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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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K. S. (Kate) Brooks wrote both children's and adult books.  
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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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''Postcards from Mr. Pish'' is the story of a Jack Russell Terrier.  Mr. Pish tells the story of his coast to coast adventure by sending picture postcards.
  
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Ms. Brooks also writes suspense novels following the career of Special Agent Kathrin Night. (''Kiss of Night, Lust for Danger, Night Undone'')
  
*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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*[http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rdetail.xml?r=1238947&t=Postcards%20from%20Mr.%20Pish&tp=title&l=5&d=1&hc=1&rt=title ''Postcards from Mr. Pish'']
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**"AHS GradWrites Children's Book ''Postcards from Mr. Pish''' ''Townsman'', July 29, 2010, page 4.
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**[http://www.ksbrooks.com/ K.S. Brooks]
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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. 
 
  
  
*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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*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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Revision as of 12:36, 15 November 2011

K. S. (Kate) Brooks wrote both children's and adult books.

Postcards from Mr. Pish is the story of a Jack Russell Terrier. Mr. Pish tells the story of his coast to coast adventure by sending picture postcards.

Ms. Brooks also writes suspense novels following the career of Special Agent Kathrin Night. (Kiss of Night, Lust for Danger, Night Undone)


  • See
    • "AHS GradWrites Children's Book Postcards from Mr. Pish' Townsman, July 29, 2010, page 4.
    • K.S. Brooks




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