Foo Fighters are steamrolling their means into 2021 with the ear-ringing new single ‘No Son of Mine.’
It’s second monitor to be revealed from the band’s forthcoming 10th album Medication at Midnight (out February fifth), which ignites the second half of the album with a lightning strike of a riff that builds into the album’s most full-on barnstormer.
‘No Son of Mine’ is replete with nods to acquainted Foo Fighters influences from Queen’s ‘Stone Chilly Loopy’ to Ace of Spades/Iron Fist-era Motörhead to Metallica’s ‘Kill ‘Em All’, ‘No Son of Mine’ includes a streamlined, minimalist chassis of searing Grohl, Smear and Shiflett licks atop a steel-trap-tight Hawkins/Mendel rhythmic body.
“That is the form of track that simply resides in all of us and if it is sensible on the time, we let it out,” Grohl explains, including, “Lyrically it’s meant to poke on the hypocrisy of self righteous leaders, individuals which might be responsible of committing the crimes they’re supposedly towards…”
Medication at Midnight is produced by Greg Kurstin and Foo Fighters, engineered by Darrell Thorp and blended by Mark “Spike” Stent, and packs the next 9 songs right into a tight-ass 37 minutes:
- Making a Hearth
- Disgrace Disgrace
- Ready on a Struggle
- Medication at Midnight
- No Son of Mine
- Holding Poison
- Chasing Birds
- Love Dies Younger