Post Mortem

A photographic account of heavy music in Portland, Maine

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

Book of the Dead resurrected for birthday show tonight

Legend has it that it was written by the dark ones: Necronomicon Ex Mortis, roughly translated, Book of the Dead. Tonight, like a shambling corpse emerging from a root cellar, local grind band … Continue reading

February 21, 2015 · 1 Comment

PHOTOS: Johnny Cremains

Nothing kickstarts the holidays quite like a pair of leg lamps. Last night, Johnny Cremains plugged in their signature electric gams, illuminating a set of old, new and cover songs at Geno’s. … Continue reading

December 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Readers’ poll, plus news roundup

It’s that time of year: a time to give, receive, and suffocate beneath a pile of “best of” lists from every publication on God’s gray earth. Here at Post Mortem, we’re not immune to … Continue reading

December 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

PHOTOS: Hessian, Pigboat and Johnny Cremains

We’re not always sure what we’re doing here. Like anyone else zooming through the universe at unfathomable speeds, we at Post Mortem sometimes lose faith. We lose our sense of purpose. We … Continue reading

October 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Anniversary party for Guitar Grave tonight at Geno’s

If everyday life in Portland has a sideshow, it’s probably Guitar Grave. While the outside world clamors to heap accolades on our city — putting us on top 10 lists for beer, … Continue reading

October 3, 2014 · Leave a comment


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