AULD RIDGE - Consanguineous Hymns Of Faith And Famine (CD)
United Kingdom | Atmospheric Black/Ambient
This newest Auld Ridge offering continues with the first person narrative style of the previous album and its themes of past struggle in European history. Narratives varying from the inner conflict of a soldier under Sigurd the Crusader, the struggle of a medieval British farmer in the midst of a great Famine to the triumph of a Suebian Goatherd over the ensuing Roman invasion, "Consanguineous Hymns of Faith and Famine" can be viewed overall not only as a testament to the power of faith, but also to what it takes a man to go through in order for him to question the efficacy of that faith. Taking the question of "why does God allow suffering" to it's logical conclusion, rather "how much suffering can one man endure before rejecting God".