Post Mortem

A photographic account of heavy music in Portland, Maine

PHOTOS: Five of the Eyes, Murcielago, Never Got Caught, Superorder, and Video Nasties

Editor’s note: We apologize for submitting this postmortem one week late. Last Sunday, we suffered a death in the family and our minds have been elsewhere — puzzling through this weird and … Continue reading

March 8, 2015 · 1 Comment

PHOTOS: Hessian, Heavy Necker, and Eldemur Krimm, plus Murcielago and Superorder tonight

Photos by guest contributor John Macy Rock for Spock. That was the theme of the night at Empire, where Hessian, Heavy Necker, and Eldemur Krimm melted faces in memory of Leonard Nimoy, … Continue reading

February 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

PHOTOS: Book of the Dead, Johnny Cremains, and The Ghosts of Johnson City

Photos by guest contributor Michael Batchelder Portland guitarist extraordinaire Douglas Porter celebrated his 36th birthday Saturday by playing on Geno’s stage in three separate bands: Book of the Dead, Johnny Cremains, and The … Continue reading

February 23, 2015 · Leave a comment


    Why re-create the wheel? Last week, we attended the Swans performance at Port City Music Hall. In an unexpected and exciting twist, we provided a photo to MaineToday Media that appears in today’s … Continue reading

February 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

PHOTOS: Covered in Bees

Covered in Bees offered tantalizing glimpses of their forthcoming album last night at Empire. The album, an 88-minute radio-play called Corpse in the Mattress Motel, tells the story of the gruesome … Continue reading

February 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

PHOTOS: Sylvia and Backstabbers Inc.

1,000 percent Sylvia. That was the predicted outcome last night at Geno’s when Michael Anderson made his debut as Sylvia‘s drummer, elevating the band’s already untouchable set into something stratospheric. From the opening … Continue reading

February 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

PHOTOS: Falls of Rauros, Obsidian Tongue, and Feral

Let there be light. For obvious reasons, Geno’s Rock Club is our favorite spot in Portland. Geno’s hosts the shows that are dearest to our blackened hearts, and it’s an inexpensive, come-as-you-are holdout … Continue reading

January 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

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

PHOTOS: Pharmakon

Fearless. That’s probably the best catch-all word to describe last night’s event at Geno’s — a wide-ranging bill that featured NYC solo noise act Pharmakon; Maine lo-fi rock band Standing Stones; Portland sludge band … Continue reading

January 15, 2015 · 2 Comments



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