Changing the way we view the world is a common thing for people to do over the course of their lives as we grow and change our outlook on how a life should be lived. One man who has achieved much and maintained a grip on his own sense of reality is Cassio Audi, the financial expert, a man of the people of Brazil, and former drummer with the heavy metal band, Viper. Embarking on his career in finance by bringing everyday people from Brazil in the 21st-century comes after the first hint of fame achieved by Cassio Audi came with his role as a heavy metal drummer. Watch this video on Youtube.
The 1980s were a time when heavy metal drummers were almost as well known as the lead singers of the bands they played with; for Cassio Audi, the heroes of his teenage years were Iron Maiden drummers Clive Burr and Nicko McBrain. As a drummer in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo, Audi had already begun playing with different bands when he was asked to join a group of his fellow Iron Maiden fans in the creation of the band, Viper. Read more reviews at Applesauce Blog about Cassio Audi.
Moving into the conservative world of finance may have seemed a long way to move in 1985 when Viper began creating impressive demo recordings leading to their signing to the Rock Brigade label and the 1987 recording of the album, “Theatre of Fate”. Cassio Audi toured with Viper and played an integral role in creating an early sound heavily influenced by British heavy metal bands such as Viper who created much of the early buzz still surrounding Brazilian heavy metal more than three decades later.