Post Mortem

A photographic account of heavy music in Portland, Maine

14 from ’14: Best of Post Mortem

Editor’s note: This is the final installment in a four-part series. The first three installments are here, here, and here. By Ben McCanna It was nearly a year ago when I decided to do something different … Continue reading

December 31, 2014 · 3 Comments

14 from ’14: Traveling band edition

Editor’s note: This is the third installment in a four-part series. The first two installments are here and here. It was a good year to see national heavy bands in Portland. Geno’s, in particular, was ground … Continue reading

December 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

14 from ’14: Best shots of drummers

Editor’s note: This is the second installment in a four-part series. The first installment is here. In the world of concert photography, no one is more neglected than the drummer. … Continue reading

December 29, 2014 · 5 Comments

14 from ’14: Best crowd shots of the year

For everything there is a season. For patting one’s own back, the season is now. As 2014 draws to a gentle, spring-like close on the coast of Maine, we’ve taken a few … Continue reading

December 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

PHOTOS: Johnny Cremains

Nothing kickstarts the holidays quite like a pair of leg lamps. Last night, Johnny Cremains plugged in their signature electric gams, illuminating a set of old, new and cover songs at Geno’s. … Continue reading

December 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Readers’ poll, plus news roundup

It’s that time of year: a time to give, receive, and suffocate beneath a pile of “best of” lists from every publication on God’s gray earth. Here at Post Mortem, we’re not immune to … Continue reading

December 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

Grime fundraiser tonight, plus an update

Grime Studios is the subject of another fundraiser tonight; but this time the revolution will be televised. Beginning at 8 p.m. Thursday, Community Television Network (516 Congress St.) hosts “This Graveyard Is Not Deserted: A Film Screening and Music Show,” featuring music performances … Continue reading

December 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Earworm: Pigboat’s “Spaceship 13”

This is the second installment of our semi-regular feature “Earworm,” wherein we call out a locally written song for its greatness.  By Ben McCanna Post Mortem is a hand-to-mouth operation. Aside from … Continue reading

December 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Q&A with Will Broadbent on Ogre’s deluxe reissues

By Janel Croll During the dawn of the autumnal equinox, in the 99th year of the 20th century, three musicians banded together to form Ogre — a brotherhood determined to bring epic … Continue reading

December 9, 2014 · 2 Comments


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