Richmond

Metal & Beer: Municipal Waste Teams Up With Cigar City Brewing

May 12, 2017 Adem Tepedelen

You can’t purchase the new Municipal Waste album, Slime and Punishment, until June 23, but you can now drink the band’s collaboration, Divine Blasphemer Smoked Porter, with metal-friendly Tampa brewery Cigar City.

Exclusive Video Premiere: BAT – “Beware of the Bat”

January 18, 2017 Dutch Pearce

Apparently it’s difficult to pull off a good metal video. Richmond’s BAT make it look not only easy, but fun as hell, too, with their new black&white, B movie-inspired thriller, “Beware of the Bat.”

Piece By Piece and Friend Or Foe Premiere Songs From Upcoming Compilation

October 19, 2016 Vince Bellino

The Extermination series of hardcore compilations has featured a top notch roster of bands in the past. Piece By Piece and Friend or Foe join that roster on The Extermination: Vol. 3. 

Dave Witte helped write music for a 30-person drum circle

August 18, 2016 Vince Bellino

The Municipal Waste drummer is collaborating with Richard Christy (The Howard Stern Show, Death, Charred Walls of the Damned) and 30 others in Richmond on August 28 on the Shape of Sound. 

Dave Brockie: 1963-2014

March 24, 2014 Justin Norton

In the late 90s, perhaps around 1998, I pulled over at a truck stop about 45 miles outside of Richmond, Virginia. I grabbed a few snacks and went to the checkout line when it occurred to me that the clerk was staring, somewhat horrified. I looked down and remembered why: my entire body was covered…