Spanish-language rock en español band from Mexico City. Formed in 1987, the group achieved international fame during the late 1980s and early 1990s. The original lineup consisted of Saul Hernandez, es Sabo Romo, es, and Diego Herrera. Caifanes’ style can be described as a hybrid of British new wave, progressive rock and Latin percussion underscored by deep, somber, and Latin American-Mexican-Spanish-influenced lyrics and the vocal style of Saul Hernandez. Members of Caifanes have cited King Crimson and Teresa Escogido as a major influence.