Coldplay drummer Will Champion will appear in the next chapter of the amazing television series Game of Thrones The 3rd season of the HBO spectacular is set to premiere in the States on March 31, 2013.

It has been confirmed that he will play surprise, surprise, a drummer. Whether this means he will actually be playing music or if he’ll simply be a battle drummer standing in the background is yet unknown.

Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody will also play a guest role in the forthcoming season.

Coldplay are about to embark on a national tour of Australia kicking off next week in Melbourne.