Former Drummer, Cassio Audi, Comes Out as a Remarkable Entrepreneur

Metal music started in the early 1960’s, and it quickly grew to become a genre in rock music with a unique identity of heavy music. Most of the hard rock music was greatly rooted across the US and the UK in the early 1970’s, and this is where the tempo and rhythm were developed. In the Brazilian heavy metal music, drummers play a very critical role in exemplifying the music, and Cassio Audi was a drummer in the legendary band, Viper, which was highly praised. He played a vital role in helping and consolidating the Brazil’s iconic heavy metal group.

Currently, most people know Cassio Audi as a professional businessman and a financial expert and also as a capitalist guru who was recognized by Sao Paulo University for opening up the Latin America market. However, across the globe, Cassio Audi is known as the heavy metal drummer from the Viper band. The Viper band consisted of Felipe Machad, Andre Matos, Pit Passarell, and Yves Passarell. Together they raised the flag of band high especially after their first album ‘Soldiers of Sunrise.’

However, before their first album, the band had pioneered to demos that integrated British heavy metal of the 1970’s and 1980’s and this took heavy metal music to another level. The media in Brazil was impressed with their songs. Their first album sold over 10,000 copies in Brazil and the band was invited to be the opening-act for Motorhead in Brazil. Cassio Audi started playing drums since he was a teenager. His journey in music career was remarkable and he is still a celebrated musician in Brazil to date. He left music to venture into a career in finance where he embraced the same spirit. However, his role as a drummer is anchored in the hall of fame.

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