New York City, NY
CIV was a hardcore punk band from New York City. The band is named after its vocalist, Anthony Civarelli. Both Civ and Arthur are former members of Gorilla Biscuits, while Sammy played in many legendary hardcore bands including Youth Of Today and Judge. Their debut album "Set Your Goals" was produced by Walter Schreifels, also from Gorilla Biscuits.
CIV disbanded shortly after the releasing two albums (Set Your Goals and Thirteen Day Getaway). In 2000, it was announced that CIV's hiatus is permanent and the band may not reunite at any time in the future.