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Des Moines, Iowa, United States | Established. Jan 01, 1995 | INDIE

Des Moines, Iowa, United States | INDIE
Established on Jan, 1995
Band Rock Metal




"Calous to play with Buckcherry, Hell Yea, All that Remains and The Damned Things"

Jagermeister Music Tour Featuring Buckcherry, Hell Yea, All that Remains, The Damned Things and Calous. Saturday January 29th at 7 Flags Events Center in Clive, IA. Tickets are $29.99 Adv/$35 Day of show. Tickets available at or - Calous

"Calous lands a Coffin Case endorsement"

Calous is pleased to announce that they have secured a Coffin Case endorsement. "All the people at Coffin Case have treated us like family, and we are stoked to be on board with such a great company".-Harold - Calous

"Calous lands a DR String endorsement"

Calous is proud to announce a string endorsement from DR Handmade Strings. DR is one of the industry leaders in string manufacturing that brings old school technique and modern technology together to produce a string second to none. DR Strings are played by artists such as: Mike D' Antonio and Adam Dutkiewicz of Killswitch Engage, Shadows Fall, Steve Howe, Mark Rizzo (Soulfly), Derek Trucks, Jow Walsh, and many many more incredible musicians. We are very humbled to be accepted into the DR family and look foreward to a long and happy relationship with them. - Calous

"Calous opens for Korn on the Jagermeister Music Tour in Des Moines!"

Jagermeister Music Tour featuring Korn with special guests 2cents and Calous Friday May 14th at Val Air Ballroom, Des Moines, IA Tickets available at all ticketmaster locations and the Val Air box office.

All tickets sold for the Waterloo show will be honored at the Des Moines show. - Calous

"Calous on Rockband!"

Calous has been invited to submit a track to the number one selling music video game Rockband. Calous is very excited, and would like to thank The Inner Light Agency, Rockband and MTV for this opportunity. Stay tuned as Calous will announce when their song is available for download on your PS3 and X-BOX systems. - Calous

"Calous lands a Dirtbag Endorsement"

Calous is proud to announce that Calous is one of the newest Dirtbag bands. We are extremely excited to work with the dirtbag crew. Their band roster is second to none, and we are proud to be included in the list.

The Calous Crew - Calous

"Calous Rocks the Slipknot V.I.P pre-party!"

Calous has been selected to rock the Slipknot V.I.P. pre-party at Vets Auditorium in Des Moines, IA on Jan. 28th. Slipknot V.I.P. ticket package is required for entry. - Calous

"Calous signs a development deal!!"

We have some fantastic news to share with all of you! Dirtbag Records and Warner Music Group (Roadrunner Records, Elektra Records, East West Records, Relapse Records, Atlantic Records, Sire Records, RHINO Records,
Warner Bros. Records) have teamed up to have Dirtbag Records develope bands for the Warner Music Group labels mentioned above plus many more that span all genres.

Calous was offered an exclusive development deal through Dirtbag Records for the Warner Music Group label East West Records. We have accepted their offer and signed the contract last Friday. I want to be clear and say that this was not a record deal, but it is a huge step in that direction and we are extremely excited to be working with such great people. Doug and Bill at Dirtbag have treated us very well and we can't wait to move this opportunity forward. - Calous

"Calous added to Cheyenne Metal Festival"

Calous has been added to the Cheyenne Metal Festival August 23rd in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Anthrax, Deicide, Nonpoint, Lazarus A.D., Back From Ashes, Force Fed Trauma, The Sammus Theory, The Mandrake, Horse, Immortal Dominion, and many other stellar bands. Three Days, Three Stages, Sixty Bands, 20,000 Metal-Heads. On-site Camping, VIP Experience available with After-Party at Brother Bill's Nightclub. Buses, RV's, & Trailers Welcome.

Brother Bill's Ranch
1746 Little Bear Road, Cheyenne, WY 82009 - Calous

"Calous signs with The Inner Light Agency"

We are very excited to announce that Calous has signed a management deal with Damon Moreno of The Inner Light Agency. Damon is a tireless worker and has an attention for detail that is second to none. His track record speaks for itself and we are looking forward to working with him and The Inner Light Agency. - Calous

"Calous opens for The Deftones"

Calous will be opening for The Deftones, May 26th at The Rave in Milwaukee, WI. Tickets available at all Ticketmaster outlets or at The Rave box office. - Calous

"Calous is now an OFFICIAL Jager band!!"

We got the call from Jager, and Calous is now an official Jagermeister band. We are very stoked to be part of the Jager family and look for Calous on - Calous

"Calous lands the Metallica/Down Pre-Party!"

Calous will play the Metallica/Down V.I.P. Pre-Party on October 26th at Hyvee Hall in Des Moines, Iowa.

V.I.P. ticket packages can be purchased at any Ticket Master outlet, or the Wells Fargo Arena box office. - Calous

"Calous opens for Dragonforce 4-25"

Calous will be one of the opening bands for Dragonforce at The Rave in Milwaukee, WI. April 25th. Show starts at 6pm and tickets are available at all ticketmaster outlets or at The Rave box office as well as - Calous

"Calous to play the Jagermeister Mobile Stage at Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival"

Calous is proud to announce that we will be playing the Jagermeister Mobile Stage at Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival-August 17th at The Target Center in Minneapolis, MN. Gates at 2pm. The line up is stellar and we are pround to be a part of this amazing festival. The line up and times are as follows:

J├Ągermeister STAGE
Calous 3:35
Hail The Villain 4:05
New Medicine 4:40
Airbourne 5:20
HellYeah 6:00

Halestorm 6:40
Stone Sour 7:30
Avenged Sevenfold 8:35
Disturbed 9:55

Visit for tickets and more show info. - Calous


2004-The Two Betrayals- Full length Independant release
2008-Building A Better Mars- Full length Independant release



Calous is a high energy rock band from Des Moines, Iowa. Always seemingly unaware of the trends and avoiding the prosaic trappings of the times. Calous is a seasoned band of 20 years with tour experience, and hundreds of shows under their belt. Calous is a band who appeals to hard rock, metal, and alternative rock fans world wide. Calous has put in the time, and are ready to take their brand of rock to the next level.

Their latest CD "Building A Better Mars", has received acclaim from fans all over the world

Calous has opened for many national acts such as: Korn and 2 CENTS (Jagermeister Music Tour-Korn's Ballroom Blitz tour), Disturbed, Avenged Sevenfold, Stone Sour, Hailstorm, Hell Yea, Airborne, New Medicine, Hail the Villan (Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival), Buckcherry, Hell Yea, All That Remains, The Damned Things (Jagermeister Music Tour), Smile Empty Soul, Earshot, Edisun, The Deftones, OTEP, Black Stone Cherry, Dragonforce, Staind, Adema, Static X, Powerman 5000, Crossfade, Spineshank, Daath, Cynic, Primer 55, Dirty Little Rabbits, Nashville Pussy and Egypt Central.

Calous was endorsed by: Jagermeister for years as well as, Dirtbag Clothing, Kushkills Clothing, Coffin Cases, DR Strings, InTune guitar pics, Xcel Drumsticks and has had liscensing deals with MTV, Rockband, UFC, WEC, SPIKE TV, and Jingle Punks.

Calous had also signed a developement deal with Dirtbag Records/Warner music group/East West Records back in 2006 and are now back with Dirt bag currently.