Richmond, Virginia crossover act MUNICIPAL WASTE is featured in a brand new commercial for Vans, a retailer selling action-sports footwear and apparel. The one-and-a-half-minute spot, which was filmed on December 16, 2012 in the Los Angeles area, can be seen above.
MUNICIPAL WASTE will support ANTHRAX on the third annual Metal Alliance Tour, set to kick off in March and run through the month of April. ANTHRAX will perform its fan-favorite 1987 album “Among The Living” in its entirety during the trek, which will feature additional support from EXODUS, HOLY GRAIL and a couple of additional bands, to be announced at a later date.
MUNICIPAL WASTE‘s fifth album, “The Fatal Feast”, sold around 2,700 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at No. 3 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared in the Top 100 of The Billboard 200. The band’s previous effort, “Massive Aggressive”, opened with around 2,100 copies back in September 2009 to debut at No. 10 on the Heatseekers chart.
“The Fatal Feast” was released on April 10, 2011 in North America and April 13, 2011 in Europe via Nuclear Blast Records. The cover artwork for the CD was created by Justin Osbourn of Slasher Design and can be seen below.
“The Fatal Feast” features guest appearances by John Connelly (guitarist and vocalist for NUCLEAR ASSAULT), Steve Moore (who plays bass and synthesizers for ZOMBI), and vocalist Tim Barry (ex-AVAIL).