Heavy Trash is an American band based in New York City formed by Jon Spencer of The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion and Matt Verta-Ray, formerly of New York bands Madder Rose and Speedball Baby. The band's music draws from an eclectic mix of genres, including Americana, blues, alternative rock, rockabilly, and punk. They are currently signed to YepRoc records, having released three albums. Their 2005's Heavy Trash.
In support of that album, they embarked on a tour of small venues throughout the United States. Their second album, Going Way Out With Heavy Trash, was released on September 4, 2007. The third album Midnight Soul Serenade was released in 2009.