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Scott Roman

Alternative Rock / Experimental / Industrial
Phoenix, Arizona, USA

“As Lead Singer and chief Songwriter for the band No Laughing Matter, Roman gained the reputation for wearing his heart on his sleeve and being honest with his audience concerning his thoughts, feelings, struggles and more. Sometimes painfully so…. As part of No Laughing Matter listeners had grown accustomed to a thought provoking yet angst-fueled assault. In his solo projects there is still some angst, but also more introspection and raw honesty about personal experiences, fears, thoughts, and beliefs. Roman's music is full of emotion, progressive, and at times experimental.” (from


Carved in Grey Matter

1989 Worthless Records (WR-090)

Scott Roman – All vocals, instruments
Ted Worthless – Instruments on some songs

  1. One Man's Floor (3:48)
  2. Greenhouse (2:13)
  3. I Can See It Coming (3:40)
  4. She'll Be Sorry
  5. The Defiled Sanctuary (3:10)
  6. Lament (3:23)
  7. The Pool of Tears (2:37)
  8. Tomorrow (3:29)
  9. On Another's Sorrow (1:40)
  10. Away From Babylon (1:34)

“This was the first solo project by No Laughing Matter singer & songwriter Scott Roman. Released just after the bands best-known project Monstor, it follows in the same musical tradition, while exploring various themes from writers such as Lewis Carroll, William Blake, and others…”

Growing Pains

1990 Worthless Records (WR-130)

Scott Roman – All vocals, instruments
Ted Worthless – Guitars and bass on some songs

  1. When Death Comes to Dinner (He Eats Your Heart First)
  2. The Sound of Arrogance
  3. When Loneliness and Love Become One
  4. Dr. Hellheart
  5. Exorcism
  6. The Grand Design
  7. You See It All
  8. Hollow Be Thy Name
  9. Shadows of Sin
  10. Change

“The second solo project from Scott Roman is a bit experimental at times, but at other times it is very personal and revealing. One highlight is the very personal “Grand Design”, which was written about his struggles concerning his father being diagnosed with Lymphoma.”

Waiting for Things to Break Down

2001 Worthless Records (WR - RI001)

Scott Roman - Vocals, instruments

  1. Dagger of the Mind (2:48)
  2. Remorse #1 (2:53)
  3. Rut (2:54)
  4. Temporary Hell (3:47)
  5. The Good 'Ole Days Polka (2:31)
  6. Attention (2:23)
  7. Let the Beat Control Your Body (2:16)
  8. Wavering (3:09)
  9. Black Limousine (1:56)
  10. In the Bag (2:51)
  11. Swallow Me (2:44)

“For his third outing on his own Scott Roman writes, performs all instruments, arranges and records the entire project on his own. “I wanted to try something completely different” says Roman. The result is an adventurous musical trip with some flashes of brilliance (Dagger of the Mind, Black Limousine).”