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: 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: Holy Filth, A Traitor’s Pact, Capture the Sun, Ruin, and Stone Tools

Last night, we made so many trips between Geno’s and Empire, the sidewalks are probably rutted like the Appian Way. Between two simultaneous events, we managed to catch Holy Filth, A Traitor’s Pact, Capture … Continue reading

January 18, 2015 · Leave a 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

PHOTOS: “Led Zeppelin”

Photos and words by guest contributor John Macy Led Zeppelin came alive last night for a near-capacity crowd at Empire. The show, “Whole Lotta Love: A Tribute to Zeppelin,” kicked off … Continue reading

January 3, 2015 · 1 Comment

PHOTOS: Murcielago CD release & The Nunz’s BD party

Shows in Portland are sometimes awkward affairs. On off nights, crowds can be thin and performers self-conscious. Sometimes the sound is shitty and the lighting dismal. Sometimes you wonder what’s missing. Saturday was not one of … Continue reading

December 7, 2014 · 1 Comment

Q&A with Holly Nunan, plus info on Murcielago, CiB, and Grime

Portland will be bonkers this weekend. That’s the only way to describe the embarrassment of riches Saturday when three competing shows vie for our attention. At Bayside Bowl, Covered in Bees … Continue reading

December 5, 2014 · 2 Comments



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