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 February 14, 2016

Sunday, February 14, 2016 |




*Judas Priest~Out In The Cold

*Temple Of Thieves~In The Garden

**Edge Of Paradise~Children Of The Sea

*DIO~Children Of The Sea(Live)

*DIO~Neon Knights(Live)

*Black Sabbath~Children Of The Grave(Live)

**Motorhead~Sympathy For The Devil

*Rammstein~Wollt Ihr Das Bett In Flammen Sehen

*BoyHitsCar~One Kiss Away

*Testament~Native Blood


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

*Type O Negative~Everyone I Love Is Dead

*Crowbar~Slave No More

*Black Label Society~All For You

*At The Gates~Upon Pillars Of Dust

*Clutch~Profits Of Doom



*Dream Theater~Rover Medly

*Sepultura~Bullet The Blue Sky

*Viking Skull~Doom, Gloom, Heartache & Whisky



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

*Primordial~Where Greater Men Have Fallen

*Communic~Stone Carved Eyes

*Mr Manly~In Laws & Licking Dog

*God Is An Astronaut~Frozen Twilight

*God Is An Astronaut~Fireflies & Empty Skies

*God Is An Astronaut~The End Of The Beginning

*God Is An Astronaut~Beyond The Dying Light

*God Is An Astronaut~Snowfall

*God Is An Astronaut~Vetus Memoria

*God Is An Astronaut~Agneya


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

*Lake Of Tears~Last Purple Sky

**Fascination Alleyway~Love’s Everlastingness p 187




**Product Of Hate~Perry Mason


**Brimstone Coven~Beyond The Astral


**Chemical Burn~I Breathe Smoke



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

**Killing Joke~Into The Unknown

*Cradle Of Filth~Dusk & Her Embrace

**Iron Maiden~The Red & The Black



**Kill Ritual~Karma Machine

*Monster Magnet~End Of Time

*Mammoth Mammoth~Black Dog

*Bolt Thrower~7th Offensive

*Deicide~This Is Hell We’re In

*Deicide~Homage For Satan


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

*Krokus~Stayed Awake All Night(Live)

*John Garcia~My Mind

*Riverside~The Same River

*Alice In Chains~Phantom Limb

*Rush~Headlong Flight

*Modus~Close To The Bone

*Ray Charles~A Song For You