitate one second.  They are the best and most relevant band at what they do, and a pleasure to be around… not to mention they are some of the funniest and down-to-earth people we’ve met.  The excitement level for a new MUNICIPAL WASTE record is at its highest and we are ready to deliver this to the masses!”

 

The WASTE will be entering the studio this summer to record their fifth full-length album and Nuclear Blast debut in their hell-bent quests for infectious riffs and never-ending headbanging sessions.  A 2012 release is expected.

 

Visit MUNICIPAL WASTE online at www.facebook.com/MUNICIPALWASTEOFFICIAL, www.myspace.com/MUNICIPALWASTE and on Twitter.

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MUNICIPAL WASTE ANNOUNCES NEW SHOWS

April 14th, 2011

Richmond, Virginia’s MUNICIPAL WASTE have confirmed a string of shows in May.

The band will be playing a handful of shows in North America before heading to Europe the following month for a performance at Hellfest in France.

Catch MUNICIPAL WASTE live at the following shows:

May 06 – Washington, DC – Comet Ping Pong
May 07 – Virginia Beach, VA – Hangar 9
May 08 – Raleigh, NC – Kings Barcade
May 09 – Wilmington, NC – The Soapbox (w/ NO TOMORROW, SALVACION, OVERLOOKED)
June 17 – Clisson, France – Hellfest

MUNICIPAL WASTE frontman TONY FORESTA is one of the musicians featured in “The Blood Vomits”, a new comedy series set in a violent medieval world.  The voices for the three lead roles are provided by FORESTA, along with GWAR’s ODERUS URUNGUS and LAMB OF GOD’s RANDY BLYTHE.

Slave Pit Inc., the production company behind the show, is running a Kickstarter campaign in order to raise funding for the project.  Watch a trailer for “The Blood Vomits” and make a donation to the project at http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/balsac/the-blood-vomits-a-very-good-man

Watch MUNICIPAL WASTE’s official music video for the track “Wolves Of Chernobyl” at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sqX1Y2tAMO4

MUNICIPAL WASTE’s latest album, MASSIVE AGGRESSIVE, is available now worldwide.  Get the album in North America at http://earache.com/uswebstore/index.php/cPath/667_671_75 or in Europe at http://earache.com/webstore/index.php/cPath/667_671_75

Get more MUNICIPAL WASTE news and info at:

Facebook – http://j.mp/htasmE
MySpace – http://www.myspace.com/municipalwaste
Twitter – http://twitter.com/municipalwaste

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MUNICIPAL WASTE EXCITED FOR SCION ROCK FEST APPEARANCE

February 18th, 2011

MUNICIPAL WASTE will be taking part in this year’s annual Scion Rock Fest, Saturday March 5th in Pomona, CA. The Waste will be a headliner at the Glass House show which also features veteran bands DEATH ANGEL, IMMOLATION, ATHIEST, BONDED BY BLOOD and more. Frontman, Tony Foresta has written up a brief update about the eagerly awaited Scion Fest and other things going on in the world of MUNICIPAL WASTE:

“We’ve been taking a break from touring since our last run through Europe in December. We feel its much deserved after many years of relentless touring and gigging all over the place. Now were just hanging around with our friends and families jamming with our other bands and writing new Waste songs. We’re in the early stages of writing a new album about 5 songs deep and are planning to play very few gigs this year.

The stuff we do have scheduled is pretty exciting –the Scion Fest in California with Morbid Angel, Bastard Noise, Death Angel and Integrity as well as many others is one of those gigs. I’m pretty stoked about all the bands especially Integrity. I used to be scared of that Dwid guy when I was younger Haha. Morbid Angel is great too and Death Angel is one of the best live thrash bands I’ve ever seen.

What I’m really hopping to transpire out of that weekend is for Scion to give The Waste some cars. That would be really nice of them huh? Even just one car that all of the Waste members can share. I can get behind that. I wouldn’t mind Dave driving me around to get groceries every once in a while. I mean cmon we’ve been doing videos, gigs and all sorts of whoring ourselves out for them for a while now and I just figure its about time Toyota steps it up a notch and hooks a brotha up with some wheels. Hell I’ll even take one of those funky boxy looking ones. I mean think about how pissed off Jay Randell would be if he looks out the window and see’s the Waste rolling by in a fleet of free and luxurious Scion xB’s. He will Tweet so hard about that. Shit they should just hook us up for that idea alone. What was I talking about again? Oh yeah that Fest in California. So were going to play that. I’m going to headwalk during Systems Overload.”

