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

14 from ’14: Traveling band edition

Editor’s note: This is the third installment in a four-part series. The first two installments are here and here. It was a good year to see national heavy bands in Portland. Geno’s, in particular, was ground … Continue reading

December 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

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

Back-to-back metal at Geno’s beginning tonight

Geno’s is throwing a one-two punch this weekend. Beginning tonight and continuing Saturday, the venerable institution is hosting two unmissable metal bills. First, a slew of out-of-towners bring the heavy. Then, … Continue reading

November 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Update: New drummer for Holyfilth, band on 2-month hiatus

Holyfilth, the best thing to come out of Bangor since buttery flaky crust, gave us a scare this morning when the band hinted at a breakup on its Facebook page. … Continue reading

June 25, 2014 · 1 Comment

PHOTOS: Thrashday the 13th

We survived another night of things we shouldn’t have. In celebration, here’s a postmortem on Thrashday the 13th. Last night’s transcendence was brought to you by Swarmlord, Hatred Alive and Holyfilth — a fucking … Continue reading

June 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Friday the 13th + a full moon = …

If you’ve ever wondered what would happen when a full moon coincides with Friday the 13th, just wait a few hours, because the era of hockey mask-wearing man-wolves is nigh upon … Continue reading

June 12, 2014 · Leave a comment


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