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Brixton Metals Appoints Its Chairman as CEO and President

VANCOUVER, BC – February 1, 2011 – Brixton Metals Corporation (“Brixton” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: BBB) announced today that it has appointed Gary R. Thompson, P.Geo., as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Brixton.

Mr. Thompson is a seasoned and proven leader with a significant record of achievement in resource exploration. Mr. Thompson is credited with a 1988 gold discovery at the TAG gold-silver property which, he sold to Taku Gold Corp. Mr. Thompson has over 25 years experience in resource exploration and project management and is a “qualified person” as defined in National Instrument 43-101.

The Board of Directors thanks Mac Bell for his contributions to the Company as the President and Chief Executive Officer. His energy and dedication have been important contributors to the Company’s development.
About Brixton Metals Corporation

Brixton Metals Corporation is a Vancouver based mineral exploration company engaged in the acquisition and exploration of precious metals assets. Veterans of exploration and highly respected within the industry, Brixton’s management is focused on advancing large scale deposits to feasibility and is exploring targets in alliance with Millrock Resources and Kiska Metals. Brixton’s portfolio is comprised of two properties under option agreements: Thorn (BC), and its flagship property, Kahilt (Alaska). Kahilt is a large, 100% owned land position in an under-explored district with the potential to host world class ore bodies. Brixton Metals trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under ticker symbol BBB. For more information about Brixton please visit our website at www.brixtonmetals.com.

On Behalf of the Board of Directors

“Gary R. Thompson”

For more information please contact:

Peter Oates, Investor Relations
Tel: +1 (604) 630-9707
Toll Free: 1 (888) 863-8601
E-mail: ir@brixtonmetals.com
Information set forth in this news release may involve forward-looking statements under applicable securities laws. Forward-looking statements are statements that relate to future, not past, events. In this context, forward-looking statements often address expected future business and financial performance, and often contain words such as “anticipate”, “believe”, “plan”, “estimate”, “expect”, and “intend”, statements that an action or event “may”, “might”, “could”, “should”, or “will” be taken or occur, or other similar expressions. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein including, without limitation; statements about its properties and their exploration potential, are forward-looking statements. By their nature, forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause our actual results, performance or achievements, or other future events, to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, among others, the following risks: the need for additional financing; operational risks associated with mineral exploration; fluctuations in commodity prices; title matters; environmental liability claims and insurance; reliance on key personnel; the potential for conflicts of interest among certain officers, directors or promoters with certain other projects; the absence of dividends; competition; dilution; the volatility of our common share price and volume and the additional risks identified in the management discussion and analysis section of our interim and most recent annual financial statement or other reports and filings with the TSX Venture Exchange and applicable Canadian securities regulators. Forward-looking statements are made based on management’s beliefs, estimates and opinions on the date that statements are made and Brixton undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements if these beliefs, estimates and opinions or other circumstances should change, except as required by applicable securities laws. Investors are cautioned against attributing undue certainty to forward-looking statements.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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