He's spent many of his days this year inside, playing Call of Duty.But lately he's hitting the town hard."It's all about finding things to make you happy," says Clifford.
he California sun is low in the sky over Bel Air, but at 5 Seconds of Summer's house, the day has yet to begin.
There are red-wine stains on the floorboards by the pool on the canyon-side deck, which overlooks the Chateau des Fleurs, a $100 million mansion that's been on the market since it was built, and the Pacific Ocean in the distance. "They should be up soon," says the band's English assistant, Zoë, who reads a book as we wait.
Guitarist Michael Clifford is roaming around inside, but Hood is giving him a wide berth. I was literally dying today." Last night, the band performed at the American Music Awards.
"He's still feeling it," says the bassist, lighting up a Camel. "A lot of fake people, which sucks," Clifford says. "After the show, Clifford and Hemmings hit their friend Nick Jonas' party, then crashed one thrown by Justin Bieber at their favorite bar, the Nice Guy.
Feldmann is a friendly and fast-talking guy, in a suit and bleach-blond hair.