There are eight bands that go by the name C.I.A.: 1. A hip-hop group from Romania. C.I.A. stands for Craiova Independent Artists, and it's members are : Byga, Phila and Rashid. 2. A hardcore punk band formed in the early 1980s from Connecticut. They released one ep (God, Guts, Guns - Shmegma Records, 1983) and one lp (C.I.A. - Incas Records, 1984) and appeared on several compilations. Members went on to form 76% Uncertain. 3. A speed metal side project belonging to Glenn Evans of Nuclear Assault fame. Released 2 albums before quitting titled "In the Red" and "Attitude".