The Scion Rock Fest will take place on Saturday March 5th from 4 PM to 12 AM over 4 stages at Pomona, CA’s Glass House and Fox Theater. More info on this highly anticipated show can be found at https://secure.scion.com/scion/ssl/rsvp/scionRockFestTickets.do.

MUNICIPAL WASTE’s latest album, MASSIVE AGGRESSIVE is available now worldwide. Get your copy in the USA at http://earache.com/uswebstore/index.php/cPath/667_671_75

MySpace: http://www.myspace.com/municipalwaste
Twitter: http://twitter.com/municipalwaste

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Municipal Waste, Rytmihairio, Axegressor, and Forca Macabra – Helsinki Finland

January 13th, 2011

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Municipal Waste / Rythmihairio / Axegressor

Forca Macabra

18th of December 2010

Nosturi Helsinki Finland

Live review/pics by Arto Lehtinen

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MUNICIPAL WASTE SIGNING SESSION AT EARACHE SHOP TOMORROW

December 13th, 2010

Richmond, Virginia’s MUNICIPAL WASTE, who are currently on the road in Europe for a headlining tour, are set to make a special appearance tomorrow (Tuesday, 14th December) at Earache Record’s pop-up retail shop in Nottingham, England.

MUNICIPAL WASTE will be appearing in-store at the shop in the West End Arcade, Nottingham at 6:00pm for a signing session, before their headline show at the Rescue Rooms in Nottingham that night.

On sale in the shop only is an ultra rare ENFORCER/VOLTURE (featuring RYAN WASTE of MUNICIPAL WASTE) 7″ split vinyl, limited to just 200 numbered copies.  Also available is a killer range of metal CDs, LPs, t-shirts, merch and other rarities.

See a photo of ENFORCER in the shop during their signing session on Saturday, 11th December at http://j.mp/eOF8nN

Earache’s pop-up shop is only open until the end of Tuesday (10am – 6pm daily) so get down there fast to grab some metal bargains in time for Christmas.

For more information, see the flyer at http://earacherecords.com/myspace/mw_earache_shop.jpg

Catch MUNICIPAL WASTE on tour with support from SAVIOURS and RAMMING SPEED at the following shows:

13 Dec – Bristol, UK – Fleece & Firkin
14 Dec – Nottingham, UK – Rescue Rooms
15 Dec – Glasgow, UK – Ivory Blacks
17 Dec – London, UK – Academy 2
18 Dec – Helsinki, Finland – Nosturi (no support)

View the UK tour flyer at http://earacherecords.com/myspace/mw_uktour_dec2010.jpg

MUNICIPAL WASTE’s new album, MASSIVE AGGRESSIVE, is available now worldwide.  Get the album in Europe at http://earache.com/webstore/index.php/cPath/667_671_75 or in North America at http://earache.com/uswebstore/index.php/cPath/667_671_75

For more MUNICIPAL WASTE news and info, head to http://www.myspace.com/municipalwaste

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MUNICIPAL WASTE TO KICK OFF EUROPEAN TOUR TONIGHT

December 3rd, 2010

Richmond, Virginia’s MUNICIPAL WASTE have returned to Europe to kick off a headlining tour tonight tonight in Belfast, UK.

The UK has been hit with widespread snow this week, but despite having to sleep in the airport overnight, MUNICIPAL WASTE have not allowed the weather to stop them from bringing their famously energetic live show back to Europe and have safely arrived in Belfast for the start of the tour.

MUNICIPAL WASTE frontman TONY FORESTA recently commented:

“I’m really looking forward to getting back over there.  It feels like it’s been forever since we’ve been.  It seems like each time we come back the crowds get bigger and crazier.  It’s always good to come back year after year to see the same familiar faces as well as hordes of new ones getting rowdy to our music.  I can’t wait.  This time we’re taking Ramming Speed and Saviours.  Both bands we’ve known for a while and dig them as friends as well as musicians, so I’m assuming that every night will be entertaining onstage as well as everywhere else this rowdy crew goes.  It should be a fun one.”

