Money Where Your Mouth Is: This Is Antarctica

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C-Notes music writers let a band speak for itself, out of respect or apathy. In this case, it's respect. This Is Antarctica is a dope new metalgaze (read: hypnotic, slow and heavy) project featuring Jeff Shirilla, formerly of Cle-metal crushers Abdullah. —D.X. Ferris

Band: This Is Antarctica

Website: myspace.com/thisisantarctica

Hometown: Akron

Sounds Like: Monolithic pop music, i.e. Jesu, My Bloody Valentine

Fun Fact: "Features ex-members of retro-rockers and is currently the best-dressed band in Northeastern Ohio."

Playing: The Hi-Fi Concert Club Thursday, June 4

Why You Need to See Them: "God told you to." —Jeff Shirilla, guitarist/vocalist

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