'One of the few albums to top your list of this year.' - Asylum Magazine 'This album is more than a good debut effort-it's a true musical achievement.' - AlbumBuzz.com Led by charismatic frontman Rob Leinbach, The Protocol also includes former Atlantic Records recording artist Paul Uhlir (Sweetwater), long-time Seattle musician Jeff Reitan and eastsider spAce. Known for bringing tremendous energy to it's live shows, The Protocol has garnered a strong local following, all before releasing any music to the public. The Protocol recently released it's debut full length with producer/engineer Floyd Reitsma at STUDIO LITHO (Pearl Jam, Deftones, Staind, Dave Matthews) and it debuted at No. 6 on the Sonic Boom Top - 20 Best Seller List.