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Foo Fighters cover Tom Sawyer, bring fan onstage to sing

Thu, Nov 9, 2017@2:36PM | comments

The Foo Fighters' are known for performing cover songs during their live shows, and one of their regulars is Rush's Tom Sawyer. Last night they played a show at the State Farm Center in Champaign, IL and covered the song, bringing fan Michael Carpenter onstage to sing vocals. Carpenter scored points for effort, but messed up a good portion of the lyrics. You can watch some bootleg video of the performance on YouTube here. This is not the first time the Foos have brought a fan up onstage to sing Tom Sawyer. Back in August of 2015 at a Foos show in Edmonton, they let a fan named Brian front the band as seen in this post. Thanks to Alternative Nation for the news.