Mainstay was a Christian rock band from Minneapolis, Minnesota. The band was formed in 2003 and is signed to BEC Recordings. While a lot of the band's music has decidedly Christian lyrics and messages, their music appeals to a large secular fanbase as well. Their music style has been compared to Copeland, Kutless, Sanctus Real, Lifehouse and The Goo Goo Dolls.[1] Their debut album, Well Meaning Fiction, was released on February 21, 2006.

OriginUnited States
GenresChristian rock
Years active2001–2008
LabelsBEC Recordings
Past membersJustin Anderson
Scott Campbell
Dan Ostebo
Ryan DeYounge




  • Justin Anderson - Vocals, Rhythm Guitar
  • Scott Campbell - Lead Guitar
  • Dan Ostebo - Bass Guitar
  • Ryan DeYounge - Drums


  1. ^ Mainstay on Christian Music Today; Retrieved March 28, 2008
  2. ^ R&R magazine Christian Hit Radio chart, Retrieved February 18, 2008
  3. ^ 2008 Year End Charts/Top Christian CHR songs Archived 2009-05-25 at the Wayback Machine, R&R magazine, Retrieved January 15, 2009

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