This Week's Cover Story

10 of the biggest surprise hits of 2017

From exciting new artists to old favourites, these are ten tracks that came out of nowhere to land on our best of the year lists.

As I Lay Dying former frontman Tim Lambesis has issued his first public apology since prison release

He was released on parole in late 2016

Zefereli

Zefereli’s ‘We’re Gonna Get There Someday’ is a sublime slice of nostalgic pop

Opening the Brisbane outfit's debut full-length, this one's a gem.

Suicidal Tendencies have dropped Download Festival sideshow dates

Get ready to be institutionalized

A scientist said The Beatles weren’t ‘innovative’ because they made music for ‘prepubescent girls’

How is this even a thing

Hey skeptics, listen to Liam Gallagher narrate an ad explaining climate change

We'd have probably listened in high school science way more is Liam Gallagher were teaching

Billy Corgan reveals he’s recorded double album just after Smashing Pumpkins reunion rumours swell again

Another Mellon Collie on the way?

Mike Shinoda says a show with Chester Bennington’s hologram would be ‘the worst’

The Linkin Park singer/guitarist has also gone on to open up about his grieving process

US rock band Foo Fighters perform a Christmas medley on 'Saturday Night Live'

Foo Fighters’ just delivered a rockin’ Christmas medley on SNL

Dave Grohl's 14th time as a musical guest!

The Libertines, Oasis, and Kings Of Leon - three bands who hated each other

12 iconic bands whose members hated each other

Can't we all just get along?

Ed Sheeran seen through the famous James Bond 'gun barrel sequence'

Despite not being asked to, Ed Sheeran has written a James Bond theme

You know, just in case.

Former Blink-182 guitarist Tom DeLonge pictured with a fake UFO.

Tom DeLonge and the US government have released ‘official’ UFO footage

And no, that's not the name of a new album.

Kiss bassist Gene Simmons shown in full on-stage makeup.

Gene Simmons has been accused of sexual battery in a new lawsuit

"I am conferring with my lawyers with the aim of vigorously countering these allegations," Gene Simmons said in a statement.

Noel Gallagher isn’t getting Liam a Christmas present, the world watches on in shock

Who else is on Noel Gallagher's naughty list?

Rob Halford reckons Judas Priest ‘deserved’ Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame induction, shares salty rejection letter

More deserving than Bon Jovi, The Cars and Dire Straits?

A screenshot from a teaser video by B3, Melbourne's newest late-night venue

Melbourne is set to receive a brand new late-night venue in the CBD

"A venue which has potential to change the face of Australian late night events."