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 Set Lists for January 11, 2015

Sunday, January 11, 2015 |




*Thinning The Herd~Never Wanted


*Viking Skull~The Blackened Sunrise

*Clutch~Drink To The Dead

**Soen~The Others Fall

**Epica~The Quantum Enigma
*Downset~One Blood
***************1 AM************
*Satyricon~Our World, It Rumbles Tonight
**November’s Doom~Bled White
**Judas Priest~Redeemer Of Souls
**At The Gates~Upon Pillars Of Dust
**The Haunted~Ghost In The Machine
*Type O Negative~Suspended In Dusk
*Bolt Thrower~Pride
**Lacuna Coil~One Cold Day
**Job For A Cowboy~Eating The Visions Of God
**Acid Bath~Graveflower
*The Paper Sons~Catch & Release
***************2 AM****************
**Primordial~Where Greater Men Have Fallen
*Hatebreed~I Will Be Heard(Live)
*Mr Manly~Jack & Jill Baby Shower
*Rammstein~Du Hast(Live)
*Otep~Eet The Children
*Leave’s Eyes~The Dream
*Slayer~Hell Awaits
*Judas Priest~Heading Out To The Highway
**Black Label Society~My Dying Time
**Dead City Ruins~Rock N Roll Damnation
***************3 AM**************
*Trouble~The Greying Chil Of Autumn
**Fascination Alleyway~Alpha Waving From Inside Out p250
**The Last Ten Seconds Of Life~The Dream Is Dead
**Unearth~Guards Of Contagion
**Creation’s End~Trk. V
**Threshold~The Box
*Krokus~Stayed Awake All Night(Live)
**************4 AM*************
*Slayer~Seasons In The Abyss
*Children Of Bodom~Children Of Decadance
**Caligula’s Horse~A Gift To Afterthought
*In Flames~Cloud Connected
**In Flames~In Plain View
**No Mercy~Waking The Dead
**Triptykon~Tree Of Suffocating Souls
*Lake Of Tears~The Last Purple Sky
*Tristania~Night On Earth
**BoyHitsCar~Quiet Storm
**************5 AM************
*War Of Ages~Battle On
**The Graviators~Narrow Minded Bastards
**Monster Magnet~Mindless Ones
**Lonely Kamel~I Feal Sick
**Murcielago~Fairlaine Swain
*Pink Floyd~Lost For Words
*Tori Amos~Winter(Live)
*Procupine Tree~Buying New Soul
*Ray Charles~A Song For You