Beautiful Stories for Ugly Children is the seventh studio album by industrial metal band Mushroomhead. The album was released on September 28, 2010 by Megaforce Records. The first single from the album "Come On", was released on August 16, 2010. It is the band's final album to feature Pig Benis on bass and Gravy on guitar, and it is the only album to feature Lil Dan on percussion.
On August 31, 2010, "Come On" was released uncensored on iTunes. The video of their first single "Come On" was premiered on Headbangers Ball on September 27, hosted by Mushroomhead themselves. Come On was also featured in the Criminal Minds episode "There's no Place like Home" from the show's 7th season. "Come On" was also featured on Oct 5, 2010 episode of Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) on Spike TV as a promotion of the long storied rivalry between Wrestling Legend, Ric Flair and Hardcore Wrestling Legend, Mick Foley.
As stated by the band members themselves, in an interview with MTV, the album title is inspired by the late '80s comic book of the same name. According to the band, they wanted the album title to reflect the nature of the songs themselves, and the title came once they incorporated the visual elements of the project.