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IPO Radio Fest 2017. Independent Online Radio ... Wednesday, Aug. 2, at Rialto Theatre. Shonen Knife. Since 1991, Osaka, Japan's Shonen Knife has blended the hard riff rock of Thin Lizzy and The Runaways with simple Ramones-y melodies, added a dash ... ( read original story ...)

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