In May 1978 change their name to Expo (5) .
Nasal Boys founded in December by Rudolph Dietrich, Leo "Lemmi" Remmel (the Desert Fox) and Heinrich "Wüste" Wüstenhagen. In addition they are surrounded by a steady changing bunch of musicians!
MAY 18th: first concert at "Club Hey". They perform under the name 1001. Stick Of The Day Kick.
July 30th: play in Zurich-Altstetten. Marlene Marder and Hermann "Marco" Ritter join the band, wich in now called "Herrgott! Rudolph Heinrich Lehmann: Nasal Boys".
October 1th: play with the Clash in Zurich.
Probably October 3th: Swiss Television broadcasts a 10-minute special on theit "Karusell" program about the Nasal Boys performance at the "Kaufleuten Saal" in Zurich.
October 8th: perform with Dieter Meier, Hermann "Marco" Ritter and Juicy Bader at the "Jugendkeller" Shaffhausen. The local press is not amused and call the Nasal Boys, along with Patti Smith and Velvet Underground, "Neo-Fascists".
October 20th: sign a contract with the independent label Periphery Perfume.
October: at the Studio:
Rudolph Dietrich - Guitar, Vocals
Leo "Lemmi" Remmel (The Desert Fox) - Vocals
Konrad "Stubi" Sauber - Bass
Heinrich "Wüste" Wüstenhagen - Guitar, Vocals
Päde Schletzer - Drums
December 23th: perform with Rams, the new Bass player.
January 20th: Nasal Boys single "Hot Love / Die Wüste Lebt" officially released. (Sauber in not mentioned on the single cover because he split with the band).
Early May: Nasal Boys change their name to Expo (5): Rudolph Dietrich -guitar, vocals // Leo "Lemmi" Remmel (The Desert Fox) -vocals // Heinrich "Wüste" Wüstenhagen -guitar, vocals // Rams -bass, vocals // Päde Schletzer -drums.