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

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

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

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

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

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

Competing shows offer Capture the Sun, Holy Filth, Ruin, Stone Tools and more tonight

  Seven bands. Two venues. One evening. That’s the cruel calculus tonight when competing shows round out an unusually heavy week in Portland. At Geno’s, a reconfigured Stone Tools re-emerges after several … Continue reading

January 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

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