There are six Esperanzas being referred to on this page.
1. La Esperanza (the name is Spanish for "the hope") Mixing flamenco-styled guitars with contemporary dance rhythms, La Esperanza was led by songwriter, producer and session ace Carlos Villaloba, who assembled guitarist Andre Barboza, keyboardist Randy Wheeler and drummer Danny Cruces to record the group's self-titled 1998 debut LP. Esperanza II appeared three years later.
2. Esperanza was a hardcore punk band from the Los Angeles area between 2001 and 2002. Read more on Last.fm