TORANAGA - Bastard Ballads Peaceville records 12" Vinyl LP Album

Toranaga was a British Thrash Metal ( NWOBHM ) band from Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. The band was formed in 1985 and complete in 1988 with  Andy Mitchell ( Guitars ), Steve Todd ( Drums ),  Andy Burton ( Bass Guitar ) and  Mark Duffy ( Singer ). "Bastard Ballads" is their official debut album and was released in 1988.

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Essentials of: TORANAGA - Bastard Ballads

Music Genre:

British Thrash Metal

Label & Catalognr:

Peaceville – VILE 5

 Peaceville Records a record company founded in 1987 by Paul Halmshaw, this label is best know for releasing Heavy Metal records.

Media Format:

Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

1989 United Kingdom ( UK )

Production & Recording Information

Album Packaging

This album includes the original custom inner sleeve ( OIS ) with on one side a collage of band-photos and on the other side lyrics of all the songs by Toronaga

Producers:

Kevin Ridley - Producer

Kevin Ridley is a music producer, sound engineer and musician. He is from Newcastle On Tyre ( the center of the NWOBHM ) . During the 1980s he has produced / engineered music albums for bands heavy metal bands like Atomkraft, Cronos, Slutt, Tallion, Toronaga, Venom, War Machine.

 

Sound & Recording Engineers:

Kevin Ridley - Sound Engineer

Album Cover Design & Artwork:

Kevin Walker - Sleeve Illustration


Musicians:
  • Mark Duffy - Lead Vocals
  • Andy Mitchell - Guitar
  • Andy Burton - Bass Guitar
  • Steve Todd - Drums –
Tracklisting Side One:
  1. Sentenced 6:48
  2. Dealers Of Death 5:30
  3. Bastard Ballad 6:00
Tracklisting Side Two:
  1. Soldiers Be Brave 5:41
  2. Time To Burn 8:33
  3. Retribution 2:15

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