The Vipers band is recognized as the pioneer rock band in Brazil. It’s debut album, Soldiers of Sunrise still retains a sentimental value among rock fans of the mid-80s and early 90s. The record has been reproduced over four times since its first production. One thing that sets it apart is the unique music arrangement, raw vocal, and the skillfully played drums. Read more about Cassio Audi at The Metal Archives.
A gifted songwriter
One Cassio Audi wrote most of the songs recorded in the first and the second album. Though he is currently known for his corporate success and leadership, he is a gifted songwriter and drummer. In his teenage years, he exploited this gift by creating the Viper band. It comprised of other four young Brazilian rock stars.
A drum set genius
The Vipers Band’s original composition included the two Passarell brothers, Yves and Pit, Andre Matos and Felipe Machado. Andres was the group’s lead singer, and Yves became the lead guitarist. The bass and rhythm guitars were handled by Machado and Pit respectively. Cassio Audi took the mantle at the drums and songwriting. Listening to the band’s first album leaves no doubt that Cassio is a genius drummer.
Gone to soon
After producing the first album, Cassio Audi left the group to finish college. Most fans looked forward to his soon return. However, this was never to be. He had another gift to exploit, management and leadership. Today he is among the respected financial leaders in the world.
Bringing back the flame
Despite his long absence from the industry, Cassio Audi still has a loyal fan base. The relationship they developed as a band is still active. They hope he will once in a while take up the drumsticks to bring back the flame of the old days. He remains the missing piece in the Vipers music. Read this article at newmaqui.com.br.