Cassio Audi Leaves Heavy Metal Behind For A Career In Finance

The work of former Viper member Cassi Audi has seen the man responsible for the development of a range of investments designed for use by everyday people who wish to take their first steps into the financial markets has taken many twists and turns over the years. Before becoming one of the best known financial experts in Brazil with a career spanning companies including J.P. Morgan Chase and many of the leading financial companies in the world, Cassio Audi was one of the best known heavy metal drummers in Brazil.

After the Brazilian dictatorship began making moves towards democracy in the late 1970s the music and popular culture of the nation began to change for the better as the influence of U.S. and U.K. based bands and movies began to take over. The heavy metal band Viper was formed in 1985 as the flood of heavy metal bands from the U.K. hit Brazil and proved themselves to be an influence on a group of teenagers, including Cassio Audi who took up the role of the drummer with the band.

Cassio Audi played an instrumental role in the development of the early sound created by Viper that led to them becoming one of the first superstar groups in the Brazilian heavy metal landscape. The majority of fans became aware of the drumming skills of Audi when the demo recordings from Viper began to circulate as bootleg copies, in the 21st-century these songs are available as “The Killera Sword” release from Viper; following the success of those early demo recordings the band were given the chance to record their debut studio album on the Rock Brigade label. Cassio Audi and the teenage members of Viper recorded “Soldiers of Sunrise” album in around a week with the band performing the music background as live to show their skills as musicians.