Post Mortem

A photographic account of heavy music in Portland, Maine

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

PHOTOS: Murcielago CD release & The Nunz’s BD party

Shows in Portland are sometimes awkward affairs. On off nights, crowds can be thin and performers self-conscious. Sometimes the sound is shitty and the lighting dismal. Sometimes you wonder what’s missing. Saturday was not one of … Continue reading

December 7, 2014 · 1 Comment

Q&A with Holly Nunan, plus info on Murcielago, CiB, and Grime

Portland will be bonkers this weekend. That’s the only way to describe the embarrassment of riches Saturday when three competing shows vie for our attention. At Bayside Bowl, Covered in Bees … Continue reading

December 5, 2014 · 2 Comments

Weekend roundup: Ruin, Nobis, Swarmlord, Superorder and more

It’s a big weekend for shows but, unfortunately, we have to play hooky. We’ve got a wedding anniversary on Saturday and — try as we might — we’re just not … Continue reading

October 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

PHOTOS: Hessian, Blood of Kings, Eastern Spell and Manic Abraxas

Last night, Hessian proved the time-honored adage: Practice makes perfect. After 13 consecutive days of touring on the West Coast, the Portland four-piece was in top form at Geno’s for … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hessian CD release show tonight

In the first 13 days of September, Hessian played 13 shows in 13 cities. That might sound like the Portland four-piece is courting bad luck, but for a band that deals … Continue reading

September 17, 2014 · 2 Comments

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

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

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