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Loud n' Proud Rock Venue !

Visited the King Billy Rock Bar to see the NWOBHM night featuring Sacrilege, Metal Messiah and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
neilt227
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Kent, United Kingdom
Rock night 🎅🏻🌲🎧🎼🎤

Attended the King Billy the last Sunday before Christmas to watch Sacriliage play. Excellent... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Julie_T666666
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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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2 Commercial Street, Northampton NN1 1PJ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the King Billy Rock Bar to see the NWOBHM night featuring Sacrilege, Metal Messiah and Satan's Empire. PA was loud n proud, well organised staff and a great atmosphere. The place was rocking for a Sunday special night ! Prices are good and the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank neilt227
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attended the King Billy the last Sunday before Christmas to watch Sacriliage play. Excellent night! Friendly crowd, good prices at the bar. PA was really loud! You might want to bring some earplugs with you! 🤣

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Julie_T666666
Reviewed 5 December 2018

Really friendly pub with nice atmosphere, great staff. Reasonable drinks prices. Close to car parks and town centre. Mainly visit for gigs, they host excellent bands and the small venue really engages the audience.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Charles B
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Guitarist is a mate. Pub good old still English pub and long may it stay that way. Rock bat by name and nature.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 455neilm
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Having been a regular throughout the 80’s and most of the 2000’s we visited with friends after 4 years away - to find a Saturday night of drearyness, pretty empty, no atmosphere, no music as advertised (don’t blame the band for not turning up here)...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank louises869
Reviewed 13 May 2018

if its music you want then this is the place lots of different bands very busy when i was there big beer garden and friendly staff fast becoming a fav with me

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank anthony b
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Came here to see For The Hornets. I was impressed by the other bands too, good to see they’d got similar bands on all night. The Hornets rocked, great sound. Friendly staff, and massive outside area. Parking down the side. Can’t wait to see them...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Li S
Reviewed 1 December 2017

The King Billy has been going for years as a place for bikers and people into rock music .Has a mixed crowd of different ages all into different styles of rock. Some of the people may look a bit intimidating at first (and there are...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Rob F
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We were staying at Stoke Bruerne a lovely quiet place. Fancied a bit of life and certainly found it. Live band very loud as it should be. Beer was decent price and very drinkable, recommend the Tribute and Doombar. Locals were very friendly. (thank you...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Fit2drop
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Good selection of beers, well kept. Four of us dropped in just for a pint, and we were the oldest in the pub by far. Live music was expected the night we visited, but we left before this started. We walked past the next night...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank John C
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