El Peyote Asesino
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El Peyote Asesino is an Uruguayan hip-hop and hard rock band that was active from 1994 to 1999. The band members included L. Mental (vocals), Daniel Benia (bass),
By the time of their second presentation, at Big Bang, the group was complete. Pepe Canedo (drums) and Carlos Casacuberta (voice and guitar). After that show, they continued with many other shows in the underground scene of
On December 1995 their first album '’’El Peyote Asesino'’’ was launched (Orfeo). Gabriel Casacuberta (brother of Carlos Casacuberta) and Luis Restuccia were the ones in charge of the production of this album. This album sold over a thousand copies, which made it the highest selling rock album in Uruguay, during the first months of 1996. Meanwhile, the group increased their live performances and started coming out of the
During the month of September the band starts recording their second album, Terraja, in the Can Am Recorders studio, city of
Ten years after their split up, they performed live at the '’’Pilsen Rock'’’ festival and shortly after in the '’’Teatro de Verano'’’.
In 2016 they once again performed in the Teatro de Verano on the nights of the 12th and the 13th of may. Although Carlas Casacuberta wasn't able to play due to health problems. Guests Matias Rada filled on Casacuberta's role instead while Bruno Torterolla played the keyboard.