METAL MIRROR: R’N’R Ain´t Never Gonna Leave Us. Ultra RARE N.W.O.B.H.M 7″ vinyl single (private release) 1980
Condition: Please check photos; vinyl looks nearly unused on visual inspection, only little just that can be wipped off easily if buyer chose to do so.
Label: M&M Records 1980, MM001 (private release)
Track A appears as “Rock An’ Roll Ain’t Never Gonna Leave Us” on sleeve and as “Rock & Roll Ain’t Never Gonna Leave Us” on center label.
Track B appears as “English Booze” on sleeve and as “Living On English Booze” on center label.
Printed by Bryanston Print
*Limited to 1000 copies. According to Cameron Vegas over 300 were accidentally destroyed2 track single label: M&M Records 1980, MM001 (private release) pressing: UK features: b/w “English Booze”, ultra rare NWOBHM gem style: NWOBHM *METAL MIRROR: ROCK ‘N’ ROLL AIN’T NEVER GONNA LEAVE US 1980 Paul Butterworth, Chris Haggerty, Cameron Vagges, Gary Hitchens, Ian Thompson. Songs: Rock ‘n’ roll ain’t never gonna leave us, English booze METAL MIRROR had the track ‘Hard Life’ on the ‘Heavy Metal Heroes’ compilation album in 1980, the 7″ single ‘Rock n’ Roll Ain’t Never Gonna Leave’ emerging the same year. Vocalist CAMERON VEGAS (a.k.a. Cameron Vagges) later released two solo albums. Drummer Ian Thompson journeyed through Sunderland’s BATTLEAXE, DARK HEART and AOR band CHANGE OF HEART. Another previous METAL MIRROR drummer Mick Green joined Progressive Rock act PALI GAP in 1984. Guitarist Chris Haggerty passed away in 2004. METAL MIRROR made a surprise return in early 2006 on the back of an archive live album, recorded in London during 1981. New recruits into the fold would be NWoBHM veterans Benjamin Reio Franklyn of PRAYING MANTIS repute on drums and guitarist Andy Barnett of URCHIN, A.S.A.P., FM and BROADWAY BRATS