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Pilot Speed (formerly known as Pilate) was an alternative rock band that formed in 1999 in Toronto, Ontario. The quartet’s debut EP, For All That’s Given, Wasted, was released in 2001 which gathered attention from MapleMusic Recordings who later signed them. On June 26, 2006, the band posted a message on their site stating that, due to legal restrictions, they decided to change their band name before it incited lawsuits from companies outside Canada. As a result, they altered their name to Pilot Speed. Their second album was then re-released in the United States.
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