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I've heard of utilities for bulk rename, but I cannot name one without research.
This sounds like an opportunity to practice your shell (or perl or whatever) scripting if you are not under the gun. Even if you are pressed for time, a script might get you there faster than finding a utility and learning to use it.
If I were making scripts -- yes, I'd make more than one -- I might create a file that lists all of the parts that I want to change. Once I had that file or files, I would then cycle through implementing the changes.
Hmmm?! Now that I've written this, it seems that Gnome Nautilus has features that might accomplish what you want. If I find something there, I'll report back.