Game of Thrones signs up Icelandic indie band Sigur Ros

Sigur Ros

Game of Thrones has signed up the members of Icelandic indie band Sigur Ros for series four of the fantasy drama.

The HBO programme has yet to confirm the details of their appearance.

They follow in the footsteps of Coldplay drummer Will Champion and Gary Lightbody, lead singer of Snow Patrol, who both had cameos in the third series.

The fourth series is due to air on HBO in the US in 2014.

Jon Thor Birgisson, Georg Holm and Orri Pall Dyrason are currently shooting their role on the Game of Thrones set in Croatia.

Peter Dinklage
Peter Dinklage plays Tyrion Lannister in the fantasy drama series

The series three finale of Game of Thrones, shown on Sky Atlantic in the UK, was reported at the time it was broadcast to have been the most popular illegal torrent ever.

The programme is based on a series of books by George R. R. Martin.

Past series have featured battles between powerful families in the fantasy continent of Westeros.

Game of Thrones has won a variety of awards including an Emmy for outstanding supporting actor in a drama series, won by Peter Dinklage, who plays Tyrion Lannister.

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