Contracult have premiered a new video for their new song “The Glutton.” This track is from the band’s new album “The New Torment,” which will be released on November 4.
The band told Revolver the following about the song:
“[It] reflects on the struggles of eating disorders, body dysmorphia and a rigorous exercise routine followed by binge eating,”
Vocalist Svart also commented on the album:
“While I was proud of the music we created before, I felt as though the songs we were writing always came from this lens of these outdated writing formulas which we had to ‘learn’ rather than them just be something that came out of us. With ‘The New Torment‘ I feel we were able to hone in on the sound more organically and not follow some rule book that doesn’t even exist. With this record we wanted more of a ‘Downward Spiral‘ thing going on. Every song has its own unique vibe and texture while still sounding like it’s all from the same band. The record was written and produced during probably the most precarious time for me. I was diagnosed as bipolar during the creation of it. It’s a piece of work I am forever proud of, but it almost killed me.”
Guitarist Cultprit added:
“From the heavy bands that are lifelong influences to me, from Napalm Death to Fear Factory, to modern rap like City Morgue. The crossover styles of artists like Ghostemane were definitely inspiring to get juiced up and have the urgency to write. Having Bx in the band opened the doors quite a bit too and helped expand our writing.”