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

PHOTOS: Twisted Roots, Big Meat Hammer and Thee Icepicks

Photos by guest contributor Ryan Brownewell Twisted Roots, Big Meat Hammer and Thee Icepicks performed a benefit show Saturday at Geno’s. The event was a fundraiser for Mimi Feld — … Continue reading

January 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

PHOTOS: “Led Zeppelin”

Photos and words by guest contributor John Macy Led Zeppelin came alive last night for a near-capacity crowd at Empire. The show, “Whole Lotta Love: A Tribute to Zeppelin,” kicked off … Continue reading

January 3, 2015 · 1 Comment

PHOTOS: The Upper Crust and Covered in Bees

Photos by Michael Batchelder While most of us at Post Mortem HQ are drifting in and out of NyQuil-induced comas, gasping against a rising tide of sputum, photographer Michael Batchelder persevered … Continue reading

November 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

PHOTOS: Trinary System and Cushing

Photos by Michael Batchelder Roger Miller, of Mission of Burma fame, was a double threat last night at Geno’s. What began as an art show for Miller’s drawings blossomed into … Continue reading

October 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

PHOTOS: Ruin, Nobis and Swarmlord

(Editor’s note: Last night we handed Post Mortem’s reigns over to guest photographer Michael Batchelder and guest correspondent Janel Croll — a circumstance we hope to repeat someday soon. Thanks, guys.) Words by Janel … Continue reading

October 12, 2014 · Leave a comment


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