PICS: 5 Seconds of Summer at House of Blues

Fangirl engage -- 5 Seconds of Summer sold out House of Blues San Diego on April 26 in support of their upcoming album, "Youngblood."

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Formed in 2011, 5 Seconds of Summer quickly climbed from YouTube stardom to the top of the Billboard charts.
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The Australian quartet plays a marketable mix of pop punk and pop rock.
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And their fans go crazy over it.
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Lead singer Luke Hemmings also plays guitar and piano.
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Guitarist Michael Clifford wore a shirt that read, "Fear of God."
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Bassist Callum Hood is one of the more popular members.
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Drummer Ashton Irwin has a pretty Aussie sounding name.
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The four members met while attending Norwest Christian College.
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They gained popularity initially by posting YouTube covers.
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From there, the Sydney pop-rockers signed with Sony.
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By 2013, they were on tour with One Direction.
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Despite their fanatic following, they don't consider themselves a boy band.
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Considering they write their own music and play their own instruments, they have an argument there.
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Somehow, they've managed to tap into the same boy band market, however.
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That being said, Goldfinger's John Feldmann produced their 2015 album, "Sounds Good Feels Good."
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Feldmann has produced everyone from Hilary Duff to Blink-182.
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