185 Clingman Ave. Asheville, NC 28801

The Grey Eagle and Worthwhile Sounds Present

PATIO: Hot Rod Walt Duo

All Ages
Saturday, August 12
Doors: 5pm // Show: 6pm


Hot Rod Walt” aka Walt Richards, was born in 1966. Not only does he play guitar and sing in the Psycho-DeVilles, but works on custom cars and motorcycles, does hand pinstriping and really just about anything you can imagine on a car or bike. He even has hand pinstriped 342 official special edition “Hot Rod Walt” Gretsch Guitars with over 500 in total. He also has a pretty cool car collection that includes a couple 51 Mercs, a 32 Ford and the famed 34 coupe “Yellow Jacket” 

Hot Rod Walt and the Psycho DeVilles were formed in 2002. They have released 10 CDs… “Out of the Garage and Onto the Street”, “Psycho Cadillac”, “Supercharger”, “Night Prowler”, “Rockabilly Rodeo”, “Country Gold”, “Rock N Roll Life”, “Motor Honey”, “Swingin’ On the Moon”, and “Rumble Road”. 

He also takes great pride in being endorsed by Gretsch Guitars…….. Nothing else compares.

Hot Rod Walt shares the stage with two talented and loyal musicians……Burford T Ogletree on the Upright bass and Steve “Burnout” Barnett the hard hittin’ punk rock drummer that never runs out of energy. 

Together the Psycho-DeVilles perform a super high energy show. Singing songs about hot rod cars and mean women……………..

The Psycho-DeVilles have had the pleasure of being a part of many TV shows.
In 2010 on “Auction Kings” on the Discovery Channel Hot Rod Walt auctioned off his Pink 1960 Cadillac. Also in 2010 “Cafe’ Racer” on Discovery HDTheater/Velocity, where they brought him a custom
built Cafe Racer motorcycle to test ride and build a story on the band. In 2011 they sent HRW off to the famous Hawleywoods Barbershop for a story on the Pompadour. In 2012 they made and featured a Music video of their song “Ton Up”. In 2013 The Psycho-DeVilles were featured in the Lifetime Movie “Ring of Fire” with Jewel and Matt Ross as Johnny Cash and June Carter as the “Tennessee Three”. In 2016 they were featured in the TV show “Caffeine and Octane” on Velocity Channel, following Hot Rod Walt doing a flame job on a 50 Mercury and then live performance from the band. In 2017 Hot Rod Walt was a host on Caffeine and Octane. Hot Rod Walt has also been a part in many TV shows and major motion pictures.