Bluegrass band's unique take on Maiden classic

Finnish bluegrass band Steve 'N' Seagulls have released a video of their cover version of Iron Maiden's The Trooper.

Banjos, mandolin, washboard and a double bass offer a unique take on the classic Maiden track, which was a single from their 1983 album Piece Of Mind.

Little known outside of their homeland, Steve ‘N’ Seagulls are sure to win some new fans with this video.

Steve ‘N’ Seagulls: The Trooper

Stef wrote close to 5,000 stories during his time as assistant online news editor and later as online news editor between 2014-2016. An accomplished reporter and journalist, Stef has written extensively for a number of UK newspapers and also played bass with UK rock favourites Logan. His favourite bands are Pixies and Clap Your Hands Say Yeah. Stef left the world of rock'n'roll news behind when he moved to his beloved Canada in 2016, but he started on his next 5000 stories in 2022.