Catch MUNICIPAL WASTE on tour in Europe, with support from SAVIOURS and RAMMING SPEED, at the following shows:

03 Dec – Belfast, UK – Spring & Airbrake
04 Dec – Dublin, Ireland – Whelans
05 Dec – Manchester, UK – Academy 2
07 Dec – Paris, France – Glazart
08 Dec – Koln, Germany – Underground
09 Dec – Gent, Belgium – Minus One
10 Dec – Essen, Germany – Cafe Nova
11 Dec – Eindhoven, Netherlands – Speedfest (no support)
13 Dec – Bristol, UK – Fleece & Firkin
14 Dec – Nottingham, UK – Rescue Rooms
15 Dec – Glasgow, UK – Ivory Blacks
17 Dec – London, UK – Academy 2
18 Dec – Helsinki, Finland – Nosturi (no support)

View the UK flyer at http://earacherecords.com/myspace/mw_uktour_dec2010.jpg

Watch MUNICIPAL WASTE’s new video for the song “Wolves Of Chernobyl” at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sqX1Y2tAMO4

MUNICIPAL WASTE’s latest album, MASSIVE AGGRESSIVE, is available now worldwide.  Get the album in Europe at http://earache.com/webstore/index.php/cPath/667_671_75 or in North America at http://earache.com/uswebstore/index.php/cPath/667_671_75

For more MUNICIPAL WASTE news and info, head to http://www.myspace.com/municipalwaste

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MUNICIPAL WASTE PREMIERE THE NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR “WOLVES OF CHERNOBYL”

October 20th, 2010

MUNICIPAL WASTE have premiered the new music video, “Wolves of Chernobyl.” Directed by Dave Brodsky (SHADOWS FALL, GWAR, KYLESA) and taken from the band’s 2009 release, MASSIVE AGGRESSIVE, “Wolves of Chernobyl” captures the critically acclaimed Richmond, VA act at their rowdy best.

Watch the video for “Wolves of Chernobyl” below:

Richmond, VA’s MUNICIPAL WASTE have added a number of dates en route to their Fun Fun Fun Fest appearance on November 6th. They’ll be playing alongside such revered acts as SUICIDAL TENDENCIES and HIGH ON FIRE.

Catch MUNICIPAL WASTE on these dates:

Oct 31 – The Fest – The Venue – Gainesville, FL
Nov 2 – Hi-Tone Cafe – Memphis, TN (w/HIGH ON FIRE, KYLESA)
Nov 3 – Downtown Music Hall – Little Rock, AR
Nov 4 – Warehouse Live – Houston, TX (w/SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, HIGH ON FIRE, KYLESA)
Nov 5 – The Riverfront Warehouse – Shreveport, LA (w/HIGH ON FIRE, KYLESA)
Nov 6 – Fun Fun Fun Fest – Waterloo Park – Austin, TX
Nov 9 – The End – Nashville, TN
Nov 10 – V Club – Huntington, WV

Catch MUNICIPAL WASTE live on tour in Europe with SAVIOURS and RAMMING SPEED at the following shows:

03 Dec – Belfast, UK – Spring & Airbrake
04 Dec – Dublin, Ireland – Whelans
05 Dec – Manchester, UK – Academy 2
07 Dec – Paris, France – Glazart
08 Dec – Koln, Germany – Underground
09 Dec – Gent, Belgium – Minus One
10 Dec – Essen, Germany – Cafe Nova
11 Dec – Eindhoven, Netherlands – Speedfest (no support)
13 Dec – Bristol, UK – Fleece & Firkin
14 Dec – Nottingham, UK – Rescue Rooms
15 Dec – Glasgow, UK – Ivory Blacks
17 Dec – London, UK – Academy 2
18 Dec – Helsinki, Finland – Nosturi (no support)

MASSIVE AGGRESSIVE
is available now worldwide. Get your copy in the USA at
http://earache.com/uswebstore/index.php/cPath/667_671_75

