Defiance Silver Corp. Terminates Private Placement

May 23rd, 2012

Defiance Silver Corp (TSXV: DEF) (the “Company”). Further to the Company’s news release of February 17, 2012, the Company advises it will no longer be proceeding with the balance of the non-brokered private placement.

Defiance Silver Corp. is a near-term silver producer in Mexico. With a strong team of proven mine developers, Defiance is focused upon being an aggressive explorer and acquirer of silver projects in the historic billion-ounce silver producing Zacatecas District.

On behalf of Defiance Silver Corp.

“Bruce Winfield”
President and CEO

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