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USA: Foo Fighters 'Rick Roll' Westboro Baptist Church

United States, Kansas City
August 23, 2015 at 09:22 GMT +00:00 · Published

After hearing that Westboro Baptist Church planned to protest in front of their concert in Kansas City, rock band the Foo Fighters hit back with their own counter-protest- riding through the city on a pickup truck blasting Rick Astley's Rick Roll anthem "Never Gonna Give You Up", Friday.

Drummer Taylor Hawkins could be seen waving a sign saying 'You got Rick Roll'd, again' as amused crowds filmed the band riding through the streets. Westboro Baptist Church first denounced the Foo Fighters in 2011, condemning the band as teachers of "fornication, adultery, and idolatry". In response, the band dressed up in wigs, brandishing signs saying 'keep it clean'.

The Foo Fighters are currently finishing their tour of the U.S before they set off to play several dates in Europe on November 5.

Video courtesy of Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri

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After hearing that Westboro Baptist Church planned to protest in front of their concert in Kansas City, rock band the Foo Fighters hit back with their own counter-protest- riding through the city on a pickup truck blasting Rick Astley's Rick Roll anthem "Never Gonna Give You Up", Friday.

Drummer Taylor Hawkins could be seen waving a sign saying 'You got Rick Roll'd, again' as amused crowds filmed the band riding through the streets. Westboro Baptist Church first denounced the Foo Fighters in 2011, condemning the band as teachers of "fornication, adultery, and idolatry". In response, the band dressed up in wigs, brandishing signs saying 'keep it clean'.

The Foo Fighters are currently finishing their tour of the U.S before they set off to play several dates in Europe on November 5.

Video courtesy of Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri

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