Dark Folk Artist AMIGO THE DEVIL's Breakout Album, "Everything Is Fine", is Out Today

Following a number of well received single and EP releases, singer-songwriter and underground folk phenom AMIGO THE DEVIL has released his highly-anticipated debut album, Everything Is Fine, today via Regime Music Group. Everything Is Fine can be ordered now at www.shopbenchmark.com/regime/. The album is also available now via digital retailers, major streaming services, and can be streamed via Noisey alongside a write-up about the album here: https://noisey.vice.com/en_us/article/59883b/amigo-the-devil-everything-is-fine-album-stream-listen " ..spine-chilling... Amigo the Devil is a strange, hard-to-define entity that hovers like a slightly vengeful ghost around the peripheries of metal, dark folk, and Americana, claimed by none but with roots in all three." - Noisey

"Amigo The Devil is pushing the boundaries of folk and metal..." - Alternative Press "Gothic Country Americana here... Guitar and banjo as towering as a barn... Everything Is Fine is more than fine - a catchy gallows-humorous take on Americana sound." - Decibel Magazine "...an artist packed only with his trusty banjo and a set of pipes that croons of fear and despair in a romantically dark aura I can't stop listening to." - Metal Injection "Bringing a crazy mash of Dark-Folk, blues, Bluegrass, Outlaw Country, campy and torch songs, Danny drips these styles down through a centrifuge with a moonshine back-of-the-throat-burn finish." - Ghost Cult Mag

A key figure in the U.S. 'murder folk' scene which also includes contemporaries such as The Devil Makes Three and The Dead South, the music of singer-songwriter AMIGO THE DEVIL is a unique blend of folk that also incorporates elements of Southern Gothic, Country and Bluegrass. Initially influenced by the likes of Tom Waits, Nick Cave and Godspeed! You Black Emperor, the artist born as Danny Kiranos has a recognized sound that carries traces of artists such as Americana string band Old Crow Medicine Show and singer-songwriters William Elliott Whitmore and David Eugene Edwards of 16 Horsepower, allied with direct, often morbid lyrics shot through with a dark sense of humor.

Produced by Ross Robinson - renowned for his work with major league hard rock/metal acts such as Korn, Slipknot, At The Drive In and Glassjaw - Everything Is Fine also features drummer Brad Wilk (Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave, Prophets of Rage) sitting in on the entire recording session. The album was recorded at Valentine Studios, a time capsule untouched since the 70's with all the original gear and atmosphere. Everything Is Fine was recorded, mixed and mastered to tape to capture an absolute and pure brutal honesty.

"Ross Robinson allowed me to become and guided me towards being the best vessel I could be to filter these stories through," says AMIGO THE DEVIL. "We sat there and accepted what wanted to come through, what wanted to be heard. It was the first process of recording that ever made complete sense with absolutely no filter or veil to compensate for the sounds. It was absolute and pure brutal honesty, what I've been trying to achieve since the start of this thing. Brad Wilk added his pulse to it and it felt like together we had given life to these stories that otherwise are sounds and lyrics filling space. Everyone involved dove head first into a pool without water for this one and I'm unbelievably grateful to be in there with them."

Despite being armed with only his vocals and a banjo/acoustic guitar, AMIGO THE DEVIL's live show is worlds away from what people expect of a traditional folk show. Loaded with sing-alongs and an unsuspecting dose of humor to make otherwise grim topics accessible for fans of every genre, the songs remain deeply rooted in the tradition of story-telling that seems to be slipping away from the human condition.

AMIGO THE DEVIL is currently on a national tour with Harley Poe in support of the new record. With the majority of these shows sold-out or nearing capacity, this tour is shaping up to be one of the hottest tickets this fall and a must-see show! Check out tour dates here or see below.

AMIGO THE DEVIL Remaining Tour Dates:

North America:

10/19 - Dallas, TX @ Three Links

10/20 - Austin, TX @ Mohawk SOLD OUT

10/22 - Mesa, AZ @ The Nile Theater

10/23 - Los Angeles, CA @ Echoplex

10/24 - San Diego, CA @ Brick By Brick

10/25 - Tustin, CA @ Marty's on Newport

10/26 - San Francisco, CA @ Three Parkside SOLD OUT

10/27 - Los Osos, CA @ Sweet Springs Saloon

10/28 - Las Vegas, NV @ Beauty Bar

10/30 - Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater SOLD OUT

10/31 - Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater SOLD OUT

11/1 - Kansas City, MO @ The Riot Room

11/2 - Chicago, IL @ Beat Kitchen

11/3 - Hamtramck, MI @ The Sanctuary

11/4 - Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop

11/5 - Toronto, ON @ Sneaky Pete's Concert Venue

11/7 - Millvale, PA @ The Funhouse at Mr. Small's SOLD OUT

11/8 - Rochester, NY @ Flour City Station

11/9 - Allston, MA @ Great Scott

11/10 - Brooklyn, NY @ Saint Vitus

11/11 - Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie SOLD OUT

11/13 - Baltimore, MD @ Metro Gallery

11/14 - Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter

11/15 - Nashville, TN @ The High Watt

11/16 - Asheville, NC @ The Mothlight

11/17 - Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade - Purgatory

11/18 - Orlando, FL @ Soundbar SOLD OUT


12/04 - Paris - La Boule Noire

12/05 - Amsterdam - Melkweg

12/07 - London - Borderline

12/08 - Nottingham - Bodega

12/09 - Newcastle - Think Tank

12/11 - Glasgow - Stereo

12/12 - Manchester - Deaf Institute

12/13 - Bristol - Thekla

12/14 - London - Oslo




Website: shopbenchmark.com/regime/

Music: http://youtu.be/9IiSLFHBb9Y

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