For more news and info, head to http://www.myspace.com/municipalwaste

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MUNICIPAL WASTE PREMIERE THE NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR “WOLVES OF CHERNOBYL”

October 19th, 2010

MUNICIPAL WASTE have premiered the new music video, “Wolves of Chernobyl” exclusively on Revolver magazine’s official website. Directed by Dave Brodsky (SHADOWS FALL, GWAR, KYLESA) and taken from the band’s 2009 release, MASSIVE AGGRESSIVE, “Wolves of Chernobyl” captures the critically acclaimed Richmond, VA act at their rowdy best.

Watch the video for “Wolves of Chernobyl” at http://www.revolvermag.com/video/detail/municipal-waste-premiere-their-video-for-wolves-of-chernobyl/

Richmond, VA’s MUNICIPAL WASTE have added a number of dates en route to their Fun Fun Fun Fest appearance on November 6th. They’ll be playing alongside such revered acts as SUICIDAL TENDENCIES and HIGH ON FIRE.

Catch MUNICIPAL WASTE on these dates:

Oct 31 – The Fest – The Venue – Gainesville, FL
Nov 2 – Hi-Tone Cafe – Memphis, TN (w/HIGH ON FIRE, KYLESA)
Nov 3 – Downtown Music Hall – Little Rock, AR
Nov 4 – Warehouse Live – Houston, TX (w/SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, HIGH ON FIRE, KYLESA)
Nov 5 – The Riverfront Warehouse – Shreveport, LA (w/HIGH ON FIRE, KYLESA)
Nov 6 – Fun Fun Fun Fest – Waterloo Park – Austin, TX
Nov 9 – The End    – Nashville, TN
Nov 10 – V Club    – Huntington, WV

Catch MUNICIPAL WASTE live on tour in Europe with SAVIOURS and RAMMING SPEED at the following shows:

03 Dec – Belfast, UK – Spring & Airbrake
04 Dec – Dublin, Ireland – Whelans
05 Dec – Manchester, UK – Academy 2
07 Dec – Paris, France – Glazart
08 Dec – Koln, Germany – Underground
09 Dec – Gent, Belgium – Minus One
10 Dec – Essen, Germany – Cafe Nova
11 Dec – Eindhoven, Netherlands – Speedfest (no support)
13 Dec – Bristol, UK – Fleece & Firkin
14 Dec – Nottingham, UK – Rescue Rooms
15 Dec – Glasgow, UK – Ivory Blacks
17 Dec – London, UK – Academy 2
18 Dec – Helsinki, Finland – Nosturi (no support)

MASSIVE AGGRESSIVE is available now worldwide. Get your copy in the USA at
http://earache.com/uswebstore/index.php/cPath/667_671_75

For more news and info, head to http://www.myspace.com/municipalwaste

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MUNICIPAL WASTE ADDS NEW DATES WITH SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, HIGH ON FIRE & KYLESA

October 6th, 2010

Richmond, VA’s MUNICIPAL WASTE have added a number of dates en route to their Fun Fun Fun Fest appearance on November 6th. They’ll be playing alongside such revered acts as SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, HIGH ON FIRE & KYLESA.

Catch MUNICIPAL WASTE on these dates:

Oct 8 – Tankcrimes Brainsqueeze Fest – Oakland Metro – Oakland, CA
Oct 9 – Oakland Metro – Oakland, CA
Oct 31 – The Fest – The Venue – Gainesville, FL
Nov 2 – Hi-Tone Cafe – Memphis, TN (w/HIGH ON FIRE, KYLESA)
Nov 3 – Downtown Music Hall – Little Rock, AR
Nov 4 – Warehouse Live – Houston, TX (w/SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, HIGH ON FIRE, KYLESA)
Nov 5 – The Riverfront Warehouse – Shreveport, LA (w/HIGH ON FIRE, KYLESA)
Nov 6 – Fun Fun Fun Fest – Waterloo Park – Austin, TX
Nov 9 – The End    – Nashville, TN
Nov 10 – V Club    – Huntington, WV

Taken from the band’s most recent album, MASSIVE AGGRESSIVE, the new music video for “Acid Sentence” centers around a serial killer who bathes his victims in acid. Shot in the style of a classic black and white horror film, video offers all of the aggression and fierce gore that fans have come to love about MUNICIPAL WASTE and FANGORIA.

