Post Mortem

A photographic account of heavy music in Portland, Maine

PHOTOS: Clash of the Titans: Megadeth vs. Pantera

By the slimmest of margins, Pantera beat Megadeth last night at Empire. But we were all winners at the latest installment of the Clash of the Titans series. We especially liked the … Continue reading

October 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

In defense of Mastodon

(Editor’s note: This is the first installment in an extremely intermittent series of columns, wherein our founder indulges in self-deprecation, -aggrandizement and/or -reflection. Fairly warned be thee, says we.) By Ben McCanna … Continue reading

October 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hugely heavy Halloween week in Portland

This year, Halloween in Portland cannot be contained to a mere 24 hours. Halloween 2014 is a force of unfathomable magnitude. It is a blood-lusting juggernaut that begins Tuesday with Mastodon and … Continue reading

October 27, 2014 · 3 Comments

PHOTOS: Trinary System and Cushing

Photos by Michael Batchelder Roger Miller, of Mission of Burma fame, was a double threat last night at Geno’s. What began as an art show for Miller’s drawings blossomed into … Continue reading

October 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

PHOTOS: The FUs, Livver, Goat Felch and Big Meat Hammer

Just when you think nothing is shocking, Geno’s ups the ante. Last night, Goat Felch’s bassist performed in the nude, covered only by a guitar strap and a satanic art smock. … Continue reading

October 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Punk takeover tonight at Geno’s

It seems we can’t avoid it. As much as we’ve publicly maligned punk in the past, we’re now caught in its tractor beam; drawn inexorably toward it like some diplomatic mission … Continue reading

October 24, 2014 · 1 Comment

PHOTOS: Covered in Bees’ video shoot for Troma

It’s in the can. Last night at Geno’s, Covered in Bees wrapped a video shoot for “Troma Institute of Technology (TIT)” — a song that will be included in the forthcoming “Return … Continue reading

October 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Q&A with Tristan Gallagher on tonight’s video shoot for Covered in Bees

If you’ve ever wanted to be in a music video, tonight is the night. While we can’t promise you’ll receive Tawny Kitaen-levels of exposure, you are — at the very … Continue reading

October 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

PHOTOS: Jeff the Brotherhood, Diarrhea Planet and Murcielago

There’s a long list of words we can’t spell correctly on the first try. No matter how old we get, and how many times we type them, we just can’t spell … Continue reading

October 17, 2014 · 2 Comments


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