Bio: Coming from a bustling “Hub City” in  Western, MD there lies a Region where great music often times gets  overlooked…and then there comes the amazingly “active rock” sextet,  Calisus (pronounced "kah-lee-sus"). With power rhythms and elevated  melodies that are delivered with laser focused pinpoint accuracy,  Calisus not only satisfies the true live experience, but they also treat  the listener with an amazing audible adventure. If you are looking for  an “active rock” band that truly delivers the goods, Calisus is waiting  for you – Rob Daily, Daily Unsigned

    Calisus 2018 Press Shot (Front, then back Left to right): Zach Constable, Patrick  Koch, George Koch, Chris Nyack, David Shrader, Maat Himself

    Calisus has been booked with acts such as:

    Charm City Devils

    Days of the New


    L.A. Guns



    Saving Abel


    Theory of a Deadman



    "['Now or Never']  is coherent, intelligent, perfectly executed and well-produced...a vigorous, empowering, and uplifting track that hits you fast and hard...The thing that makes this record so great is how immersing and irresistible it is."

    - TUNEDLOUD! Magazine

    "Driving and downright breathless with their music…Calisus delivers a full audible experience."

         – Rob Daily of Daily Unsigned

    "Calisus is a hardworking, dedicated band that is very passionate about their performance and the music that they create!"
          - Brad Divens (FOH Engineer for Motley Crue, Garbage, HIM, The Cult, Enrique Iglesias, & more)


    TunedLoud Feature

    Daily Unsigned Feature

    Eat This! Rock Feature

    Uncivil Revolt Premiere/Feature

    Pure Grain Audio Premiere

    "Now or Never" 2018 Radio Campaign
    101.5FM Bob Rocks (WBHB)

    Kiss 104.7FM

    KFML 94.1 FM

    95.9FM (Hailsham)

    87.8 FM RockIt

    90.3 FM RSRI

    92.0 FM LITH

    Digital Revolution Radio

    Neue Regel Radio

    Lurch's Lair

    Monie's New Music

    Q108 (Kingson)

    Big Indie Giant

    Indie Scene Radio

    365 Radio Network

    The Scene

    Belter Radio

    Rock Rage Radio

    The Rock Goddess Radio Show

    MDO Radio

    Angel Indie Lounge

    Some Valley 97.5

    Way Out Radio UK

    Radio Candy UK

    Skope Magazine Radio

    TunedLoud Magazine Radio

    Boston Rock Radio

    Jamsphere Radio

    Pure Rock Radio

    Radio Bloodstream

    Totally Driven Radio

    Adrenaline 101 Radio

    Banks Radio

    BODS Mayhem

    Canada's Extreme Metal

    Code Zero Radio

    Debbie Scott Radio Network

    Flobcast Radio

    Identify Radio

    Indie Scene Radio

    KDKT Rock Radio

    KNAC Pure Rock Radio

    Krave Radio

    Let's Rock Radio

    Manamal Radio

    Mojo Radio

    Museboat Radio

    Rock Antenne

    Radio World Indie

    Renegade Radio

    Radio Kaos Caribou FM

    Rock Conexion MX

    Rock Mauritius Radio

    "An intense musical experience... one of the best up and coming bands out there!"

          - Dirty Bob (1015 Bob Rocks WBHB fm)

    "Calisus has been a reliable 'go to' band; a live rock and roll show [as] what it should be..."

          - Rocky MARR (Mid Atlantic Rock Reviews)

    "Great band with raw talent and huge energy! Calisus is the model of what every band should strive to be... "

          - Rik Parks (Kashmir Entertainment Group)

    The Live Performance

    With performances ranging from 45 minutes to 3 hours, Calisus performs a wide variety of originals as well as some covers, playing with a broad range of acts from Apl.De.Ap of the Black Eyed Peas to Theory of a Deadman.

    The Tours

    Previous tours have included stops in MD, VA, WV, PA, OH, NY, NC, SC, GA, CA, and more...

    Current touring and upcoming live performances include national venues and festivals such as Baltimore Soundstage, Interstate Festival Group Events (i.e. Quad State Beer Fest, Shamrocked), Beer/Bacon/Bourbon Festival, Berkeley Springs Rock & Metal Fest, Sounds of Summer Festival, various Bike Festivals in WV, PA, & MD, as well as dates in the midwest through OH.

    The Venues

    Intimate club shows at legendary venues such as the Boom Boom Room in San Francisco to being booked at large festivals such as the NY State Fair, North Beach Fest, and Shiley Acres, Calisus is ready to tailor a performance to the venue. Having performed for 50 people to 50,000 people, Calisus has the experience and repertoire.