“Acid Sentence”
was directed by David McKendry. To give the fans an extra dose of terrifying bloody gore, David also recruited the effects talents at Dapper Cadaver, whose fine gore craftsmanship has graced TV shows like BONES and DEXTER. All of their hard effort has paid off in a video that stands alone as a pure piece of memorable horror.

Watch the video for MUNICIPAL WASTE‘s “Acid Sentence” TODAY at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SP6j4pJX68o

MASSIVE AGGRESSIVE
is available now worldwide. Get your copy in the USA at
http://earache.com/uswebstore/index.php/cPath/667_671_75

For more news and info, head to http://www.myspace.com/municipalwaste

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MUNICIPAL WASTE FRONTMAN OFFERS BAND UPDATE

September 10th, 2010

Richmond, VA’s own MUNICIPAL WASTE will never tire of being out on the road. Between big festivals like Best Friends Day & Fun Fun Fun Fest, smaller club shows and the European tour they will embark upon in December,  the band find themselves as busy as they’ve ever been. Frontman, Tony Foresta has chimed in, letting fans know about all of the band’s latest exploits:

“Greetings from Richmond! A lot of people have been asking what’s been going on with the Waste lately and here is a quick update.

Our summer at home is starting to come to an end and for a great summer ender our Best Friends Day gig was outstanding and probably was my favorite shows of the year. It was so much fun playing such a rowdy and energetic show in our hometown with so many amazing people and bands. Thanks to everyone who came out and supported it.

We are really looking forward to getting back into the swing of things after having the majority of the summer off (which we haven’t had in years). You can see our video for “Acid Sentence” on youtube, myspace and the familiar places.  It was produced by the great people at Fangoria.  We have some really cool gigs coming up in the near future starting with us Headlining the Tankcrimes Brainsqueeze Fest in Oakland California on OCT 9th with our good friends Ghoul, Direct Control and Vitamin X and tons more. We haven’t been out west in a long time and we are not sure when we will make it back so DONT MISS IT! Then back on the East Coast on Halloween weekend we are heading down to The Fest in Gainesville Florida. Halloween gigs are really special for us because we always dress up for the occasion and our costumes are usually pretty offensive/ridiculous and this year should be no exception. You have been warned.

After The Fest the Waste will hook up for a weeks worth of shows with none other than High on Fire and Kylesa (Suicidal Tendencies will be on a few of these gigs as well!). Those shows will be leading to the mighty Fun Fun Fun fest in Austin Texas which features one of the most over the top lineups I’ve seen in a while (Mastadon, Gwar, Suicidal, Devo, Floor, Weird Al and a ton more!).  Then in December, we are headed back to Europe for a bunch of shows and see are amazing European fans!!!!

We are really looking forward to all these amazing gigs and have more good stuff in the works so just keep checking our myspace for updates. I swear one day we will actually have a website! (burp) Once again thanks for all the support over the years and see you in the mosh!”

Catch MUNICIPAL WASTE on the following dates:

Sept 29 – Great Scott – Boston, MA
Sept 30 – Club Soda – Montreal, Canada
Oct 1 – Noerthern Lights – Clifton Park, NY
Oct 8 – Tankcrimes Brainsqueeze Fest – Oakland Metro – Oakland, CA
Oct 29 – The Fest – The Venue – Gainesville, FL
Nov 5 – Fun Fun Fun Fest – Waterloo Park – Austin, TX
Nov 9 – The End – Nashville, TN
Nov 10 – V CLub – Huntington, WV

Taken from the band’s most recent album, MASSIVE AGGRESSIVE, the new music video for “Acid Sentence” centers around a serial killer who bathes his victims in acid. Shot in the style of a classic black and white horror film, video offers all of the aggression and fierce gore that fans have come to love about MUNICIPAL WASTE and FANGORIA.

