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 November 11, 2018

Sunday, November 11, 2018 |



*Mr Plow~Ode To Carlo


*Bolt Thrower~Contact Want Out

*Overkill~Mean Green Killing Machine

*Corrosion Of Conformity~Old Disaster

*Black Label Society~Southern Dissolution

**The Brew~Seven Days Too Long


*Byzantine~To Release

**High On Fire~Drowning Dog

*Eagle Claw~Tailwind

*Unleash The Archers~The Matriarch

**Black Mirrors~Gunther Kimmich

*Jungle Rot~Burning Cinder

*Testament~The Burning Times

*Nile~To Walk Forth From Flames Unscathed

*In Flames~Colony

*Wolftooth~Blackbird’s Call

*Mammoth Mammoth~Black Dog

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

*Suicidal Tendencies~Ain’t Mess’n Around

*Clutch~Earth Rocker

*Shattered Sun~Hope Within Hatred

*Pandemonium~Imprisoned By The Snow


*Acid Bath~Graveflower

*Marilyn Manson~Third Day Of A Seven Day Binge

*Monster Magnet~She Digs That Hole

*Antisect~Spirit Level

*Pro-Pain~Foul Taste Of Freedom

*Motorhead~Sympathy For The Devil

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

*Sanctuary~Battle Angels

*Mr Manly~French Poodle

**Fascination Alleyway~Piss Pots p269

**Witherfall~Prelude To Sorrow

**Witherfall~We Are Nothing

**DC4~Queen Of Angels

**Hear The Rivers~Sweet Is The Sound

**Riot Horse~Damned Whiskey

**Days Of Jupiter~We All Die Young

**Architects~Death Is Not Defeat

**War Kings~Gladiator

**Betzefer~Ain’t No Party Till You Hurt Somebody

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


*Sugartooth~Cracks In The Pavement

*Mental Hippie Blood~Beaten Mother

*KMFDM~Hell Yeah

*Revolting Cocks~Dead End Streets


*Deep Purple~Burn(Live)


*Savatage~Can You Hear Me Now

*A Perfect Circle~Hourglass

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

*Big Big Train~Hedgerow

*Starcastle~Lady Of The Lake

*Tilt~No Superman

*Type O Negative~These Three Things

*Genesis~The Musical Box

*Ray Charles~A Song For You