Steve ‘n’ Seagulls Unveil Video of Iron Maiden Cover ‘Run to the Hills’
The Finnish band Steve ‘n’ Seagulls have garnered millions of YouTube views of their bluegrass cover versions of metal songs. Their debut album Farm Machine was released in May, and includes their rendition of the Iron Maiden classic "Run to the Hills." You can check out the video above.
The clip features a band member arriving at a cabin via reindeer-driven sleigh where the rest of the band is already waiting, grabbing his accordion and beginning the song. It's a very simple video, but as with all of Steve 'N' Seagulls' previous clips, extremely entertaining.
Other videos from the album you can watch include AC/DC‘s “Thunderstruck,” Metallica‘s “Seek and Destroy”, Dio‘s “Holy Diver” and Iron Maiden‘s “The Trooper.” Farm Machine also includes covers of songs done originally by artists such as Guns N’ Roses, Pantera and Led Zeppelin.
In a recent interview, drummer Puikkonen talked about how the album came about: "When we first got some attention with "The Trooper" video, there started to be lots of hard rock and heavy metal fans on our gigs. So after a huge amount of positive feedback and of course the recording deal that we got, we decided to do a banjo heavy metal album."
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