According to Wikimetal
, one of the greatest Brazilian heavy metal bands has rejoined forces with its original lead singer after 22 years. VIPER
will reunite with vocalist André Matos
) in order to celebrate the 25-year anniversary of the release of the group's album "Soldiers Of Sunrise"
. For the first time ever, VIPER
will play its first two LPs, "Soldiers Of Sunrise"
and "Theater Of Fate"
, in their entirety.
In addition to Matos
's lineup will include Pit Passarell
(bass, vocals), Felipe Machado
(guitar) and Guilherme Martin
(drums). Hugo Mariutti
will replace Yves Passarell
during the trek, the setlist for which "will contain nice surprises for the fans."
The "To Live Again Tour 2012"
will take place in July 2012 and will be the only opportunity for fans to check out VIPER
in this formation.
The first "To Live Again Tour 2012"
date has already been announced: July 1 in São Paulo, Brazil. Other cities will be announced shortly.
A photo of VIPER
's 2012 lineup can be seen below.