Simple college student, Guy Berryman, ends up playing bass for Coldplay the band, one of world's biggest rock groups!
Guy Berryman: Beginnings
Guy Rupert Berryman was born April 12, 1978, in Kirkcaldy, Scotland. Guy Berryman attended the Edinburgh Academy before enrolling at the University College London, where Guy Berryman studied to become an engineer. In 1997, Guy Berryman had come across a demo by fellow University College London students Chris Martin and Johnny Buckland; wanting to become a part of the project, Guy Berryman offered his services as a bass guitarist.
Guy Berryman: Coldplay
In 1997, Guy Berryman and Will Champion joined Chris Martin and Johnny Buckland's group Starfish. The men later changed the group's name to Coldplay after a suggestion from a friend. As Coldplay was ready to take off in 2000, Guy Berryman received his engineering degree from University College London. Guy Berryman's personal success was met with career success as Coldplay released their debut album Parachutes.
The album peaked at No. 1 on the UK Charts and entered the top half of the Billboard 200 in the US due to the success of Parachutes' first single "Yellow," which was followed by the equally successful Coldplay song "Trouble." With US success on their minds, Guy Berryman and Coldplay embarked on a small club tour, and fans eagerly bought Coldplay tickets in anticipation of the concerts.
Guy Berryman: (B)rush with Success
Riding high on the success of Parachutes, Guy Berryman and Coldplay went back into the studio to record their second album A Rush of Blood to the Head in 2002. The album featured now-classic Coldplay songs "In My Place," "The Scientist" and the unforgettable "Clocks." Fans around the world quickly purchased Coldplay tickets for the band's 2002 concert tour in support of A Rush of Blood to the Head. The tour took Guy Berryman and Coldplay to parts of North America, Europe and Australia. Fans with Coldplay tickets to the Sydney, Australia show became a part of history as Coldplay filmed the Sydney concert for its Live 2003 DVD.
Guy Berryman: Speed of Sound
Guy Berryman achieved yet another personal success in 2004 when he married childhood sweetheart Joanna Briston in London. In 2005, Guy Berryman and Coldplay also released their third album X&Y, featuring the singles "Speed of Sound" and "Fix You." Guy Berryman and Coldplay embarked on the year-long Twisted Logic tour. Coldplay fans turned the Twisted Logic tour into an unbelievable success, grossing over $24 million in Coldplay tickets sold. Soon after the tour, Guy Berryman and wife Joanna Briston welcomed their first child Nico, born September 17, 2006.
Guy Berryman: Success Continues
Guy Berryman and Coldplay the band have earned the support of fans and music critics alike upon the release of Coldplay's fourth album Viva La Vida or Death and all his Friends. Guy Berryman and Coldplay are gearing up for the Viva La Vida World Tour. Fans with Coldplay tickets will be able to see Guy Berryman, Chris Martin, Will Champion and Johnny Buckland in action as they perform hit Coldplay songs "Clocks" and "Violet Hill" and have fans singing along to Coldplay lyrics. Join Coldplay for their Viva La Vida tour by ordering premium Coldplay tickets from OnlineTickets.com today!