M-Clan is a Spanish rock band. The band, initially named Murcíelagos Clan, was formed in Murcia, Spain in 1992 by Carlos Tarque and Ricardo Ruipérez. In March 1993 the band added Santiago Campillo, Pascual Saura, Juan Otero and Iñigo Uribe, under the name 'El clan de los murciélagos', (clan of bats), which soon became 'M-Clan'. The band's sound was heavily influenced by Southern rock artists. The group currently consists of Carlos Tarque (vocals), J.