Playlist: The Sound and the Fury

JRRBLL was born & raised in Northern Vermont. After a somewhat troubled youth, he arrived in Ithaca, NY quite suddenly one Spring day many years ago.

In the Spring of 1985, while on an unrelated mission for a friend, an opportunity presented itself for on air DJ training at WVBR-FM Ithaca, the only non-profit commercial training station in the USA at the time. In September of 1985, a slot opened up between 2am – 6am Sunday mornings for a possible free form show, during which time "Rocking The Night Away" was started – four hours of free form progressive loud rock, as the term Heavy Metal was getting to be a little long in the tooth. Seven years later, with Rocking The Night Away now a five hour show, Mimi Griswold, PD at WQNY-Ithaca, hired him away from WVBR to start The Sound & The Fury on Friday overnights from Midnight until 6am. The extra time meant further expanding the ever growing library & playlists.

Shortly after JRRBLL started at WQNY, Mimi was hired away by Ed Levine to take over programming of his new solid rock station in Utica, NY. He soon followed her north to K-Rock where you hear the rest of the story every Saturday night at midnight... The Sound & the Fury celebrated it's 26th anniversary November of 2011.

Mission Statement

Now As Always, JRRBLL is at odds with Radio & the way music is presented on it, with it's tight formats & rigid playlists. The Sound & The Fury specializes in premiering the latest releases by current & established artists & groups in the loud rock field. Heavy emphasis on current (within the last 6 months) music, with short trips down memory lane to spice things up a little. Long sets are a mainstay, with as few interruptions as possible throughout the night. Regular features like instant requests(FOR REAL!), Notes From The Pen, Manly Advice from Mr. Manly, Readings from Fascination Alleyway, Artist Interviews & Surprise Guest Appearances, JRRBLL's Corner, where all the new stuff from the weeks mailbag gets spotlighted into one set, as well as a cool down with For Strahlers Only at 5:30am

The Sound & The Fury Play List for April 22, 2018

Sunday, April 22, 2018 |




**Monster Magnet~Want Some

*Mammoth Mammoth~Black Dog

*Unida~Wet Pussycat

**Octopus~Child Of Destiny Pt3

*Otep~On The Shore

*Otep~Run For Cover

*Unleash The Archers~Ten Thousand Against One


******1 AM*******


*KMFDM~Hell Yeah




*Rammstein~Wollt Ihr Das Bett In Flammen Sehen

*Drown~Tired Of Living Like This

*Killing Joke~Into The Unknown

*Moonspell~Scorpion Flower

*Dark Tranquillity~Atoma

*Go On, Great Immortal~Harbinger

**Kobra & The Lotus~Let Me Love You

*The Bronx~Stranger Danger

*******2 AM*******

**Monster Magnet~Soul

*Monster Magnet~End Of Time

*Green Carnation~Just When You Think It Is Safe

*Black Sabbath~Back Street Kids

*Sanctuary~Battle Angels




**Steppenwolf~Compared To What

*UFO~Too Rolling Stoned

**Suicidal Tendencies~Ain’t Mess’n Around

*W.A.S.P.~I Am One

*******3 AM********

**Anabasis~The Chamber

**Mr Manly~Your Wife The Handyperson

**Fascination Alleyway~Shipwrecked On Dry Land p316

**Octopus~The Unknown

**Kobra & The Lotus~My Immortal

**Judas Priest~Children Of The Sun


**Savage Messiah~The Crucible



**Quor~Raising The Dead

**Monster Magnet~When The Hammer Comes Down

*******4 AM********


*Pelican~Strung Up From The Sky

*ISIS~Ghost Key

*Cult Of Luna~In Awe Of

*Type O Negative~September Sun

*BoyHitsCar~Rhythmical Gestures

*The Quill~Stone Believer

******5 AM*******

*Antisect~Spirit Level

*Deep Purple~Child In Time

*Warrior Soul~Shine Like It

*Life Of Agony~World Gone Mad

*GodBelow~Rehearsal For Tragedy

*Porcupine Tree~Anesthetize

*King’s X~Summerland(Live)

*Ray Charles~A Song For You