Machine Gun Kelly has a long history with WWE. Kelly provided the official theme song for WrestleMania XXVII. Kelly also performed before that show’s main event. Machine Gun is no stranger to the world of professional wrestling.

Kelly’s been deeply involved with the music for the highly anticipated WWE2K22 video game. Machine Gun was the executive producer for the game’s soundtrack. 2K Games recently issued a press release noting Kelly’s contributions. He will also be in the game as a playable character.

“2K today announced Machine Gun Kelly is officially the Executive Soundtrack Producer for WWE 2K22. A longtime WWE fan and multitalented music, film and fashion sensation, Machine Gun Kelly will also appear as a playable character, available in a post-launch downloadable WWE 2K22 content pack*.

“Machine Gun Kelly has been an integral part of the WWE family for more than a decade including performances at WrestleMania and Tribute to the Troops, soundtracking our premium live events with his music, and making frequent storyline appearances on WWE programming over the years,” said Neil Lawi, Senior Vice President and General Manager, WWE Music Group. “He has curated a unique soundtrack for WWE 2K22 that includes not only his own music but a diverse array of artists from The Weeknd to KennyHoopla. The 12-track soundtrack is the perfect complement to this edition’s enhanced gameplay.”


In addition to his roles as Executive Soundtrack Producer and playable character, Machine Gun Kelly also appears in multiple WWE 2K22 marketing campaign videos, interacting with WWE Legend The Undertaker and an array of other colorful Superstars.”

Machine Gun Kelly joins some other celebrities who got the playable character treatment in WWE video games. Fred Durst of Limp Bizkit and Arnold Schwarzenegger have received the honor in the past. Fans will be excited, and haters will be even more thrilled to know they can beat him up in the game! WWE2K22 drops on March 11, 2022.

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Michael Perry

Michael Perry is a news contributor for Ringside News and Thirsty for News. Michael has an M.A. in Communication Technology from Point Park University in his hometown of Pittsburgh, PA.

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