Mentioned in this 2010 article from the official Yamaha website. > The British quartet Coldplay-comprised of Chris Martin (vocals/piano), Jon Buckland (guitar), Will Champion (drums), and Guy Berryman (bass)-released a handful of EP's before storming onto the U.S. rock scene after releasing their full-length debut Parachutes (Capitol) in November 2000. Champion can be seen and heard playing a Yamaha Maple Custom Absolute drum kit. > > "I've been playing my Yamaha kit for about two years," says Champion of his sparkle finish Yamaha kit. "I like the feel and construction as well as the great response."more
Jimmy used yamaha maple or birch custom absolute from 1999 to 2009 He used a custom green which turns into yellow depending on the light for the "last" pumpkins tour in 2000 (MCA). Then, with Zwan he recorded with the same drum but for touring he used another MCA, in jaguar finish. For the Jimmy Chamberlin Complex, he had a yellow BCA. For the renuion with the Pumpkins he used differents kits, but he toured with a silver sparkle finish. He recorded Skysaw with various yamaha drums.more
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