Municipal Waste is a crossover thrash band from Richmond, Virginia. They performed at the UK's Download Festival on June 15, 2008, on the tuborg stage. They also joined At the Gates on their "Suicidal Final Tour" along with Darkest Hour, Toxic Holocaust and Repulsion. The group's fourth album (and third for the Earache label), Massive Aggressive was released in August 2009.

The band's fifth album The Fatal Feast is due to be released in April 2012

In 2010, the band was confirmed as being part of the soundtrack for Namco Bandai Games' 2010 remake of Splatterhouse.[