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

July 21, 2013

Sunday, August 04, 2013 |
*Porcupine Tree~Arriving Somewhere, But Not Here
*Tool~Third Eye(Live)
*Riverside~Feel Like Falling
*Scar Symmetry~The Kaleidoscope God
*Unearth~Zombie Autopilot
***************1 AM*************
*Orange Goblin~You’ll Never Get To The Moon In That
*Orange Goblin~Time Travelling Blues
**Clutch~Earth Rocker
*Viking Skull~Doom, Gloom, Heartache & Whiskey
*Type O Negative~Love You To Death
**A Pale Horse Named Death~Shallow Grave
**Thinning The Herd~Never Wanted
*Bolt Thrower~Those Once Loyal
*Cradle Of Filth~Cruelty Brought Thee Orchids
*GodBelow~Take & Name Your Poison
*GodBelow~Black Dogs Head
**************2 AM*********
*GodBelow~Kill Devil Hills
*GodBelow~Three Seasons
*GodBelow~Rehearsal For Tragedy
*Killing Joke~Whiteout
*Mr Manly~The Company Picnic
*Anthrax~Among The Living(Live)
*Iron Maiden~The Prisoner(Live)
*Lamb Of God~As The Palaces Burn(Live)
**************3 AM**********
*GodBelow~Down In The Sky The Rains Came
**Fascination Alleyway~Tabernacles Of Timelessness
**Trouble~When The Sky Comes Down
**Volto!~Grip It
**Newsted~Heroic Doses
**Powerwolf~Amen & Attack
**Deadlock~The Great Pretender
**Manegarm~Legions Of The North
**Trouble~Your Reflection
*Trouble~At The End Of My Daze
************4 AM*************
*Otep~Noose & Nail
*Rammstein~Du Hast(Remix)
*Ministry~Wrong(Update Mix)
*Mastodon~Crack The Sky
*White Chapel~Devolver
*Fear Factory~Self Immolation
*Killswitch Engage~Holy Diver
*Leave’s Eyes’s~Mourning Tree
**Venomous Maximus~Give Up The Witch
**************5 AM*************
*Dimmu Borgir~Kings Of The Carnival Creation
*Scar Symmetry~Timewave Zero
**Clutch~Oh, Isabella
*Chrome Division~Booze, Broads & Beelzebub
*Monster Magnet~Powertrip
*Riverside~Behind The Eyelids
*Riverside~Panic Room
*King’s X~Summerland
*Ray Charles~A Song For You