“Acid Sentence”
was directed by David McKendry. To give the fans an extra dose of terrifying bloody gore, David also recruited the effects talents at Dapper Cadaver, whose fine gore craftsmanship has graced TV shows like BONES and DEXTER. All of their hard effort has paid off in a video that stands alone as a pure piece of memorable horror.

Watch the video for MUNICIPAL WASTE‘s “Acid Sentence” TODAY at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SP6j4pJX68o

MASSIVE AGGRESSIVE is available now worldwide. Get your copy in the USA at
http://earache.com/uswebstore/index.php/cPath/667_671_75

For more news and info, head to http://www.myspace.com/municipalwaste

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MUNICIPAL WASTE LOOK FORWARD TO FUN FUN FUN FEST APPEARANCE

August 25th, 2010

Fresh off their massively successful appearance at last weekend’s Best Friends Day in their hometown of Richmond, VA, MUNICIPAL WASTE are already looking forward to another big event happening November 5-7 in Austin, TX. The 5th annual Fun Fun Fun Fest at Waterloo Park is one of the biggest, most diverse music festivals in all the world, featuring a virtual who’s who of longtime and underground musical favorites. MUNICIPAL WASTE is proud to be playing among them and holding their own. Drummer Dave Witte says;

“Devo, Suicidal, GWAR, Mastodon! Right there makes me so excited to play FFF Fest. We’ve played this fest a few times already and we are always treated so well. The combo of ethic and bands invited is almost unmatchable for me, for real. There’s something for everyone and it’s the closest thing in the states to a well done euro fest. Can’t wait, and oh yeah, Weird AL. When the hell do you get to play with him?”

For more info on Fun Fun Fun Fest, go to http://www.funfunfunfest.com/

Catch MUNICIPAL WASTE on the following dates:

Oct 29 – The Fest – Gainesville, FL
Nov 5-7 – Fun Fun Fun Fest – Waterloo Park – Austin, TX

Taken from the band’s most recent album, MASSIVE AGGRESSIVE, the new music video for “Acid Sentence” centers around a serial killer who bathes his victims in acid. Shot in the style of a classic black and white horror film, video offers all of the aggression and fierce gore that fans have come to love about MUNICIPAL WASTE and FANGORIA.

“Acid Sentence”
was directed by David McKendry. To give the fans an extra dose of terrifying bloody gore, David also recruited the effects talents at Dapper Cadaver, whose fine gore craftsmanship has graced TV shows like BONES and DEXTER. All of their hard effort has paid off in a video that stands alone as a pure piece of memorable horror.

Watch the video for MUNICIPAL WASTE‘s “Acid Sentence” TODAY at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SP6j4pJX68o

For more news and info, head to http://www.myspace.com/municipalwaste

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MUNICIPAL WASTE ANNOUNCES NEW EUROPEAN TOUR

August 13th, 2010

Richmond, Virginia’s MUNICIPAL WASTE have announced dates for a new European tour this December.

MUNICIPAL WASTE will be making their way around Europe, including a run of UK shows, with support from Californian metallers SAVIOURS and Boston crossover thrashers RAMMING SPEED.

MUNICIPAL WASTE drummer DAVE WITTE comments:

“I can’t wait to get back to the UK/Europe in December.  We have some killer bands coming with us.  Saviours and Ramming Speed make this one hell of a package.  Seeing as we had to sit out the summer dates, it will be about 10 months since we’ve been to the UK/Europe, for the first time in about 5 years… So, no worries people, we’re making good on ourselves and will return full speed ahead!”

Catch MUNICIPAL WASTE live on tour in Europe with SAVIOURS and RAMMING SPEED at the following shows:

03 Dec – Belfast, UK – Spring & Airbrake
04 Dec – Dublin, Ireland – Whelans
05 Dec – Manchester, UK – Academy 2
07 Dec – Paris, France – Glazart
08 Dec – Koln, Germany – Underground
09 Dec – Gent, Belgium – Minus One
10 Dec – Essen, Germany – Cafe Nova
11 Dec – Eindhoven, Netherlands – Speedfest (no support)
13 Dec – Bristol, UK – Fleece & Firkin
14 Dec – Nottingham, UK – Rescue Rooms
15 Dec – Glasgow, UK – Ivory Blacks
17 Dec – London, UK – Academy 2
18 Dec – Helsinki, Finland – Nosturi (no support)

