Municipal Waste Planning To Release New EP This Year

It looks like Municipal Waste will be releasing a new EP around October or November. Tony Foresta confirmed the news on Jamey Jasta‘s (Hatebreed) “The Jasta Show” and also had the following to say about the effort:

“We have another release down the pipe—which is pretty crazy, we have a EP—we went back after ‘Slime And Punishment‘, this isn’t like extra songs off the album. We went back and wrote a few songs and they fucking rip. So right after this tour I’m going into the studio like three days after this and gonna track some shit. It’s already written. It’s and EP, not an LP. It’s like six songs, it rips.”

[via The PRP]

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Municipal Waste & High On Fire Announce Co-Headlining Tour

Municipal Waste and High On Fire have announced a fall co-headlining tour. Toxic Holocaust and Haunt will serve as support.

Tour Dates:

11/02 Dallas, TX – Canton Hall
11/03 Austin, TX – Mohawk
11/04 New Orleans, LA – Southport Music Hall
11/06 Tampa, FL – Orpheum
11/07 Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
11/09 Washington, DC – Black Cat
11/10 Richmond, VA – The National (feat. Gwar)
11/11 Brooklyn, NY – Warsaw
11/12 Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
11/13 Boston, MA – Paradise
11/15 Chicago, IL – Metro
11/17 Denver, CO – Oriental Theater
11/18 Salt Lake City, UT – Metro Music Hall
11/20 Portland, OR – BossaNova Ballroom
11/21 Seattle, WA – Showbox @ The Market
11/23 Sacramento, CA – Ace Of Spades
11/24 Berkeley, CA – UC Theater
11/25 San Diego, CA – Brick By Brick (no High On Fire)
11/26 Santa Ana, CA – Observatory (no High On Fire)

Municipal Waste Premiere “Slime And Punishment” Music Video

Municipal Waste have premiered a new video for the title track of their latest album “Slime And Punishment.” You can check that out below:

Guitarist Ryan Waste commented:

“Teaming up with Norman Cabrera for this video was a match made in horror. His 35 years experience with practical FX in film shined through as you‘ll see in this latest Waste clip. Not only a fan of monsters, he’s a metal lifer like us, so we saw eye to eye on the aesthetic of everything involved.

Initially, Norman approached me to make a mask for Municipal Waste, which has been his specialty for many years. I said why don’t you do us one better and make a damn video?! He leaped on the opportunity and even stepped up as the director, as well as the effects designer, making multiple masks and creating the horrific world of ‘Slime And Punishment‘.

We all grew up on VHS and that played a major inspiring role in the video as well. It was like making a movie, all the work that went into this and there are countless people to thank. I have to give shout-outs to Slasher Dave for composing the intro score and Joel Grind for taking us out with the synth outro, bookending this nightmare perfectly.”

In other news, the band also have the following dates booked:

07/27 Tolmin, SLO – Metaldays
07/28 Bausendorf, GER – Riez Open Air
07/29 Munich, GER – Free & Easy (feat. Hatebreed, A Traitor Like Judas, etc.)
07/31 Rotterdam, NET – Baroeg (feat. Siberian Meat Grinder)
08/01 Hannover, GER – Bei Chez Heinz (feat. Eastwood)
08/02 Oberhausen, GER – Kulttempel (feat. Karmageddon & Destroy Them)
08/03 Freiburg, GER – Cafe Atlantik
08/04 Albi, FRA – Xtreme Fest
08/05 Saint-Maurice-de-Gourdans, FRA – Sylak Open Air
08/06 Milan, ITA – Cusano Milanino
08/07 Karlsruhe, GER – Die Stadtmitte (feat. Skeleton Pit)
08/08 Vienna, AUT – Arena (feat. Terror)
08/09 Jaromer, CZE – Brutal Assault
08/10 Wiesbaden, GER – Schlachthof (feat. Antipeewee)
08/11 Kortrijk, BEL – Alcatraz Metal Festival
08/12 Vagos, POR – Vagos Metal Fest
08/14 Brescia, ITA – Festa di Radio Onda d’Urto
08/15 Cordenons, ITA – Rock Down
08/16 Dinkelsbuhl, GER – Summer Breeze
08/17 Eindhoven, NET – Dynamo
08/18 Paris, FRA – Le Gibus (feat. Monster Squard, Demerit & Dead 77)
08/19 St. Nolff, FRA – Motocultor Festival

Municipal Waste Announce East Coast Tour

Municipal Waste have announced a June East Coast tour. Dropdead, GangGreen, and Savage Master will serve as support at select shows. Here’s the dates:

06/09 Croydon, PA – Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company (feat. Comeback Kid, Mindpower & Activate)
06/12 Baltimore, MD – Ottobar
06/13 New York, NY – Rocks Off Convert Cruise
06/14 Easton, PA – One Center Square
06/15 Brattleboro, VT – The Stone Church
06/16 Montebello, QC – Rock Fest
06/17 Providence, RI – Alchemy

Exodus & Municipal Waste Announce “Mr. Pickles Thrashtacular Tour”

Exodus and Municipal Waste have announced that they will be heading out on the “Mr. Pickles Thrashtacular Tour.” The trek is sponsored by Adult Swim‘s animated series “Mr. Pickles,” and it will kickoff around the February 25 season three premiere of the show.

Exodus guitarist Gary Holt commented:

“Super excited to hit the road again with our good bros in Municipal Waste for the Adult Swim’s ‘Mr. Pickles Thrashtacular’ tour! This will be a thrash extravaganza at its finest!!!! Can’t wait!”

Municipal Waste guitarist Ryan Waste added:

“We go way back with Will and Dave, the creators of Mr. Pickles. They come from Richmond, VA as well and even shot our first music video for ‘Unleash the Bastards’. We’ve remained good friends throughout all our endeavors and when they asked us to be part of this tour there was no hesitation on our part.

The icing on the cake was when Exodus came on board. We’re no stranger to touring with these maniacs and we’ve shared some wild times on the road over the years (at least from what I can remember!) It’s gonna be one helluva trip, hitting the US club circuit with our brothers in Exodus and seeing our old friends along the way.”

Tour Dates:

02/22 Seattle, WA – Neumos
02/23 Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theatre
02/25 San Francisco, CA – The Regency Ballroom
02/26 Anaheim, CA – House Of Blues
02/27 San Diego, CA – House Of Blues
03/01 Salt Lake City, UT – Metro Music Hall
03/02 Denver, CO – The Summit
03/04 Chicago, IL – Bottom Lounge
03/06 Washington, DC – Rock & Roll Hotel
03/07 New York, NY – Irving Plaza
03/08 Philadelphia, PA – Theatre Of Living Arts
03/09 Richmond, VA – The National
03/10 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade

Municipal Waste Announce 2017 East Coast Shows With Nails, Macabre, & Shitfucker

Municipal Waste have announced a few East Coat shows with Nails, Macabre, and Shitfucker. Here’s the dates:

12/15 Philadelphia, PA – The Trocadero
12/16 Boston, MA – Brighton Music Hall
12/17 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club