Billy Liar is Scotland’s finest angry guitar-slinging young man turned incredible punk rock poet and storyteller. Billy has toured extensively throughout the UK and Europe, and is a regular fixture at UK punk festivals, including Rebellion and Strummercamp. In late 2013, he toured America (with help from Plan-it-X Records) including slots at the legendary FEST in Gainesville, Florida, and Punktober Fest in Bloomington, Indiana. And in 2014, he toured Australia, where he played for a week at Woodford Folk Festival, rocked a house show with Erica Freas (RVIVR), and played a punk festival on a boat with the guitar player from Frenzal Rhomb.
Billy has played guitar for Bomb The Music Industry!, recorded an EP with Acey Slade, of Joan Jett & The Black Hearts/Murderdolls (that Acey described as ‘the proudest thing I’ve been involved in’), toured with Ghost Mice, TV Smith (The Adverts) and the Murderburgers, and shared stages with Franz Nicolay (Against Me! / The Hold Steady), Wreckless Eric, PJ Bond, Star Fucking Hipsters, Kevin Seconds (7 Seconds), Kepi Ghoulie, amongst countless others.