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

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: Covered in Bees

Covered in Bees offered tantalizing glimpses of their forthcoming album last night at Empire. The album, an 88-minute radio-play called Corpse in the Mattress Motel, tells the story of the gruesome … Continue reading

February 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Q&A with Covered in Bees’ Boo Leavitt

Brevity is not Boo Leavitt’s strongpoint. This is an observation, not a complaint. Recently, we contacted Covered in Bees’ frontman for info on tonight’s show with El Malo and The Monsters. In … Continue reading

February 13, 2015 · Leave a 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

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