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Confirmed - 5 Seconds Of Summer Will Release New Music In 2018!

Confirmed - 5 Seconds Of Summer Will Release New Music In 2018!

The news we’ve all been waiting for – new music from 5 Seconds of Summer!!!

It’s been almost a year since we’ve had an update from the guys, and now guitarist Michael Clifford is confirming they will release new music early on in the new year, and with a new sound.

“It’s coming along really well. It’s taking a really long time to perfect the new sound and direction we’re taking,” he told Billboard. “I think the reason it’s taken so long is because we haven’t just wanted to get it to a place where we’re, like, happy… We want it to be perfect. I think when all the new stuff comes out, it’s like a departure of our old sound but it still keeps elements of all of the things we liked about it. It was just time for us to change. The studio’s been awesome. We’ve just been slaving away, living in there. We’re at a point now where we’re almost ready to put out our first single.”

“I would say, really, really early in the new year,” he added about the first single.

As for their new sound, Michael said, “It’s really hard to explain what the sound is without actually hearing it. It’s like taking music where it’s at now, and putting our spin on it — making that sound unique. And it’s good. It’s not necessarily more electronic; it’s not just rock… That’s the thing with rock and punk music — it’s always mainly been about energy, you know what I mean? Rock music isn’t just how you play it, it’s the energy that comes from that. And I think we’ve always had that and tried to keep that. And that’s something that conveys pretty well into the new stuff.”

Hey Violet Talks About Being Mentored By 5 Seconds of Summer: 'They Boosted Our Confidence'

Hey Violet Talks About Being Mentored By 5 Seconds of Summer: 'They Boosted Our Confidence'

Hey Violet are still really close with 5 Seconds of Summer, seeing as how they’re signed to their label and all.

During an interview with Billboard’s Pop Shop podcast, the band — Rena Lovelis, Miranda Miller, Nia Lovelis, Casey Moreta, and Iain Shipp — dished about working with 5SOS and how they’ve influenced them.

“I think they boosted our confidence as well a little bit,” Nia shared.

Rena adds, “Definitely. We started out as a very shy band.”

Nia also says that Hey Violet and 5SOS have a really great bond with each other: “They came in and they’re really smart. They’re very passionate about music, and they always wanted to understand us.”

“We’ve always had that kind of friendship and respect between us and it makes it easier. We go on road trips and share demos, and I’m trying to think of the right word… ya, mutual respect.”

Check out Hey Violet‘s latest video for single “Hoodie” below:

5SOS's Luke Hemmings & Michael Clifford Have Guys Night Out in Hollywood

5SOS's Luke Hemmings & Michael Clifford Have Guys Night Out in Hollywood

Luke Hemmings heads out for a night on the town as a single man to Tao nightclub in Hollywood on Wednesday night (May 31).

The 5 Seconds of Summer musician met up with band mate Michael Clifford and his girlfriend, model Crystal Leigh, as well as some other friends.

If you missed the news, Luke and his longtime girlfriend, Arzaylea, split last month.

Luke and Michael are still working on 5SOS‘s album, which is due out sometime this year. However, some of the demos were leaked.

“Yes I am sad about the leak of some demos, but we will continue to make this album the best one yet,” drummer Ashton Irwin tweeted earlier this year.

Still, we can’t wait to hear 5 Seconds of Summer‘s new music!

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5SOS's Michael Clifford & Luke Hemmings Party With Girlfriends For Grammys Weekend 2017

5SOS's Michael Clifford & Luke Hemmings Party With Girlfriends For Grammys Weekend 2017

Some of the 5 Seconds of Summer guys had a blast during Grammys weekend!

Michael Clifford held hands with girlfriend Crystal Leigh while stopping by a after-party at Delilah on Sunday night (February 12) in West Hollywood, Calif.

The evening before, his band mate Luke Hemmings was seen chatting on the phone and escorting girlfriend Arzaylea to the CAA bash at Hyde Sunset.

“RIP – whoever forgot to turn James Hetfield’s microphone on #GRAMMYs,” Michael tweeted that night about Metallica‘s mic not being on during their performance with Lady Gaga.

Check out more photos of him and Luke below!

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5 Seconds of Summer Guys Reunite To Work On New Music!

5 Seconds of Summer Guys Reunite To Work On New Music!

You guys, new 5 Seconds of Summer is coming!

The guys — Ashton Irwin, Luke Hemmings, Michael Clifford, and Calum Hood — snapped a pic for all their fans on Instagram and JJJ is getting so excited about new music from the Aussie rock band.

“If you don’t know, we (5sos) have taken the past 3 and a half months off to really gather ourselves, and to find where we sit in amongst a normal(-ish) life,” Michael wrote in another Instagram, telling fans that new stuff is on the way after the guys took a much needed vacation.

He adds, “As you can imagine touring for 5 years straight can take a toll on you mentally and physically. and it’s funny, because I even remember our own supporters were telling us that we needed to take a break, because you know us so well that you could literally see it on our faces.”

“To every single one of the people who support 5sos, I absolutely cannot be more excited for the future,” Michael added. “I really do think that our third album is going to be the best of anything we’ve done before.”

We can’t wait!

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