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RDK Engineers is an engineering firm that specializes in HVAC, electrical, plumbing and fire protection. It is located in Brickstone Square.   
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*Members of the Piebald band met in high school. The one-time garage band composed of Travis Shettel(guitar, vocals), Aaron Stuart(Guitar), Andrew Bonner(bass), and (luke) Lucian Garro(drums) dominated the 1990’s indie band club scene and played to local audiences. Their first gig, a “Battle of the Bands” in 1994 is chronicled on ''Barely Legal/All Ages'', a 2 CD set.
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RDK provided the engineering design for the solar array at Patriot Place.
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*''When Life Hands You Lemons'', recorded in 1997, was considered to be their best music yet and showcased their signature sound and wry jokes.
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*By 2002 they had moved to Los Angeles, were touring the country, and had released the CD ''We Are the Only Friends We Have'', their most popular album to date. They were praised as the next big “emo” band, though they rejected the label and preferred to say they played “melodic rock with a sense of humor.”
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*The band returned to Andover for a show with Apollo Sunshine as their opening act. They also made their first video for the song ''Just a Simple Plan'' and a second video for ''American Hearts'' which was played in Australia. 
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*They broke the 20,000 mark in albums sold and played more than 200 shows in the US and Europe.
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*The band split up with their last show on April 19, 2008 in Cambridge MA at the Middle East Underground, but then reunited at the Bamboozle music festivals in Anaheim, California and in East Rutherford, New Jersey in  2010.
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*Piebald's final release was a live DVD/Documentary called ''Nobody’s Robots: Farewell to Piebald''.
  
  
 
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*"Andover Engineers Help Power Patriot Place" ''Townsman'', August 12, 2010, p. 14.
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*"RDK Engineers 'Best AEC Firm to Work For", ''The Andover Townsman'', June 12, 2008.
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*[http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rresult.xml?rt=keyword&tp=keyword&t=barely%20legal%20piebald&ft=&l=5&d=0&f=j&av= Piebald. ''Barely Legal: All Ages'']. 
*"Engineering firm's kids try a day at work", ''The Andover Townsman'', April 30, 2009.
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*Piebald. *Piebald(Band) ''Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia''. Wikipedia Foundation, Inc. 8 November 2011 (includes portrait and 2007 interview)
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*Andover's Piebald Revels in Rock Music Success. ''Eagle'' ''Tribune'',7/4/2002, pages 15,16.
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*A Tiumphant Return. ''Andover Townsman'',12/19/2002, page 19.
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*Piebald Doesn't Disappoint its Energetic Faithful at Old Town Hall Performance. ''Andover Townsman'', 12/26/2002, page 15.
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  • Members of the Piebald band met in high school. The one-time garage band composed of Travis Shettel(guitar, vocals), Aaron Stuart(Guitar), Andrew Bonner(bass), and (luke) Lucian Garro(drums) dominated the 1990’s indie band club scene and played to local audiences. Their first gig, a “Battle of the Bands” in 1994 is chronicled on Barely Legal/All Ages, a 2 CD set.


  • When Life Hands You Lemons, recorded in 1997, was considered to be their best music yet and showcased their signature sound and wry jokes.


  • By 2002 they had moved to Los Angeles, were touring the country, and had released the CD We Are the Only Friends We Have, their most popular album to date. They were praised as the next big “emo” band, though they rejected the label and preferred to say they played “melodic rock with a sense of humor.”


  • The band returned to Andover for a show with Apollo Sunshine as their opening act. They also made their first video for the song Just a Simple Plan and a second video for American Hearts which was played in Australia.


  • They broke the 20,000 mark in albums sold and played more than 200 shows in the US and Europe.


  • The band split up with their last show on April 19, 2008 in Cambridge MA at the Middle East Underground, but then reunited at the Bamboozle music festivals in Anaheim, California and in East Rutherford, New Jersey in 2010.


  • Piebald's final release was a live DVD/Documentary called Nobody’s Robots: Farewell to Piebald.


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  • Piebald. Barely Legal: All Ages.
  • Piebald. *Piebald(Band) Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia Foundation, Inc. 8 November 2011 (includes portrait and 2007 interview)
  • Andover's Piebald Revels in Rock Music Success. Eagle Tribune,7/4/2002, pages 15,16.


  • A Tiumphant Return. Andover Townsman,12/19/2002, page 19.


  • Piebald Doesn't Disappoint its Energetic Faithful at Old Town Hall Performance. Andover Townsman, 12/26/2002, page 15.



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