The season’s hottest new pop band, 5 Seconds of Summer, will headline its first North American tour next summer. The Australian boy band is currently on tour as the opening act for One Direction. The “Rock Out With Your Socks Out” tour will hit 30 cities in 2015, including Chicago, Las Vegas, Hartford, Seattle, Saint Paul and many others. Tickets go on sale at 10 AM. Aug. 9.
The band, currently supporting the One Direction Where We Are World Tour that begins its North American leg Thursday in Toronto, sold 258,000 copies of its debut album, which contains the singles She Looks So Perfect and Amnesia. The group has announced three headlining shows for this November, one in Phoenix and two at The Forum in Los Angeles. Tickets for all those shows, except for the one Forum date that has already sold out, will go on sale Aug. 9 via Live Nation.