Post Mortem

A photographic account of heavy music in Portland, Maine

Final show at Grime this Saturday?

This weekend serves as a (possible) swan song for two venues in Portland. On Saturday, there are back-to-back shows scheduled at [redacted] and Grime Studios — well-regarded venues that are both … Continue reading

August 29, 2014 · 1 Comment

PHOTOS: Dead by Now announces impending break up, plays show with Stasis and Zvi

Last night’s show with Zvi and Stasis served as the penultimate performance by Dead by Now. The band will break up early next month when bassist Mark Lennon relocates out of state, … Continue reading

August 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

PHOTOS: Farewell, Awaas

Summer finally alighted on the coast of Maine yesterday, just in time for it to fly south again — a fitting backdrop for the release of Awaas‘ long-awaited LP and their … Continue reading

August 25, 2014 · 3 Comments

‘Buried at sea’: Q&A with Zachary Howard on Awaas’ imminent demise

 “We are all very old friends, so why not do this shit right? … On a boat.”  —Zachary Howard on Awaas’ decision to break up this Sunday on Casablanca Cruises … Continue reading

August 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

PHOTOS: Falls of Rauros, Butcher Boy, Ramlord and Feral

Today, Falls of Rauros departs for its brief East Coast tour, but last night the band played Portland along with Butcher Boy, Ramlord and Feral. Our postmortem is below. Later … Continue reading

August 20, 2014 · 1 Comment

Q&A with Aaron from Falls of Rauros

From a quantitative standpoint, there is no heavy band in Portland that stands taller than Falls of Rauros. With more than 5,000 Facebook followers, international distribution and recent coverage in … Continue reading

August 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Almost famous: Hessian at RPM Fest, plus official video premiere, release date for ‘Bachelor’

Today, Hessian released its official video for “Funeral Disco” (below) and announced Sept. 1 as the release date for its label debut album “Bachelor of Black Arts” on Stormspell Records. Next … Continue reading

August 13, 2014 · 3 Comments

PHOTOS: Murcielago and We’re All Gonna Die

Amid the ruckus from Murcielago and three visiting bands Saturday at Geno’s stood a notable outlander. Quietly wielding a camera from the wings and listening intently was JJ Koczan, the mastermind behind The Obelisk — … Continue reading

August 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Road trip with Hessian, plus Murcielago et. al

This Sunday, we’re riding shotgun into a hostile land. Like embedded reporters in the Iraq invasion, Post Mortem will stow away in the Hessian High Command Van as it rolls toward Greenfield, Massachusetts, … Continue reading

August 8, 2014 · 1 Comment


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