Cassio Audi’s Great Talent as the Drummer in Viper Band

Cassio Audi stands out to be one legendary heavy metal rock music pioneers in the heavy metal music industry. He was one of the founding members of the renowned Brazilian band known as the Viper while he was still a teenager. Cassio formed the group together with four of his friends Felipe Machado, Andre Matos, Yves Passarell and Pit Passarell in 1985. What’s more, the Viper band was the first heavy rock metal band to be established in Brazil and Latin America.

Cassio Audi’s Influence on the Viper Band

The band’s inspirations stemmed from the English band Iron Maiden combined with UK heavy metal rock music from the 70s and 80s. Cassio Audi is recognized as one of the greatest drummers who introduced the heavy metal drummer to the hard rock music scene. As a matter of fact, Cassio Audi played a very big role in getting the band in the limelight because of his outstanding talent as a drummer. Moreover, the heavy metal rock drumming was adapted even to date for the exemplified massive sound that was produced which brought about the loud and emphatic beats.

Further, the vipers produced a demo album launch in 1985 ‘The Killera Sword’ which interestingly ended up as part of the tracks of their first album. The Killera Sword album contained tracks that included Nightmare, Killera Princess from Hell, and Signs of the Night. Also, the band launched their first album in 1987 the ‘Soldiers of Sunrise’ where Audi even wrote one of the songs. The album gained popularity and was a great hit to the heavy rock music lovers in Brazil. Notably, Audi’s prowess with the drums kept the audiences yearning for more of their music. Cassio Audi, however, left the band in 1989 when he went to pursue other interests in academics.

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