Municipal Waste is a crossover thrash band from Richmond, Virginia, formed in 2001.The band took musical influences from crossover thrash bands such as D.R.I., Suicidal Tendencies, Animosity-era Corrosion of Conformity, Nuclear Assault, Anthrax and Attitude Adjustment. Genres - Crossover thrash, Thrash metal. 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.