Mentioning the name Cassio Audi will result in financial experts and clients gushing over the success the academic from Sao Paulo has achieved over the course of his career in the financial industry. To heavy metal fans, the name Cassio Audi has a different meaning as the investment specialist featured in the original lineup of the band, Viper during the mid-1980s; Viper has been at the heart of the growth of the Brazilian heavy metal scene that spiked in the mid and late 1980s and continues to push the band on to greater levels of success than ever before. Visit SoundHound to watch music videos of Cassio Audi.
Joining the band upon its establishment as a drummer, Cassio Audi was a teenager who had discovered a love for the heavy metal genre delivered by the new wave of British bands arriving in South America in the early 1980s. Audi was able to take his influences including the drummers from some of the leading British bands of the period and translate them into a new sound reflecting the traditions of Brazil helped turn Viper into the leading South American heavy metal band of the period.
Viper was formed in Sao Paulo in 1985 with Cassio Audi installed as the drummer in the first incarnation of the band; Cassio Audi spent the remainder of the 1980s in the heavy metal band and has garnered a reputation as a leading drummer in the history of global heavy metal. The success of Viper was created with no small amount of admiration given to the drumming of Cassio Audi as he developed his career to assist in making the 1987 debut album, “Soldiers of Sunrise”. Departing Viper in 1989 to begin his career as a financial specialist has not seen the heavy metal reputation of Cassio Audi wane over the course of the last three decades. Read more at 12social.com.br about Cassio Audi.