GET TO KNOW : THE DIRTY FILTHY MUGS

JUICE MAGAZINE POP QUIZ

ACE of the DIRTY FILTHY MUGS

interview by Jess Braam

NAME: Ace Facial.
BAND NAME: Dirty Filthy Mugs.
LABEL: DC Jam Records
BAND MEMBERS NAMES: Matt Wedgley, Timbecile Lang, Joey Travers, Conk and Ace Facial.
HOMEBASE: Los Angeles, California

The most pressing issue in the music industry is…
a) The corruption of the record labels
b) Lack of talent in the top 40
c) Under appreciation of music in schools
d) How much MTV sucks
e) Other ____________________

ANSWER: e. Bearded freaks in  earth tones singing about picnics.

When looking for a date I most want …
a) Sense of Humor
b) Loose Morals
c) IQ
d) Heart Beat
e) Other ____________________

ANSWER: e. A woman who really knows how to use a vibrating egg.

Before I was in a band I was …
a) broke
b) a virgin
c) a menace to society
d) Other ________________

ANSWER: D. All the above is unfortunately the most fitting answer.

The human race will …
a) destroy itself.
b) evolve like the Jetsons
c) make great pets for aliens
d) be sponsored by Nike, McDonalds and AT&T
e) Other

ANSWER : D. But don’t leave out Lucky 13 Clothing and Draven Shoes!

If I ruled the world for a day I would…
Spend the day fucking with France… Pranks and stuff, you know.

My Mom wanted me to become a ….
Figure skater.

The worst band in history is …
Blood On The Saddle.

The best band of all time …
Beatles. Yeah, I said it!

When alone, I pass time by….
Having my way with Conk’s sleeping bag.

The best band I’ve heard lately is …
Aggrolites.

Describe your music in 5 words or less:
Pogues and AC/DC are go!

Why did you choose to play the type of music you do?
Because I was trying to be like my biggest influences.

Who are your biggest influences?
The Who, AC/DC, The Pogues, The Clash, Madness…

What do you consider a successful year? Do you think you’ve had one?
Musically, I think making a great record and playing a lot of fun shows would make a successful year. Maybe this year?

How many days out of the year does your band play live?
About 60-80.

Best thing about doing what you do?
Playing shows with friends is, by far, the best part. It’s a guys’ night out, ten fold.

The nastiest thing I’ve ever seen on a tour bus is …
Conk having his way with my sleeping bag.

Describe your odor after a show.
Kinda like the rotting corpse of a Frenchman getting a perm in the sewer run off of a slaughter-house… I’ve been told.

Plug your upcoming shows.
April 22nd at The Warehouse in Chino, May 28th at Punk Rock Bowling in Las Vegas to name a few. We have our shows listed on our Facebook page, for those who really want to know.

What do you plan on adding to the music scene?
We’re bringing back sexy. And Timbecile is single-handedly making the concertina a ‘must have’ for all rock bands this summer.

What would it say on the front of your own personal “soapbox”?
Dogs are better than cats! Who ever heard of a seeing eye cat?

Words of Wisdom :
If you truly want to destroy an enemy, make him your friend. I paraphrased that from Abe Lincoln. Financial tip: Buy land, they’re not making it anymore.

Many Thanks to DC-Jam Records for hooking us up with the Dirty Filthy Mugs.


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