MUNICIPAL WASTE recently filmed a music video for the song “Acid Sentence”, which comes off the band’s latest album, MASSIVE AGGRESSIVE.  Check out the gruesome video now at http://www.fangoria.com

MASSIVE AGGRESSIVE is available worldwide now.  Get your copy in Europe at http://earache.com/webstore/index.php/cPath/667_671_75 or in North America at http://earache.com/uswebstore/index.php/cPath/667_671_75

For more MUNICIPAL WASTE news and info, head to http://www.myspace.com/municipalwaste

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MUNICIPAL WASTE – NEW VIDEO “ACID SENTENCE”

August 10th, 2010

Richmond, VA’s own MUNICIPAL WASTE and FANGORIA ENTERTAINMENT are pleased to present the online premiere of the long-awaited music video for the song “Acid Sentence.” Taken from the band’s most recent album, MASSIVE AGGRESSIVE, “Acid Sentence” centers around a serial killer who bathes his victims in acid. Shot in the style of a classic black and white horror film, video offers all of the aggression and fierce gore that fans have come to love about MUNICIPAL WASTE and FANGORIA.

“Acid Sentence”
was directed by David McKendry. To give the fans an extra dose of terrifying bloody gore, David also recruited the effects talents at Dapper Cadaver, whose fine gore craftsmanship has graced TV shows like BONES and DEXTER. All of their hard effort has paid off in a video that stands alone as a pure piece of memorable horror.

Watch the video for MUNICIPAL WASTE‘s “Acid Sentence” TODAY at FANGORIA.com

Information on FANGORIA ENTERTAINMENT: FANGORIA sliced its way onto the scene in 1979, becoming the only national publication devoted to the modern horror genre. Three decades later, FANGORIA is still the number one authority on all things scary! FANGORIA provides the best in horror entertainment and news coverage including the website, magazine, radio show on Sirius XM, film production division, comic book division, convention circuit, and TV On-Demand Channel (coming this September). FANGORIA ENTERTAINMENT: We know what scares you! For more information, please visit www.fangoria.com

Information on MUNICIPAL WASTE: Named by Billboard Magazine as one of the world’s “up and coming” metal bands, Richmond, Virginia’s MUNICIPAL WASTE have not only proven themselves worthy of the honor, but they have worked hard to become the undisputed modern leaders of the crossover genre. Founded by guitarist, Ryan Waste and vocalist, Tony Foresta in 2000, MUNICIPAL WASTE have gone from an underground sensation playing songs that incorporate elements of thrash metal, punk and hardcore (in the vein of DRI, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES and NUCLEAR ASSAULT), to singlehandedly resurrecting a genre and finally defining it. Along with bassist, Land Phil and world-class drummer, Dave Witte, MUNICIPAL WASTE has taken its frantic, crossover-infused sound all over the world to high p raise from critics and fans alike. The band is still hard at work promoting their latest album, 2009’s MASSIVE AGGRESSIVE. Supported by tours with LAMB OF GOD, headlining runs with the likes of BRUTAL TRUTH and GOATWHORE, as well appearances at major metal festivals the world over, MASSIVE AGGRESSIVE has been the band’s best-selling record to date

MASSIVE AGGRESSIVE is available now worldwide. Get your copy in the USA at
http://earache.com/uswebstore/index.php/cPath/667_671_75

Catch MUNICIPAL WASTE on the following dates:

Aug 20 – Best Friends Day – Canal Club – Richmond, VA
Oct 29 – The Fest – Gainesville, FL
Nov 6-8 – Fun Fun Fun Fest – Waterloo Park – Austin, TX

For more news and info, head to http://www.myspace.com/municipalwaste

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MUNICIPAL WASTE FORCED TO CANCEL EUROPEAN TOUR

July 21st, 2010

Virginian crossover artists MUNICIPAL WASTE have regretfully been forced to cancel their upcoming European tour due to an unforeseen family emergency.

The band will make a statement over the coming days.

