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 (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 will play its first two LPs, “Soldiers Of Sunrise” and “Theater Of Fate”, in their entirety.
In addition to Matos, VIPER‘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.
FOR THE FOREIGN FANS WHO ACCOMPANY THIS BLOG: if you wish to come to Brazil to get to know the country and see Andre, I think now is the time…July 1st is going to be a historic date I am sure of it!!!!!