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 November 2, 2014

Sunday, November 02, 2014 |


*******Twenty-Ninth Anniversary Show******



*Metal Church~Metal Church

Grip Inc.~Rusty Nail

*Clutch~D.C. Sonic Attack

*Slush~Step Inside

*Otis~Officer Down

*Warrior Soul~Drugs, God & The New Republic

*Monster Magnet~Dopes To Infinity

*Slayer~Hell Awaits

*The Obsessed~Streetside

*Manowar~All Men Play On 10

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


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

*Coroner~Paralyzed Mesmerized

*Cinderella~Night Songs

*Black Sabbath~Zero The Hero


*Erosin~Silver Surfer

*Tristania~Night On Earth

*Moonspell~Scorpion Flower

*Kopek~Love Is Dead

*The Sword~Apocryphon

*Deicide~Refusal Of Penance

*Kataklysm~A Soulless God

*Bolt Thrower~Anti-Tank(Dead Armour)

*Bolt Thrower~7th Offensive


*****Clocks Go Back One Hour*****

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

*Lake Of Tears~The Last Purple Sky

* Twisted Roots~Trax

*Godbelow~Black Dogs Head

*Godbelow~Kill Devil Hills

*Viking Skull~The Blackened Sunrise



*Wayne Static~Assassins Of Youth

*Mastodon~Iron Tusk

*Amon Amarth~An Ancient Sign Of Oncoming Storm

*Tygers Of Pan Tang~Slave To Freedom

*Mr. Plow~Ode To Carlo

*Coliseum~Everything To Everyone

*Sword~Sweet Dreams


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


*Lamb Of God~Omerta

*Fear Factory~Body Hammer

*Testament~Electric Crown


*Black Sabbath~Dirty Women

*The Cincinnati Improvisational Group~Zoned In Danger(Live)

*First Recorded Human Voice, Paris France April 1860

*Joe Stump~The Sorcerer’s Apprentice(Live)

*Unearth~Zombie Autopilot

*War Of Ages~Battle On

*Temple Of Thieves~In The Garden


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

*DevilDriver~Clouds Over California

*Sex Pistols~God Save The Queen(Live)

*Bruce~Dickinson~Accident Of Birth

*Iron Maiden~Rime Of The Ancient Mariner(Live)

*Dio~Holy Diver(Live)

*Savatage~Strange Wings(Live)

*Fates Warning~Silent Cries

*Still Remains~Avalanche

*Clutch~Earth Rocker

*The Warriors~Along The way

*Killing Joke~Blood On Your Hands



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

*Rammstein~Wollt Ihr Das Bett In Flammen Sehen



*Murder 1~American Junkie

*White Lion~All The Fallen Men

*Judas Priest~Fever

*Katatonia~Burn The Rememberance

*Type O Negative~Burnt Flowers Fallen

*Robin Trower~Twice Removed From Yesterday(Live)

*Jimi Hendrix~Red House(Live 69)


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

*Porcupine Tree~Arriving Somewhere But Not Here

*Deadsoul Tribe~Why?

*Lid~The Dream Is Over

*Peter Gabriel~In Your Eyes(Live)

*Marillion~Heart Of Lothian

*Marillion~White Feather

*Modus~Close To The Bone

*Michael Manring~Bad Hair Day

*Ray Charles~A Song For You