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MUNICIPAL WASTE AND FANGORIA ENTERTAINMENT TO PREMIERE NEW MUSIC VIDEO AT SAN DIEGO COMIC CON

July 21st, 2010

FANGORIA ENTERTAINMENT is very proud to announce that we will be premiering the new MUNICIPAL WASTE music video for the track “Acid Sentence” off of their newest album, MASSIVE AGGRESSIVE at booth #1736 at the 2010 San Diego Comic Con International. FANGORIA film crews helmed this gruesome video, which is sure to be a favorite with MUNICIPAL WASTE and FANGORIA fans alike.

“It seemed like a perfect fit,” says video director David McKendry. “The FANGORIA staff has always been huge WASTE fans, and when we heard they wanted to shoot a horror oriented video, we knew FANGO had to be part of the action.”

Bass player Phil Hall stated, “I have been a big fan of FANGORIA for years, so when I heard they were interested in producing a music video for MUNICIPAL WASTE, I was stoked. Just like any metal head, I am a fan of classic horror movies and who else would know that genre better than FANGORIA! I think the dark and gritty vibe of the new video fits the atmosphere of the song very well. I hope all the WASTE fans out there get a kick out of it!”

The song “Acid Sentence” is from the band’s most recent album, MASSIVE AGGRESSIVE, released by Earache Records. Based on the legendary serial killer John Haigh, the song/video center around a serial killer who bathes his victims in acid. The video was shot over several weeks in May and June of 2010 and features the band as well as plenty of FANGORIA style gore. The gore and body parts were provided by the world-renowned Dapper Cadaver, whose fine gore craftsmanship has graced TV shows like BONES and DEXTER.

Drummer Dave Witte on the collaboration- “It was a huge thrill to work with FANGORIA as they’ve been totally supportive to many artists over the years from Clive Barker to Romero and beyond, people who have uncompromising visions with their art and are pros all across the board. To me, as a fan and a musician, I couldn’t be more thrilled that FANGORIA wants to support what we are doing with our music.”

FANGORIA will debut the video at the FANGORIA Booth, #1736, at 3pm on Saturday, July 24th. After this, the video will play once every hour until the end of the event. Director David McKendry will be at the booth during the premiere to answer questions and discuss the video shoot. To arrange an interview with David McKendry, please email rebekah@fangoria.com

Information on FANGORIA ENTERTAINMENT: FANGORIA sliced its way onto the scene in 1979, becoming the only national publication devoted to the modern horror genre. Three decades later, FANGORIA is still the number one authority on all things scary! FANGORIA provides the best in horror entertainment and news coverage including the website, magazine, radio show on Sirius XM, film production division, comic book division, convention circuit, and TV On-Demand Channel (coming this September). FANGORIA ENTERTAINMENT: We know what scares you! For more information, please visit www.fangoria.com

Information on MUNICIPAL WASTE: Named by Billboard Magazine as one of the world’s “up and coming” metal bands, Richmond, Virginia’s MUNICIPAL WASTE have not only proven themselves worthy of the honor, but they have worked hard to become the undisputed modern leaders of the crossover genre. Founded by guitarist, Ryan Waste and vocalist, Tony Foresta in 2000, MUNICIPAL WASTE have gone from an underground sensation playing songs that incorporate elements of thrash metal, punk and hardcore (in the vein of DRI, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES and NUCLEAR ASSAULT), to singlehandedly resurrecting a genre and finally defining it. Along with bassist, Land Phil and world-class drummer, Dave Witte, MUNICIPAL WASTE has taken its frantic, crossover-infused sound all over the world to high p raise from critics and fans alike. The band is still hard at work promoting their latest album, 2009’s MASSIVE AGGRESSIVE. Supported by tours with LAMB OF GOD, headlining runs with the likes of BRUTAL TRUTH and GOATWHORE, as well appearances at major metal festivals the world over, MASSIVE AGGRESSIVE has been the band’s best-selling record to date

MASSIVE AGGRESSIVE, is available now worldwide. Get your copy in the USA at
http://earache.com/uswebstore/index.php/cPath/667_671_75

For more news and info, head to http://www.myspace.com/municipalwaste

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