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Check out Patent Pending's awesome music video for "Hey Mario" in the replies. Don't forget to check out their Mario and the Brick Breakers mockumentary as well.
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/11/14 - 02:17 PM
Patent Pending have announced a string of holiday shows in December. Details are in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/03/14 - 06:41 PM
If you only watch one mockumentary about a video game-themed band today, make it Mario and the Brick Breakers - which you will find in the replies. The guys in Patent Pending put a ton of work into it, and it totally paid off. You can also grab the Mario and the Break Breakers: Greatest Hits EP on iTunes or Amazon.
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/11/14 - 03:31 PM
Head to the replies to watch Patent Pending - err, Mario and the Brick Breakers' music video for "Boom Boom Pass the Mushroom." The Mario documentary will be unveiled on Tuesday.
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/05/14 - 10:28 AM
Patent Pending released a video for "Falling Out of Love," which you can watch in the replies. They'll also be unveiling their Mario and the Brick Breakers documentary soon.
Alex DiVincenzo on 08/28/14 - 10:15 AM
Parent Pending no more! Patent Pending vocalist Joe Ragosta and his wife Dana have welcomed their first child, Everly Ragosta.
Alex DiVincenzo on 08/20/14 - 08:06 AM
The members of Patent Pending have spent the last six months creating an elaborate, fictitious band called Mario and the Brick Breakers. Their EP, Mario and the Break Breakers: Greatest Hits, is available now on iTunes. Head to the replies to watch a trailer for the upcoming documentary about the band's rise and fall. They'll also be releasing five music videos, so stay tuned.
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/22/14 - 09:59 AM
Patent Pending have announced their "American Meltdown" summer tour. Dates in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/18/14 - 11:52 AM
Congratulations to Patent Pending frontman and all-around great guy Joe Ragosta and his wife, who are expecting their first child in August.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/18/14 - 05:27 PM
Patent Pending's Brighter is now available at through Panic State Records's webstore.

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Jason Tate on 12/16/13 - 10:44 AM
Patent Pending have announced some holiday tour dates. Details are in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/15/13 - 10:30 AM
Patent Pending's music video for "Let Go" can be viewed on Vevo.
Alex DiVincenzo on 10/21/13 - 10:22 AM
Head over to Dead Press to read a track-by-track breakdown of Patent Pending's new album, Brighter.
Alex DiVincenzo on 10/14/13 - 04:37 PM
Patent Pending have posted a lyric video for a new song titled "Brighter" - watch it in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 10/03/13 - 09:28 PM
Listen to a new Patent Pending song titled "There Was a Time" in the replies. It's the intro from their new album, Brighter, which is due out October 8th. You can hear samples of all the tracks on Amazon.
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/23/13 - 09:42 AM
Head to the replies to watch Patent Pending's lyric video for a new song called "Hey Mario."
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/22/13 - 09:47 AM
Patent Pending will release Brighter on October 8th. The artwork can be found in the replies.

Track Listing
1. There Was A Time
2. Shut It Down
3. Let Go
4. Hey Mario
5. Battles
6. Brighter
7. All-Star Hipster
8. Classic You (featuring Jaret Reddick)
9. The Whiskey, The Liar, The Thief
10. Falling Out Of Love
11. Damn!
12. Spin Me Around (bonus track)
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/13/13 - 12:43 PM
Patent Pending will release their new album, Brighter, in October. The band have reached their PledgeMusic goal, but you can still pre-order the album.
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/10/13 - 11:45 AM
Head to the replies to watch Joe from Patent Pending perform an acoustic rendition of "Spin Me Around."
Alex DiVincenzo on 08/27/13 - 02:18 PM
Patent Pending have set up a Pledge Music page to help record their new album.

