There are thirteen bands with the name Chainsaw. In chronological order: 1) Chainsaw, formed in 1976, was a punk rock band from Brussels, Belgium. After only one 7″ in 1978 (the first belgian punk one, two months after the first Sex Pistols one!) the band called it quits. Their guitarrist, Mickey Mike, later on found fame as Snowy Red. 2) Chainsaw was an obscure punk band from Los Angeles circa 1978 who released the single "Polaride Pictures b/w Popular Boy" on C.I.A. Records.