Post Mortem

A photographic account of heavy music in Portland, Maine

PHOTOS: Karma to Burn and Sierra

The dream of the ’90s was alive last night in Portland. And that’s a good thing. (A paying assignment kept us from seeing Kind and Portland’s ever-awesome Pigboat, but) we were fortunate enough to catch Sierra … Continue reading

January 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

‘Karma’ and Black Label Society face off tonight on Congress Street

Prepare to fire stage 2 rockets. Our weeklong ascent into madness accelerates tonight when two competing events erupt within the same city block. At Geno’s, Pigboat kicks off a four-band show with headliners Karma to Burn. … Continue reading

January 13, 2015 · 3 Comments

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

‘Buried at sea’: Q&A with Zachary Howard on Awaas’ imminent demise

 “We are all very old friends, so why not do this shit right? … On a boat.”  —Zachary Howard on Awaas’ decision to break up this Sunday on Casablanca Cruises … Continue reading

August 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

PHOTOS: Erroraeon, Scrotal Tear, Rare Storms, D/A A/D and Awaas

We had our cake and ate it too. Last night, we caught the experimental electronics show at dBasement then thumbed a ride to Empire for the tail end of Awaas’ set. Good … Continue reading

July 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

The ‘last bastion’ of underground music

And we’re back. We survived our vacation into the heart of darkness — a distant land where few outsiders dare to venture; a valley where people eat organ meat and quietly revere Joe Paterno; a … Continue reading

July 24, 2014 · Leave a comment


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