Caifanes

Biography

Caifanes -founded in 1987, is a rock band that achieved fame throughout the late 80’s and early 90’s in Latin America and gained recognition in the U.S. The band formed in Mexico City - Mexico and its original lineup consisted of Saúl Hernández (vocals & guitar), Sabo Romo (bass guitar), Alfonso André (drums) and Diego Herrera (keyboards and saxophone). Argentinean guitarist Alejandro Marcovich joined in 1989. Caifanes are considered to be one of the most important Latin American Rock groups to emerge from Mexico and an important reference point in the Latin American Rock Music (Rock en Español) genre. Caifanes’ style can be described as a hybrid of British new wave, Progressive Rock, Latin based rhythms mixed with the and deep, somber, uniquely Mexican lyrics and vocal style of Saúl Hernández.

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