MTV News spoke with TRUSTcompany about what was behind their decision to go with the new name instead of their original name of 41 Down. “People would say, ‘Sum 41, I mean, 41 Down,'” singer/guitarist Kevin Palmer said. “We were like, ‘This could be a problem.’ I think we wanted to get away from the whole number thing anyway,” guitarist James Fukai said. “When they first named the band 41 Down in ’97, I don’t think there were any other bands that had numbers in them.” Read more.
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