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 Set List for August 10, 2014

Saturday, August 09, 2014 |




*Killing Joke~Ghosts Of Ladbroke Grave

*Type O Negative~I Don’t Wanna Be Me

*Lamb Of God~Ruin

*Six Feet Under~War Machine


*Barren Earth~Curse Of The Red River

*Meshuggah~Do Not Look Down

*Pantera~Revolution Is My Name


*Fear Factory~Genetic Blueprint(New Breed)


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

**Mastodon~Diamond In The Witch House


*The Beards~Why Having A Beard Is Better Than Having A Woman

**Wovenwar~All Rise

**Channel Zero~Burn The Nation

*Deicide~Remnant Of A Hopeless Past

*The Sword~Apocryphon

*Earth Crisis~Nemesis

*Slayer~Seasons In The Abyss

**In Flames~Through Oblivion


**Black Label Society~Damn The Flood

*Judgement Day~Forest Battle


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

*Iced Earth~Plagues Of Babylon

**Judas Priest~Sword Of Damocles

**John Garcia~My Mind

*Rychus Syn~South Of Sanity

*Mr Manly~Talker On The Airplane

*Black Label Society~In This River



*Ac Dc~Jailbreak(Live)

*CORE~Way Down


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

*Blood Tsunami~Personal Exorcism

**Fascination Alleyway~A Praying Mantis Of Magnificence p306

**Downset~One Blood

**Unisonic~For The Kingdom

**Brute Forcz~Out For Blood

**A Midnight Tragedy~No Looking Back

**Chemical Misuse~Talukan

**Halcyon Way~Save Your Tears


**John Garcia~His Bullets Energy

**The Graviators~Narrow Minded Bastards


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


**Overkill~Another Day To Die

**Goatwhore~Cold Earth Consumed In Dying Flesh


*A Pale Horse Named Death~As Black As My Heart

*Mammoth Mammoth~Up All Night(Demons To Fight)

*Darkest Hour~Demons

**Deadlock~The Great Pretender

*Eluvietie~Quoth The Raven

*Rammstein~Asche Zu Asche

*Wayne Static~Assassins Of Youth

*Chimaira~Wrapped In Violence


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

*Type O Negative~Wolf Moon

**Novembers Doom~Bled White

**Brimstone Coven~Cosmic Communion

**Crowbar~The Forboding

**Mastodon~Asleep In The Deep

*Torche~Reverse Inverted

*Riverside~Feel Like Falling


*Monster Magnet~Nod Scene

*David Gilmore~On An Island

*Ray Charles~A Song For You