Canyonero was formed when Singer Saul ( Sato ) Castillo and drummer Sammy Gil had a conversation about music at work one day in October of 2011 and decided to start a band. Saul called up his former band's guitarist Danny Garfias and Sammy called up his brother and former band's bassist Alex Gil and got to practicing. After Trying-out other guitarist Saul called up friend and guitarist Bryan and the band was a whole. In september of 2012 bassist Alex gil quit and was replaced by Richard. In October of 2012 drummer Sam Gil couldn't go on playing without his brother so he dropped out of the band also. In May 2013 , Dannys tattooist , Carlos, filled in for drums at one last show before the band went on hiatus. After two years, drummer Sammy Gil rejoined the band in April 2015.