Cassio Audi is the Brazilian from Sao Paulo who started the band called Viper back in 1985. He was an instrumentalist and continued with the band until 1989. There were five members of Viper, including Audi. Viper performed a variety of rock including power metal, heavy metal, thrash metal and alternative rock. Their influence were the up and coming heavy metal of Britain, and the band, Iron Maiden. Audi’s specialty was playing drums and would have been very successful in music business if he had continued that throughout his lifetime.
Cassio Audi and his band mates were all very young at the time being only 13 or 14 years old. Their talent included both playing instruments and doing vocal. The Vipers completed their very first demo album in 1985 called The Killera Sword. Popular hits on the album included Nightmare, Signs of the Night and Killera Princess from Hell.
Soldiers of Sunrise was the Viper’s official album recorded in 1987. The hit song of this album was Soldiers of Sunrise and the entire album was considered to contain Brazilian’s best hits of whole music industry. Its’ popularity kept the sales of the album to more than ten thousand copies.
Viper’s popularity continued on into 1989 with the release of their second album, Theatre of Fate. This album became popular throughout Asia, Europe and the United States. It was even able to rise in the charts above such groups as Nirvana and Van Halen. Audi was involved in opening stage for the recording of this album although he was not a part of playing for it.
Casio Audi’s music career ended in 1989 when he left Viper and went on to pursue other interests.