A LEADING Australian boyband will support One Direction at their North-East stadium gig.

5 Seconds of Summer are on the sold-out UK and European leg of One Direction’s Where We Are world tour, which opens at Sunderland’s Stadium of Light on Wednesday, May 28.

5 Seconds of Summer, were chosen by One Direction, first supporting the band on 2013’s world tour.

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Their debut UK single, She Looks So Perfect, made number one in the UK iTunes chart and 48 other countries within hours of the pre-order going live.

Following the completion of production plans, a small number of additional tickets have been release for the Stadium of Light show.

These are available through gigsandtours.com and ticketmaster.co.uk For more information e-mail 1D@safc.com or log visit www.safcconcerts.com