This isn't the first time the WBC and the band have squared off

By Adam Carlson
Updated August 23, 2015 11:50 AM
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Another Foo Fighters concert in Kansas City means another Westboro Baptist Church protest – and another creative counter-protest from the band.

As the W.B.C. – noted for its anti-LGBTQ platform and nationwide protests – assembled outside the band’s Friday concert at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri, Dave Grohl and company rolled up in a truck blasting Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up,” a real-life version of the notorious Rick Roll meme.

Passengers held signs reading “You Got Rick Roll’d (Again)” and “Keep It Clean,” and Grohl (recovering from a broken leg, no less) led an enthusiastic clap-along to the tune.

The Foo Fighters and the W.B.C. have previously squared off at the Sprint Center.

Watch: Dave Grohl’s Doctor Rocks the House with Foo Fighters

In 2011, the band rode up in front of the group in a rig truck, dressed all in trucker attire, singing “Hot Buns.”

Sample lines: “Think I’m in the mood for some hot-man muffins/Mmmm, sounds so fine, yes indeed.”