MTV reports, , 5 Seconds Of Summer have, in our eyes, graduated to full blown rock god status with their Notion magazine shoot.
The Aussie band look all kinds of hot as they chat about One Direction, being called a boy band and their new album for the summer issue of the mag.
On letting people call them whatever they want:
"Relating back to the new broken scene, it's all about not caring what people think and say. It's like a f*ck you to people who say you can’t be what you are. And to represent that, I don’t think we should carry on asking people not to call us a boy band," they explained.
Adding: "We learned our instruments, we learned how to write songs from scratch, we love performing live and we love fucking rocking out - that’s what we do, so at this stage, people can call us whatever they want."
While the boys learnt a lot from their time on the road with One Direction...
"Their story is very different to ours. Their type of music is very different to ours as well. It’s a different type of journey, but to see how they’ve done it and the way they treat their touring crew is something we’ve learned from," they said.
"We just want everyone that works for us to be happy, and we wouldn’t have known how to do that unless we’d toured with One Direction," the band continued.
As for the new album, Sounds Good Feels Good? Well they've experienced a lot more this time around.
"With the first album we were 16 years old when we wrote it. But now we’ve been on tour for four and a half years, we've experienced stuff," they explained.
"We’ve written about a lot of different things on this album because we're older and we've experienced more of life, so we’ve got more to talk about."
Brb just going to put these pics in a frame.