Harum-Scarum was an female-fronted punk band hailing from Portland, Oregon. The band released three LPs, a 7", a split EP with StUpor, a demo cassette, and a live LP. The band played a style of music that has been referred to as anarcho or crust punk. Harum-Scarum frequently used political and social topics, some of them controversial, for song material. For example, the band sampled a clip from convicted murderess Aileen Wuornos as an introduction to their song Systematic Death as featured on their LP entitled Mental Health.