The band was formed in April 2008 (Bandung, Indonesia). Any personnel in Charvaka are individuals who have the character and background are different. Charvaka name itself comes from the name of a ideology which teaches philosophy of materialism and atheism, which evolved in India since the 6th century BC. The essence of this school of thought rely on the knowledge of the truth by rejecting everything that is metaphysical. Atheism in Charvaka not depart from philosophical speculation but a critique of the social order that is not fair, in the sense of a class of people who take advantage through spiritual dogmas.