"...big-hook industrial rockers Version 5 focus their powers on creating aggressive, dizzying rhythms, complemented with melodies that soar over the top" -Jerard Fagerberg, City Pages Minneapolis
Version 5 is the brainchild of Minneapolis brothers Andy & Spencer Olson. In 2018, they teamed up with their drummer buddy AJ Rowe - and for them, nothing compares to the floor shaking beats of electronic music and the raw energy of rock music.
Sonically, Version 5 (or [v5]) combine elements from the EDM/Electro-Punk world and the Rock/Industrial world to create something truly their own. This creates an infectious combination that is perfect for fans of Nine Inch Nails, Muse, The Anix and Linkin Park. Their unique sound quickly caught the attention of multi-platinum A&R/producer Jeff Blue (Macy Gray, Linkin Park), and in 2015 they released their debut EP, co-produced by Blue & Sahaj Ticotin (STARSET, Motley Crue).
Version 5 has an active Youtube channel [youtube.com/version5video], where they can be seen back-flipping bicycles, riding motorcycles and building half pipes on pontoons. [v5TV] has been an outlet to show they don't take life too seriously, and a great way for fans to get to know them better.