Brazil has always been one of the hotbeds for the heavy metal genre of music and still plays host to festivals and concerts from some of the top bands in this musical area. One of the best-known bands in Brazilian heavy metal is Viper, the Sao Paulo based cult band who have survived for more than three decades as one of the most innovative and respected members of this globally recognized genre; what few know is the first lineup of Viper included Cassio Audi, one of the most respected financial and investment experts in the nation.
In 1985, Cassio Audi was living a very different life to the one he now takes part in as the teenager was a heavy metal fan with a penchant for the music of some of the most iconic British heavy metal bands of the late 1970s and early 1980s. Cassio Audi was already an accomplished drummer when he joined a group of friends headed by brothers Pit and Yves Passarell to create what would become the first version of Viper, one of Brazil’s best-loved heavy metal bands and more information click here.
The love of British heavy metal bands is one each and every member of Viper has enjoyed over their career as a musician and formed the basis of their initial recordings, including two iconic demo productions recorded in the raw featuring the impressive drumming skills of Cassio Audi. After signing a deal to record their first studio album, “Soldiers of Sunrise” in 1987, Cassio Audi made the decision the r4ecording of the second Viper album in 1989 was not something he wished to be part of and returned to an education which resulted in him becoming one of the worlds leading financial investment specialists and what Cassio Audi knows.