Post Mortem

A photographic account of heavy music in Portland, Maine

PHOTOS: Holy Filth, A Traitor’s Pact, Capture the Sun, Ruin, and Stone Tools

Last night, we made so many trips between Geno’s and Empire, the sidewalks are probably rutted like the Appian Way. Between two simultaneous events, we managed to catch Holy Filth, A Traitor’s Pact, Capture … Continue reading

January 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Competing shows offer Capture the Sun, Holy Filth, Ruin, Stone Tools and more tonight

  Seven bands. Two venues. One evening. That’s the cruel calculus tonight when competing shows round out an unusually heavy week in Portland. At Geno’s, a reconfigured Stone Tools re-emerges after several … Continue reading

January 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

High on Fire, Twisted Roots kick off weeklong gauntlet of heavy music in Portland

Blame gravity. That’s the only reasonable explanation for the sudden cluster of heavy shows about to overtake Portland. After an eerie spell of holiday-induced silence, the peninsula is about to erupt into bedlam. … Continue reading

January 10, 2015 · 4 Comments

Punk or prog in Portland tonight

Fans of heavy music have two options tonight in Portland. And at least one person will be doing both. Guitarist Douglas Porter will be pulling double duty tonight at two venues … Continue reading

November 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

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: Grime benefit show with Sylvia, Superorder and CtS

If you’re like us, you enjoy the spectacle of Tron but cringe at its lackluster storytelling. Portland prog-metal band Superorder has solved this problem by offering a stunning, Tron-worthy, DIY light show without any encumbrances … Continue reading

September 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

Grime Studios has a new home, pending funds

Grime Studios may relocate to new haunts by the end of this year. Justin Curtsinger, Grime Studio’s owner, announced today that he has signed a letter of intent to lease the northern … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · 7 Comments

PHOTOS: Cushing and Capture the Sun

Last night, when talking to a friend, we uttered a sentence that may never have been spoken before: “I’m going to see an instrumental prog-metal band at a bowling alley.” … Continue reading

September 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

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