In a day and age in which bands are exalted, obsessed over, and then forgotten as
quickly as a web page can be refreshed, creating consistently adventurous and exciting
albums for over a decade is no small feat.
Moving into their 7th full-length, Trump Harm, 31Knots are a living testament to the
advantages of staying true to yourself over fleeting flash-in-the-pan glamour in an age of
More than anything else, the sound of Trump Harm is yet another fresh take on the
band’s unique brand of jagged yet melodic, gritty yet graceful, grandiose punk rock.
With swift directional changes, abrupt stops, and inertia-defying starts, 31Knots
executes each teetering musical jerk and halt and subsequent somersault with jawdropping