Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Des Moines

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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.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Des Moines?" or "What is a list of Des Moines bands?" then this list will answer your questions. (10 items)

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Slipknot is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Des Moines
Slipknot Nu metal, Groove metal, Rapcore Slipknot is an American heavy metal band from Des Moines, Iowa. Formed in September 1995, the group was founded by percussionist Shawn Crahan and bassist Paul Gray. After several line-up changes ...more

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Stone Sour is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Des Moines
Stone Sour Nu metal, Rock music, Heavy metal 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 ...more

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Paul Gray is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Des Moines
Paul Gray Pop punk, Nu metal, Rock music Paul Dedrick Gray, also known as The Pig or by his number #2, was an American musician, best known as the bassist and one of the founding members of the Grammy Award-winning metal band

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Craig Jones is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Des Moines
Craig Jones Nu metal, Thrash metal, Groove metal Craig Jones also known as 133, The Silent One, The Killer, or by his number #5, is an American musician, best known as the samplist/keyboardist of the band Slipknot.

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Chris Fehn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Des Moines
Chris Fehn Nu metal, Metalcore, Heavy metal Christopher Michael "Chris" Fehn, or known by his number #3, is an American musician known as one of the two custom percussionists of the Grammy Award winning heavy metal band Slipknot ...more

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Stuart Davis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Des Moines
Stuart Davis Popular music, Rock music, Folk music Stuart Davis is an American contemporary musician and songwriter. He has been performing throughout the United States and Europe since 1993. Davis regularly works with music producer Alex ...more

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To My Surprise is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Des Moines
To My Surprise Indie pop, Pop music, Rock music To My Surprise was an American experimental rock band formed in 2002 in Des Moines, Iowa. They are referred to as a side project of Shawn Crahan, a member/founder of metal band Slipknot. In 2003 ...more

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The Nadas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Des Moines
The Nadas Folk rock The Nadas are a rock/folk quintet based out of Des Moines, Iowa. Formed in 1995 in Ames, Iowa, the band earned early success on the local college scene, eventually becoming the "house" ...more

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Painface is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Des Moines
Painface Nu metal, Groove metal, Technical death metal Painface is an American nu metal band that originally formed in 1997 in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Junk Beer Kidnap Band is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Des Moines
Junk Beer Kidnap Band Rock music, Alternative rock The Junk Beer Kidnap Band is an American rock band from Des Moines, Iowa, formed in 2009. They are a side-project of Corey Taylor, frontman of the heavy metal band Slipknot and rock band Stone ...more