ALBUM REVIEW: Municipal Waste – Electrified Brain


The artwork that emblazons Municipal Waste’s Electrified Brain (Nuclear Blast) sets the scene as strongly as anything else could have: a Flying-V guitar violently piercing the left cheek of a skeletal head that’s also being shocked. That’s precisely what the nearly thirty-four-minute attack feels like. It’s a pummeling marathon of fun-loving ire, of bodacious violence. Continue reading


Exodus, Municipal Waste, Voivod, Integrity and More to Play this Weekend’s Pure Filth Festival in New York


 

Pure Filth Festival, an all-day metal event, is set to take place at Sharkey’s Event Center, Saturday, June 18th, 2022 at in Liverpool, New York, taking place this weekend! The event is presented by Filthy Nasty Productions. Exodus, Municipal Waste, Voivod, Integrity, Carnivore A.D., Extinction AD, Bewitcher, and Savage Existence. The event will also feature a vendor row with metal distros, an appearance from The Metal Hall of Fame, and other cool finds. Get tickets at the link below and watch the video trailer here:

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Tattoo The Earth Returns with Anthrax, Black Label Society, Hatebreed, At The Gates, Municipal Waste, Enforced This Summer!


Tattoo The Earth is set to make its return as a one-day fest this summer, according to an announcement from MassConcerts founder Scott Alderman! Featuring Anthrax, Black Label Society, Hatebreed, At The Gates, Municipal Waste, Enforced and many more to be announced, Tattoo The Earth will take place at The Palladium Outdoors in Worcester, Massachusetts on Saturday, August 27. Tattoo The Earth will feature two stages of live music, a tattoo village hosted by Zaza Ink — one of the leading tattoo shops in Massachusetts — and a festival village, which will include piercing, body painting, art events, contests, and more. Food trucks and a Bacon & Bourbon tent will also be on site. Pre-sale tickets go on sale tomorrow at the link below.


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Municipal Waste, Pig Destroyer, Ghoul, Skinless, Putrid Pile, No Mas and More Booked for Full Terror Assault 2022


America’s only European-style Open Air Metal fest is Full Terror Assault Open Air 2022, just outside of Chicago. Last year’s event was headlined by Exodus and sold- out and they are aiming to top last years’ event. The first wave of bands for 2022 includes Municipal Waste, Pig Destroyer, Ghoul, Skinless, Putrid Pile, No Mas and many more acts to be announced soon. FTA Open Air takes place from September 7th to 10th 2022 at Hogrock Campground, in Cave In Rock, Illinois. Passes are on sale now at the links below.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Mastodon – Hushed And Grim


Considering the progressive nature of Atlanta genre dodgers Mastodon, the only real surprise regarding the band’s choice to record an eighty-eight minute double album is that it’s taken them this long to do it in the first place.

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Anthrax Books HeadlineTour Dates for 2022 with Municipal Waste


Thrash Metal masters Anthrax has booked a headline tour of Europe, their first European tour since the summer of 2019. Celebrating 40 years of Anthrax in 2021, the band will start the trek in September 27, 2022 in Birmingham, England, the band will play 27 dates in 15 countries, wrapping up in Zurich, Switzerland on November 5. Municipal Waste will support on all dates. The band has said they hope to release a new album in 2022.

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Napalm Death, Converge, Pig Destroyer, Municipal Waste, Deadguy and More Confirmed for Decibel Metal and Beer Festival 2021



The fest you have been waiting for is finally happening! The full line-up of Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly – sponsored in part by Metal Blade Records – has rebooked for this fall, 2021! The previously announced headliners Napalm Death, Converge, Pig Destroyer will all appear and play special full-album sets. Joining the bill, Deadguy will reunite their Fixation on a Coworker lineup to perform their first show in nearly 25 years. Also joining the long-awaited party on September 25-26, 2021 are Municipal Waste, Midnight, Imperial Triumphant, Blood Incantation, Warhorse, Eternal Champion, Crypt Sermon, Die Choking, and Teeth.

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Testament Announce North American Tour with The Black Dahlia Murder, Municipal Waste and Meshiaak


Fresh off the announcement of their upcoming new album Titans Of Creation (Nuclear Blast), Testament has booked a north American tour with The Black Dahlia Murder, Municipal Waste and Meshiaak. The thirty-date trek will kick-off in Phoenix on April 20th and will make stops in Austin, Mexico, and Toronto before concluding in Anaheim on May 28th. Tickets are avaialble from the link below.Continue reading


REVIEW: Municipal Waste – Napalm Death – Sick Of It All: Live at Worcester Palladium


We were back at the Worcester Palladium for the massive fall tour co-headline tour of Municipal Waste and Napalm Death, with Sick Of It All and Take Offense as support! The venue had been home to the annual Rock and Shock all weekend, “3 days of Metal and Horror”. The weekend had already seen the likes of Korpiklanni, Eluveitie, Revocation, with locals like Vivisepulture, and Ice Giant (Day 1) and Day 2 was dominated by the folks over at Psychopathic Records with the Insane Clown Posse and all their friends as well, with a few local bands opening on the second stage upstairs.Continue reading