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: Swans

    Why re-create the wheel? Last week, we attended the Swans performance at Port City Music Hall. In an unexpected and exciting twist, we provided a photo to MaineToday Media that appears in today’s … Continue reading

February 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Swans, Xylouris White play Port City tonight

Good things come to those who wait. Thirty-three years after Swans‘ formation, the notoriously loud experimental rock band is finally touching down in Portland for an appearance tonight at Port City Music Hall. Earplugs are advised; headbanging … Continue reading

February 17, 2015 · 2 Comments

PHOTOS: High on Fire, Mountain of Wizard, and Eastern Spell

It happened. Last night, as if by magic, Post Mortem was transported beyond the security perimeter and into the cloistered halls of the holiest of holies: Backstage. Armed with only a camera, … Continue reading

January 12, 2015 · 1 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

PHOTOS: Jeff the Brotherhood, Diarrhea Planet and Murcielago

There’s a long list of words we can’t spell correctly on the first try. No matter how old we get, and how many times we type them, we just can’t spell … Continue reading

October 17, 2014 · 2 Comments

Murcielago opens tonight for Jeff the Brotherhood

Nashville invades Port City Music Hall tonight, but not without some local noise. At 9 p.m., Portland stoner supergroup Murcielago opens for rock bands Jeff the Brotherhood and Diarrhea Planet. … Continue reading

October 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

PHOTOS: Hessian kicks off big week in heavy music

The planets must be aligned, because this is a huge week for heavy music in Portland. Tonight, King Buzzo lands in Port City Music Hall for an acoustic performance at … Continue reading

July 7, 2014 · 1 Comment

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