Post Mortem

A photographic account of heavy music in Portland, Maine

PHOTOS: Hessian, Heavy Necker, and Eldemur Krimm, plus Murcielago and Superorder tonight

Photos by guest contributor John Macy Rock for Spock. That was the theme of the night at Empire, where Hessian, Heavy Necker, and Eldemur Krimm melted faces in memory of Leonard Nimoy, … Continue reading

February 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hessian and Eldemur Krimm to play new songs tonight at Empire

Two of Portland’s most respected bands are bringing new material to Empire tonight. Hessian and Eldemur Krimm — who will share the stage with bay state rock ‘n’ rollers Heavy Necker … Continue reading

February 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hessian: 2014 Band of the Year

Editor’s note: This is our final year-in-review post for 2014. Our four-part series on our best photos from 2014 is here, here, here, and here. The readers have spoken: Hessian is the Band of the Year for 2014. … Continue reading

January 1, 2015 · 1 Comment

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

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

UPDATED: Def Leppard vs. G’n’R show postponed due to snow

Update: This show has been postponed until further notice due to the snowstorm. Happy thanksgiving, dudes. If you’d like to re-live the bygone days of middle school — an ancient time when … Continue reading

November 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Back-to-back metal at Geno’s beginning tonight

Geno’s is throwing a one-two punch this weekend. Beginning tonight and continuing Saturday, the venerable institution is hosting two unmissable metal bills. First, a slew of out-of-towners bring the heavy. Then, … Continue reading

November 21, 2014 · Leave a 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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