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  • Bailey Cassell (The School Of Rock) Protection Rackets newest & youngest artist!

    Bailey Cassell (The School Of Rock) Protection Rackets newest & youngest artist!

    Bailey is part of the cast of young musicians in Andrew Lloyd Webber's new West End musical 'School of Rock'. Already receiving rave reviews at the New London Theatre, Bailey is one of three teams of drummers to play the part of Freddie over the next six months.

    Also known as CassellBeats, Bailey is the son of Team Protection Racket’s Richard Cassell, aka Cassell The Beatmaker.  Cass is one the of the UK’s most accomplished and in demand drummers & producers.  Known for his work with Plan B, The Streets & Akala to name but 3.  Cass has an Ivor Novello award for his work with Plan B.

    Keep an eye on Bailey; surely it is only a matter of time before this extremely talented musician/actor has one of his own, or maybe an Oscar even!

    Welcome to the Family Bailey.

    Discover more about Bailey and School of Rock The Musical: www.uk.schoolofrockthemusical.com

  • Protection Racket in Iceland

    Protection Racket in Iceland

    So, this is how they sell Protection Racket in Iceland.  

    Thanks to Team Protection Rackets Kristinn (Kiddi) Agnarsson who plays with the incredible John Grant and up & coming Icelandic singer song writer Ásgeir Trausti.  Also, a huge shout out to the guys stocking Protection Racket in Iceland: Tonastodin Drum Store.  Check them out on Facebook @ www.facebook.com/tonastodin

  • Spike Smith Drum Channel

    Spike Smith Drum Channel

    Just had news in from long term Protection Racket fan & endorsee Spike T smith about his newly set up You Tube channel where he has recorded a cross section of drum play throughs' ranging from Buddy Rich to No Means No to The Prodigy as well as a selection of his own tunes..

    Spike has played with the likes of Morrissey, The Damned, Killing joke, New York dolls & many others so it's well worth having a look. He'll also be including live cams from his forthcoming U.S dates with Conflict & studio footage & promo videos that he has recently recorded with reformed Punk Metallers Sacrilege.

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