Municipal Waste – The Art Of Partying


Municipal Waste is a thrash band from Richmond, Virginia, formed in 2001. They have gone through several line-up changes, leaving vocalist Tony Foresta and guitarist Ryan Waste as the only constant members. The band members themselves have stated that they are influenced from groups such as Suicidal Tendencies, D.R.I., Slayer, Anthrax, Exodus, Testament, Sepultura, Nuclear Assault, S.O.D., M.O.D. and the Cro-Mags. The band’s songwriting approach takes form in short, crossover thrash songs. Lyrical topics have to do with alcoholism, mutants, or thrash metal. The music is also described as being, and the band has received the tag “Party thrash” from the media. The Art of Partying is their third studio album, released on June 2007 through Earache Records. Produced by Zeuss (known for his work with Shadows Fall and Hatebreed, among others), it received great acclaim from the music press and was placed on the top five albums of the year in Sweden’s Close Up magazine and on the top twenty in Big Cheese and Kerrang!

Label: Earache
Cat. # MOSH331LPUS

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