Cassio Audi: The Influence of Brazil



Cassio Audi Group

Cassio Audi came on the Brazilian music scene in 1985. During that year, the talented musician from São Paulo started the Brazilian band Viper. The band was made up of five Brazilian teenagers that included Cassio, Felipe Machado, Pit Passarell, Andre Machado, and Yves Passarelli. Cassio Audi played the drums in popular Brazilian band. Cassio was known to be a very skilled drummer, which helped him to propel the band to its success in the late 1980s. Cassio remained in the band Viper until 1989. The Brazilian band’s genre was heavy metal and alternative rock. The band found their influence through the heavy metal band Iron Maiden and many different English metal bands as well. The band ended up being recognized in the 1980s as being very popular in the Brazilian music industry. Viper’s first album, Soldiers of Sunrise, was a huge hit during that time and considered to be a very influential part of the Brazilian music industry. The band’s first album ended up becoming very popular and ended up selling over ten thousand copies. In 1989 the band’s second album was released. Some of the bands songs for their second album, Theatre of Fate, ended up surpassing top bands such as Nirvana and Van Halen on the music charts. The mix of Viper’s classical and metal sound made their band unique and intriguing to the music world, which made the band so popular at the time.


In the year 1989 Cassio Audi’s music career came to a close. During that year, Cassio left the band Viper and decided to enroll in University. Cassio felt he wanted to follow a different career path outside of music altogether. Cassio Audi’s music career was short lived, but he still had a significant impact on the Brazilian music industry.