Watch a Finnish Folk Band Cover Iron Maiden's "Aces High"

Finland's Steve 'N' Seagulls are famous for their wild bluegrass-tinged folk-music covers of heavy metal classics. You might remember their cover of Iron Maiden’s "The Trooper."

Now, the Scandinavian boys are back with a banjo/stand-up bass/accordion cover of another Maiden tune, "Aces High."

"Aces High," a song written from the vantage point of an RAF pilot fighting the German Luftwaffe over the skies of Britain in WWII, was featured on Iron Maiden's 1984 album, Powerslave.

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.