Many Brazilian investors now look at the financial expert Cassio Audi and see only the well dressed investment specialist who has been helping Brazilians reach higher levels of financial success. For many heavy metal fans around the world Cassio Audi is a cult figure who was one of the key figures in the development of the globally respected band, Viper; one of the early pioneers in the Brazilian heavy metal scene that continues to this day, Viper remain an important band who had their early sound formed with the aid of Cassio Audi appearing on the drums for the band when they were just teenagers.
Cassio Audi is classed as one of the founding members of what is now seen as an iconic band who remain an active recording and touring group to this very day. Formed in 1985 with Audi on drums, Viper were initially founded by the brothers Pit and Yves Passarell who put together a band they hoped would be able to replicate the sound of the British heavy metal bands of the 1970s and 80s the brothers admired greatly. Over the course of 1985 the group of teenagers recorded two demo’s and set about crafting the songs for their first studio album, “Soldiers of Sunrise”. Recorded over the course of a week, “Soldiers of Sunrise” benefits from the driving drum parts created by Cassio Audi who assisted in creating the punk sound needed for the final song on the album.
The stagnant Brazilian economy has been no problems for Cassio Audi as he has made his way through Sao Paulo University and become an established figure in the financial sector of South America. Among the prestigious companies Cassio Audi has worked for are JP Morgan Chase and Gillette during a career that has spanned more than two decades.