Cassio Audio has a music talent that many out of his generation are unaware of and has very little written about it. The disservice to such great talent may be because its time in the industry was short. A quick look at his short stint at music leaves no doubt concerning his musical career.
Cassio Audi was one of the five founding members of Band Vipers, Brazil’s pioneer heavy metal rock band. Other band members were Felipe Machado, Andre Machado, Yves and Pit Passarell. These Brazilian teenagers were influenced by the then trending British heavy metal especially the Iron Maiden band. Cassio Audi played the drums and wrote songs.
Cassio Audi took part in the band’s demo album of 1985 and Soldiers of Sunrise, their first album released in 1987. Some of their songs such as Knights of Destruction, Signs of the Night, Nightmares and Soldiers of Sunrise were major hits in the late 80s to mid-90s. The debut album received a 4-star rating on Allmusic. In 1989, Cassio Audio left the band to pursue University education marking the end of his promising music career.
Nearly three decades later the mark Cassio Audi left on the heavy metal world is still felt. His numerous fans which he had thrilled by the heart throbbing drum beats still miss him as his drumming skills were a hit in his days. Though his stint in the industry was short, his legacy stands out. The tracks he took part in are testimonials of his raw talent and musical genius. Today it is hard to find the quality raw talent revealed in the lyrics and the vocals in these songs