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 7, 2016

Sunday, February 07, 2016 |




*Coroner~Grin(Nails Hurt)

*Skinless~Trample The Weak, Hurdle The Dead

*Black Sabbath~Disturbing The Priest

**God Is An Astronaut~Vetus Memoria

*In Flames~The Jesters Race

*Six Feet Under~Bonesaw

*Amon Amarth~With Odin On Our Side

*Lamb Of God~Omerta



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

*Slayer~Hell Awaits


*Monster Voodoo Machine~Bastard Is As Bastard Does

*Sex Pistols~Problems(Live)

*Black Sabbath~Sweet Leaf(Live)

*Lindemann~Skills In Pills

*Nihil~Hear Me V2.1

**Iron Maiden~The Red & The Black


*Mammoth Mammoth~Black Dog


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

*Monster Magnet~End Of Time

*Paradise Lost~Cry Out

*UFO~Electric Phase

*UFO~One More For The Rodeo

*UFO~Too Hot To Handle

*Mr Manly~Freezer Repairman

*Mountain~Never In My Life

*Pantera~I’m Broken

*Biohazard~Tales From The Hard Side

*Styx~Midnight Ride

*Black Sabbath~Dirty Women

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


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

**DragonForce~Black Winter Night

**Fascination Alleyway~An Underground Cavern Reunion p398

**Drowning Pool~By The Blood


**Product Of Hate~Annihilation

**SYKA~Rattle The Cage

**Striker~Too Late

**Serenity~Spirit In The Flesh

**VARG~The End Of All Lies

**The Shrine~Acid Drop

*Testament~Throne Of Thorns

*Bolt Thrower~Pride


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

**Motorhead~Sympathy For The Devil

*White Zombie~Blur The Technicolor

**Killing Joke~Into The Unknown

*Killing Joke~The Great Cull

*Ministry~Bad Blood(Remix)

*Nefilim~Venus Decomposing

*The Sisters Of Mercy~Vision Thing

*Rychus Syn~South Of Sanity

*Exodus~Only Death Decides


*GodBelow~Kill Devil Hills

*Godbelow~Down In Sky The Rains Came


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

*Godbelow~Take & Name Your Poison

*Life Of Agony~How It Would Be

*Machine Head~Exhale The Vile

*Riverside~Beyond The Eyelids

*Riverside~Back To The River

*Pink Floyd~It’s What We Do

*Sigur Ros~Sven G Englar

*Porcupine Tree~Feel So Low


*Ray Charles~A Song For You