One of the greatest Brazilian heavy metal bands has rejoined forces with its original lead singer after 22 years. VIPER reunited with vocalist André Matos (ANGRA, SHAAMAN) 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 played its first two LPs, "Soldiers Of Sunrise" and "Theater Of Fate", in their entirety, on June 22 at Central Rock Bar in Santo André, São Paulo, Brazil. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below.
In addition to Matos, VIPER's current lineup includes Pit Passarell (bass, vocals), Felipe Machado (guitar) and Guilherme Martin (drums). Hugo Mariutti has replaced Yves Passarell during the trek, the setlist for which contains "nice surprises for the fans."
The "To Live Again Tour 2012" will take place in July and will be the only opportunity for fans to check out VIPER in this formation.
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