• Steve Barney new Anastacia Album

    Steve Barney new Anastacia Album

    Anastacia 's live album, "A4App" is OUT NOW! - featuring Protection Racket endorsee, Steve Barney on drums 

    Steve says: "Playing live has always felt like "home" & Protection Racket cases are an essential part of transporting my drums from city to city/country to country. I'm super proud to have contributed to Anastacia's 2016 tour & this live album" 

     Barney's tour essentials:

    • Protection Racket drum cases 

    • Protection Racket deluxe jumbo stick case 

    • Protection Racket cabin trolley case

    • Protection Racket AAA 80 ltr suitcase 

    • Protection Racket wash bag 

    Recorded during 2016 's 'Ultimate Collection Tour' - the album features songs fans voted for at each show (via the Anastacia app) giving them an opportunity to choose from an alternative list of songs - album tracks, B sides & rarities (many of which "A" had never performed live before).

    While the tour set list was predominantly a "Greatest Hits" celebration, the songs on this album reflect a special part of the show & direct connection with her audience. 


  • 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:

  • 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 @

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