2Cellos release new Iron Maiden-inspired video
21 October 2014, 17:25
The new 2Cellos video sees the duo taking their instruments to a rock club where they play a hybrid of Rossini and Iron Maiden's 'The Trooper'.
2Cellos' latest video, released earlier today and called 'The Trooper Overture', shows the hard-rockin' duo taking on a rock club audience with a mash-up of Rossini's William Tell Overture and metal legends Iron Maiden's 'The Trooper'.
It's not the first time they've taken on the world of hard rock - previous videos have seen them take on the likes of AC/DC - but this is perhaps their most metal-influenced mash-up yet.
There are metal guitar solos on cello
They have perfected 'cello face':
There is headbanging
Which is quite impressive, given the size of their cellos:
There is also crowd-surfing
This cannot be good for your instrument:
Here's the whole thing:
And here's Iron Maiden's original:
Obviously there are no cellos on this one. It is, therefore, ever-so-slightly diminished in our estimation.
Best of all, Iron Maiden officially approve of it too