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Thank You Scientist

Band Members:

Salvatore Marrano – Vocals
Tom Monda – Guitar
Cody McCorry – Bass
Joe Fadem – Drums
Ben Karas – Violin
Sam Greenfield – Saxophone
Joe Gullace – Trumpet

Band Info:

Year Formed – 2009
Country – USA
Record Label – Evil Ink Records



Thank You Scientist - Stranger Heads Prevail

Stranger Heads Prevail

Thank You Scientist - Maps of Non-Existent Places

Maps of Non-Existent Places

Thank You Scientist - The Perils of Time Travel

The Perils of Time Travel (EP)



Thank You Scientist was formed at the New Jersey Montclair State University’s music program, when guitar player Tom Monda met saxophonist Ellis Jasenovic and trumpet player Andrew Digrius. Their musical taste for Frank Zappa, Harry Nilsson, The Beatles and Mahavishnu Orchestra would later become an influence and a seed for Thank You Scientist.

In 2009 vocalist Salvatore Marrano (former vocalist of NJ rock powerhouse “Hello Eden”), bass player Greg Colacino, drummer Odin Alvarez and violin player Ben Karas joined the band, which became the original lineup for Thank You Scientist. The band self-released their “The Perils of Time Travel” EP in 2011, followed shortly after by their first full-length album “Maps of Non-Existent Places” in 2012. This album caught the attention of Claudio Sanchez, vocalist and guitarist for the progressive metal/rock group Coheed and Cambria and founder of Evil Ink Records, who signed the band into the young record label in summer 2014. It was the first band the label signed.[4] A music video for “My Famed Disappearing Act” was released in August 2014.[5]

The deal opened multiple doors for the band, which soon started touring with Periphery in 2015, and with Coheed and Cambria later that year.[6] Bass player Greg Colacino left the band that year, and was temporarily replaced by James Robbins for their 2015 tour[7] and later on by Cody McCorry of Karmic Juggernaut.[8] Touring put new pressure on the band, which announced on September 2017 that Odin Alvarez, Ellis Jasenovic, and Andrew Digrius would leave the band, and were to be replaced by Joe Fadem on drums, Sam Greenfield on sax, and Joe Gullace on trumpet.[9] In 2017 their song “Psychopomp” was included in Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps show “Jagged Line”

They announced their next album, Terraformer, on April 5, 2019 and released the first single off that album, “FXMLDR” (pronounced as Fox Mulder and inspired by the television series The X-Files), on April 13. The album was released June 14, 2019.[10] The band also released a video for “FXMLDR” made with solar equipment and in conjunction with Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps.

Bio taken from Wikipedia