Author(s): Ernesto Assante
Take four cute boys from Sydney, add a dose of fast, fun rock with powerful melodies, and you get 5 Seconds of Summer, one of today's hottest bands! Here's the story of how one album, a handful of singles, and two tours with One Direction have transformed Luke Hemmings, Calum Hood, Michael Clifford, and Ashton Irwin into budding superstars.
Ernesto Assante is a correspondent for Italy's "Repubblica" newspaper, a music critic, author, and TV and radio host. Alongside Gino Castaldo, he presents "Playlist" on Radio Capital and "Webnotte" on Repubblica.tv. He has written several books, including "Legends of Rock" for White Star and "Beatles" for Laterza in 2014.