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5 Seconds of Summer meet Pete Wentz: 'He's one of the band's inspirations'

5 Seconds of Summer have shared a photo of themselves meeting one of their "inspirations" Pete Wentz.

The band are influenced by the bassist's band Fall Out Boy and they got a chance to rub shoulders with the man himself recently.

The Australians took to Twitter to post an image of themselves with Wentz, along with the caption:

"We hung out with one of this bands inspirations @petewentz such an awesome dude."

The Fall Out Boy man meanwhile also posted the photo, saying on Instagram: "This sh*t is bananas. Good dudes."

5 Seconds of Summer meanwhile are preparing to return to the road as the support act on One Direction's Where We Are European tour.

The first date is due to take place on Friday (May 23) at Dublin's Croke Park.




Watch 5 Seconds of Summer's new video below: