List of Famous Bands from Des Moines

List of Des Moines bands, listed by their level of fame. This Des Moines musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Des Moines bands are included, as well as many Des Moines musicians of underground status. This list of Des Moines musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Des Moines bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

This list features Slipknot, Stone Sour and more.

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  • Slipknot
    Heavy metal, Nu metal, Alternative metal
    • Albums: Slipknot, Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses), Iowa, 9.0: Live, Wait and Bleed
    Slipknot are an American heavy metal band formed in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1995 by percussionist Shawn Crahan, drummer Joey Jordison and bassist Paul Gray. After several lineup changes in its early ...more
  • Stone Sour
    Nu metal, Rock music, Heavy metal
    • Albums: Come What(ever) May, Through Glass, House of Gold & Bones – Part 2, Stone Sour, House of Gold & Bones – Part 1
    Stone Sour is an American rock band formed in Des Moines, Iowa in 1992, performing for five years, before disbanding in 1997. They reunited in 2000 and since 2006, the group has consisted of Corey ...more
  • Paul Gray
    Pop punk, Nu metal, Rock music
    Paul Dedrick Gray (April 8, 1972 – May 24, 2010) also known as the Pig or by his number #2, was an American musician best known as the former bassist, backing vocalist, songwriter and one of the ...more
  • Craig Jones
    Nu metal, Thrash metal, Groove metal
    Craig Michael Jones (born February 11, 1972), also known by his nickname "133", is an American heavy metal musician. Born in Des Moines, Iowa, he is best known as the sampler and keyboardist in ...more