, on occasion, as Rusty's Dumpy Nuts, and Dumpy's Rusty Bolts. Aside from their interchangeable band
name, they were part of the ongoing pub rock
hangover of the early 80s, but were also, apparently, lumped in with NWOBHM
, a newer and potentially more lucrative meme
. But not for them, as it turned out.
"And, by the way, which one's Dumpy?"
Dumpy Dunnell was the singer/guitarist. His CV included stints in Borzoi (when "pub rock" was a newer thing), and skinny-tie nonsense The Rivvits before coming up with a band name that long outlasted the music made.