Post Mortem

A photographic account of heavy music in Portland, Maine

14 from ’14: Best of Post Mortem

Editor’s note: This is the final installment in a four-part series. The first three installments are here, here, and here. By Ben McCanna It was nearly a year ago when I decided to do something different … Continue reading

December 31, 2014 · 3 Comments

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

PHOTOS: Swarmlord and Bedroom Rehab Corporation

Big noise comes from small packages. That was the apparent theme Friday when trio Swarmlord and duo Bedroom Rehab Corporation took the stage for impressive sets of massive sounds. Perhaps for the … Continue reading

November 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Swarmlord and Bedroom Rehab Corp. bring the darkness on Black Friday

Black Friday — that yearly reminder that you’re an alien living on a shit planet — just got a little less hostile. Beginning at 9 tonight, Geno’s hosts a wide-ranging … Continue reading

November 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

PHOTOS: Ruin, Nobis and Swarmlord

(Editor’s note: Last night we handed Post Mortem’s reigns over to guest photographer Michael Batchelder and guest correspondent Janel Croll — a circumstance we hope to repeat someday soon. Thanks, guys.) Words by Janel … Continue reading

October 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Weekend roundup: Ruin, Nobis, Swarmlord, Superorder and more

It’s a big weekend for shows but, unfortunately, we have to play hooky. We’ve got a wedding anniversary on Saturday and — try as we might — we’re just not … Continue reading

October 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

PHOTOS: Covered in Bees and Tiger Bomb

Here at Post Mortem, we’ve always been puzzled by punk. We acknowledge its simple, three-chord structure is hailed for democratizing music, but — to our ears — the genre often sounds like a hepped-up version of quaint ditties; … Continue reading

September 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

PHOTOS: Dead by Now and Swarmlord

Well, we’re speechless … mostly due to hoarseness from near-constant shouting last night during a performances by Swarmlord and Dead by Now. Somewhere within Flask Lounge, we lost our voice, hearing and … Continue reading

September 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dead by Sunday: Q&A with Michael Anderson on the impending breakup of Dead by Now

It’s another big weekend for heavy music in Portland. Tonight, Capture the Sun, Cushing and Purse play Bayside Bowl, 58 Alder St., beginning at 8 p.m. Then, on Saturday night, … Continue reading

September 5, 2014 · 3 Comments

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