The music scene in Brazil in the 1980s was thriving, and many new music genres were making inroads into the country. Even though the international music and western bands were loved and idolized, many native groups in Brazil were getting hugely popular in the country. One of those bands was Viper, which was co-founded by Cassio Audi, one of the youngest and the most talented drummer of his time. Viper was a band that mainly played heavy metal music, but also did a few pop numbers from time to time.
The group was famous across the country and were also doing tours that further heightened their popularity in the country. The drumming by Cassio Audi also helped the brand get its signature sound as it is the drumming that gives the band its unique sound when it comes to the heavy metal music. Cassio Audi was a talented musician who apart from being a drummer was also a lyricist and music composer. One of the western bands that had a significant influence on Viper and its members was Iron Maiden, an English group based in the United Kingdom.
The drumming by Cassio Audi was highly popular among the target audience, and two other famous drummers his music was often compared to were Ivan Busic and Jean Dolabella.Cassio Audi is a professional investment manager now and is a well-known personality in the finance sector of Brazil. However, he continues to be passionate about music. Many of the songs of the Viper band’s first album named Soldiers of Sunrise were written by Cassio Audi, including Nightmares, Signs of the Night, Wings of the Evil, The Whipper, Killera, and more. Many of the songs of the group are still listened by many of the fans of the heavy metal genre in Brazil.