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 December 30, 2018

Sunday, December 30, 2018 |



*Porcupine Tree~Arriving Somewhere, But Not Here

*A Perfect Circle~By & Down The River

*Temple Of Thieves~In The Garden

*Unleash The Archers~Apex

*Amon Amarth~Across The Rainbow Bridge

*In Flames~Colony

*Machine Head~Davidian

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

*HammerFall~Natural High

*Grave Digger~Fear The Living Dead

*Powerwolf~Nighttime Rebel

*Bolt Thrower~Inside The Wire

*Jungle Rot~A Burning Cinder


*Bathory~War Pigs


*Strapping Young Lad~Aftermath

*Black Mirrors~Gunther Kimmich

*The Bronx~Night Drop At The Glue Factory

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

*Buckethead~Pike #4 Underground Chamber Pt’s 4 & 5

*The Brew~Seven Days Too Long

**High On Fire~Drowning Dog

*Warrior Soul~Rhythmical Gestures

*Monster Magnet~2000 Light Years From Home

*Monster Magnet~Look To Your Orb For The Warning(Remix)

*Ministry~Just One Fix

*Ministry~Bad Blood(Remix)

**Green Leaf~The Rivers Lullaby

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

*Elder~Thousand Homes

*Mr Manly~Unmanly Cab Ride

**Fascination Alleyway~A Probe Into Improbability p204

*Hatebreed~I Will Be Heard(Live)

*Lamb Of God~Now You’ve Got Something To Die For

*Corrosion Of Conformity~Shake Like You

*Down~Underneath Everything

*Type O Negative~Love You To Death

*The Sword~Apocryphon

*Seemless~In This Life

*A Hero A Fake~A Year In Passing

*Clutch~Oh, Isabella

*Life Of Agony~How It Would Be

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

*Supertramp~Fool’s Overture

*Savatage~Hall Of The Mountain King(Live)

*W.A.S.P.~Wild Child

**Stoned Jesus~Apathy

*Queensryche~Synchronicity II

*Mammoth Mammoth~Black Dog

*Motorhead~God Save The Queen

*Sex Pistols~Anarchy In The UK(Live)

*Warrior Soul~Children Of Winter

*GodBelow~Three Season

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

*Starcastle~Lady Of The Lake

*Bolt Thrower~At First Light

*Bolt Thrower~Entrenched

*Bolt Thrower~The Killchain

*Rammstein~Wollt Ihr Das Bett In Flammen Sehen

*Go On, Great Immortal~Harbinger

*Big Big Train~Experimental Gentlemen

*Tori Amos~The Beekeeper(Live)

*Michael Manring~Adham

*Ray Charles~A Song For You