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Denver horrorcore giant Scum on the devotion of fans and how the genre is definitely not dead

Since immigrating from Russia in 1992, Ivan Ovchinnikov -- better known by his stage name, Scum -- has grown into one of the best-selling horrorcore artists in the country, through relentless touring and with Lyrikal Snuff Productions, the label he founded more than a decade ago. In that time, Scum (due tonight and tomorrow night at the Roxy Theatre with Twiztid) has built up a massive underground following.

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