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 June 11, 2017

Sunday, June 11, 2017 |





*Killing Joke~The Great Cull

*Killing Joke~Into The Unknown

*DevilDriver~Clouds Over California

*Clutch~Oh Isabella

*The Midnight Ghost Train~BC Trucker


*Kataklysm~A Soulless God

*Deicide~The Stench Of Redemption

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


*Rychus Syn~South Of Sanity

**Mammoth Mammoth~Mount The Mountain




**3Teeth~Away From Me


*The Young Gods~Gasoline Man(Remix)

*White Zombie~Black Sunshine(Remix)


*Judgement Day~Ghost Hunt

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

*Droids Attack~Mashenomak

*Droids Attack~Mashenomak Strikes Again

**Novembers Doom~Devils Light

**Beastmaster~Inside The Skull

**Alestorm~No Grave But The Sea

**Unleash The Archers~Apex

*Iced Earth~Iced Earth

**DragonForce~Curse Of Darkness

*Vile Tyrant~Siege Of The Usurpers Throne

**Life Of Agony~Right This Wrong

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

**My Sleeping Karma~Brahama(Live)

*Mr Manly~Jules

**Fascination Alleyway~Cut & Dried p61

**Warrant~Louder Harder Faster

**Warrant~Devil Dancer

**Inglorious~Taking The Blame

**All That Remains~Nothing I Can Do

**God Dethroned~Messina Ridge


**Adrenaline Mob~The Killer’s Inside

**Craving Strange~Nothing But A Chance

**Black Map~Coma Phase

**Demon Hunter~Died In My Sleep

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

*Type O Negative~Wolf Moon

*Monster Magnet~Dopes To Infinity

*Monster Magnet~Negasonic Teenage Warhead

*Modus~In The Grey Matter

*A Pale Horse Named Death~Shallow Grave


**Bolt Thrower~For Victory

*Sepultura~Bullet The Blue Sky

*Warrior Soul~Shine Like It


**Overkill~Mean, Green, Killing Machine

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

*Big Big Train~Hedgerow

**Big Big Train~Experimental Gentlemen

*If These Trees Could Talk~Barren Lands Of The Modern Dinosaur


*Peter Gabriel~Biko(Live)

*Tori Amos~Winter(Live)

*David Gilmore~No Way

*Ray Charles~A Song For You