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: 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

PHOTOS: Dead by Now and Swarmlord

Well, we’re speechless … mostly due to hoarseness from near-constant shouting last night during a performances by Swarmlord and Dead by Now. Somewhere within Flask Lounge, we lost our voice, hearing and … Continue reading

September 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dead by Sunday: Q&A with Michael Anderson on the impending breakup of Dead by Now

It’s another big weekend for heavy music in Portland. Tonight, Capture the Sun, Cushing and Purse play Bayside Bowl, 58 Alder St., beginning at 8 p.m. Then, on Saturday night, … Continue reading

September 5, 2014 · 3 Comments

PHOTOS: Dead by Now announces impending break up, plays show with Stasis and Zvi

Last night’s show with Zvi and Stasis served as the penultimate performance by Dead by Now. The band will break up early next month when bassist Mark Lennon relocates out of state, … Continue reading

August 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

PHOTOS: Eastern Spell and Dead by Now

The two-day run at Empire is over and nothing got broken. See? Metalheads can have nice things. Don’t get us wrong. We love the come-as-you-are vibe at Geno’s and Mathew’s … Continue reading

August 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Is Empire becoming a metal-friendly venue?

This week, Empire kicks off a two-day run of metal shows. The gauntlet begins tonight at 10 with a Black Sabbath/Metallica-themed installment of the venue’s long-running Clash of the Titans series, … Continue reading

July 30, 2014 · Leave a comment


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