5 Seconds of Summer are the Australian Pop Rock band taking the world by storm! Formed in Sydney in 2011, the band consists of Luke Hemmings (vocals, guitar), Michael Clifford (guitar, vocals), Calum Hood (bass guitar, vocals) and Ashton Irwin (drums, vocals).The band started to gain attention when they started posting videos of themselves performing covers of popular songs in Youtube. Their cover of Chris Brown and Justin Bieber's hit "Next to You" rapidly received over 600,000 views. Despite having no promotion apart from Youtube and Facebook, their first music release, an EP entitles "Unplugged, reached number 1 on the I-Tunes chart in Australia. Having recently toured with the boy band phenomenon "One Direction", 5SOS's fame has risen dramatically and they are now known on a global scale. Their self-titles debut album was released worldwide in mid-2014, and the band are now preparing for a world tour in 2015.Follow the story of one of the world's up and coming bands. This is 5 Seconds of Summer... Up Close and Personal.