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Carlos Costa (a.k.a. Cadu) is a Brazilian drummer who started playing drums in the late '90s, motivated by his older brother who is also a musician. With this inspiration, Cadu has always been the high-energy one in any group. In the year 2003, he reached success with a band he had put together himself called Strike. 


With a heavy influence of American punk rock, Strike's first album (2007) went platinum selling over one hundred thousand copies just in the first year, along with an extensive tour. It was just what the band needed to gather momentum and win MTV's Best New Artist Award, as well as another award from local channel Multishow. Their first single "Paraíso Proibido" was licensed on a popular TV show as the intro song which gave Strike unmatched popularity.


In 2010, they released their second album which was extremely well received by fans and critics. They were now playing sold-out stadiums and arenas and doing a lot of press both on radio and TV around the country. 


With this hunger for evolving, their third album came out via a major label. After ten years in this journey, Cadu decided to turn into a new leaf. After touring in support of that record for about six months, the group took a break and Cadu parted ways with his bandmates, moving to Los Angeles to seek new professional challenges. He took advantage of living in the city to improve his technical skills and received an Associate of Arts degree from Musicians Institute (MI) in Hollywood, learning all the technical skills he didn't learn on the road and preparing him to be a well-rounded, knowledgeable, world-class musician. In LA, Cadu participated in some different music projects, including the band "The Sway", touring in the LA area, and releasing some well-received music videos.


AudioXpression now brings another great sample pack made by the Rock Star Cadu Costa. This pack brings a few of his favorite grooves, used throughout his career.


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