Album: Of Truth + Reconciliation
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Staple was an Ohio-bred post-hardcore/hard rock band that consisted of Darin Keim, Brian Miller, Israel Beachy, and Josh McNeal. Former members included Paul Delosier and Grant Beachy. They first released their first self-titled album independently in 2002, followed by a self-titled EP in 2003. This got the attention of Christian label Flicker Records (home to bands like Pillar, Kids in the Way and T-Bone). The next year garnered their label debut, also self-titled. After much success, including a headlining tour with labelmates Mortal Treason, Staple released their next (and final) album, "Of Truth and Reconciliation" in 2005.
Their last show took place August 12, 2006, in their hometown of Columbus, Ohio, with a 19-song set list, including acoustic renditions as well as songs they rarely played live, and also including former band members who played with them onstage.
Staple has a passion that is hard to find in the music industry today. Every lyric was written and sung or screamed with that same passion, with driving music to back it up. A truly great band, one that will be remembered for years.