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: 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: Sylvia and Backstabbers Inc.

1,000 percent Sylvia. That was the predicted outcome last night at Geno’s when Michael Anderson made his debut as Sylvia‘s drummer, elevating the band’s already untouchable set into something stratospheric. From the opening … Continue reading

February 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Q&A with Sean Libby on Sylvia’s return and giving a classic guitar to Matt Pike

  It’s the dawn of a new era. When Sylvia takes the stage tonight at Geno’s (along with Mugwort, Backstabbers Inc., and Churchburn), the band will unveil its new drummer — phenom Michael Anderson. Sylvia, which … Continue reading

February 7, 2015 · 1 Comment

Skummymen, old-school punks throw birthday bash tonight at Geno’s

  One of Portland’s most prolific party-throwers is throwing a party for himself. Paul Simisky, who turned 38 yesterday, is hosting a birthday bash tonight at Geno’s featuring locals The … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · 2 Comments

PHOTOS: Falls of Rauros, Obsidian Tongue, and Feral

Let there be light. For obvious reasons, Geno’s Rock Club is our favorite spot in Portland. Geno’s hosts the shows that are dearest to our blackened hearts, and it’s an inexpensive, come-as-you-are holdout … Continue reading

January 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

A family affair tonight at Geno’s with Falls of Rauros, Feral, and Obsidian Tongue

Never mind the white stuff falling from the sky. Tonight, Portland maintains its heart of blackness when Falls of Rauros, Obsidian Tongue, and Feral take the stage at Geno’s. (Show organizer G. Souza … Continue reading

January 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

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

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