Welcome to the localCHAOS online 'zine archive. This collection of skate and music 'zines are mostly from the 80s with a few from recent history. These were all part of the great "'zine network" that existed back then. Today's websites have kinda taken over what 'zines did back then. Which is to showcase local bands and skaters and other people doing creative and or original shit. 'zines are still being published today as a few of the HARDCORE have not subscribed to the whole internet thang. Good for them. Websites will NEVER be able to capture the raw feel and attitude of the original 'zines.

Just click each image and it will take you to a page with a complete scan of that 'zine. Look for the "local chaos" connection in a lot of them. Nothing has been retouched or enhanced as I wanted to preserve the raw feel of these photocopied gems.

This is the only MICHIGAN based 'zine library/project that is available online. 'zines from all over the United States are part of this collection. Virginia Beach, Ohio, all over California, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Tennessee, Carolinas, Florida, Arizona ... The majority of these 'zines come from my personal collection but I also want to give SPECIAL THANKS to Jeff Martin, Dave Tuck and Tony Custodio for contributing to this section.
---wes



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