"Machine Gun Blues" is a song by Social Distortion. It was the first single from their seventh studio album, Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes, which was released on January 18, 2011. It was made available for download via iTunes on November 16, 2010. The song reached number 10 on Billboard's Alternative Songs chart in February 2011. The song was featured on an episode of Sons of Anarchy. The song was also used by WWE to promote a feud between The Miz and Randy Orton at the 2011 WWE Royal Rumble.