Rich Walters Biography
Quick Facts Rich Walters
Richard John Walters, an English songwriter, singer, and multi-instrumentalist was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, He was fond of music since his childhood and excelled at various instruments as a kid.
As a teenager, he had formed different bands but none worked out. In 2001, he was signed by Warner Chappell Music Publishing as a front man of Theremin. Walters used to perform as a solo artist and was signed by Warner Chappell Music and Radiohead in 2003. Clenched by epilepsy, he took a break from writing and recording in 2005. A UK based record label signed Walters and released several singles. In 2009, Walters released the album “The Animal” which was highly appreciated and got a strong radio support in the UK with several songs being used by famous US TV shows including ‘So You Think You Can Dance?’ and ‘Grey’s Anatomy’.
In 2010, Walters was signed by Chrysalis Music Publishing where he got the chance for the musical tour throughout the Europe. Rich collaborated with Bernard Butler ,a legendary guitarist, songwriter and a producer along with guitarist Neol Hogan to launch the album ‘Pacing’ in 2011. His other major tracks include ‘The Actor’ and ‘Light Years’ of the album ‘In the Air’. Rich Walters has earned his name as a host for Battle of the Band Contest and a radio presenter as he joined Xfm in 2009. In his radio program The Rock Show, he took interviews of various musical celebrities including Panthera, Slipknot, and My Chemical Romance.
Rich Walters has been nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Sound Editing – Limited Series, Movie Or A Special for Alice and Tin man. He was nominated for Gemini Award for Best Sound in a Dramatic Program for Riverworld and Canadian Screen Award for Best Original Music Score for a Program for Baby Sellers and Ring of Fire.
Rich Walters is also a Senior VP for Strategic Planning at SAIC. Rich Walters is the head of Mythic Consulting and Director Coagulation Marketer of CSL Behring which manufactures therapeutic products.