"Scum of the Earth" is a song by heavy metal musician Rob Zombie. It was originally featured on the Mission: Impossible 2 soundtrack and later included on Zombie's album, The Sinister Urge as the lead single. It found considerable radio play upon release.
The song features an intense chorus featuring heavy guitars and a repetitive "hey!" chant. The final chorus culminates with female background vocals.
Rob Zombie guitarist Riggs formed a band in 2003, sharing the name with this song.