R5 is an American pop rock band based in Los Angeles, California. Formed in 2009, the band consists of: Riker Lynch, Rocky Lynch, Ross Lynch, Rydel Lynch, and Ellington Lee Ratliff. In March 2010, they self-released an EP, Ready Set Rock, and in September released their debut studio album with Hollywood Records.
R5's debut EP Loud was released on February 19, 2013, which featured the lead single and title track "Loud". The band's first full-length album, Louder, was released on September 24, 2013 and the album not only includes the four songs from Loud but also seven new songs. The lead single from Louder, "Pass Me By", premiered on Radio Disney on August 16. The Music video premiered on 29 August on Disney Channel and is available for public viewing on the band's Vevo channel.