Mendes Prey

Mendes Prey

Location: Pontefract | Website: facebook

Line Up
John Seymour (v)
Mark Sutcliffe (g) – also in Blue Blud, Trespass and Serle
Tony Boulton (b) – also in Vardis
Martin Brough (d)

Steve Holt (g)
Richard Emslie (g)

– Active from 1981 until 1986 when they called it quits and singer John Seymour moved to Australia
– Supported Diamond Head and played numerous gigs across the UK. Among other places Mendes Prey played the Marquee three times.
– The song ‘What The Hell’s Going On?’ used on a TV advertisement for Levi Jeans who also sponsored one of their UK tours
– Can be found on the following compilations:
Heavy Metal Heroes Volume II” (LP, Heavy Metal Records, 1982) with ‘What The Hell’s Going On?’
Parkside Steelwork” (LP, Lil Records, 1985) with ‘Red Alert’ and ‘Cry For The World’

Mendes Prey recorded 3 demos that had very limited circulation mainly to labels and journalists:
– “Red Alert”
– “Aylannah”
– unknown title with about 11 tracks on it.

the tracklisting below is from one of the first two – not sure which one

1. Take Me ‘cross The Water
2. Losing Man
3. The Sun Don’t Shine
4. Drifting
5. What The Hell’s Going On?

MENDES PRAY - One To The Borderline


On To The Borderline

7″ M.P. Records (1982) A.M.076

1. On To The Borderline
2. Runnin For You





MENDES PREY - Wonderland



7″ Wag Records (1986) WAG 2
12″ Wag Records (1986) 12WAG2

1. Wonderland
2. Can You Believe It

*Extended version for the title track (cover from Demon) on the 12″



MENDES PREY - The Never Ending Road


The Never Ending Road

CD No Remorse Records (2015) NRR071
2LP No Remorse Records (2015) NRR071LP
BOX No Remorse Records (2015)

1. Red Alert
2. Runnin’ For You
3. What The Hell’s Going On
4. On To the Borderline
5. Cry For The World
6. Lone Survivor
7. Take Me ‘Cross the Water
8. Drifting
9. Don’t Shine
10. Losin’ Man
11. I Beg For Mercy
12. Can You Believe It?
13. Listen
14. Breakin’ My Heart
15. Drifting (Live)
16. Flight To Moscow (Live)

*CD comes in digipack, limited to 500 copies
*2LP limited to 400 copies: 300 in black vinyl and 100 in red vinyl
*Wooden box limited to 100 handnumbered copies. Includes the the 2LP in purple vinyl, the digipack CD plus exclusive T-shirt and wooden patch