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Jason Tate on 07/09/13 - 11:22 AM
Patent Pending have announced a handful of shows next month in the UK and US. Check them out in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/09/13 - 06:58 PM
Listen to Patent Pending's cover of the Big Bang Theory theme song in the replies. The band is currently in the studio working on a new album, with the first single expected out next month.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/18/13 - 03:44 PM
Patent Pending's Second Family vinyl is now available for pre-order from Panic State Records.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/06/13 - 01:56 PM
Patent Pending and Erik Chandler (Bowling for Soup) will co-headline the 8-Bit Frenzy Tour in the UK. Dates can be found in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/05/13 - 09:40 AM
Watch Patent Pending frontman Joe Ragosta perform an acoustic rendition of "Old and Out of Tune" as a tribute to a recently deceased fan.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/26/13 - 01:51 PM
Patent Pending's Second Family is being pressed on vinyl. Check out a photo of the picture disc in the replies. Pre-orders will go up later this week.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/21/13 - 12:19 PM
Listen to Par 6's "Wish List" featuring Joe Ragosta of Patent Pending in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/11/13 - 09:46 PM
Head to the replies to watch Patent Pending cover Lit's "My Own Worst Enemy."
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/03/13 - 02:12 PM
Stream Patent Pending's cover of Smash Mouth's "All Star" from their new Spring Break '99 EP over at Villains Clothing.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/07/12 - 03:03 PM
Patent Pending's Spring Break '99 - an EP of cover songs from the year 1999 - is now available on Amazon and iTunes. It features covers of Backstreet Boys, Smash Mouth, Sugar Ray, Limp Bizket and Lit, and it's every bit as awesome is that sounds.

Update: Listen to their piano ballad rendition of Limp Bizkit's "Break Stuff" here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/06/12 - 09:38 AM
Watch Patent Pending's music video for "Spin Me Around" on Billboard. It features footage from frontman Joe Ragosta's wedding, and it's adorable.
Alex DiVincenzo on 10/17/12 - 10:58 AM
Jump to the replies to see Patent Pending's lyric video for "Psycho in Love."
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/26/12 - 12:05 PM
Head to the replies to see Patent Pending's "How I Spent My Summer Vacation" montage video. And a congratulations to frontman Joe Ragosta, who recently married his fiance!
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/04/12 - 02:42 PM
Patent Pending's new song "These Pools Were Made For Hopping" off of the Crappy Records Summer Sampler -- is in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 06/06/12 - 01:20 PM
Patent Pending frontman Joe Ragosta wrote a blog reflecting on his Billboard music Awards adventure.
ExcerptI remember having to tell myself "Dude, you're going to see a lot of famous people who have no idea who you are today and if you say things out loud, they are going to hear them… so SHUT UP!"
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/24/12 - 04:53 PM
Update 3: Tune in to the Billboard Music Awards tonight (Sunday) on ABC to catch the band performing live! They will be on somewhere between 10-10:45 EST.

Update 2:
They won!

Update:
Voting is now live.


Patent Pending are in the finals of Billboard's Battle of the Bands. You'll be able to stream the show and vote live tonight starting at 11pm EST/8pm PST here. If they win, the band will perform live at the Billboard Music Awards - so be sure to vote.
An open letter to Patent Pending's second familyHey Guys, it’s Joe from Patent Pending! I want to take a moment to express my feelings towards the current (and most exciting) chapter of Patent Pending. Tomorrow, we are competing in the...
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/18/12 - 01:17 PM
Patent Pending are in the running for Billboard's Battle of the Bands. Take a second to vote for them.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/07/12 - 05:19 PM
Watch Patent Pending perform "Douchebag" acoustically in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/24/12 - 06:37 AM
Watch Patent Pending's music video about playing The Bamboozle in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/18/12 - 06:59 AM
Check the replies for an interview and acoustic performance from Patent Pending.
Christian Wagner on 04/01/11 - 05:55 PM
Patent Pending recently started a Kickstarter for funding to go towards a full length. They have a whole bunch of bundles for people to donate, even if its only a dollar.

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Blake Solomon on 03/02/11 - 09:47 AM
Patent Pending have re-launched their web site with a new merch store. They will have videos forthcoming for "One Less Heart to Break" and "Dance 'Til We Die" from their new record, and the band makes an appearance on the new season of MTV's Silent Library.

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Tony Pascarella on 02/04/11 - 02:43 AM
Information about the new Patent Pending CD/DVD and the release show, including the DVD trailer, can be found here.

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Christian Wagner on 09/22/10 - 04:50 PM
Patent Pending are streaming the first single (and title track) off their upcoming record I'm Not Alone on their new website. The album will be released September 14th.
Chris Fallon on 08/18/10 - 04:29 PM
Patent Pending have a new website where you can stream their album Attack of the Awesome in full.

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Blake Solomon on 05/20/10 - 08:48 AM
Patent Pending will record a new album with producer Jordan Schmidt (All Time Low, Motion City Soundtrack) through April.
Steve Henderson on 03/27/10 - 08:56 PM
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