"Avial is a Malayali rock band formed in 2003 The band is a mix of members belonging to different genres of music The overwhelming response to the video single Nada nada in 2003 gave them the break to step forward as a Malayali rock band Its success inspired them to form the band and they later released their first fulllength album Avial The Debut in 2008 The album again was a huge success and their music was able to reach out to all kinds of crowd Among the numerous bands in India that follows rock Avial stands out unique in the fact that it adopts the native language and its cultural elements Current Band members Rex Vijayan Lead guitar and Synthesizer Tony John Vocals Turntables and Synthesizer Mithun Puthenveetil Drums Binny Isaac Bass Rex Vijayan is an Ernakulambased guitarist who began his musical career by mastering cover versions He has some renowned performances in India and abroad to his name He was part of a popular band Motherjane in the early 90s He was also part of a novice German hiphop band Intensive ErfrischungIntensive Refreshment2 based in Munich and is also actively involved with Daksha Seths Dance Company concerned with performing on stage contemporary dance Gibson Guitar Corporation USA offered him to be their endorsee for the latest high end series guitar Mithuncalled as Midhu by friends is the drummer of Avial who hails from KannurNorth Kerala Versatile on the tabla and a wide range of percussion Mithun dabbled with pop music before finding his true calling in funk and rock He has distinguished himself through a Heavy Metal band named Rage based in Trivandrum Lesser known he is the son of veteran politician and presently Cabinet Minister in Kerala government Mr Kadannappally Ramachandran Tony is the bands current vocalist He is also a gifted percussionist who mainly works his magic on turntables His rise to fame came in the 90s while working for a band called Karizma He has worked with the Daksha dance company Binny Isaac has currently replaced the former bass guitarist Naresh Kamath who was the only nonMalayali member of the band from Mumbai His home town is Ernakulam But he is a Trivandrum based guitarist Former members Anand Raj Benjamin Paul Lead Vocals Anand is from Thrissur and was the lead singer who brought the special touch in the bands selftitled album blending Malayalam so smoothly with Rock The singer was also an English teacher until he quit the profession to dedicate his time to music He has many stage shows in India and abroad to his credit and interestingly he sang jingles to unwind However due to personal issues he decided not to continue any longer with the band Naresh Kamat Bass Guitar Naresh Kamat was the only non malayali in the band Now he is working with Kailash Khers band"
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