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'''Caroline Azar''' is a zine editor from Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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'''Chainsaw''' was a zine published by [[Donna Dresch]] out of Olympia Washington that later developed into a recording label.
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Her first zine, released in the 1980's, was [[Hide]], a multi media publication released in both print and audio cassette format. The zine and cassette featured music that ranged from [[punk]] to experimental compositions in both electronic and other forms. Five issues were released.
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'''Chainsaw''' existed from the late 1980's to the early 1990's during which time four issues were released.  Musicians and writers featured in '''Chainsaw''' include [[Lois|Lois Maffeo]], [[Juliana Lueking]], [[G.B. Jones]], [[Larrybob]] of [[Holy Titclamps]][[Jena von Brucker]], editor of [[Jane Gets A Divorce]], Candice Peterson, and the bands Holy Sister of the Gaga Dada, and Vomit Launch. '''Chainsaw''' was an early queercore zine and was also influential for the emerging [[Riot Grrrl]] scene, since its primary focus was on women in music.  
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Her next zine was [[Double Bill]], a collaboration between editors [[Jena von Brucker|Jena von Brücker]], [[Johnny Noxzema]], Rex, and [[G.B. Jones]]. ''Double Bill'' was published from 1991 till 2001and five issues were released. The zine was based on the notion that actor Bill Conrad (of tv and movie fame) was at war with author Bill Burroughs (the beat writer of ''Naked Lunch'' and other novels) and was termed a 'hate-zine', as opposed to 'fanzine'.  The editors of ''Double Bill'' collectively contributed to [[Girl Germs]] and the zine was featured in ''The Village Voice''.
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Issue two featured a family tree of the "Northwest Fanzine Family" and Chainsaw regularly featured reviews of zines, including [[Boysville U.S.A.]], [[Girl Germs]], [[Highschool Fag]], [[Homocore]], [[J.D.s]],  [[Teenage Gang Debs]], [[True Reality Rock Report]], and [[Twang]]...
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Caroline Azar was also the lead singer and keyboardist for the band Fifth Column
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Caroline Azar on the cover of Bimbox #5
Caroline Azar on the cover of Bimbox #5

Caroline Azar is a zine editor from Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Her first zine, released in the 1980's, was Hide, a multi media publication released in both print and audio cassette format. The zine and cassette featured music that ranged from punk to experimental compositions in both electronic and other forms. Five issues were released.

Her next zine was Double Bill, a collaboration between editors Jena von Brücker, Johnny Noxzema, Rex, and G.B. Jones. Double Bill was published from 1991 till 2001, and five issues were released. The zine was based on the notion that actor Bill Conrad (of tv and movie fame) was at war with author Bill Burroughs (the beat writer of Naked Lunch and other novels) and was termed a 'hate-zine', as opposed to 'fanzine'. The editors of Double Bill collectively contributed to Girl Germs and the zine was featured in The Village Voice.

Caroline Azar was also the lead singer and keyboardist for the band Fifth Column

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