1.Cheers Dave,whats news in Filthy Charity?
Hi Diego ! We have played a couples local shows this last time. Just practicing
news songs for a future recording and of course more gigs.
2.Please tell us how is formed Filthy Charity? a little biography please.
We have started the band in 1989, we were a group of friends which just wanted to make some noisy music. We have split-up in 1997 and we have reformed the band in 2008.
We have recorded 1 split EP with SRMP (Brazil), 1 EP “Disgrace of The earth” in 1995, “Manes, Thecel, Phares” albun one year after the EP. Since the “come back” we have to release a demo EP and a split LP with WARDEAD from Scotland. Playing a tons of shows
Around the Europe. A lot peoples have played with the band, Lionel and me are the old member, but since 2008 we have the same line-up, Greg (Vocal), Mello (Bass), Lionel (Drums, vocal) and me on guitar.
3.Tell us how was the extreme scene in the 80s,80s in France.
There was of very great bands like SCRAPS, FLITOX, PARIAPUNK and some others.
But the scene was not also important as now, the first french bands in Crust or Grind was
CONVICTED, DEATHNOISE, VIOLENT NOISE ATTACK, MAD TRASHERS, EAT YOURSELF, ENOLA GAY, ULTIMATE DISORDER, it was a great period.
4.How many stuff have at the moment FxCx?
All is sold out, except the split LP with WARDEAD !!!!
5.The lyrics are about?
Our lyrics deal with the horrors of today, agaisnt the stupidity of war, capitalism, drugs,
From old NAPALM DEATH, HERESY, FROM ASHES RISE to EXTREME NOISE TERROR, RATOS DE PARAO, ARMAGEDOM (Brazil) and a tons of other.
7.Some member from Filthy Charity play in another band?
Greg played with LA CHIASSE NEGATIVE (HC legend from Marseille), Mello had played with Punk/HC bands in Caracass/Venezuela some year ago, he play Cumbia/salsa too.
Lionel and me, we have played in SUBSTANCE OF NOISE (1997/1999), LUNGLANCE (2005/2008), I’ve played guitar with YOUR SHAPELLESS BEAUTY (Dark/Black Metal)
on their first material and a Doom/Industrial band called EQUILIBRIUM.
8.How is the crust/grindcore/noise scene in your city/country?
The scene is really good, a tons of great bands like GASMAK TERROR, COCHE BOMBA, THE WASHINGTONIAN and some brilliant local bands like THE BUTCHER PROJECT (HC Metal), OUR ROOTS (fast HC), ED MUSHI (Jazz Punk), LA MORT (Sludge). Sorry if I’ve forget somebody !!! A lot good clubs, squatts for playing and some cool zines.
9.You know the extreme scene from south america?
I know more the brazilian scene, which is fantastic with a tons of amazing band. We have recently played with POLIKARPA SUS VICIOSAS from Colombia and it’s a brilliant band and great peoples. From Peru I know the famous ATAQUE FRONTAL, it was a amazing band, I’ve their EP out on french label J More recently I’ve enjoyed CONFRONTO and SIN APOYA (I’m sure they are Peruvian)
Writing news songs and playing live !!!
Thanx for the interview and the support. Good luck with the zine and maybe one day
we’ll play in Peru. GRIND THE POWER !!!