by East/West

WPO Records has signed Long Island, NY's Patent Pending. The band previously released Patent Pending Is Your Biological Father and Don't Quit Your Day Job . They are described as "punk/ska/hardcore/pop band" and have a selection of tracks available on their site.

The band is currently out on tour and will enter the studio in the Fall to record their debut for WPO.

In related news, WPO labelmates Stretch Arm Strong will be performing live on BBC Radio 1 in London on June 28th. The band can be heard on Lock Up at 4pm EST (9 pm London time) and an online stream will be available here for the week.

June 27, 2005Molly BranigannsHarrisburg, PA
June 28, 2005Keene Knights of ColumbusPeterborough, NH
June 29, 2005The Sad CafePlaistow, NH
June 30, 2005The Crazy DonkeyFarmingdale, NY
July 1, 2005My Brother's PlaceWaldorf, MD
July 2, 2005Alley KatzRichmond, VA
July 3, 2005KC'sFredericksburg, VA
July 6, 2005The Slipper RoomNYC, NY
July 8, 2005Smithtown Masonic TempleSmithtown, NY
July 15, 2005Calvary ChurchEastMeadow, NY
July 16, 2005First Lutheran ChurchBronx, NY
July 17, 2005Club AngelsTrafford, PA
July 18, 2005Alley KatzRichmond, VA
July 22, 2005The Calhoun FairgroundsCalhoun, GA