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 Playlist for November 28, 2021

Sunday, November 28, 2021 |




*Stoned Jesus~Apathy


*Grotus~A Bad Itch

*Elephant Tree~Sails

*Torche~Reverse Inverted

*Howling Giant~Whale Lord

*Life Of Agony~Seasons

*Bolt Thrower~K-Machine

*The Bronx~Past Away

   *****1 AM*****


*Black Sabbath~Children Of The Sea

*Testament~Legions Of The Dead

*GodBelow~Take & Name Your Poison


*Rychus Syn~South Of Sanity

*Droids Attack~Brahma Astra

*Lake Of Tears~So Fell Autumn Rain

*Diamond Plate~Relativity

*Sammy Hagar~There’s Only One Way To Rock

   *****2 AM*****

*Buckethead~Chamber Of Drawers (Pike 132)

*Buckethead~Where Winds Meet

*Buckethead~To The Basement

*UDO~Metal Never Dies

*A Pale Horse Named Death~Believe In Something

*Type O Negative~How Could She?

*Borracho~Holy Roller

   *****3 AM*****

**BoyHitsCar~I’m A Cloud(Live)

**Fascination Alleyway~Fateful Reunions p159

**Swallow The Sun~Keep Your Heart Safe From Me

**The Lurking Fear~Leach Of The Aeons

**Darkwoods My Betrothed~Where We Dwell

**Unleashed~The Highest Ideal

**Me & That Man~Losing My Blues

**KK’s Priest~Wild & Free



   *****4 AM*****

*Savatage~City Beneath The Surface

*Savatage~Strange Wings

*Motorlord~A Little Madness

*Sabaton~For Whom The Bell Tolls

*Metallica~Sabbra Cadabra

*Black Sabbath~Smoke On The Water (Live)

*King Buffalo~Kerosene

*Ministry~Black Betty

*Rob Zombie~Brick House

*Haxan~Louder Than Words

   *****5 AM*****



*KMFDM~Hell Yeah


*Murcielago~Blues For The Red Lobster

*Twisted Roots~Em

*Marillion~That Time Of The Night

**Marillion~Be Hard On Yourself

*David Gilmour~There’s No Way Out Of Here

*Ray Charles~A Song For You