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Vicious breeze pushed me back from rudder Stranded in honey pot For now I saw the smoke but couldn’t predict the fire City is reeking of gin In tailspin The racewas run, the river had gone wild Time for me to step aside I’ll try Lost in night, rascals play in the dark Rest of world is three drinks behind I’ll buy Passing by, end up staying for life Life lived a million times A million tries Nobody gets out of this mass madness By trying to be right I’ll try
Big Sky Land 07:09
Down the road with dry eyes now, I’m a wayward saint This town between you and me, came rumbling down like rain Times are changing with decent pace, at least the sky is fine Fine line of your pride and I might Have secured my days in bright light Fort to fort away down yonder, across the black stream of unjust Will it be me to judge who can try his luck? Letters short journeys long, that’s all I care Big sky land and a see of grass Place where murder wants to grow old
Come on my child, come on my dear Come on my darling, come oh so near Follow me down to the alley of dreams Fulfil your lust with my choice elixir Memories are tearing me apart Memories that turn me on Gather around me, give up your fears Gather around me, I am the seer Look through the mirror: what do you see? A decaying reflection of yesteryear
Vacuum-packed realities, disposable beliefs Carbon-copy moments, sequenced in routines Superhero diet plans, rich in fluoxetine Tasteless bites, cosmetic sights stainless and pristine What if there was more to life, more than meets the eye Something deep beneath this devil in disguise Narcoleptic lullabies will never turn me loose I will have none of your deadpan blues If you’re searching for ecstasy You’re a lost cause, a has-been. Filtering for messages buried in white noise Little drops of wisdom hidden in the clause Scrounging for an answer, for a beacon thought the fog I will have none of your deadpan blues I won’t have it Deadpan blues I will have none of your deadpan blues
Interlude 02:19
Coyote 05:21
Times are good, when living goes fast Plains are trying us with all they have Gallant bunch of heroes taking a piss Nothing ever felt home more than this Another sun calling it a day Like it even knew any other way Don’t ask me where I’m going, I’ve been lying my whole life Life is menacing when all we say is just goodbye Path away, just ahead is time to say bye bye Glassy eyes, scattered sky We are obliged to cry Raucous pack free from green Just wonder where they’ve been Missed the high road by a mile or two Really got us thinking where we’re heading to People always fear what we value most Nothing at this point is uncalled for Vivid dawn, ever lasting day Empty bellied drifter on its way Another sun calling it a day Like it even knew any other way Feast on what remains Beloved ground dog Feel the hunting ground Let people show how Feel the night Hear the
Hydra 09:31
Crows on the edge of the horizon Death echoes cut through the noise of the land Smoke rising high from the ashes Ghost of the young and the strong and the free I need a rest I never rest Probably never will Although one thing is for sure I didn’t come here without a script Torch up your sense of denial Blind is a man who’s driven by fear Long are the queues to the gallows Pay for the ticket and enjoy the ride


With one foot in classic heavy power trio rock’n’roll and the other knee deep in psychedelic frenzy, Finland’s Kaleidobolt blast off into inner space with their third album Bitter. Having perfected their craft on the road all across Europe, with two previous albums under their collective belt, Kaleidobolt have become a fierce live experience, guaranteed to blow minds and ears.

Kaleidobolt, however are far from your usual deafening stoner rock experience. Their music is all about texture and depth, and beneath the lysergically frenzied riffs hide worlds of exquisite soundscapes. For the new album the band decided to take an even greater leap into worlds beyond and hired Niko Lehdontie (Kairon; IRSE! and Oranssi Pazuzu) to produce the album and Lauri Eloranta (the current go-to guy in Finland for indie pop and rock bands) to mix it.

"We aim to make music that sounds dangerous, that is on its way to critical mass and could all fall apart at any moment", comments bassist Marco Menestrina, "This time we were thankful to have Niko the producer with us to ensure things were kept freaky and noisy enough."

Bitter is rock music frenzy that intermittently disintegrates into sonic cotton candy and the occasional western theme. Bitter is also Kaleidobolt's debut for Svart Records, and we are proud to release it on May 31st on LP, CD and digital formats.


released May 31, 2019

Produced by Niko Lehdontie and Kaleidobolt
All songs arranged and performed by Kaleidobolt

Kaleidobolt is:
Sampo Kääriäinen: all guitars, lead vocals, keyboards.
Marco Menestrina: bass, vocals, keyboards, percussions.
Valtteri Lindholm: drums, timpani.

With guest appearances by:
Tenho Mattila: keyboards.
Niko Lehdontie: sound manipulation.

Recorded in summer 2018 at Mankku Studio, Porvoo by Jukka Puurula. Additional recording done at Soppala, Kärjenniemi.
Co-recorded by Niko Lehdontie.
Mixed by Lauri Eloranta at Lazarus Music.
Mastered by Jaakko Viitalähde at Virtalähde Mastering.

Cover art by Jaime Zuverza

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