5 Seconds of Summer

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5 Seconds of Summer (5SOS)

5 Seconds of Summer at Metro Theatre in November 2012
Background information
Origin Sydney, Australia
Genres Pop punk/rock
Years active 2011–present
Labels Sony ATV (publishing only)
Website www.5sos.com
Luke Hemmings
Michael Clifford
Calum Hood
Ashton Irwin

5 Seconds of Summer (abbreviated 5SOS) is a pop-rock band from Sydney, Australia. The band has 4 members: Calum Hood (bass guitar, vocals), Michael Clifford (guitar, vocals), Luke Hemmings (lead vocals, guitar), and Ashton Irwin (drums, vocals). The Boys all went to school with each other except for Ashton. The boys have said that they were searching for a drummer and Ashton biked in a pushbike wearing an awful purple shirt. They supported Hot Chelle Rae on their 2012 'Whatever' tour. They toured with One Direction for their TMH and WWA tours and gained international fame. They now have their own tour 'Rock Out With Your Socks Out' (ROWYSO). On Febuary, 2016 the lads will start their second headline tour 'Sounds Live Feels Live' (SLFL).

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5 Seconds of Summer released their first extended play Unplugged on 26 June 2012 to iTunes. Their breakthrough song is named "She Looks So Perfect". They have released many EP's including their latest "She's Kinda Hot EP." Their debut album was released summer 2014 self-entitled "5 Seconds of Summer."

They also released a live album titled LiveSOS late 2014.

Their second album "Sounds Good Feels Good" was released on October 23, 2015.

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