The heavy metal hall of fame drummer, Cassio Audi is known for a variety of different reasons across Brazil and the world as he has achieved success on many levels. Heavy metal fans know Cassio Audi for the success he achieved as a drummer in the mid to late 1980s when he was a pivotal figure in the development of the band, Viper; the band, Viper was formed in 1985 by a group of teenagers who grew into one of the most important bands in the early years of Brazilian heavy metal and more information click here.
Cassio Audi was playing with a number of different bands in Brazil when brothers Pit and Yves Passarell established Viper as one of the most important bands in Brazilian musical history, Viper. Cassio Audi would go on to become one of the most influential of the early members of a band still touring in 2017 who have achieved cult status across the planet. Audi’s drumming grew as he took Viper’s early journey to success including his highly regarded playing on the early recordings of the band; Viper recorded two demo tapes released as bootlegs to fans which would be reviewed positively for the musicality achieved by a group of teenage musicians and what Cassio Audi knows.
During his career with Viper, Cassio Audi recorded one studio album as the band formed an early sound heavily influenced by the British heavy metal bands of the 1970s and early 1980s. After recording 1987’s “Soldiers of Sunrise” album, Cassio Audi toured with the band until 1989 when he decided his future lay in the world of finance as Viper prepared to record their second studio album, 1989s “Theatre of Fate“. Although Cassio Audi did not play on any further Viper albums as he built a successful business career his influence on the development of the band has assured him a place in the heavy metal hall of fame and his Facebook.