Rudimentary Peni is a British anarcho-punk/Deathrock band that was formed in 1980. In February 2003 issue of Maximum RocknRoll (issue #237), Grant Matthews explains how he get the name of the band. He explains: "When I was in high school studying biology, we were inform that in the stage of fetus the clitoris is a basically penis." The band appear from the British anarcho-punk wave in the early 1980s. Lead singer/guitarist Nick Blinko is laeding for his humorous ghostly lyrics and dark pen-and-ink artwork, apparently featured on all of Rudimentary Peni's albums. Nicko Blinko is also buzz that he have written the band's Pope Adrian 37th Psychristiatric album while residing in a psychiatric hospital. The bassist Grant Matthews also wrote a couple of songs for the band, although his lyrics basically focus on sociopolitical themes. Only few photos of the band that exist as their albums which feature Blinko's drawings instead however, Pushead published several in the previous edition of his magazine.
The Rudimentary Peni released its first record, a 10 song EP on their own label "Outer Himalayan Records". They have pursue to release by themselves of their material, with particular offer from other record companies.The band have contact with associate anarcho-punkers "Crass" and their second 7" EP "Farce" was released by Crass Records.