Tredegar (album)

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Tredegar 1986.jpg
Studio album by Tredegar
Released June 1986
Recorded Music Factory, Cardiff
Genre Heavy metal
Length 38:47
Label Aries
Producer John Wase, Ray Phillips, Andy Wood
Tredegar chronology
Remix & Rebirth
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal 7/10[2]
Kerrang! 3.5/5 stars[3]

Tredegar is the self-titled debut album by the Welsh heavy metal band Tredegar. The vocals on all but one song on the album were recorded by guest singer Carl Sentence as the band did not have a full-time frontman in place when recording began. Russ North joined as the permanent vocalist during the recording sessions and sung on "Which Way to Go."

As part of their live set they played covers of a number of Budgie songs including "Breadfan", "Napoleon Bonapart", "Zoom Club" and "Parents".

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Ray Philips and Tony Bourge.

Side One
  1. "Duma" – 3:09
  2. "The Alchemist" – 6:56
  3. "Way of the Warrior" – 3:20
  4. "Richard III" – 4:49
Side two
  1. "Battle of Bosworth" – 3:29
  2. "The Jester" – 3:37
  3. "Which Way to Go" – 5:43
  4. "Wheels" – 4:23


Additional musicians
  • Carl Sentence – lead vocals
  • John Wase - producer, engineer


  1. ^ "Tredegar review". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2013-04-21. 
  2. ^ Popoff, Martin (1 November 2005). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 2: The Eighties. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. p. 364. ISBN 978-1894959315. 
  3. ^ Dome, Malcolm (26 June 1986). "Tredegar 'Tredegar'". Kerrang!. 123. London, UK: Spotlight Publications. p. 16.