Now Playing

Tom Petty - Free Fallin'

Trooper Announced As Official Ale Of Sonisphere

The Iron Maiden beer is also celebrating its first birthday.

Iron Maiden's Trooper Premium British Beer has been announced as the official ale of this year's Sonisphere Festival.

The beer's brainchild and Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson enthused:

“Pints of Trooper at Sonisphere will be pretty special because of just how fresh they will be! They will be brewed and transported at the very last minute to ensure that MAIDEN fans get them as close to perfect as they can possibly be.

"Add in the fact that they will be chilled and this really will be a special festival pint of ale! We’ve also worked on the way it will be served to minimise queues and also give the best pint actually in the glass that we possibly could. We’re really proud to be bringing it to our fans this way and I know we’ll convert some non-ale drinkers too. Ultimately we’re delivering a special beer for the very last show of the MAIDEN ENGLAND Tour. What could be better?”

The announcement comes alongside the celebrations for Trooper's first anniversary, which began last night at a private event at The Queen's Head, London.

The party saw a surprise appearance from Dickinson himself, who of course enjoyed a pint of Trooper with Planet Rock's Paul Anthony.

Sonisphere Festival will be Iron Maiden's only UK appearance on the final of the Maiden England World Tour, which began back in June 2012 and has seen the band performing a classic set list based arond the original 1989 live concert video of the same name.

Sonisphere takes place from 4th-6th July 2014 at Knebworth Park. Tickets are on-sale now at!

Tagged: Iron Maiden

More from Rock News


Add a comment

Log in to the club or enter your details below.