MUNICIPAL WASTE Drop New Animated Video For “Grave Dive”!

Richmond, Virginia’s own thrash masters MUNICIPAL WASTE has dropped a new animated music video for their track, “Grave Dive!” The track comes off of their recently released full-length album, Electrified Brain, out now on Nuclear Blast Records. Check out the video below, along with more details about the band.

From The Press Release

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.

Watch the video for “Grave Dive“:

Commenting on the video, vocalist Tony Foresta says: 

“We are very excited to premiere another video off the new record. We thought it would be a good idea to bring back Pierre and IMOV studios for another animated film since we loved the last one so much. This video has more Easter eggs than the holiday where Jesus died.”

Animator and director Mousquet adds: 

“Almost ten years after “You’re Cut Off,” I had the chance, once again, to dive into Municipal Waste’s awesome universe to create the “Grave Dive” animated video. The song gave me endless inspiration resulting in too many ideas to fit in a 2:32 long video. So don’t blink!”

Purchase “Electrified Brain“:
Stream “Electrified Brain“:

More from “Electrified Brain“:
Grave Dive” Audio Single –
High Speed Steel” Lyric Video –
Electrified Brain” Music Video:

Electrified Brain” Tracklisting:
1. Electrified Brain
2. Demoralizer
3. Last Crawl
4. Grave Dive
5. The Bite
6. High Speed Steel
7. Thermonuclear Protection
8. Blood Vessel – Boat Jail
9. Crank The Heat
10. Restless and Wicked
11. Ten Cent Beer Night
12. Barreled Rage
13. Putting On Errors
14. Paranormal Janitor

MUNICIPAL WASTE will be on the road in support of “Electrified Brain” all summer and fall in North America and Europe including tours with AT THE GATES and ANTHRAX. 
Purchase tickets here:

North America 2022

Aug 17 – Los Angeles, CA – The Fonda Theatre
Aug 18 – Pomona, CA – The Glass House
Aug 19 – Berkeley, CA – The UC Theatre
Aug 22 – Englewood, CO – Gothic Theatre
Aug 23 – Lawrence, KS – The Granada
Aug 24 – Chicago, IL – Concord Music Hall
Aug 25 – Toronto, ON – The Danforth Music Hall
Aug 26 – Montreal, QC – Theatre Corona

Aug 27 – Worcester, MA – Tattoo The Earth Festival @ Palladium

Aug 28 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
Aug 29 – Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore
Aug 30 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza

Sep 8 – Cave-In-Rock, IL – Full Terror Assault 2022
Sep 10 – Alton, VA – Blue Ridge Rock Festival 2022

Since 2001, MUNICIPAL WASTE have uncompromisingly stuck to their guns as hard-partying and even harder-hitting torchbearers of 21st century thrash metal. The Richmond, VA quintet—Tony Foresta [vocals], Ryan Waste [guitar], Philip “Landphil” Hall [bass], Dave Witte [drums], and Nick Poulos [guitar]—have transformed from a cult favorite into metal mainstays for a generation. Along the way, Decibel touted “The Art of Partying” in its coveted “Hall of Fame” and asserted it “revved up interest in thrash and inspired a fresh wave of youthful new bands.Metal Hammer christened “The Art of Partying” one of “The 50 Greatest Thrash Metal Albums Ever, while Loudwire pegged “The Art of Partying” as “The Best Thrash Album of 2007” and “Hazardous Mutation” as “The Best Thrash Album of 2005.” The guys have sold out countless shows on multiple continents and piled up tens of millions of streams in the process. 2017’s “Slime  and Punishment” bowed in the Top 3 of the Billboard Heatseekers Albums Chart, and “The Last Rager” EP only accelerated their momentum in 2019.

Municipal Waste maintain course as vicious and vital as ever on 2022’s “Electrified Brain” [Nuclear Blast] as heard on tracks like “Grave Dive,” “High Speed Steel” and “Crank The Heat.” Recorded during the pandemic in Philadelphia with producer Arthur Rizk [Power Trip, Code Orange], the sessions would be the first time the band reunited in person after a year. Together, they achieved “a thicker and heavier sound.

In the end, “Electrified Brain” will give you everything you’d want from a Municipal Waste record or heavy metal record, period. “We hope you walk away with some bloody ears, blown speakers, pissed off parents, black eyes, and a healthy distrust of authority,” says Tony.

Photo Credit: Rob Coons
About Michael Juvinall (6476 Articles)
I am a devoted husband and father. I have been a voracious horror fan since the early age of 5 and metal fan since I was 14. I watch all horror films but my great loves are classic horror films: Universal Monsters, Werewolves, Hammer Horror and an all-around affinity for things that go bump in the night! I'm also a huge fan of extreme metal music.

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